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Tamekia Bell, Ph.D., LCPC(IL), ACS, BC-TMH, NCC

Assistant Professor, Counseling Core Faculty

Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services
CEB 221


Tamekia Bell completed her Ph.D. in counselor education and supervision at Old Dominion University and her M.A. in marriage and family therapy from East Tennessee State University. Bell is a licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC) in Illinois, an approved clinical supervisor (ACS), a board certified telemental health provider (BC-TMH) and a national certified counselor (NCC). Bell currently serves as past-president of the Society for Sexual, Affectional, Intersex, and Gender Expansive Identities (SAIGE), a division of the American Counseling Association (ACA). 

Research expertise: Bell’s research interests include disability and LGBTGEQIAP+ competency among mental health professionals, integrating an intersectional framework within counseling and counselor preparation, and research and assessment competency among counseling students. 

Preferred Pronouns: She/Her/Hers