Faculty profile: Christy Beck

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Name: Christy Beck

Title: Assistant Teaching Professor and Dr. Edwin L. Herr Clinic Supervisor

Department: Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education

Phone: 814-867-4856


Office address: 329 CEDAR Building

Directory entry:

Beck teaches rehabilitation and human services (RHS) courses with a structure that includes lecturing, classroom discussion, experiential activities and group work. She adapts the curriculum to create the optimum classroom learning experience, congruent with her teaching style and the needs of her students. In addition, she is a faculty supervisor for the Dr. Edwin L. Herr Clinic, which is run by the Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education (EPCSE). The Herr Clinic serves two purposes: The Counselor Education master's and doctoral programs use the Herr Clinic for clinical practicum in which they serve the University student population. The School Psychology doctoral program uses the clinic to provide services to children, adolescent and young adult referrals from the community. In addition, Beck has a private psychotherapy practice in State College. She received her doctorate in higher education with a minor in women’s studies in 2018 from Penn State.

Last Updated November 04, 2020