Program Director and Associate Professor, Counseling
Katrina Cook, PhD, LPC-S, CSC, LMFT-S, joined Our Lady of the Lake's Counseling Department as program director and associate professor in 2018. She brings 10 years of experience teaching higher education counseling courses.
Prior to joining academia, Cook spent over a decade working as a high school Safe and Drug-Free Schools counselor and spent eight years as an elementary school counselor. She also has experience providing counseling in drug treatment centers, private practice, MHMR group homes, and agencies.
Today, Cook enjoys working with counselors-in-training as they develop their professional identities as counselors. Her current research interests include expressive arts in counseling and counselor supervision.
Cook earned her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision and her M.A. in Educational Psychology from the University of Texas at San Antonio, and her B.A. in English from the University of Texas at Austin.
HONORS & DISTINCTIONS
- Professional Writing Award
- Teacher Excellence Award
- Distinguished Service Award
- Outstanding Multi-Level Counselor of the Year
- Service Recognition Award