headshot of Jennifer Deaton

Assistant Professor

Counseling and Educational Development

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Email Address: jddeaton@uncg.edu


  • Ph.D., Counselor Education and Supervision, University of South Carolina
  • M.Ed., Counseling and Development, Winthrop University
  • B.A., Experimental Psychology, University of South Carolina

Licenses & Certifications

  • Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LPC Equivalent)
  • National Certified Counselor

Research & Publications

  • Posttraumatic growth
  • vicarious posttraumatic growth
  • trauma
  • assessment in counseling
  • program evaluation
  • research identity development

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Deaton, J. D., Wymer, B., & Carlson, R. (2021). Supervision strategies to facilitate vicarious post traumatic growth among trauma counselors. Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision, 14(4). Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.sacredheart.edu/jcps/vol14/iss4/12

Wymer, B., Guest, J., Deaton, J. D., Newton, T., Limberg, D., & Ohrt, J. (2020). Early career clinicians’ supervision experiences related to secondary traumatic stress when treating child survivors of sexual abuse. The Clinical Supervisor, 39(2), 284-305. doi: 10.1080/07325223.2020.1767253

Ohrt, J., Deaton, J., Linich, K., Guest, J., Wymer, B., & Sandonato, B. (2020). Teacher training in K-12 student mental health: A systematic review. Psychology in the Schools. doi:10.1002/pits.22356

Deaton, J., Ohrt, J. (2019). Integration of expressive techniques in multisystemic therapy with at-risk adolescents: A retrospective case analysis. The Family Journal, 27(1), 92-99. doi: 10.1177/1066480718819873