Clinical Coordinator/Assistant Professor
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Carrie Elder is an Associate Professor and Clinical Coordinator in the Counseling Department at Mercer University. She has a master's degree in art therapy and counseling and a Ph.D. in counselor education and supervision. She teaches both master and doctoral students. She has practiced counseling and art therapy since 2003 and clinical supervision since 2011. Most of her experience is in providing group counseling for adults, often from rural areas, with severe and persisting mental illnesses. During this time, she coordinated all aspects of assessment processes, therapeutic interventions, and policy development across the five-state inpatient psychiatric facilities with Georgia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities. Her research agenda centers around the intersection of counselor wellness and Eastern contemplative practices. She presents on this topic at national and international conferences and publishes within her field of study. Currently, she is working to expand telehealth rehabilitation counseling services for children in rural areas.
I do not have any relevant financial / non-financial relationships with any proprietary interests.
Wednesday, November 9, 2022
10:45 AM – 12:00 PM