Patricia Keller MA

Patricia Keller. I am originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan and currently reside in St. Louis, MO. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Certified Counsdlor serving at Southwestern Illinois College (SWIC). I hold a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Morris Brown College, a Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology from Western Michigan University and currently pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Counseling from University of Missouri -St. Louis. I have a diverse background of experience which includes 10 years in higher education, 2 years in community education and 3 years in social service. My research interests are also diverse and include women's issues, first generation college students, couples relationships, social justice, multicultural issues and minority mental health. It is my amalgamation of upbringing and education which shaped my belief in giving back to the community and advancing underserved populations.