Caroline Hicks, Ph.D.

Staff Counselor

Caroline is a staff counselor at Cook Counseling Center. She earned her B.S. degree in Psychology from South Dakota State University, and completed her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at the University of Northern Colorado. Caroline’s clinical interests include, but are not limited to, sexual orientation and gender diversity, identity concerns, relational issues, as well as couples counseling. Her approach to counseling is based primarily in interpersonal process theory, while being informed by cognitive-behavioral and systemic approaches. Her current research focuses on the predictive abilities of sexual minority stress of the degree of thwarted belongingness, perceived burdensomeness and suicidal ideation. Caroline’s hobbies include hiking, camping, watching suspenseful movies, and cooking.

Caroline Hicks