Office of Student Life

Counseling and Consultation Service

Christian Carey, M.A.

Therapeutic Style:

I believe the client has the best perspective of their needs and the pace of therapy, so I try to provide a transparent, informed, and collaborative working relationship. I use an integrated Acceptance and Commitment [ACT] and Feminist-Multicultural model with opportunities to explore how society has shaped our thoughts, values, and behaviors to assess what brings us strength, joy, and empowerment. In addition, I often utilize relational and interpersonal approaches to build more insight and facilitate collaboration in our work together.

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Professional Interests:

My professional interests include LGBTQ identity development, presentations of masculinity, crisis, and adjustment concerns among first-generation college students and athletes.

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Educational Background:

I received my B.S. in Psychology in 2013 and my M.A. in Counseling in 2016 from West Virginia University. I am currently completing my Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at West Virginia University.

Personal Interests: 

In my free time, I enjoy binging Netflix, watching YouTube, trying new restaurants, spending time with friends, and going to food festivals, movies, and concerts. In addition, I am an animal lover and ex-zoo educator, so I love going to the zoo, watching animal documentaries, and being outdoors.