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E. Mackenzie (Ken) Shell, Ph.D., LPC, CPCS, CAADC

Licensed Professional Counselor


  • Addictions

  • Anger Management

  • IPV Prevention

  • Interpersonal Collaboration

  • Race-related Stress


Dr. Ken Shell is an Assistant Professor of Counselor Education and Clinical Mental Health Counseling Coordinator at Clark Atlanta University. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Georgia, a Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor (CPCS) in Georgia, and a Certified Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor (CAADC). Dr. Shell earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Master of Education in Community Agency Counseling from Clemson University, and his Doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of Georgia.

His current clinical focus is addictions, anger management, IPV prevention, interprofessional collaboration, and race-related stress. Dr. Shell has worked in many settings, such as school-based counseling, school counseling, college counseling center, and private agency counseling. He has worked with children, adolescents, and adults. His goal is to educate, encourage, and enrich the lives of his clients, students, and the community through his commitment to advocacy, mental health, family wellness, and leadership.


  • Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor (CPCS)

  • Certified Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor (CAADC)


  • Ph.D., Counselor Education and Supervision, University of Georgia

  • M.Ed., Community Agency Counseling, Clemson University

  • B.A., Sociology, Clemson University

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