Candace N. Park is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Counseling at the University of the Cumberlands. Dr. Park began her career providing clinical services and teaching at Nicholls State University, followed by the University of South Alabama. She has taught courses on the topics of marriage, couples and family counseling, human sexuality, addiction, grief and crisis, counseling theory, clinical supervision, and qualitative research. She has guest lectured, presented, and/or published on topics such as ethics, supervision, gatekeeping, multicultural counseling and social justice advocacy, grief and loss, and program assessment. Her research interests include gatekeeping, program development, and grief and loss. She is a member of ACA and ACES, as well as SACES, KCA, and ALCA. She currently resides in Richmond, KY with her spouse, two children, and four dogs. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, tending to her orchids, and being outside as much as possible.
PhD Counselor Education and Supervision, University of New Orleans, 2015
MA Counseling, Emphasis in Marriage and Family, East Tennessee State University, 2008
BS Psychology, University of New Orleans, 2006
King, B. C., Taylor, C. D., Garcia, J. A., Cantrell, K. A. & Park, C. N. (2022) Ethics and ecotherapy: The shared experiences of ethical issues in practice, Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, DOI: 10.1080/14729679.2022.2029512
Johns, A. E., Park, C. N., & Raddler, L. (October 2021). Engaging in gatekeeping solutions for all counselors. Poster session at the Association for Counselor Education & Supervision Conference, Atlanta, GA.
Page, K. & Park, C. N. (October 2021). Evaluation of clinical skills preparedness in an online program: faculty, supervisor, and student perceptions. Content session at the Association for Counselor Education & Supervision Conference, Atlanta, GA.
Park, C. N. (November 2021). A new counselor’s guide to working with grief and loss. Content session at the Kentucky Counseling Association Conference, Louisville, KY.
Park, C. N. & Lyons, M. (November 2021). Need an intern? Utilizing and supporting counselors-in-training through the clinical experience. Content session at the Kentucky Counseling Association Conference, Louisville, KY.
Raddler, L. R., Johns, A. E., & Park, C. N. (March 2019) Engaging in solution: Gatekeeping solutions for all counselors. Content session at the American Counseling Association Conference, New Orleans, LA.