Neal D. Gray earned his PhD in Counselor Education from the University of New Orleans. He currently is an Associate Professor and Chair of the School of Counseling at Lenoir-Rhyne University. Before joining the counseling department at LR, he spent six years at Eastern Kentucky University. He has counseling experience in both schools and agencies. He is licensed as a Professional Counselor (LPC) and School Counselor in North Carolina, and holds licensure as a Chemical Dependency Counselor in Ohio, and certification as a Substance Abuse Counselor in North Carolina.