Dr. Cheryl Fulton is a Licensed Professional Counselor and an Associate Professor in the Professional Counseling Program at Texas State University where she also serves as the Admissions Coordinator. She has over a decade of experience counseling and coaching individuals on a broad range of concerns from career needs to overall wellness. Her business coaching focused on individual executive coaching as well as sales performance coaching. Dr. Fulton has contributed advice on mental health topics to media such as NBCnews.com, The Atlantic, Huffington Post, Yahoo! Life, and Psychology Today. She earned a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from The University of North Carolina-Greensboro, a B.S. in Psychology and M.Ed./Ed.S. in Counseling from the University of Florida, and an M.B.A. from the University of Colorado-Denver. Academic courses include: diversity, career, women's issues, and research. Her research is primarily focused on the role of mindfulness and self-compassion in counseling. She has numerous publications and regularly presents at national conferences, webinars, and other invited talks on mindfulness, wellness, and other mental health topics. She has received awards for her research on mindfulness and is involved in many professional counseling organizations.

Across her business and academic careers she has served in many leadership and managerial roles. She managed a market research team to provide strategic and tactical marketing and business data to C-Suite executives at companies such as William Sonoma, Esprit, and Sara Lee Direct. She served as executive director at a start-up company focused on promoting healthy relationship. And Dr. Fulton served a three-year Presidential term for Chi Sigma Iota, an international and professional academic honor society for counseling students, counselor educators, and professional counselors with 155,000 initiated members. Dr. Fulton knows how to balance being a compassionate and inclusive leader while also being highly efficient and results oriented. She brings these qualities to all of her working relationships and roles.

Contact Dr. Cheryl Fulton: cheryl@cherylfulton.com or clfulton@txstate.edu