Stephanie Rutledge

Professor; Chair of Clinical Mental Health Counseling Department Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Stephanie Rutledge is a licensed professional counselor in both Virginia and New Jersey. Her interests include grief counseling, multicultural counseling, women’s issues in counseling, the professional identity of counselors, and group work. She is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), an Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS) and a Certified Thanatologist (CT). 


  • University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, Ph.D. Counselor Education
  • Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana, M.A. Counseling and Guidance
  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, B.A. Psychology


Dr. Rutledge was a full time faculty member at Eastern Kentucky University from 2007-2009, at Monmouth University from 2009-2020 and served as Department Chair at Monmouth University from 2015-2020. 

Professional Experience

Dr. Rutledge has 17 years of experience in the field of counseling and has worked in various settings including community agencies, schools and in private practice. Her clinical expertise is in grief and trauma counseling and she is trained in EMDR. 

Contact Info

Emory & Henry College

School of Health Sciences

565 Radio Hill Rd. 

Marion, VA 24354



Emory & Henry College Health Sciences Campus