Dr. Brittany Prioleau

Assistant Professor of Counseling


  • B.A., Experimental Psychology and Spanish, the University of South Carolina
  • M.Ed., Clinical Mental Health Counseling, North Carolina State University
  • Ph.D., Counselor Education and Supervision, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Dr. Prioleau received her Ph.D.  in counselor education and supervision from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte,  M.Ed in clinical mental health counseling from the North Carolina State University and B.A. degree in Psychology and Spanish from the University of South Carolina, where she served in the Ronaled E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program. Dr. Prioleau was selected for the National Board of Certified Counselors’ Minority Fellowship Award and the Global Career Development Award.  

Licensure and Certifications

Dr. Prioleau is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (NC), former Professional bi-lingual School Counselor, National Certified Counselor, and a Certified Mental Health Integrated Medicine Provider.

Research Specialization

Dr. Prioleau’s current research focuses on trauma informed care approaches to wellness within historically marginalized communities, race-related stress and effects on wellness, Holistic psychotherapy, Trauma-informed school-based mental health in urban school settings, and multicultural approaches to wellness in counseling and counselor education. She fosters research and training to prepare students, schools and communities with knowledge and tools to better serve historically marginalized populations.

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