PhD, Oakland University; MS, BS, Madonna University
Stepfamily dynamics, integration of technology in clinical practice, child and adolescent mental health and development, human sexuality, marriage and family therapy
Dr. Carey has been a practicing mental health clinician for more than 14 years. She is a licensed professional counselor supervisor, licensed clinical addictions specialist, and licensed guidance school counselor. She also holds certifications as a credentialed distance counselor, approved clinical supervisor, and board-certified health services professional. She earned her doctorate in counselor education and supervision, with an emphasis in child and adolescent mental health and school guidance counseling. She has clinical experience in adult and pediatric crisis intervention, substance abuse counseling, inpatient and outpatient therapy, school-based counseling settings, and community mental health agencies. Dr. Carey has taught master’s-level clinical counseling courses at several universities. Her previous teaching experiences include instructing in face-to-face and virtual classroom environments, as well as presenting at several regional and national conferences. She previously served on the North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors as State Conference Committee chair.