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Autumn L. Cabell

Dr. Autumn Cabell is an Assistant Professor in the Counseling program. Her research agenda centers on a) developing interventions that support the mental health and career development of marginalized students particularly in STEM and healthcare and b) examining the career-related concerns of marginalized counselors. She is active in the National Career Development Association (NCDA), the American Counseling Association (ACA), and the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES). Dr. Cabell is currently a reviewer for the Journal of Employment Counseling and the Journal of Counseling and Development. She pursued a PhD in counselor education in order to teach and supervise the next generation of culturally responsive and humble counselors. Dr. Cabell has worked in career services, high schools, residential, and community agency settings. She is a licensed counselor, Certified Career Counselor, Nationally Certified Counselor, and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. She has expertise in career development, depression, anxiety, and trauma.

Education
  • Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • M.A. School Counseling, George Washington University
  • B.S. Psychology, Florida State University
Courses Taught
  • CSL 458 Group Counseling
  • CSL 467 Counseling Theories
  • CSL 552 Practicum
  • CSL 461 Testing and Appraisal
  • CSL 454 Career Counseling

Research Interests
STEM-H Interventions; Career Development of Historically Underrepresented Students and Counselors; Stress, Trauma, Growth and Resilience

Selected Publications
Cabell, A.L., Brookover, D., Livingston, A., & Cartwright, I. (2021). “It’s Never Too Late”: High school counselors’ support of underrepresented students’ interest in STEM. The Professional Counselor, 11(2), 143-160. https://doi.org/0.15241/alc.11.2.143 

Cabell, A.L. (2021). Career search self-efficacy and STEM major persistence. The Career Development Quarterly, 69(2), 158-164. https://doi.org/10.1002/cdq.12256

Wheeler, N.J., Cabell, A.L. (2021). Grief and bereavement. In M. Shillingford & T. Gonzalez, (Eds.), Demystifying the DSM-V for School Counselors: A tool for school counseling students and practioners (1st ed., pp. 209-220). San Diego, CA: Cognella, Inc.

Selected Presentations
Cabell, A.L. (2021, July).Counselor educator influencers: Social media as a mentorshi​p opportunity . Presentation at the National Career Development Association Conference, Atlanta, GA

Cabell, A.L. (2021, April). Addressing the STEM Crisis: How counselors can support underrepresented students in STEM. Illinois Career Development Association, DeKalb, IL

Cabell, A.L. (2020, September). The influence of perceived stress on engineering students’ career self-efficacy: A multilevel model. Presentation at the 2020 Assessment and Research in Counseling Conference, Cincinnati, OH