PhD, Capella University; MC, University of Phoenix; BS, University of Utah
Professional identity, ethics, counseling outcomes, DSM clinical field trials, community-level quality indicators related to suicidal ideation, serious mental illness, substance use, depression, anxiety, adjustment, psychotic disorders, intimate partner violence and abuse
Dr. King is a qualitative researcher, professional speaker, and educator. He served as a Behavioral Health Clinical Panel member for the Stanford University Center for Health Policy and Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and served as a collaborative investigator for the American Psychiatric Association’s routine clinical practice field trials that informed the DSM-5 revision process. He received the 2012 American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) Mental Health Counselor of the Year Award and is an AMHCA diplomate and clinical mental health specialist in substance abuse and co-occurring disorders counseling. In 2009, he was designated an Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) Emerging Leader fellow; in 2011, he received the ACES Outstanding Graduate Student Leadership Award. Dr. King became a core faculty member in Walden’s School of Counseling in 2012.