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Leigh Green
Leigh Green

Leigh A. Green, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Education

Office: Amarillo Center 703
Email: legreen@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-8209

Professional Profile

Dr. Green joined the College of Education in 2012. She received a B.S. in sport management from the University of Tennessee in 1998, a M.Ed. in educational leadership from Middle Tennessee State University in 2003, a M.Ed. in counselor education from Texas Tech University in 2009 and a Ph.D. in counselor education and supervision from Texas Tech University in 2012.

She is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Texas and a nationally certified counselor.

Teaching and Related Service

Dr. Green teachesgroup therapy, couples and family therapy, crisiscounseling, and diagnosis and treatment in counseling.

She is the co-author of several publications on research interests that includef student veterans transition, meaning making, identity, and traumatic brain injury. Additionally, she has presented at regional and national conferences on these topics.

Dr. Green is a member of the American Counseling Association, the Association of Counselor Educators in Government, Association of Counselor Educators and Texas Counseling Association.


Research and Creative Activity

Dr. Green’s research interests include student veterans transitioning to higher education, women veterans, post traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury among military personnel.

Personal Sketch

Dr. Green lives in Lubbock with her husband Wade and their four dogs, Gracie, Harley, Tres and Little Bit. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading and traveling to learn about different areas and cultures.


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