College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
School of Counseling
Degree ProgramPh.D. Counseling Education & Supervision
Dr. Peoples studied Existential Psychology since starting as an undergraduate at Duquesne University (Pittsburgh, PA). She earned both her Bachelor’s and her Master’s in Psychology at Duquesne University before moving over to earn her Doctorate in Counseling Psychology at Duquesne University. She started working in the addictions field in 1999 and shortly after started relationship and marriage counseling simultaneously. Dr. Peoples currently works as a core faculty member in the Counselor Education and Supervision Doctoral program at Walden. She has written books, book chapters, and journal articles on numerous topics related to counseling and philosophy. Dr. Peoples has an online marriage counseling and coaching practice where she offers video, text, and phone counseling as well as a self-paced virtual relationship coaching program. She lives on a farm in Jack, Alabama with her husband and three young children.