Dr. Karen Parker
Assistant Professor of Counseling & Professional Studies
Building/Office: Cross (CRS) 219 Slot Number: 29
Dr. Parker joined the faculty at Southern Arkansas University in 2015. Before joining the Southern Arkansas University faculty, she was the Program Coordinator for the Marriage and Family Therapy program at Texas A&M University in San Antonio. Her 22 years of experience in marriage and family therapy and clinical mental health counseling has included serving as a program director, counselor, family therapist and administrator in nonprofit agencies. Dr. Parker’s past and present professional affiliations include the American Counseling Association, Louisiana Counseling Association, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, and the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. Her research interests include spirituality and sexuality in the counseling relationship and faculty bullying in counselor education programs.