April Cagle

Assistant Professor of Counseling
Health Science Building
P843-863-7064 / Eacagle@csuniv.edu


Bachelor of Science, Georgia State University
Masters of Science, Lee University
Doctoral Candidate at Trevecca Nazarene University
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in SC and TN

Professor Cagle has a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Lee University and is currently a Doctoral Candidate in the Counselor Education and Supervision program at Trevecca Nazarene University. Her dissertation research is regarding the impact that perceived partner responsiveness has on sexuality of married females. She is passionate about helping clients navigate through life challenges and has nearly a decade of clinical experience in the private practice setting as both a clinician and business owner. She is equally passionate about the education and training of future clinicians, which led to the pursuit of a doctoral degree. She has presented nationally on topics such as infidelity and counselor self-efficacy, and is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Tennessee and South Carolina. Professor Cagle joined the Charleston Southern Department of Counseling in 2022. 

Your Purpose. Our Mission.

I want to impact future counselors and instill in them the tremendous responsibility that comes with being a counselor. I believe this can only be accomplished through the guidance of Christ.

April Cagle

Partnership Chattanooga/ Access One EAP: Chattanooga, TN
November 9, 2019
“Making A Good Marriage Great”

Association for Counselor Education and Supervision: Seattle, WA
October 9-12, 2019
“Doctoral Practicum Experiences: Increasing Leadership Opportunities”

Metro Nashville Police Department: Nashville, TN
July 18, 2019
“Practice What You Preach: Self-Care and Self Compassion For Mental Health Professionals”

American Family Therapy Academy Conference: Vancouver, WA
June 3-6, 2015
“Clinical Implications for Nurturing Attunement In Couples Suffering From Infidelity”