Dr. Virginia S. Dansby

Professor | School Counseling Concentration Coordinator

Dr. Virginia S. Dansby
615-898-2559
Room 371, College of Education Building (COE)
MTSU Box 91, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • Ed.D., West Virginia University, Morgantown (1989)
  • M.A., West Virginia University, Morgantown (1982)
  • A.M., West Virginia University, Morgantown (1973)
  • B.A., Davis & Elkins College (1969)

Biography

Dr. Dansby was a secondary school counselor for 6 years, is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), and is a licensed psychologist (HSP) with a part-time private practice in Murfreesboro. Active in professional organizations, she has served as president of the Tennessee Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (TACES), member of the Executive Board of the TN Counseling Association (TCA), member of the Executive Board of the TN School Counselors Association (TSCA), and chair of the Aw...

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Dr. Dansby was a secondary school counselor for 6 years, is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), and is a licensed psychologist (HSP) with a part-time private practice in Murfreesboro. Active in professional organizations, she has served as president of the Tennessee Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (TACES), member of the Executive Board of the TN Counseling Association (TCA), member of the Executive Board of the TN School Counselors Association (TSCA), and chair of the Awards Committee for Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES). She is the2014-2015 president of TN Association for Specialists in Group Work (TASGW). She was presented the 2003-04 Outstanding Post-Secondary Counselor award by TSCA, the 2007-08 Dr. Charles Thompson Counselor Educator of the Year Award by TACES, and the 2012 Humanistic Impact Award by the Association for Humanistic Counseling (AHC). Her research interests include issues related to group counseling, school counseling, adolescent development, and counselor education. Dr. Dansby has made numerous presentations at state, regional, and national professional meetings of ACA, APA, ASCA, and their divisions.

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