Mrs. Vaughn joined the counseling center in October of 2011. She received her B.A. in Psychology with minors in Youth Ministry and Bible from Cedarville University and her M.A. in Professional Counseling with a minor in Child & Adolescent Therapy from Richmont Graduate University. Kristen is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Mental Health Service Provider designation. Previous to working at UTC, she was a counselor at a community mental health clinic in the state of Georgia. Kristen has also worked as a counselor at a college in Tennessee and has worked at a residential treatment facility for young adults in California. Kristen has a wide range of experiences pertaining to counseling but  particularly enjoys working with young adults individually and in group settings. She has strong interests in working with individuals in the following areas: depression, stress management, women’s issues, eating disorders, self-esteem, and relationships.