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Franc Hudspeth, PhD, LPC-S (AR & MS), NCC, ACS, RPT-S, RPh

Franc Hudspeth, PhD, LPC-S (AR & MS), NCC, ACS, RPT-S, RPh

Franc Hudspeth, PhD, LPC-S (AR & MS), NCC, ACS, RPT-S, RPh

Program Director and Associate Professor

Dr. Hudspeth has been a counselor educator for almost 11 years, has nearly 20 years of experience working in the mental health field, and over 30 years of experience as a pharmacist. He has spent much of his counselor education career designing and leading online counseling programs. Dr. Hudspeth is Editor of the International Journal of Play Therapy and Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision. He serves as Chair of the Foundation Board of Directors for the Association for Play Therapy, President-Elect of the Association for Creativity in Counseling, and Treasurer of the Military and Government Counseling Association.

Degrees and Certifications

  • PhD, Counselor Education & Supervision, The University of Mississippi
  • MEd, Community Counseling, The University of Mississippi
  • BS, Pharmacy, The University of Mississippi
  • BA, Psychology & French, The University of Mississippi

Certifications

  • NCC
  • LPC-s (MS & AR)
  • ACS
  • RPT-S
  • CPC

Research Interests

  • Play therapy
  • Neuroethics
  • Neuroscience influences on counseling
  • Trauma’s impact on brain development
  • Psychopharmacology