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Counseling Faculty




Kim Coggins


Kim Coggins, Counseling Program Coordinator, Associate Professor, Core Faculty

Credentials: PhD Counselor Education and Supervision, University of Wyoming

Email: cogginsk@apsu.edu

Phone: (931) 221-7234

Office: Clement 221B

Areas of Interest:

  • Play therapy and expressive arts techniques
  • Caregiver training and support
  • Teaching interventions to support skill development

Curriculum Vitae; Faculty Profile




Jessica Fripp  

Jessica Fripp, Associate Professor, Core Faculty, Clinical Mental Health Clinical Coordinator

Credentials: PhD Counselor Education and Supervision, University of South Carolina

Email: frippj@apsu.edu

Phone: (931) 221-7238

Office: McCord 204

Areas of Interest:

  • Multicultural training and competence
  • Retention of BIPOC clients in counseling

Curriculum Vitae; Faculty Profile




Cassie Gibbons  

Cassie Gibbons, Visiting Instructor

Credentials: PhD Counselor Education and Supervision, Capella University 

Email: gibbonsc@apsu.edu

Phone: n/a

Office: online

Areas of Interest:

  • Women dealing with PPD
  • Dance between co-dependents and narcissists
  • Body-image issues - primarily with women who cannot have children
  • Trauma/grief

Curriculum Vitae




Eva Gibson  

Eva Gibson, Assistant Professor, Core Faculty, School Counseling Clinical Coordinator

Credentials: EdD Counselor Supervision and Education, Argosy University

Email: gibsone@apsu.edu

Phone: (931) 221-6224

Office: Clement 303B

Areas of Interest:

  • School counseling
  • Social justice and advocacy

Curriculum Vitae; Faculty Profile




Mitchell Toomey  

Mitchell Toomey, Assistant Professor, Core Faculty

Credentials: PhD Counselor Supervision and Education, University of South Carolina

Email: toomeym@apsu.edu

Phone: (931) 221-7243

Office: Clement 307B

Areas of Interest: 

  • Wellness counseling
  • LGBTQ+ mental health and wellness
  • Evidence-based counseling interventions

Curriculum Vitae