Assistant Professor of Counselor Education, Seminary of the Southwest
Awa is an Assistant Professor of Counselor Education at Seminary of the Southwest where she has taught a range of courses such as Clinical Practicum, Professional Orientation and Counselor Identity, Addictions Counseling, and Abnormal Behavior. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), National Certified Counselor (NCC), and has a background in art therapy. Awa’s doctoral research focused on the counseling identity development of African-American female pastoral counselors in training and utilized art as the means of exploration. Awa is passionate about spiritual integration in counseling and in counselor education.