Biography

M.A., Clinical Mental Health Counseling (clinical addiction counseling concentration), Valparaiso University 
B.A., Psychology and Religion, Wabash College

Gender pronouns: He/him/his

Chris primarily draws from mindfulness-based, humanistic, and meaning-making therapies in his clinical work. He values the strength and resilience of his clients in his positive approach to psychology. Chris is interested in working with college students, particularly those struggling with issues of faith/doubt and substance use. He is also interested in supervision, training, and teaching.
Chris is a doctoral candidate in counseling psychology at Oklahoma State University. He researches well-being in college students with a focus on their religious, spiritual, and secular identities. Previously, he graduated from Valparaiso University with a master's in clinical mental health counseling and a graduate certificate in clinical addiction counseling. Chris also holds a bachelor's degree with majors in psychology and religion from Wabash College. He is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor-Associate in the state of Indiana and holds the National Certified Counselor credential.