Faculty/Staff Directory

Michell Temple, PhD

Assistant Professor of Counseling

Dr. Michell Temple, Assistant Professor of Counseling, 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.

Listen to Dr. Michell Temple on Engage360:

  •  A qualitative exploration of strategic trauma and abuse recovery system: A spiritually integrated treatment to address trauma in Journal of Psychology & Theology. Temple, M., & Kerlin, A., 2022
  • A Conceptual Rationale for a Unified Code of Ethics in Ukraine in Psychology. Temple, M., Lytvynenko, O., Kolesnikova, O., Maryanenko, O., & Zaporozhets, O., 2022
  • “Quantitative methods” in PhFinished!: Writing a doctoral dissertation. T. Mikolon and C. Williams. Cognella, 2023