M.Ed./Ed.S. Degree in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Florida (CACREP Accredited)
Registered intern in the state of Florida R-LMHC #21856
Counselor at the UF Counseling and Wellness Center
Phone: (352) 392-1575
Kerry Alyson Parks (ki/kin) provides individual and group therapy to UF students seeking support. Kerry also has a private counseling and consultation practice in Gainesville. Kerry has counseled adults struggling with major depressive disorder, spiritual and existential crises, suicidal ideation, PTSD, trauma, grief and loss, LGBTQ+ identities and concerns, and self-harming behaviors. Ki works through a transpersonal, humanistic lens and leans towards eco-conscious, holistic and animistic frameworks. Kerry has delved into psychedelic integration therapy and completed experiential trainings in alternative and complementary therapies in the US and abroad over the past 10 years. Kerry is currently training in Compassionate Inquiry with Dr. Gabor Maté. Kerry seeks to deepen awareness of trauma informed interventions, and applies the Compassionate Inquiry framework to life and work. Kerry is a member of the Center for Spirituality and Health and has taught the Mindful Living class multiple times over the years. Kerry is also a member of the UF Mindfulness program.