Erin Currie, Ph.D., is a mental wellness counselor. She recently received her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of Utah. Her counseling experience includes personal, career and academic counseling in college settings and has prior counseling and assessment experience in community rape crisis center, Veterans Affairs Hospital, and middle school settings. Her area of primary specialty include academic anxiety and trauma recovery. At Metropolitan State University, Erin conducts individual and group counseling. She provides workshops and classroom presentations on topics including stress management and interpersonal skills.
Corry Duffy, M.Ed., is a third-year doctoral student in Counseling and Student Personnel Psychology in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Minnesota. She has provided personal, academic, and crisis counseling to individuals from kindergarten to adulthood in Minnesota and Texas. She is interested in working with college students, in particular first-generation college students, students from low socioeconomic families, and non-traditional students. She utilizes an integrative approach depending on client needs and values collaboration and partnership regarding therapy goals and treatment methods.
Kangting Ji, M.A., is a third-year doctoral student in the Counseling and Student Personnel Psychology program at the University of Minnesota. She has provided personal, career, academic and crisis counseling in both community and college settings. She is interested in working with college students in managing stress and anxiety arising from academic performance, financial difficulties, relationship issues, and adjustment difficulties. She is also interested in working with students from diverse cultural backgrounds. She utilizes culturally-sensitive approaches to empower students and achieve counseling goals.
Vesna Hampel-Kozar, Ph.D., LP, is the Director of Counseling and Career Services. She has been working with Metropolitan State students for the past six years in this role, and has prior counseling experience with university and college centers, inpatient and outpatient mental health services, wellness centers, career counseling, and academic skills training and development.
She supervises the practicum counselors, works with individual students, and facilitates therapy groups. Vesna also oversees the Career Services provided by the office.