Rebecca K. Smith, MA, LPC, CPCS


  • Master of Arts- Mental Health Counseling, Bradley University, Peoria, IL, 1999smith
  • Bachelor of Science- Business Marketing, Bradley University, Peoria, IL, 1996


  • Licensed Professional Counselor, Georgia, 2012-present
  • Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor, 2015-present
  • National Certified Counselor, 1999-present
  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Illinois, 2002-2013
  • Licensed Professional Counselor, Illinois, 1999-2002


  • Associate Director, Counseling Center, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA 2017-Present
  • Assistant Director, Counseling Center, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA 2014-2017
  • Counselor, Counseling Center, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA, 2012-2014
  • Counselor, Counseling Center, Aurora University, Aurora, IL, 2010-2012
  • Counselor, Private Practice, Agape Counseling, Peoria, IL, 2005-2010
  • Clinician, Kiefer School, Children’s Home Assoc., Peoria, IL, 2003-2006
  • Family Therapist, Children’s Home Assoc., Peoria, IL 1999-2003
  • Domestic Violence Group Facilitator, Center for Prevention of Abuse, Peoria, IL, 1999-2006
  • Intern, Counseling Center, Bradley University, Peoria, IL, 1998-1999

Professional Interests:

  • Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Social Anxiety
  • Multicultural and Diversity Issues
  • Relationship Issues and Dating Violence
  • LGBT Questions and Concerns
  • Trauma (PTSD)
  • Depression
  • Addiction Issues
  • Eating Disorders and Body Image Concerns
  • Stress and Academic Concerns

Current Activities:

  • Individual Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Supervision of Professional Staff and Practicum Students

Professional Membership and Activities:

  • National Certified Counselor (NCC)
  • American Counseling Association (ACA)
  • American College Counseling Association (ACCA)
  • Georgia College Counseling Association (GCCA)
  • Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia (LPCA)

Personal Hobbies:

  • Reading
  • Traveling
  • Hiking or Walking
  • Spending time with family and friends


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