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Memphis Faculty - Dr. Warren E. Harper

Cambridge College - Memphis salutes Dr. Warren E. Harper. Dr. Harper earned his Ph.D. from George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University then went on to complete his internship at Naval Hospital Bethesda, Maryland and another Internship at Boston City Hospital where he was educated and trained to work exclusively with African American and Latino clients. In 1990 he went on to earn his Post Doctorate Degree in Child and Adolescent Psychology from University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tenn.

Dr. Harper served 27 years on active duty in the United States Navy before retiring at the rank of Commander. Dr. Harper also devoted one year of service as a School Psychologist with the Memphis City School Mental Health Center. He later served 4 years as a Personal Development Coach at Youth Opportunity Memphis which was an educational and jobs training program for teens and young adults as well as a School Psychologist for Youth Opportunity Academy of Visual and Performing Arts in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. Harper joined the Cambridge College family in 2006 in the School Counseling program after having taught at a number of Colleges and Universities around the world.

Currently, Dr. Harper is in private practice and the Contracted Monitor for all Mental Health services in the Shelby County Head Start/Early Head Start program. He also supervises four doctoral School Psychology students in the Head Start program as well.

Dr. Harper’s most memorable achievements were to be commissioned an officer in the United States Navy, being appointed as the Clinical Director of a local inner city Mental Health Center, and having earned the status of Board Certified Diplomat and Fellow in African Centered/Black Psychology from the Association of Black Psychologist Licensure, Certification, and Proficiency Program. 

Dr. Warren E. Harper is currently the host of Mental Health Matters a new program airing on Memphis Urban Television 1 (MUTV 1 which can also be seen on USTREAM, FACEBOOK, LIVE STREAM, and JUSTIN.TV. This live program airs on Tuesdays from 9 am-10 am.

We are proud to shine our Distinguished Faculty Spotlight on Dr. Warren E. Harper.