W. Leigh Atherton, PhD, CRC, LPC (adjunct)

Adjunct instructor, PhD, CRC, LPC

Email: watherto@email.unc.edu


  • BA, Psychology: Clark University
  • MA, Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine: Boston University School of Medicine
  • PhD, Rehabilitation Counseling and Administration: East Carolina University

Teaching and clinical interests

Clinical and addictions counseling, animal-assisted interventions, complementary and integrative approaches