Tabitha R. Haynes

Tabitha R. Haynes

Clinical Assistant Professor, Director of Testing


Tabitha R. Haynes, Ph.D., LCMHCS, LCAS is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Counseling at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She also serves as the Director of Testing. Dr. Haynes began her professional career as a licensed professional counselor providing clinical mental health counseling in a variety of settings, including residential treatment and inpatient psychiatric facilities, community agencies, and university counseling centers. She joined UNC Charlotte’s Department of Counseling in spring 2021 and enjoys teaching multicultural and social justice counseling, diagnosis and treatment planning, and counseling techniques and internship. Dr. Haynes has additional specialties in trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy and the treatment of substance use disorders.


Ph.D., Counseling and Counselor Education – North Carolina State University
M.A., Agency Counseling – North Carolina Central University
B.A., Psychology – University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Area(s) of Interest and Research

Multicultural and Social Justice Counseling Practices
Counseling Supervision and Training
Trauma/Trauma-Informed Care/Healing Centered Engagement
Intersections of Race and Gender in Help-Seeking