The Alabama Board of Examiners in Marriage and Divorce is in the process of conducting an examination of Dr. Debbie Cowell, who is currently licensed as a marriage and family therapist. Debbie Cowell has a Master of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin, in Human Behavior. She has also completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Counselor Education from the University of California at Los Angeles. Her professional experience includes working as an alcohol and drug rehab educator for the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (DOC), as a counselor and educator in the DOC’s Community Development Program, and as a school psychologist. In addition to her education and clinical training, Debbie Cowell holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Counselor Education from the University of Nebraska at Kearney, a Master’s of Science in Clinical Psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Master of Arts in Marriage and Divorce Counseling from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Debbie has a strong background in marriage and family therapy and is well known within the field. She has served as a consultant and an adjunct instructor in counseling programs at the University of Alabama and in the City of Montgomery.
Debbie Cowell is board certified as an alcohol rehabilitation center specialist and as an addiction specialist. She has been a consultant in the treatment of people suffering from alcoholism and has provided marriage and family therapy consultation for the State of Alabama Department of Corrections and in a substance abuse treatment program for Montgomery County. Debbie Cowell has conducted research on the causes of substance abuse and the development of treatment modalities for people suffering from addictions. She has also assisted in the development of a statewide substance abuse treatment program for the State of Alabama.
Debbie is currently serving as a consultant to the State of Alabama Board of Examiners in Marriage and Divorce. In her role as a consultant, Debbie is reviewing the case file for the case of an individual who has been accused of abusing drugs or alcohol. In addition, she will review a client’s case based upon the findings of other professionals.