Counseling Graduate Studies

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LaToya Smith

Adjunct Instructor



Ph.D., University of North Texas
SMU - East Campus
6116 N. Central Expressway, Suite 300
Dallas, TX 75206
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Dr. Smith received both her doctorate and Master’s degrees in Counseling from the University of North Texas with a specialty in couple and family counseling. She has experience in private practice, crisis counseling, and as an assistant director in an on-campus counseling clinic for three years. She has also been an adjunct professor at the University of North Texas.

Dr. Smith has presented many times at regional conferences in Texas. Dr. Smith currently has a private practice in Southlake and is serving as an adjunct instructor at SMU.

Her counseling passions include creativity in counseling and discussing diversity in the counseling and supervision relationship; as well as reducing the stigma about seeking counseling services.