Connie Couch

Connie Couch

Graduate Assistant

Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning
University College

Contact Information

Phone
970-351-1363
Office
Michener L36
Mailing Address
University of Northern Colorado
Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning
Campus Box 52
Greeley, CO 80639

Education

Professional/Academic Experience

Connie has a Master’s of Education (2006) in Community and Agency Counseling from the University of Montevallo. She worked in the Birmingham, AL area as a Licensed Professional Counselor in a variety of settings, both public and private sector, including outpatient clinics to addiction treatment centers with a wide range of presenting concerns and populations. She also provided trainings to large and small groups of professionals in the mental health community in Birmingham and held leadership roles in the Alabama Counseling Association. She is currently a third year doctoral student in the Counselor Education and Supervision program here at UNC. She hopes to continue her work in the field of counseling through clinical practice, research, and training.

Research/Areas of Interest

Connie’s current areas of interest are: the use of Motivational Interviewing by mental health professionals; Play Therapy; counselor resiliency; burnout, compassion fatigue, and turnover; counselor identity development; counselor career development; interdisciplinary work in higher education; supporting cultural groups in higher education; career transition and relocation; ecological and systems models.