Wendi K. Schweiger is a Vice President of NBCC-I. In this position, Dr. Schweiger organizes and facilitates NBCC’s collaboration efforts with counselors and counseling organizations outside the United States that are taking steps to professionalize. She has worked for NBCC in a variety of capacities, beginning as a graduate assistant in 2000. In January 2005, she was appointed director of NBCC International. She was named to her current position in August 2013.
Dr. Schweiger is a counselor with experience working with children and their families and expertise in the use of play therapy techniques. She has been a National Certified Counselor (NCC) since 1998. She is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in North Carolina and an inductee of the Chi Sigma Iota honor society. She travels, presents and trains worldwide; has co-authored publications inside and outside of the U.S.; and holds memberships in national and international counseling organizations.
Raised in Summerville, South Carolina, Dr. Schweiger first moved to North Carolina to complete her undergraduate studies at Salem College in Winston-Salem. She earned her Master of Science and Educational Specialist degrees in Community Counseling (1997) and her doctorate in Counselor Education (2008) at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.