Staff Clinician-Counseling Center
Staff Clinician-Counseling Center; CCM/DAAP Embedded Counselor
Dalziel Reliford-Stone (she/her/hers) is an LPCC-S embedded clinician in UC's College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) and College of Design Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP).
She graduated from the Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio, with a BA in English. She also earned an MA degree in Biblical Studies from Asbury Theological Seminary. As a former board-certified chaplain, she developed skills in death, dying, grief, bereavement and end-of-life issues. Always curious about religion and spirituality, Dalziel’s interest was focused on spiritual expressions and how people utilize religious and spiritual practices to aid their mental health. Dalziel completed an MA in Counseling at Xavier University. She worked as a school-based therapist and was an embedded nursing home clinician where she focused on substance abuse, depression, anxiety and advocacy. As the embedded clinician for CCM and DAAP, Dalziel hopes to work with students and staff about embracing authenticity, self-acceptance and wholeness.
Dalziel’s therapeutic approach is general and broad to meet people where they are and achieves this by focusing on therapeutic relationship. Dalziel’s primary focus is to provide a safe place for validation, affirmation and acceptance and she is influenced by the Humanist theories as well as Reality Therapy. She hopes to help clients to become empowered to claim their identity to live their authentic truth. Dalziel views herself as an encourager and promoter of students in pursuit of the best version of themselves.
Get to know Dalziel Reliford-Stone
B.A. English: Xavier University Cincinnati, Ohio,
M.A. Biblical Studies : Asbury Theological Seminary Wilmore, KY,
M.A. Counseling: Xavier University Cincinnati, Ohio,