Dr. Karen Caldwell

Dr. Karen Caldwell is a Professor in the Department of Human Development and Psychological Counseling and core faculty in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program. She is also the Coordinator for the Expressive Arts Therapy Certificate. She holds an LMFT in North Carolina, and is a Clinical Fellow and Approved Supervisor in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. She is a member of the American Counseling Association and is recognized by the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association as a Registered Expressive Arts Therapy. Dr. Caldwell's professional interests include trauma informed practices and advocacy to reduce health disparities in rural areas.


B. A., Music, Mars Hill College
M.Div., Southeastern Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Family and Child Development, Marriage & Family Therapy emphasis, Virginia Tech

Research Interests

Development of Mindfulness through movement based courses
Interprofessional practice

Contact Information

Email: caldwellkaren@appstate.edu
Office Phone: 828-262-6045
336F College of Education

Title: Professor, Expressive Arts Therapy Certificate Coordinator
Department: Department of Human Development and Psychological Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6045

Office address
336F College of Education
Boone, NC 28608-2037


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