Carla Smith


Carla Smith is an Assistant Professor of Counseling at Texas A&M University - San Antonio. She received her B.S. in Early Childhood Education from Angelo State University, a M.Ed. in Guidance and Counseling from Texas Christian University, and a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of the Cumberlands. 

Research Interests

  • Professional School Counseling
  • Supervision of Professional School Counselors


  • EDCG 5316 - School Counseling Leadership & Advocacy
  • EDCG 5335 - Human Development Across the Lifespan
  • EDCG 5352 - Developmental Counseling Curriculum and Systemic Interventions
  • EDCG 5360 - Clinical Mental Health Practicum
  • EDCG 5362 - Internship for School Counselors (TEA Approved)
  • EDCG 5385 - Clinical Mental Health Internship


  • Tolliver, M. B., & Smith, C. G. (2021). Creative strategies with school counseling small groups. In Springer, S. I., Moss, L. J. & Schimmel, C. J. A School Counselor’s Guide to Small Groups: Coordination, Leadership, & Assessment (2nd ed.). Association for Specialists in Group Work.

Community Involvement

  • Licensed Professional Counselor - Supervisor (TX)
  • Texas Counseling Association - Membership Committee Co-Chair

Carla Smith

College Of Education And Human Development

Department of Counseling, Health and Kinesiology

Assistant Professor

Classroom Hall 214J
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Course Teachings

EDCG 5362 001 School Counseling Internship Spring 2024 Syllabus
EDCG 5335 801 Human Dev Across Lifespan Spring 2024 Syllabus
EDCG 5316 001 School Counsel: Ldrshp Advcy Spring 2024 Syllabus