Tammy Cashwell

Visiting Assistant Professor

Research and Special Interests:

Mindfulness (of all ages; particularly with children and adolescents in the school setting); spirituality; animal-assisted therapy; alternative therapies


  • Ph.D. in Counselor Education, Mississippi State University
  • MS in School Counseling, Mississippi State University
  • BS in Health Education, Appalachian State University

Counseling Experience:

  • Professional school counselor for Sudduth Elementary and Reagan High School
  • Child and adolescent mental health counselor for Daymark Recovery Services
  • Counselor for college students, adults, adolescents, children, couples and families at the Mississippi State Counseling Lab


I’m originally from Winston-Salem and live with my wonderful husband Craig and my amazing daughter Sam. We also have a pug (Zoe), a cat (Jaz) and a fish (Ernest T). I love spending time with my family, reading, music, being outdoors and anything having to do with animals.