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Tricia Henderson
Interim Director
Center for Student Wellbeing
M.Ed., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; B.S., Psychology
  Tricia-Henderson@utc.edu
  (423) 425-4301
  (423) 425-5357
  325 University Center
  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Areas of Responsibility
  • Advocacy Initiative
  • Bystander Intervention
  • Mental Health Prevention and Education
  • Sexual Assault Prevention
  • Substance Abuse Prevention, Education, & Screening (Motivational Interviewing)
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Wellness Education

Tricia Henderson received her bachelor’s degree in psychology and master’s degree in counseling from UTC. Tricia worked in the UTC Counseling Center as the Assistant Director for Prevention and Education from 2010 to 2017. Tricia has worked in the Office of the Dean of Students since 2017. As a counseling professional Tricia has experience working with clients with a variety of issues including crisis response, anxiety, depression, trauma, and human sexuality. Tricia is a State of Tennessee Licensed Professional Counselor Mental Health Service Provider and Clinical Supervisor. Tricia’s professional experience also includes mental health, suicide, substance abuse and sexual assault prevention and education. Tricia is the chair of the Southeast Region Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network, Coalition for Safe and Health Campus Communities, and Hamilton County Coalition. Tricia serves as a member of the Governor’s Advisory Board for the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network and has received several awards for her work in mental health education and suicide prevention. Tricia is certified as a Question, Persuade, Refer, Step-Up Bystander Intervention and Youth Mental Health First Aid instructor. She is certified in suicide prevention and response, victim advocacy, crisis intervention and group crisis response, motivational interviewing, and substance abuse assessment.