PhD, LPC, NCC, ACS
Assistant Clinical Professor
Counseling and Family Therapy Department
Three Parkway, 1601 Cherry Street, Room 727
Ebony White, PhD has worked in community mental health for over 13 years with incarcerated women and men, homeless adults, clients with severe and persistent mental illness, clients with dual diagnoses, and adolescents with cognitive and behavioral concerns. Her advocacy and clinical work is currently centered on mental health in urban communities. In addition, she conducts multicultural and mental health training for teachers, clergy, law enforcement, and professional organizations.
White teaches courses in cognitive behavioral counseling, group counseling, substance use counseling, and case management. Her research agenda is advocacy and social justice within the African American community with specific attention to the experiences of African American women and girls raised by women. She also conducts research on multicultural issues in transracial adoption.
Multicultural Counseling & Development, Adolescents with Behavioral Diagnoses, Supervision & Training
Experiences of African American women and girls raised by women, Cross-cultural supervision with white supervisees, Influences on the parenting practices of Black fathers, Multicultural issues in transracial adoption.
Professional Society:American Counseling Association, Association of Multicultural Counseling & Development, Counselors for Social Justice, Association for Counselor Education & Supervision, Urban Mental Health Alliance, Capital City Community Coalistion