Mrs. Birshari Cox Named Assistant Director for Clinical Services

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Mrs. Birshari Greene Cox has been appointed to the position of assistant director for Clinical Services in the Counseling Center, within the Division of Student Affairs at North Carolina Central University, effective April 1, 2021. In addition to her responsibilities as a Counseling Center counselor providing individual and group counseling, outreach activities, crisis intervention/management and consultation to campus constituents, Mrs. Cox will manage the Center’s clinical training program and support the assessment and research participation efforts.

Mrs. Cox has worked in the higher education field for 13 years, previously serving as an adjunct professor in three departments at NCCU: Psychology, the School of Business and University College. Mrs. Cox most recently served as the assistant director of Student Accessibility Services, where she was implementation and support manager for the Eagle Accommodate System.  She also has been a state and regional presenter on best practices for accessibility services in higher education.

Mrs. Cox is a North Carolina Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) and is board-certified by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) as a National Certified Counselor (NCC). Mrs. Cox’s clinical mental health counseling experience includes providing psychotherapy and psychoeducation to both adults and children in multiple settings and roles, including private practice experience at the Armstrong Center for Hope in Durham, NC, in-patient hospital experience at Holly Hill Behavioral Health Hospital in Raleigh, NC, and school-based mental health experience in Orange County Schools in Hillsborough, NC. Mrs. Cox also has worked in community mental health.  She brings to the NCCU Counseling Center a diverse set of experiences with various age groups with a range of mental health concerns.

Mrs. Cox earned a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Summa Cum Laude, from North Carolina Central University, and a Master of Science in Behavioral Science, with a Psychology concentration, with Honors, from Cameron University in Lawton, OK. Mrs. Cox earned her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Mrs. Cox is a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA), the American College Counseling Association (ACCA), and the North Carolina Counseling Association (NCCA).

Please join me in congratulating Mrs. Cox on her new position at North Carolina Central University!

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