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Doctoral Psychology Intern

Hunter was raised in San Diego, California. While completing his PhD in Counseling Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado, Hunter has gained experience working in numerous university counseling centers within the state, including UNC, CU Boulder, and CSU Fort Collins. Prior to joining CAPS, Hunter also provided services for UNC’s McNair Scholars Program, engaging in impactful therapeutic work with students who hold first-generation, low-income, and underrepresented identities. While a generalist practitioner with experience in group and family therapy, he has a strong passion for individual counseling with emerging adults.

Hunter uses an integrative approach to counseling, drawing upon interpersonal, cognitive, and emotional theories to best align with student needs and preferences. He is committed to the creation of a strong therapeutic relationship through which students can experience the trust and support necessary to access their strengths, cultivate self-compassion, and build an identity that is characterized by agency and empowerment. He is passionate about using therapy to foster strength, self-acceptance, and new solutions in the face of adversity and complex societal systems.

Pronouns: He/him/his

Education

  • BA: Psychology, California State University San Marcos
  • PhD (in progress): Counseling Psychology, University of Northern Colorado

The thing you'd most like to do

I would love to take the Lord of the Rings tour in New Zealand, build my own cabin, and perform with one of my bands at Red Rocks amphitheater.

Areas of Interest

Social justice, mindfulness, self-compassion, depression and anxiety, trauma, adjustment/life transitions, and identity development.

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