Navigating counseling as an atheist in the Bible Belt.
Travis McKie-Voerste is a Licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor, and Approved Clinical Supervisor. He has been a professional counselor since 2009 and served as the head of the Dalton State College Counseling center prior to accepting a teaching position at Dalton State.
His research interests include college mental health, counselor-client relationship factors, counselor education and gatekeeping. His dissertation focused on investigating the experiences of atheists receiving counseling in the Bible Belt of the United States and he continues research on the role of religion in the counseling field.