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

Adjunct Professor
Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling
Department of Allied Health Sciences

Email: watherto@email.unc.edu

Education

  • 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

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