Dr. Tyreeka Williams
Assistant Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Dr. Tyreeka Williams joined the Montreat College faculty in 2023 after two years of teaching at Concordia University Irvine in Southern California. With a wide range of experience in higher education, private practice, addiction settings, and the K-12 school district, she is passionate about pouring into the future generation of counselors, helping students identify and expound upon their God-given calling into the counseling profession.
Dr. Williams earned a B.S. in psychology from Chowan University, an M.A. in human services counseling from Liberty University, and an M.A. in school counseling from Regent University. She also completed her Ph.D. in counselor education and supervision at North Carolina A&T State University, where she was awarded the Inaugural College of Education Equity, Access, and Advocacy Award. Her research interests include the supervision of novice school counselors and trauma-informed care for refugees and immigrants. A skilled communicator, Dr. Williams has been recognized as a Pete Warren Graduate Student Fellow by the Virginia Counselors Association and an Emerging Leader by the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision.
Williams, T., Dowden, A., 2022. Adverse Childhood Experiences of Elementary Students Exacerbated by the Covid-19 Pandemic: A conceptual framework. International Journal of the Whole Child 2022, VOL.7, NO.2.
Williams, T., Dowden, A., 2022. School counselors addressing racial disparities in education among African American students through an intersectional lens: A conceptual framework. (Manuscript in review), North Carolina A&T State University.