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Tiffany McNary

Clinical Assistant Professor    Clinical Assistant Professor    

Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Practice, Georgia State University, 2009
M.A. in Expressive Arts Therapies and Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Lesley University, 2002
B.A. in Psychology (with Distinction) and English, Southern Methodist University, 2000


Play and expressive arts therapies with traumatized and terminally ill children


Tiffany McNary, Ph.D., LPC, NCC is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services. She earned her doctoral degree in counselor education and practice in 2009 and her master’s degree in expressive arts therapy and counseling in 2002. She began teaching in the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services as a part-time instructor in 2009, and recently transitioned to a clinical assistant professor in June 2015.

McNary is a licensed professional counselor and a nationally certified counselor. She has 15 years of clinical experience in both the non-profit and private practice settings and has expertise in working with traumatized and chronically ill children through incorporating the expressive arts and play therapy into her counseling sessions.

In addition to her teaching and clinical work, McNary provides educational training and presentations on the use of art therapy and play therapy with children in clinical and school settings.