Faculty/Staff Directory

Michell Temple, PhD

Assistant Professor of Counseling

Dr. Michell Temple holds a EdD in Professional Counseling and Supervision from the University of West Georgia and a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from Regent University. She holds an MS in rehabilitation counseling from Georgia State University and a BFA in acting from Ithaca College.

Dr. Temple’s research focuses on the concepts of restoration and transformation from a resilience perspective. Her research areas include people from diverse ability and cultural backgrounds, posttraumatic growth, self-determination theory, and the infusion of spirituality and religion in counseling practice.

Dr. Temple has developed a unique skill set that incorporates spirituality and religion, strength and wellness, and integrative therapeutic modalities to adapt counseling to meet clients’ needs.