Allanah Headley

Assistant Professor of Practice in Counselor Education

I was hired as an Assistant Professor of Practice in the Counselor Education Department, with a primary area of focus on educating future Clinical Mental Health Counselors and completing fieldwork in the mental health field. Prior to this position, I worked as Assistant Professor and Clinical Coordinator at another institution as well as being a licensed contract clinical mental health counselor in the community and in the local prison settings. 

  • BS in Psychology and Educational Studies, University of Florida, 2014
  • MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Nova Southeastern University, 2018
  • EdD in Counselor Education and Supervision, National Louis University, 2023


Allanah Headley


Assistant Professor of Practice in Counselor Education as well as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida 

More About Allanah Headley

Areas of Expertise

  • Adoption Competency 
  • Child Welfare/ Child Dependency

Course Topics

  • Graduate studies in mental health counseling 

  • Foster care
  • Child Dependency 
  • Criminal behavior 
  • Forensic interviewing 

  • Dissertation: Increasing Life Skills while Decreasing Depression, Anxiety and Stress: A Person-Centered Mentorship Approach