Stephanie A. Bellard Chase, Ph.D.
Dr. Chase is a passionate educator and clinician. In the classroom, she has over 16 years of experience teaching and instructing graduate, medical, undergraduate and adult basic education students. While completing her graduate studies she instructed first year medical students at Meharry Medical College and worked with adult basic education students at a not-for-profit organization. She has been teaching graduate courses in the Clinical Psychology Program and undergraduate psychology courses at Fisk University since 2001.
As a Professor of Practice Dr. Chase is responsible for facilitating the development of critical clinical skills in the graduate students and educating them on the requirements for professional licensure. She has developed her classes to enable students to begin forming and further develop a personal theoretical approach to psychotherapy that is clinically effective and multiculturally sensitive; as well as give them the ability to deal with ethical issues associated with clinical interventions.
Dr. Chase is a licensed psychologist who has over nine years of clinical experience with adolescents and adults. She serves as the Co-Director of the Fisk University Counseling Center. In this capacity, Dr. Chase evaluates students who may be experiencing a psychiatric emergency. She also provides individual and group supervision to graduate students and interns and assists them with diagnoses, treatment plans, report writing and ethical decision making.
As part of the Behavior Intervention Team (BIT), she also contributes to the creation and implementation of policies focused on the health (physical and psychological), safety and wellbeing of the Fisk Community
Current Research Interest
Fields: Abnormal, Clinical, Counseling and Personality Psychology
Areas: Assessment and Treatment of Mental Illness, Locus of Control and Resiliency
Bellard Chase, Stephanie A. and Coleman, Christina “The Buzz About Online Education” National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Metropolitan Nashville Chapter, Sister-for Sister Conference. Nashville, Tennessee (March, 2011)
Bellard Chase, Stephanie A, Coleman, Christina and Woodruff, Julie. “Overview of the Regulations of Authorized Institutions” Tennessee Higher Education Commission, Nashville, Tennessee (January, 2011)
Bellard Chase, Stephanie A, Coleman, Christina and Woodruff, Julie. “Managing the Audit, Complaint Resolution and New Program Application” Tennessee Association of Independent Colleges and Schools Conference. Nashville, Tennessee (May, 2010)
Bellard Chase, Stephanie A, Coleman, Christina and Woodruff, Julie. “Overview of the Regulations of Authorized Institutions” Tennessee Higher Education Commission, Nashville, Tennessee (April, 2010)
Bellard Chase, Stephanie A. and Williams, Ronald C. “Postsecondary Procedures in Tennessee” Joint Legislative Study Committee, Nashville, Tennessee (October, 2007).
Bellard Chase, Stephanie A. “The Tuition Guaranty Fund” Government Operations Committee, Nashville, Tennessee (October, 2007).
Bellard Chase, Stephanie A. “A Summary of the Changes Made to the Rules Governing Authorized Intuitions” Tennessee Association of Independent Colleges and Schools (TAICS) Annual Conference. Nashville, Tennessee (June, 2006)
Bellard Chase, Stephanie A. “Gender, Racial and Geographical Differences in College Student’s Attitudes About AIDS” Poster presented at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) National Convention. New Orleans, Louisiana (October, 1999).
Stephanie A. Bellard Chase, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Practice
Co-Director Fisk University Counseling Center
BA in Psychology, Fisk University
MA in Clinical Psychology, Fisk University
PhD in Counseling Psychology, Tennessee State University
Postdoctoral work at Meharry Medical College and Fisk University
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1000 17th Avenue North
Nashville, Tennessee 37208