Associate Teaching Professor/School Counseling Program Coordinator

Faculty member at Wake Forest University since 2013

Dr. Tammy Cashwell

Phone: 336-758-2493

Email Address:

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


  • 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:

  • Private practice (currently)
  • 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

Professional Licensure and Memberships (selected):

  • Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) 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):

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. Myrtle Beach, 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.
  • Rogers, J. L.Cashwell, T. H., Emerson, C., Forti, A., & Warden, S. (October 2014) Leaning In Without Losing Balance. Southern Association of Counselor Education and Supervision conference, 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.