Dr. Tammy Cashwell

Associate Teaching Professor

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Phone: 336-758-2493

Email Address: cashweth@wfu.edu

Mailing Address: Department of Counseling, Box 7406, WFU, Winston-Salem, NC 27109

Faculty member at Wake Forest University since 2013


  • PhD in Counselor Education, Mississippi State University
  • MS in School Counseling, Mississippi State University
  • BS in Health Education, Appalachian State University

Research and Special Interests:

  • Mindfulness, animal-assisted therapy, trauma, the spiritual feminine, the environment of academia

Awards/Honors (selected):

  • June Comola Scholarship (Mississippi Counseling Association)
  • Chi Sigma Iota
  • ACA Best Practices Award

 Counseling Experience:

  • Professional School Counselor for Sudduth Elementary and Reagan High School
  • Child & Adolescent Mental Health Counselor for Daymark Recovery Services
  • Counselor for college students, adults, adolescents, children, couples, and families at the Mississippi State Counseling Lab
  • Private practice (currently)

Professional Licensure and Memberships (selected):

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in North Carolina
  • Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC)
  • NC Professional Educator’s License
  • American Counseling Association (ACA)
  • American School Counselor Association (ASCA)
  • Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES)
  • North Carolina Counselor’s Association (NCCA)

Recent Publications (Selected):

  • Cashwell, C. S., Shcherbakova, J., & Cashwell, T. H. (2003) Effect of client and counselor ethnicity on preference for counselor disclosure. Journal of Counseling and Development, 81, 196-201.
  • Cashwell, T. H. & Skinner, C. H. & Smith E. S. (2001). Increasing second-grade students’ reports of peers’ prosocial behaviors via direct instruction, group reinforcement, and progress feedback: A replication and extension. Education and Treatment of Children, 24, 161-176.
  • Cashwell, T. H., & Dooley, K. (2001). The impact of supervision on counselor self-efficacy. The Clinical Supervisor, 20, 39-47.
  • Cashwell, C. S. & Cashwell, T. H. (2015) Disputing unhealthy beliefs or imposing values: Spirituality in counseling. In B. Herlihy and G. Corey (Eds), ACA Ethical Standards Casebook (7th), Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association
  • Cashwell, T. H. (2014). Play Therapy. (A requested stand-alone chapter for Pearson Publishers sold as a book on Amazon).
  • Giordano, A. L., Clarke, P. B., Fulton, C. L. & Cashwell, T. H. (2016). Emerging approaches. In J. S. Young and C. S. Cashwell (Eds.), Clinical mental health counseling: Elements of effective practice. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.
  • Crockett, J.E., Gill, D.L., Cashwell, T.H., & Myers, J.E. (2017).  Integrating non-technological and technological peripheral biofeedback in counseling. Journal of Mental Health Counseling.39, 163-179.
  • Cashwell, T. H. (2016). Yoga. In R. D. Foster & J. M. Holden (Ed.), Connecting soul, spirit,mind, and body: A collection of spiritual and religious practices in counseling (pp. 155-160). Retrieved from http://www.aservic.org

Recent presentations (selected):

  • Cashwell, T.H. & Forti, A. (2019, October). Helping students recognize and work with highly sensitive people in a highly insensitive world. Roundtable discussions at the bi-annual conference of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. Seattle, WA.
  • Cashwell, T.H., Forti, A., & Elston, N. (2019, February). Highly sensitive people in a highly insensitive world. North Carolina Counseling Association, Durham, NC.
  • Forti, A., Cashwell, T. H., & Carter, C. (2018, October). Wait, I’m not perfect?: Applying self-compassion training to improve student outcomes. Poster session at the bi-annual conference of the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. MyrtleBeach, SC.
  • Cashwell, T. H. (2017, February). Wellness: Going beyond lip service. North Carolina Counseling Association, Durham, NC.
  • Tangen, J., Borders, D., Foreman, T., & Cashwell, T. H. (2017, October). Stages of motherhood. Panel discussion at the bi-annual conference of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. Chicago, IL.
  • Rogers, J.L., Binkley, E.E., Warden, S. P., Cashwell, T. H., Emerson, C. H., & Forti, A. (2016, February). Rethinking clinical supervision: A fresh look at common challenges.  All-day pre-conference training at the North Carolina Counseling Association’s annual conference.  Greensboro, NC.
  • Cashwell, T. H., & Warden, S. P. (2015, October).  C4: A teaching model for counselor educators.  Roundtable discussion at the bi-annual conference of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision.  Philadelphia, PA.
  • Cashwell, T. H., & Warden, S. P. (2014). Contemplative pedagogy in counselor education. Presentation at the annual conference, Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Birmingham, AL.
  • Rogers, J.L.Cashwell, T., Emerson, C., Forti, A., Warden, S. (October 2014) Leaning In Without Losing Balance. Southern Association of Counselor Education and Supervision confererence, Birmingham, AL.
  • Cashwell, T. H. (2012, November). Creating a cooperative classroom environment. Invited 1 day training for The Piedmont Triad Education Consortium, Greensboro, N.C.
  • Cashwell, C. S., & Cashwell, T. H. (2012, October). Mindfulness and acceptance in depression. Licensed Professional Counselors Association of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
  • Cashwell, C. S., & Cashwell, T. H. (2003, February) Integrating spirituality into the counseling process. Invited 7 hour training for “Big Easy” series at the University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA.
  • Cashwell, T. H., Cashwell, C. S., & Gibbons, M. (2002, March). Introduction to functional assessment. Presentation at the annual conference, American Counseling Association, New Orleans, LA


  • Enjoy spending time with family and friends. Love music, reading, animals, and being outdoors – especially hiking with my dog, Tucker.