Dr. King received her doctoral degree in Rehabilitation Counselor Education from Boston University. She also has a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Springfield College. She is the Program and Clinical Coordinator for the Clinical Professional Counseling program and Official Certificate Program (OCP). Dr. King has been on CCSU's faculty since 2003 and has also taught for Assumptions College's Master's and distance education program.
With over 25 years experience in the counseling field as a practitioner in various capacities, Dr. King has served as a leader in Counselor Education as the Chair of the Commission on Standards and Accreditation of CORE. She has also served on its executive committee. She is presently a member of the CORE committee responsible for standards updating and revisions. Since 2004, she has been a Commissioner on the Certification of Disability Management Specialist Commission (CDMSC) as the Chair of the Examination and Research committee. She has also served as Board Member for the American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (ARCA) and the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (IARP).
Dr. King ia also training coordinator for Region One's CRP-RCEP (University of Hartford).
Courses that Dr. King teaches are Introduction to Rehabilitation Counseling, Counseling Theories and Techniques, Assessment and Appraisal Techniques, Research Methods, Case Managment, and provides faculty clinical supervison for Practicum and Internship students.