Crystal E. Hatton

Crystal Hatton, Ph.D., NCC, NCSC, ACS, is an assistant professor in the Department of Counselor Education and Family Studies at Liberty University. Prior to becoming a full-time counselor educator, she was a professional school counselor for 13 years. During her time as a school counselor, Dr. Hatton served as a clinical faculty member for The College of William and Mary where she consistently trained and supervised school counseling practicum and internship students. She also served as an adjunct professor at Old Dominion University and Arkansas State University. Her professional interests include legal and ethical issues in school counseling, clinical supervision for school counselors, social justice and advocacy, and virtual school counseling. Dr. Hatton is passionate about meeting the needs of underserved populations and is excited to share her knowledge to educate and inspire future and current counselors.


It's a Team Effort: Collaboration Between Teachers and Professional School Counselors
Crystal E. Hatton, Charity Anne Kurz, Angelica Greiner. © 2023. 21 pages.
Engaging students in remote learning can be a perplexing and overwhelming process for teachers. This task can present an even greater challenge for teachers who serve students...
A Safe Place for All Students: The School Counselor's Role in Establishing Trauma-Sensitive School Environments
Crystal E. Hatton, Angelica Greiner. © 2023. 29 pages.
Experiencing trauma and its impact is often intensified for members of underserved communities. Since children and adolescents spend a significant amount of time at school, it is...
School Counselors as Social Justice Advocates: Dismantling Racism and Bias in Schools
Crystal E. Hatton, Krystal L. Clemons. © 2022. 21 pages.
The thought of dismantling racism and bias in schools can leave school counselors in a state of despair because this task may seem daunting, overwhelming, and even impossible....