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Valencia Wiggins

Valencia Wiggins

Field Chair and Associate Professor, MA Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Location:
  • School:
    Graduate/Seminary in Chicago
  • Position:
  • Start Date:
    July 2016
  • Personal Information:

    Prior to coming to Moody Theological Seminary as Assistant Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Dr. Wiggins has worked in a variety of clinical settings including college counseling centers (Wheaton College Counseling Center, and Moody Bible Institute Counseling Services), and private practice (Meier Clinics). In addition, she served as adjunct instructor at Moody Bible Institute. She taught courses in Introduction to Psychology, and Grief Counseling. Clinical and research interest include depression, anxiety, trauma, women’s issues, eating disorders, grief and loss. She also has professional memberships in the American Psychological Association and in the American Counseling Association.

  • Educational Background:

    BA, Wheaton College
    MA, Wheaton Graduate School
    PhD, Walden University
    Licensed Professional Counselor (State of Illinois)

  • Publications:

    "How do you find a 'super' clinical supervisor?" August 8, 2016. Retrieved from:

    "Mother and Adult Daughter Relationships and the Impact on Emotional Health, Self-Efficacy, and Spiritual Well-Being." PhD diss., Walden University, 2013. ProQuest (Order no. 3560920), 216.