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Alumni Spotlight: Chris Griffith

Chris Griffith

Chris Griffith graduated from Eastern Kentucky University on August 1st, 1996 with a Masters degree in Community Counseling. 

His current title is Program Manager for Family Life Counseling Services, where he was previously a staff Counselor.  He has been employed there for almost 20 years.

Chris served on the Ky. Board of Licensed Professional Counselors for four years and was reappointed this year for a second term.  He is the current Board Chair and in his second term.

He received the Mental Health Counselor of the Year Award twice (2013 and 2015) from the Kentucky Counseling Association.

Chris writes, "My experience at EKU created the foundation that led me to where I am today.  Every day I use some skill or some insight developed during my years at EKU.  The instructors, many of which I now call friend and colleague, taught me what it was to be a Professional Counselor.  They built my proficiencies but more than that, they gifted me with the art and nuance that a good Counselor must possess.  They helped me understand all the interconnected aspects of my role as Counselor and to integrate them as a developing professional. There is a debt of gratitude that I can never fully repay, but I serve my clients and my profession in an effort to pass on the gifts they established in me."  

Published on March 08, 2013

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