Cheryl Carson, Ph.D.

Professional Title: Psychologist

B.A. English Education, Purdue University, 1967
M.S. Counseling/Student Personnel Services, Purdue University, 1974
Ph.D. Counseling Psychology, University of New Mexico, 1985


Career Profile: Adjunct Professor, Department of Counseling and Student Personnel Services, Purdue University; Elementary School Counselor, Secondary and Post-Secondary English and Mathematics teacher; Psychologist, Private Practice.


  • Colorado Board of Psychologist Examiners, 2002 to present
  • NM Board of Psychologist Examiners, 1988 to 2003
  • NM Department of Education, Psychological Counselor, 1990 to 2002

Volunteer/Community Service: 

  • Coordinator of National and Regional Award-winning Volunteer Program at Mesa Verde National Park
  • Volunteer, American Red Cross
  • Specialist, Disaster Mental Health Services, National ARC
  • Researcher, National Trust of Great Britain

FLC Activities:

  • Host Family Program Steering Committee
  • Liaison to the Psychology Department
  • Career Services Council
  • Orientation support
  • Ad Hoc Committee Assignments
  • Athletic Booster Club