Dr. Dominique Hammonds

Dominique S. Hammonds, Ph.D., LCMHC, QS, NCC, BC-TMH

Dr. Dominique Hammonds is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Development and Psychological Counseling at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. She earned her Ph.D. in Counseling from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte and her Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Qualified Supervisor, National Certified Counselor, and Board Certified-TeleMental Health Provider. Dr. Hammonds is currently the President-Elect of the North Carolina Counseling Association. She is the recipient of the 2017 Creativity/ Innovation in Counseling Award and the 2018 ACES Supervision Award. She is passionate about increasing mental health awareness among communities of Color and increasing access to quality, culturally responsive mental health care in a global society. Her scholarship and professional service activities center around a variety of subjects including: a) culturally responsive teaching, counseling and clinical supervision, b) creative teaching and supervision methods, and c) technology in counseling. Dr. Hammonds' goals of cultural competence, inclusion, and wellness are evident in her work both within and outside of the university setting. In addition to being an academic focused in the aforementioned areas, she collaborates with community partners, engages in clinical work, and participates in community outreach.

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EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

B.A. in Psychology
North Carolina State University

PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATIONS

Licensed Professional Counselor (#8151)
National Certified Counselor (#269673)
Qualified Supervisor (#QS121024)
Board Certified-Telemental Health Provider (#BC-TMH 1064)

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Copyright: Dramatized Experiential Supervision (Registration Number: TXu002066462)

COURSES TAUGHT

HPC 5225 - Helping Relationships
HPC 5220 - Counseling Theories and Techniques
HPC 5752 - Legal and Ethical Issues in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
HPC 5110 - Multicultural Counseling
HPC 5900 - Counseling Practicum
HPC 6900 - Counseling Internship

PROFESSIONAL AREAS OF INTEREST

• Culturally responsive teaching, counseling, and clinical supervision
• Creative teaching and supervision methods
• Technology in counseling

RECENT MEDIA

(2020, August). Black mental health matters. Counseling Today, 62(2) pp 20-27. Retrieved from https://ct.counseling.org/2020/07/black-mental-health-matters/

Shook, M. (Producer). (2020, July 7). EP177: Broaching Conversations – Addressing Race, Ethnicity, and Culture with Dominique S. Hammonds [Audio Podcast]. The Thoughtful Counselor. Retrieved from https://wp.me/p7R6fn-XjN.

Shook, M. (Producer). (2020, May 26). EP172: Community Stress and Black America – An Urgent Matter with The Four Doctors [Audio Podcast]. The Thoughtful Counselor. Retrieved from https://wp.me/p7R6fn-XhI.

Scott, L. (2020, May). Protecting your mental health: Licensed therapists give tips on how to stay mentally healthy amid viral pandemic. The Shade Room. Retrieved from https://theshaderoom.com/protecting-your-mental-health-licensed-therapists-give-tips-on-how-to-stay-mentally-healthy-amid-viral-pandemic/?fbclid=IwAR1JaqMC1QqEI8BipMT2JsgiDtggEnR-5pVHGhMe5s-zxbXqe5eD89Ee3Bs

Rucker, W. (Producer). (2020, May). Compassionate mental health with Dr. Dominique Hammonds [Audio Podcast]. Compassionate Las Vegas - The Podcast. Retrieved from https://www.compassionatelv.org/post/episode-011-compassion-and-mental-health-care-with-dr-dominique-hammonds

Nagel, S. WRAL (Producer). (2020, April). You are here: Normalizing the hierarchy of needs during a time of crisis. WRAL TV News. Interview for television. Raleigh, NC.

Hammonds, D.S. (2020, March). What are the psychological side effects of the coronavirus pandemic? WUNC 91.5 North Carolina Public Radio. Interview for radio. Durham, NC

SELECT INVITED PRESENTATIONS

Hammonds, D.S. (2020, August). Black mental health matters: Supporting wellness in faith communities. Presented at Fellowship Around the World Church. Franklin, VA.

Hammonds, D.S. (2020, July). Telemental Health Counseling: Rising to meet a challenge of pandemic-sized proportions. Webinar for California Counseling Association Conference.

Hammonds, D.S. (2020, July) Considerations for virtual trauma-informed advising and counseling. Webinar presented for the Michigan Community College Building Economic Stability Today program. Lansing, MI.

Hammonds, D.S. & Rosen, C. (2020, March). Telemental Health Counseling: A crash course. Webinar for the North Carolina Counseling Association.

Hammonds, D. S. (2020, February). Dramatic Experiential Supervision: Action-based clinical supervision. Pre-conference session for the North Carolina Counseling Association Annual Conference. Charlotte, NC.

Hammonds, D.S. & Jordan, N.A. (2017, July). Teachers as helping professionals. ASU Lead Summer Program. Boone, NC.

Hammonds, D.S. (2017, March). Conceptualization for a new generation of trainees. Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership Spring Symposium. Boone, NC.

SELECT PUBLICATIONS

Hammonds, D. S., & Erby, A. N. (In press). Outsiders within: Critical teaching perspectives of Black/African American women professors in rural Appalachia. In C. R. Chambers & L. Crumb (Eds.), African American Rural Education: College Transitions and Postsecondary Experiences.

Hammonds, D.S. & Schwarze, M.J. (2019): Toward Oral Assessment in Counselor Education: Practice-Based Measurement of Competence in Pre-Practicum Experiences, Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, DOI: 10.1080/15401383.2019.1632770

Hammonds, D.S. & Forrisi, N. (2019). The Santa dilemma: Caregiver considerations for communicating with children about the holidays. Carolina Counselor.

Hammonds, D. S., Jordan, N. A., & Block, J. L. (2019). Clinical Mediation: Advocating for a New Role. The Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision, 12(2). Retrieved from https://repository.wcsu.edu/jcps/vol12/iss2/7

Hammonds, D.S. & Kempton, J.M. (2018). Advocating for use of cinematherapy for childhood trauma and displacement. Carolina Counselor.

Hammonds, D.S. (2017). Theoretical conceptualization for a new generation of trainees: The TCAD-CM. In Ideas and research you can use: VISTAS 2017. Retrieved from http://www.counseling.org/knowledge-center/vistas

SELECT PEER REVIEWED PRESENTATIONS

Hammonds, D.S. & Hall, J. (2019, October). Dramatized Experiential Supervision: An Exploration of Supervisee Satisfaction. Talk presented at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Biannual National Conference. Seattle, WA.

Hammonds, D.S. & Schwarze, M.J. (2019, October). Oral Assessment in Counselor Education: Practice-Based Measurement of Competence in Pre-Practicum Courses. Talk presented at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Biannual National Conference. Seattle, WA.

Hammonds, D.S. & Jones, S.J. (2019, February). Don't forget about us: Contextual demonstration of conceptualization skills in school counseling examples. Talk presented at the North Carolina Counseling Association, Annual State Conference. Durham, NC.

Hammonds, D.S. & Schwarze, M.J. (2019, February). Oral assessment in counselor education: Practice-based measurement of competence. Talk presented at the North Carolina Counseling Association, Annual State Conference. Durham, NC.

Purgason, L. & Hammonds, D.S. (2018, October). Holistic admissions: An approach to supporting diversity in counselor education. Poster presented at the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Biannual Regional Conference. Myrtle Beach, SC.

Hammonds, D.S. & Davis, T.E. (2018, February). Intellectual property for counselor educators: Common mistakes and pathways for protecting creative work. Talk presented at the North Carolina Counseling Association, Annual State Conference. Durham, NC.

Purgason, L. & Hammonds, D.S. (2017, October). Cultivating a Climate of Inclusion: Multicultural perspectives on Program Development and Assessment. Talk presented at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Biannual National Conference. Chicago, IL.

Hammonds, D.S. (2017, October). Dramatized Experiential Supervision: Exploration of action-based clinical feedback. Talk presented at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Biannual National Conference. Chicago, IL.

Hammonds, D.S. (2017, February). The Group-Guided Case Conceptualization Role-Play Model: Translating theory into practice. Talk presented at the North Carolina Counseling Association, Annual State Conference. Durham, NC.

PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT

• President Elect, North Carolina Counseling Association, 2020-2021
• President Elect-Elect, North Carolina Counseling Association, 2019-2020
• Member-at-Large, North Carolina Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, 2018 – 2020
• Editorial Board, North Carolina Counseling Journal, 2018 – 2019
• Treasurer, North Carolina Counseling Association, 2017- 2018

AWARDS/RECOGNITION

• Supervision Award, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, 2018
• Creativity and Innovation in Counseling Award, North Carolina Counseling Association, 2017

HOBBIES & INTERESTS

• Binge-watching
• Pinterest projects
• Cooking/baking
• Hosting family and friends

 

Title: Assistant Professor, Testing Coordinator
Department: Department of Human Development and Psychological Counseling

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6047

Office address
314A College of Education
Boone, NC 28608-2037