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Counselor Education

College of Education

Kara Carnes-Holt

Assistant Professor, Play Therapy Program Coordinator, Internship Program Coordinator

Kara Carnes-Holt, Professional Studies facultyEducation:

Ph.D. University of North Texas
M.Ed. Baylor University
B.A.  East Texas Baptist University


Email: (Preferred method)
Phone: 307-766-5329
Office: Education Bldg 337

Research Interests:

Play Therapy and expressive art interventions that utilize the therapeutic relationship as the primary and foundational agent of change for children, adolescents and their families.


  • Counseling Children and Adolescents
  • Supervised Internship
  • Play Therapy
  • Diversity and Social Change
  • Career Counseling
  • Arts throughout the Lifespan


  • Association for Humanistic Counseling, ACA Division, 2010 - present
  • Wyoming Counseling Association, 2010 - present
  • Wyoming Association for Play Therapy, 2010 - present
  • Rocky Mountain Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (RMACES), 2010 - present
  • American Counseling Association, (ACA) 2008 - present
  • Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, (ACES), 2008 - present
  • Association for Play Therapy, (APT), 2004 - present

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