Home / People / Stephanie Allen, M.A./Ed.S., LCMHC, NCC Stephanie Allen, M.A./Ed.S., LCMHC, NCC Director of Counseling Services Stephanie Allen is director of the Counseling Center. She has been employed as a counselor at Gardner-Webb since 2014. She is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, and a National Certified Counselor. Allen received her Master of Arts/Education Specialist degree in Mental Health Counseling from GWU in 2012. She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Western Carolina University. She is a member of the Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Resource team of Cleveland County, a member and Secretary of the Shelby Exchange Club, and a Red Cross Mental Health Disaster Responder volunteer.