Erin is a doctoral candidate in the counseling psychology program at the University of Texas at Austin, currently completing her doctoral internship at Florida State University's Counseling & Psychological Services. She was previously an Integrated Behavioral Health Scholar and practicum counselor at Texas State University's Counseling Center and UT Austin's Counseling and Mental Health Center (CMHC). Erin is a research assistant in Dr. Chris Browson's lab, the National Research Consortium of Counseling Centers in Higher Education. Her research interests include college student well-being, high risk college students and suicidality, and college student psychiatric hospitalization. For four years, Erin was the graduate assistant for the UT System Mental Health, Student Safety, and Alcohol-Related Initiatives. She was also graduate assistant for Substance Use Safety at the Longhorn Wellness Center. Erin was awarded the Harry E. and Bernice M. Moore Fellowship for her proposed dissertation, Voices of Students in Crisis: A Mixed Methods Study of College Students Hospitalized for Psychiatric Distress.
Erin completed her bachelor of science degree in psychology and religion at Florida State University, where she graduated summa cum laude and as an Honors finisher. Erin continued her education at FSU, earning a dual master of science and education specialist degrees in counseling and human systems (mental health counseling) while also completing a thesis. Erin completed her masters internship at Florida States University Counseling Center and is a Nationally Certified Counselor. Her clinical interests are primarily young adults and college students, particularly those with serious mental illness and suicidality.