Kristen Bast Hensley, Ph.D. is a Licensed Psychologist in Kansas and holds Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Counseling Psychology from the University of Kansas. She serves as the Director of the Center for Psychoeducational Services (CPS) at the University and teaches in both the Master’s and Doctoral programs in Counseling Psychology. Dr. Hensley served as a Child and Family Therapist at Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center in Lawrence, Kansas before coming back to KU to teach and run CPS. Her interests lie in positive psychology, building and nurturing strengths, training of counselors and psychologists, individual (adult, adolescent, and child), couples, and family therapy, and individuals with disabilities and their families. Dr. Hensley teaches various courses, including Beginning and Advanced Practicum, Individual and Group Assessment, Psychodiagnostic Assessment, Crisis and Disaster Counseling, Substance Abuse Counseling, Counseling Theories, and Positive Psychology. She also carries an active client load in her role at CPS.
- Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 2008
- M.S., Counseling Psychology, University of Kansas, 2005
- B.S., Psychology and Human Developement & Family Life, University of Kansas, 2001
positive psychology, building and nurturing strengths, training of counselors and psychologists, individual (adult, adolescent, and child) and family therapy, and individuals with disabilities and their families.
|EPSY||742||Counseling Theory and Techniques||3||syllabus|
|EPSY||830||Individual and Group Assessment||3||syllabus|
|EPSY||896||Seminar in Crisis and Disaster Counseling||1-3||syllabus|
|EPSY||896||Seminar in Substance Abuse Counseling||1-3||syllabus|
|EPSY||948||Advanced Practicum I||6||syllabus|