Who is CESD, LLC


My name is Dr. Sherritta Hughes and I’m a licensed mental health counselor and approved clinical supervisor. In addition, I am a counselor educator, clinical supervisor, and Assistant Professor on tenure track at a university in New Jersey.

Past and Current Leadership Roles:

Past-President of the Maryland Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development.

2019 Interim-President-Elect for the New Jersey Counseling Association (NJCA).

2019/2020 Historian for the North Atlantic Region for Counselor Educators and Supervisors (NARACES).

Theoretical Orientation and Perspectives for Practice:

As a theoretical counseling orientation, wellness counseling and cultural development across the lifespan are my practice areas as an educator, supervisor, and in therapy with clients. I have an affinity for discussion, leadership, and solutions on topics that pertain to social justice, marginalization, and oppression. Moreover, I have an appreciation for multiculturalism, life long learning, and advocacy.


Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD — Bachelor’s of Sciece degree in Psychology

Alabama Agricultural & Mechanical University (AAMU), Huntsville, AL — Master’s of Science degree in Clinical Psychology

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Washington, D.C. (Campus) — Doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision


Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) — Counselor Education and Supervision

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) — Clinical mental health counselor

Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS) — Clinical mental health supervisor and educator for counselors-in-training and continuing education for mental health providers (e.g., LPC)

The Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS) credential
identifies those mental health professionals who have
met national professional supervision standards. The
ACS promotes the clinical supervisor’s professional
identity, visibility and accountability, and encourages
professional growth. As of 2016, 15 states recognize
the ACS as a supervision credential of choice

Professional Association Membership:

New Jersey Counseling Association (NJCA) — Multicultural Division (NJAMC)

Maryland Counseling Association (MCA) — Multicultural Division (MAMCD)

American Counseling Association (ACA) — Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development Division (AMCD)

American Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) — North Atlantic Region (NARACES)