Michelle Welch Brasfield, EdD, LPSC

Assistant Professor, Program Coordinator

(901) 677-8618
105d Ball Hall
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Michelle Welch Brasfield

About Dr. Michelle Welch Brasfield

Michelle Welch Brasfield received her BA in Psychology from Rhodes College and her MS and EdD in Counseling from The University of Memphis. As assistant professor and program coordinator of the School Counseling program, Dr. Brasfield teaches counseling courses on topics such as examining at-risk issues for youth, school counseling program development, college and career readiness skills for PK12 students, and field placement supervision. Prior to working at the university level, Dr. Brasfield served as a school counselor for a rural, underserved population for 13 years, as well as four years as a teacher in an urban elementary school. Dr. Brasfield has research interests across a variety of areas including reducing burnout and secondary traumatic stress in helping professionals and educators, program evaluation, and creative interventions for children and youth. Some of her research work is with local Shelby County Schools through the Geeter K8-University of Memphis Research Partnership and the University Schools Research Consortium.