Joy-Del T. Snook, Ph.D., LPC-S, NCC



Presently Dr. Snook is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Counseling at Lamar University. Additionally, she is a board-certified counselor who specializes in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and supervising counselors in training. Dr. Snook is also an advocate and mentor for members of the LGBTQIA population as well as individuals with disabilities. She is a member and active participant in several counseling service organizations. Her research interests include but are not limited to:

  • Perceptions of wellness from adults with mobility impairments (Dissertation)
  • Wellness & wellness models
  • Advocacy for disabled population
  • Advocacy for LGBTQ population
  • Application of Person-centered, Feminist theory, and Solution-focused techniques in supervision

In the summer of 2017, Dr. Snook was awarded the National Wellness Institute’s Excellence Award for her research surrounding wellness and advocacy for adults with mobility impairments.