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Dr. Adrienne Baggs

Dr. Adrienne Baggs
Director of Ph.D. Program/Associate Professor


PhD Counselor Education and Supervision, University of Florida, 2012
MEd/EdS Mental Health Counseling, University of Florida, 2006
BS, Psychology, Florida State University, 2004


Dr. Baggs is an Associate Professor and researcher in Counselor Education and Supervision at the University of Cumberlands. Dr. Baggs has experience in diverse clinical settings such as schools, correctional facilities, and college counseling centers, as well as significant research experience in spiritual issues in multicultural counseling and mindfulness. Currently, her research agenda is focused on Multicultural Perceptions of Wellness and she lives in Canon City, CO with her son and partner where she enjoys embarking on new activities such as rafting, skiing and mountain biking. 


Thompson, I., Wolf, C. P., Mott, E., Baggs, A., Thompson, E.S., Callueng, C., & Puig, A. (2017). Luna yoga: A wellness program for female counselors and counselors-in-training to foster self-awareness and connection. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 13(2), 169-184.

Lenes, E., Baggs, A., & Puig, A. (2015). Connecting through a creative multicultural spirituality group experience. In M. Luke (Ed.), Group work experts share their favorite activities: A guide for choosing, planning, conducting, and processing group experiences. Alexandria, VA: Association for Specialists of Group Work.

Adams, C., Puig, A., Baggs, A., Wolf-Pence, C. (2015). Barriers to integrating religion and spirituality into counselor education: Implications for training, supervision, practice, and research. Counselor Education and Supervision, 54(1), 44-56.

Fukuyama, M.A., Puig, A., Baggs, A., & Pence-Wolf, C. (2014). Exploring the intersections of religion and spirituality with race-ethnicity & gender in counseling. In Miville, M.L. & Ferguson, A.D (Eds.). The Handbook of Race-Ethnicity and Gender in Psychology. New York: NY: Springer Publications.

Fukuyama, M.A., Puig, A., Pence-Wolf, C. & Baggs, A. (2014). Religion and spirituality. In F.T. L. Leong, L. Comas-Diaz, G. Nagayama Hall, V. McLoyd, J. Trimble (Eds.). The Handbook of Multicultural Psychology. Washington, DC: APA.

Faculty Expertise:
Well-Being, Trauma