Rebecca Smotherman

Rebecca Smotherman

Counseling, Leadership, & Special Education

Academic Interests

  • Counseling

  • Leadership

  • Special Education

  • K-12 Education

  • Play Therapy

Top Scholarly Accomplishments

  • Presentations/workshops regarding Play Therapy and Expressive Arts

Previous Experience

  • Adjunct at MSU
  • School Counselor (8 years)
  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Registered Play Therapist


Cabool,  MO


  • Camping
  • Floating
  • Archery
  • Reading
  • Sports
  • Crafts

Future Goals and Aspirations

  • Inspire others to find their passions
  • Seek Doctoral degree
  • Travel
  • Serve others

Life Outside the University

  • I’m a wife, mother of 3, volunteer and community resource provider.

  • I love spending time with family and friends, serving others, teaching and spending time outdoors.

  • I enjoy meeting new people through activities, volunteer experiences and service.


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