Dr. Awa Jangha Loise Henderson Wessendorff Assistant Professor of Spiritual Integration in Counseling

Dr. Awa Jangha earned a PhD from Loyola University Maryland in Pastoral Counseling (a Counselor Education and Supervision Program). Her research focuses on experiences of power in the pastoral counseling identity development of African-American female pastoral counselors in training and utilizes art as the means of exploration. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Board Certified Art Therapist (ATR-BC). Her training in pastoral counseling reflects her passion for spiritual integration in counseling and in counselor education. As a member of both the Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling (ASERVIC) and the American Art Therapy Association (AATA), she infuses creativity into her teaching of spiritually integrated practices within the classes she has taught (such as Clinical Practicum, Professional Orientation and Counselor Identity, Addictions Counseling, Assessment and Testing).


BA, Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee
MEd, Boston College, Boston, Massachusetts
MA, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
PhD, Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland