Anita Faulkner

Counseling and Educational Development (CED) Department

NCA STAR Anita Faulkner

Director, NC Academy for Stress, Trauma, and Resilience
Office Phone: 336-491-8292


  • M.S. in Community Counseling from the University of NC at Greensboro
  • B.A. in Journalism from the University of NC at Chapel Hill


  • Licensed Clinical Mental Health  Counselor Supervisor (LCMHCS)


Anita Faulkner is the Director of the NC Academy for Stress, Trauma, and Resilience, housed in the School of Education and the Department of Counseling and Educational Development (CED). A 2007 graduate of CED, Ms. Faulkner has spent over a decade leading a local community mental health counseling agency. She is a licensed clinical mental health counselor supervisor, and has mentored many counselors in their quest for licensure and professional development. Ms. Faulkner has managed site-based mental health consultation in school settings across NC. She specializes in training teachers and clinicians in trauma-informed practices.