Ms. Carr has over 30 years of leadership experience with nonprofits and the discipline of behavioral health, and more than 28 years’ experience in counseling and program management, including private practice. Ms. Carr holds a BS in Criminal Justice from University of South Florida and an MS in Counseling Psychology from Nova University. In addition, Ms. Carr is certified by the State of Arizona as a Clinical Supervisor, and is a Life Coach credentialed by Fowler and Wainwright International.
In 1995, Ms. Carr joined the leadership team at Homeward Bound, where she was the Sr. VP of Family Services. She managed all family support programming, including clinical services, case management, security, and safety. She also served as an advisor to Kids Corner Learning Center leadership on mental health issues and employment services, where her responsibilities included program consultation and grant writing, design and implementation, women’s issues, personal growth, self-esteem, motivational thinking, and staff development and training. Ms. Carr served as a Field Instructor for Arizona State University and supervised interns from Arizona State University, University of Arizona, and Valpariso University. Additionally, she coordinated services with Southwest Human Development, Phoenix Interfaith Counseling, and Jewish Family and Children’s Services. She also served as a program consultant to the Fresh Start program during the design phase of its inception. Ms. Carr was a former Director at Manatee Glens Corporation (community health provider) in Bradenton, Florida, and Executive Director for Girls Club of Sarasota County (FL).
Most recently, Ms. Carr served as a Clinical Manager at Jewish Family and Children’s Services, which provides community mental health services and Clinical Supervision for Licensed Associate Counselors (working towards Independent Licensure).