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Kelly King

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

School of Counseling

Degree Program M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Professor King is in her first year as a Contributing Faculty member at Walden in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) program. She is also a Doctoral Candidate in the Counselor Education and Supervision (CES) program at Walden in the final stages of her dissertation. Most of her clinical and supervision experience has been within the addiction counseling field, where she has served in roles within withdrawal management, outpatient, and residential settings with diverse clients. Professor King is a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Colorado. She is also Certified in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (C-DBT). Primary areas of research interests include Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual (LGB) counselor competency, evidence-based practice in addiction counseling, and CACREP-accreditation within addiction counseling programs. Professor King currently serves as a clinical supervisor at a residential substance abuse treatment center in Denver, CO. She is a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA); Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES); Rocky Mountain ACES; and Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling (ASERVIC).