- Ph.D., Rehabilitation Counseling and Rehabilitation Counselor Education, North Carolina A&T State University
- M.S., Clinical Mental Health Counseling, North Carolina A&T State University
Prior to joining Lenoir-Rhyne University, Keleigh Blount was an assistant professor and served as clinical director and interim program director of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at George Fox University in Portland Oregon.
Blount’s clinical interests and experience include working with families and children involved with the criminal justice system, sex and sexuality exploration within families, couples and individuals, as well as the intersection of mental health and varying medical diagnoses. She also has experience utilizing experiential therapeutic techniques that include outdoor therapy, expressive arts modalities and group work.
As an educator, Blount utilizes varying experiential, socratic, and expressive arts modalities to assist in connecting material to counseling scenarios. This constructivist pedagogy also provides foundation for the facilitation of multicultural, diverse and collaborative discussion within the community learning space.