Adam W. Carter PhD

Assistant Professor of Counseling, Northern Illinois University

Adam W. Carter, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Counseling at NIU, received his Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision form the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and his Masters in Counseling from UW-Stout. Dr. Carter is licensed as a professional counselor, a National Certified Counselor, and an Approved Clinical Supervisor, and a Certified ClinicalMental Health Counselor. His clinical experiences are broad having worked as a counselor and supervisor in community mental health clinics, in-home intensive settings, community advocacy agencies, and in private practice. Dr. Carter’s research and presentations focuses on preschool grief reactions, using play therapy with diverse populations, and LGBTQ issues in counseling and clinical supervision. In 2014, Dr. Carter was one of two inaugural Scholars-in-Residence with the American Counseling Association and helped developed strategies for empowering clinicians to conduct single-subject design research in community settings.