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Assistant Professor of Counseling


  • Old Dominion University- Ph.D. in Counselor Education, 2010
  • College of William and Mary- M.Ed. in School Counseling, 2008
  • College of William and Mary- B.S. in English, Minor in Hispanic Studies, 2005

Professional Credentials

Licensed Professional Counselor- VA
National Certified Counselor

Teaching Specialties

School Counseling, Research Methods, Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling

Research Interests

Best practices for helping Military Families, Supporting Counseling Students in Online Learning Environments, Social Justice and Advocacy in School Counseling


American Counseling Association (ACA)

American School Counselor Association (ASCA)


Rebekah Cole is a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor. She has over eight years of experience working as a school counselor educator in the online learning environment and is passionate about helping school counseling students across the world pursue their career goals. Rebekah graduated from Old Dominion University in 2010 with a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and from the College of William and Mary in 2008 with a M.Ed. in School Counseling. As a military spouse, Rebekah has lived in Europe and Asia and is currently living in San Diego, CA with her husband and two children. Her research interests include informing school counselors of best practices for working with military families and developing best practices for supporting students in online education. ​