Counseling and Counseling Psychology

Chris Brown, Ph.D.
(816) 235-2492

Areas of Study and Degrees

Faculty Scholastic Activity and Research Interests

The faculty in Counseling and Counseling Psychology embodies a diverse gathering of expertise and interest. Faculty members conduct research in a wide variety of counseling and psychology-related areas, direct grant programs, and counsel clients in therapy. Individual and cultural diversity is paramount to the division, and faculty members attend to diversity issues in both coursework and research. Faculty members are invested in advising students in research, evaluation and counseling endeavors in order to help them achieve their educational goals.

The American Psychological Association -- Student Affiliate Group encourages professional development within the field of counseling psychology. It also serves as a meeting time for the members to discuss issues and concerns of the counseling psychology doctoral program. It encourages students to organize educational, social and fund raising events, and to act as a liaison with the counseling psychology faculty and the UMKC community.

The Master's of Counseling Student Organization (MCSA) is the organization for students pursuing their Master's in Counseling and Guidance. It serves as a source of support and advocacy for students enrolled in the program. In addition to seminars and social events, MCSA has a student mentorship program. For more information, contact your MCSA officers or the division Administrative Assistant at (816) 235-2722.