Hasmik Chakaryan | Webster University

Hasmik Chakaryan, PhD, LPC


Assistant Professor & Director of Clinical Program
Department of Professional Counseling
329 Webster Hall 
(314) 246-8217 


PhD, University of Toledo, 2013
MA, Cincinnati Christian University, 2009

Research Interests

International Counselor Education
Mental Health Counseling
Sexual Abuse Counseling
's Issues in Counseling
Multicultural Counseling
Clinical and Developmental Supervision
Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental and Emotional Disorders (under supervision)
Marriage and Family Counseling
Disaster and Crisis Intervention
Ethics and Counseling
Suicide Assessment, Recognition and Procedures of Follow-Up
Domestic Violence/Intimate Partner Violence Counseling
Leadership and Advocacy in Counselor Education


Hasmik Chakaryan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Professional Counseling of Webster University starting August, 2013. She obtained her Master's degree in Clinical Counseling in Cincinnati in 2009 and her doctoral degree in Counselor Education from the University of Toledo in 2013. Throughout her career, she has been actively involved in social justice and human rights advocacy. She has founded, coordinated, as well as volunteered for several psycho-social and psycho-educational projects in Armenia and Romania. Hasmik has also established a training program for counseling paraprofessionals in Mexico and has presented in state and national conferences. Her experience includes extensive work in orphanages in Armenia and Romania, as well as training helping professionals who work with orphan children and victims of sex trafficking.

Hasmik enjoys dancing, cooking, baking and socializing with people from various backgrounds. She especially loves the arts, any expression of it. She loves to visit the symphony, the opera, the local theater to see a good play, the cinema, as well as museums.

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