Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Melissa Hall

Meet Dr. Melissa Hall

Degrees and Experience
  • Ph.D., Counselor Education and Supervision (University of Arkansas)
  • M.Ed., Community Counseling (University of Oklahoma)
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Arkansas
  • Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) Certified
Biography and Professional Achievements

Dr. Melissa Hall is a full-time online faculty member and a licensed professional counselor. Dr. Hall joined CCU in 2022 after serving as full-time faculty member at another CCCU institution for over a decade. Clinical interests include working with women experiencing infertility, grief and loss, adoption, anxiety, depression, trauma, life transitions, and/or body image issues.

Dr. Hall is passionate about foster care, adoption, advocacy, and empowering her students to reach their full potential. She is specialized in Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI), a holistic, attachment-based, and trauma-informed intervention designed to facilitate healing from relational trauma and enhance familial resiliency.

Dr. Hall lives in Fayetteville, Arkansas, with her husband and two sons. Together they love serving their local church through Potters House Ministries.

Presentations
  • Hall, M.E. (2020, March). “Incorporating Self-Care into the Classroom” [Conference session]. 2020 Christian Association for Psychological Studies Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, United States.
  • Hall, M.E. (2019, April). “Bringing Gender Sensitive Teaching into the Classroom: Tapping into the Aspirations and Abilities of Evangelical College Aged Women” [Conference session]. 2019 Southeastern Council on Family Relations Conference, Bentonville, AR, United States.
  • Hall, M.E. & Terrell, D. L. (2018, March). “Integrating Faith and Learning into the Classroom” [Conference session]. 2018 Christian Association for Psychological Studies Annual Conference, Norfolk, VA, United States.
  • Terrell, J. D. & Hall, M.E. (2017, May). “Maintaining Wellness and Self-Care While in Pursuit of Academia, Ministry, and a Personal Life: A Guide for Early Career Professionals” [Conference session]. 2017 International Association of Management, Spirituality, and Religion (IAMSR) Conference, Fayetteville, AR, United States.
  • Hall, M.E. (2017, May). “Supporting Foster Children in the Middle: Strengthening the Well Being of Children in Foster Care” [Conference session]. 2017 Nordic Family Therapy Congress International Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland.
  • Hall, M.E. & Ogle, N.T. (2016, March). “Using Sex Education and Pedagogy to Shape the Culture of the Classroom” [Conference session]. 2016 Christian Association for Psychological Studies Annual Conference, Pasadena, CA, United States.
  • Nesbit, E.A. & Hall, M.E., & Hull, C. (2015, October). “Using Innovative Andragogy to Foster Students’ Internal- Supervisor” [Conference session]. 2015 Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA, United States.
  • Hall, M.E., Ogle, N.T., Nesbit, E.A. (2015, April). “Having it All? Maintaining Wellness and Self-Care While in Pursuit of Academia, Clinical Practice, Ministry, and a Personal Life” [Conference session]. 2015 Christian Association for Psychological Studies Annual Conference, Denver, CO, United States.
  • Ogle, N.T. & Hall, M.E. (2014, April). “Healing from Sexual Trauma through Education: A Sexuality Journaling Exercise” [Conference session]. 2014 Christian Association for Psychological Studies Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, United States.
  • Nesbit, E.A. & Hall, M.E. (2013, April). “Boomers, Xers, and Millennials in Counseling” [Conference session]. 2013 Christian Association for Psychological Studies Annual Conference, Portland, OR, United States.
  • Hall, M.E. & Ogle, N.T. (2012, November). “Strengthening the Well-being of Foster Families” [Conference session]. 2012 National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, United States.
  • Hall, M. H. (2011, November). “Overcoming the obstacle of boredom in group therapy: Creative ways to engage children and adolescents” [Conference session].
  • 2010 Arkansas Counseling Association Annual Conference, Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States.
  • Hall, M. H. (2011, November). “Understanding the mental health needs of foster children and adolescents: A review of trends, evidence, and implications” [Conference session]. 2010 Arkansas Counseling Association Annual Conference, Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States.
  • Kissinger, D.B., Hall, M. H., & Lamar, K. (2011, November). “Supervision or therapy by proxy?: Understanding and applying supervision models within an ethical framework” [Conference session]. 2010 Arkansas Counseling Association Annual Conference, Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States.
  • Robbins, R., Hall, M.E., et al. (2007, March). “Project Legacy” [Conference session]. 2007 Building Bridges Conference, Vermillion, SD, United States.