Monica Z. Osburn, PhD, LCMHC-S
Dr. Monica Z. Osburn is the Executive Director of a prestigious College Counseling Center and a clinician with 25 years of clinical experience. Prior to her current University position, she was the Director of the Counseling Center at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke for 10 years.
She is the Past President of the American College Counseling Association and member of AUCCCD she is actively involved in encouraging scholarship and practice for college counselors. As a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor, Dr. Osburn believes in a multidisciplinary approach to treatment. She has worked with adolescents and adults across the lifespan. Dr. Osburn was a co-chair of the young adult group for the LGBTQ lifespan task force and illuminate guide as well as a past member of American Counseling Association’s ethics committee and current Governing Council representative to the American Counseling Association. She was most recently recognized as an AUCCCD lifetime achievement award winner in 2018 and Director of the Year in 2017. As a private practice clinician, Dr. Osburn’s approach involves using techniques grounded in CBT, hypnosis and family systems. She believes in meeting clients where they are, assisting them in developing skills for coping as well as
working through a trauma informed lens. Dr. Osburn has significant experience working with dissociative identity disorder, sexual abuse trauma and sex offending behavior.