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Karen Chitwood, PhD
Assistant Professor of Counseling

Phone: 512-637-1976

  • PhD in Counseling Psychology at New York University, New York City, New York, 1980
  • MA in College Counseling and Student Development at Hunter College, New York City, New York, 1974
  • BA in Modern Languages at Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, 1967
Why I Teach

My approach is to invite students into the learning process by active involvement with readings, in-class activities and out-of-class assignments. Throughout all of my courses, I maintain a balance between lecture and hands-on experiences. I also encourage collaboration and communication among my students. Overall, I strive to facilitate lifelong learning and motivation for personal and professional development.

If there is a love-to-teach gene, I think I got it. I have always been involved in some form of teaching or coaching. I value the experience.