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Kristen Moran

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Health

School of Counseling

Degree Program M.S. Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling

Dr. Kristen Moran earned her Master's in Counseling (emphasis in School Counseling) and her PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from Virginia Tech. She has over 17 years working in the counseling field, 9 of these years as an educator training both school and clinical mental health counselors. Dr. Moran has school counseling experience at the elementary, middle and high school levels and also as a therapist in private practice working primarily with adolescents and adults. She is licensed as a School Counselor in both Virginia and North Carolina. She is also a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) in North Carolina.

Dr. Moran is a Contributing Faculty member in the School Counseling program.


PhD, Virginia Tech - Blacksburg , VA United States

MEd, Virginia Tech - Blacksburg, VA United States


Moran, K. L., Bryant, J. Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs): Implications for counselors.. Wisconsin Counseling Journal.

Sackett, C., Farmer, L., Moran, K. L. (2018). A Phenomenological inquiry of students’ meaningful experiences with school counselors. Journal of School Counseling.

Moran, K. L. (2016). Anxiety in the classroom: Implications for middle school teachers. Middle School Journal.

Moran, K. L., Bodenhorn, N. (2015). Elementary school counselors’ collaboration with community mental health providers. Journal of School Counseling.

Milsom, A., Moran, K. L. (2015). From school counselor to counselor educator: A phenomenological study. Counselor Education and Supervision.


Barrow, J., Blount, T., Moran, K. L. (2020). SOS – Supervising our School Counselors.

Moran, K. L., Godwin, C. (2018). "Minding" the Store: Creating Mentally Ready Teacher Educators.

Krepps, J., Moran, K. L., Marlowe, D., Vincent, E., Wagstaff, J. (2018). Integrated Behavioral Health: What is it? And, how do I get started?.

Moran, K. L. (2017). Mindfulness with Children and Adolescents.

Moran, K. L. (2017). Promoting Student Success Through Mindfulness.