Dr. Keith Mobley is a licensed mental health counselor supervisor (LMHCS) in Washington, a licensed clinical mental health counselor supervisor (LCMHCS) in North Carolina, an approved clinical supervisor (ACS), and a national certified counselor (NCC) with the National Board for Certified Counselors.
Mobley received his PhD in counseling and counselor education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where he was a clinical professor for 14 years prior to joining the core faculty at Counseling@Northwestern as a clinical training director. Before becoming a counselor educator and supervisor, Mobley worked as a clinician in residential, community mental health, inpatient, outpatient, and private practice settings. Mobley has held committee and leadership positions with the American Counseling Association (ACA), the Association of Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES), the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC), and the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA).
Mobley’s research and publication interests and record have included the process and outcomes with counselor education and supervision, cultural competencies and cultural immersion, and same-sex intimate partner violence, for which he has received external funding to support specialized training, research, and publication.
Recent Presentations and Publications:
Sylvestro, H. K., Mobley, A. K., & Wester, K. L. (2021). Biopsychosocial models in cancer care: Application of a counseling model of wellness. Journal of Counseling Leadership & Advocacy, DOI: 10.1080/2326716X.2021.1946665.
Fickling, M., Borders, L. D., Mobley, A. K., & Wester, K. L. (2018). Most helpful and least helpful events during individual, triadic, and group supervision sessions: Comparison of supervisors’ and supervisees’ perspectives across time. Counselor Education & Supervision, 56, 289-304. DOI: 10.1002/ceas.12086.
Welfare, L. E., Greason, P. B., & Mobley, A. K. (2017). Managed care, billing and documentation in CMHC. In Young, J. S. & Cashwell, C. S. (Eds.), Clinical mental health counseling: Elements of effective practice. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.
Shannonhouse, L. R., Mobley, A. K., & Barden, S. M. (2015). Qualitative outcomes of a homestay immersion with critical reflection. Counselor Education and Supervision, 54, 302-319. DOI: 10.1002/ceas.12028.
Barden, S. M., Shannonhouse, L. R., & Mobley, A. K. (2015). International cultural immersion: Assessing the influence of a group intervention on intercultural sensitivity for counselor trainees. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 40, 117-141. DOI: 10.1080/01933922.2014.992505.
Neuer Colburn, A. & Mobley, A. K. (2021, June). Addressing religious-based values conflicts in clinical supervision. American Mental Health Counselors Association Annual Conference, (Virtual).
Litherland, G., Mobley, A. K., & Neuer Colburn, A. (2021, February). Designing Distributed Clinical Training Programs for Online and Hybrid Counselor Education. Counselor Education Distance Learning Conference, Palo Alto, CA (Virtual).
Akers, W. P. & Mobley, A. K. (2019, October). Subverting the binary: Strengthening queer and trans inclusion in counselor education. Association of Counselor Education and Supervision National Conference, Seattle, WA.
Wester, K. L. & Mobley, A. K. (2017, September). Training master’ students in outcome based evidence during practicum and internship experiences. Association of Assessment and Research in Counseling, Phoenix, AZ.
Wester, K. L. & Mobley, A. K. (2016, September). Data-driven from the start: Infusing feedback-informed treatment in counselor clinical training. Association of Assessment and Research in Counseling, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
Mobley, A. K. & Finley, J. (2016, July). Strategies for Medicare: AMHCA Older Adults and Aging Campaign. American Mental Health Counselors Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.
Mobley. A. K., Wester, K. L., & King, K. (2016, April). Feedback-informed treatment among student trainees. American Counseling Association Annual Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.