Holly Abel

Abel Holly


Ph.D. Counselor Education: Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
M.S. Counseling and Guidance: Texas A&M University Corpus Christi.
B.S. Education: University of Central Oklahoma.


Holly grew up in the southwestern culture of Oklahoma. From there she has lived and worked in Texas and Kentucky. Her professional work experiences are extensive (see below) and are themed in human service. These roles require a strong commitment and responsibility to support the success of others, which is something that has always been a personal life focus and mission. Holly enjoys meeting new people, being exposed to new life experiences, and utilizing her natural God given gifts and talents to serve others.

  • Public School Teacher in Houston and Gregory-Portland, TX
  • High School Counselor in Corpus Christi, TX
  • Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the School Counseling Master’s Program at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, TX
  • Assistant, Associate Professor and Regional Academic Director for the Southern Appalachian Region at Lindsey Wilson College School of Professional Counseling in Columbia, KY

Holly's personal and professional interests include: holistic wellness and positive energy; healthy nutrition; personal and professional life-work balance; student mentorship and success; curriculum and course development; program creation and planning; online course development; course delivery and training; and new faculty supervision and training.


Phone: (606) 435-1001
Email: abelh@lindsey.edu