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.