Biographical Statement

Dr. Carr is a clinical assistant professor of psychology and director of the mental health counseling program. He holds a B.A. in Psychology with Honors from Florida State University, a M.S. in Instructional Systems Technology from Indiana University, and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology and Human Systems from Florida State University. He completed a predoctoral internship at the Kansas State University Counseling Center and a postdoctoral residency in community mental health serving clients with severe and persistent mental illness. His research interests include the use of technology to improve counselor training and the delivery of mental health services and to better understanding the overlap between mental health and career.

Education

  • Ph.D., Florida State University, 2008
  • M.S., Indiana University, 1998
  • B.A., Florida State University, 1990

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Internship
  • Career Counseling & Development
  • Career Counseling Laboratory
  • Consultation & Organizational Development
  • Internship
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Laboratory in Counseling
  • Practicum in Mental Health Counseling
  • Research in Counseling
  • Statistics

Publications

Book Chapters

  • Osborn, D. S., Carr, D. L., McClain, M. E., Sides, R. D., Lumsden, J. A., & Sampson, J. P.  (in press). Computer assisted career assessment. In S. Barclay & D Hays (Eds.), The counselor's guide to career assessment instruments (7th ed). Broken Arrow, OK: National Career Development Association.
  • Sampson, J. P., McClain, M. E., Dozier, C., Carr, D. L., Lumsden, J. A., & Osborn, D. S. (2013). Computer assisted career assessment: State of the Art. In C. Wood & D Hays (Eds.), A counselor's guide to career assessment instruments (6th ed). Alexandria, VA: National Career Development Association.
  • Carr, D. L. & Epstein, S.A. (2009). Information and Resources to Enhance Career Advising. In K. Hughey, J. Damminger, E. McCalla-Wiggins, & D. B. Nelson (Eds.) Handbook of Career Advising. Manhattan, KS: National Academic Advising Association.
  • Sampson, J. P., Jr., Carr, D. L., Lumsden, J. A., Smisson, C. P., & Dozier, C. (2009). Computer-assisted career assessment: State of the Art. In E. A. Whitfield, R. Feller, & C. Wood (Eds.), A counselor's guide to career assessment instruments (5th Ed). Alexandria, VA: National Career Development Association.
  • Sampson, J.P., Jr., Carr, D. L., Panke, J., Arkin, S., Vernick, S. H., & Minvielle, M. (2004). Implementing Internet Web sites in counseling services. In J. Bloom & G. Walz (Eds.), Cybercounseling and Cyberlearning: Strategies and resources for the Millennium (pp. 247-257) (2nd ed.). Greensboro, NC: American Counseling Association and ERIC Clearinghouse on Counseling and Student Services.
  • Sampson, J. P., Jr., Lumsden, J. A., Carr, D. L. (2001). Computer-assisted career assessment. In J. T. Kapes & E. A. Whitfield (Eds.), A counselor's guide to career assessment instruments (4th. ed.). Alexandria, VA: National Career Development Association.

Journal Articles

  • Peterson, G. W., Leasure, K., Carr, D. L., & Lenz, J. G. (2009-2010). The decision space worksheet: An assessment of context in career decision making. Career Planning and Adult Development, 24, 87-96.
  • Sampson, J.P., Jr., Carr, D. L., Makela, J. P., Arkin, S., Minvielle, M., & Vernick, S. H. (2003). Enhancing counseling services with Internet Web sites. Journal of Technology in Counseling, 3(1), 1-29.

Monographs

  • Carr, D. L. (2003). The effect of a workbook intervention on college students’ reframes of dysfunctional career thoughts (technical report No. 37). Tallahassee, FL: The Florida State University, Center for the Study of Technology in Counseling and Career Development.
  • Carr, D. L. (2003). A model for evaluating the effectiveness of cognitive reframes of dysfunctional career thoughts (technical report No. 36). Tallahassee, FL: The Florida State University, Center for the Study of Technology in Counseling and Career Development. 
  • Panke, J., Carr, D. L., Arkin, S., & Sampson, J. P., Jr., (2001). A process for developing the structure of need-based Web sites (technical report No. 29). Tallahassee, FL: The Florida State University, Center for the Study of Technology in Counseling and Career Development.
  • Sampson, J. P., Jr., Carr, D. L., Arkin, S., Minvielle, M., Panke, J., Vernick, S. H. (2001). Design Strategies for Need-Based Internet Web Sites in Counseling and Career Services (technical report No. 28). Tallahassee, FL: The Florida State University, Center for the Study of Technology in Counseling and Career Development.
  • Sampson, J. P., Jr., Lumsden, J. A., Carr, D. L., & Rudd, E. A. (1999). A differential feature-cost analysis of seven Internet-based Career Information Delivery Systems (CIDS): (technical report No. 24). Tallahassee, FL: The Florida State University, Center for the Study of Technology in Counseling and Career Development.

Presentations

  • Towers, G. W., Poulsen, J. R., Carr, D. L., Zoeller, A., Torres Bernal, A., & Crisp. C. (2016, October). Career self-efficacy mentoring for pre-promotion underrepresented faculty. Paper to be presented at the 9th Annual Mentoring Conference at University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Carr, D. L., (2016, May). Narcissism, dysfunctional thoughts, & vocational interests in decision making readiness assessment. Roundtable presented at 2016 Biennial Conference Society for Vocational Psychology at Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.
  • Carr, D. L., & Kostrzewsky, C. (2016, May). Use staff time wisely by assessing readiness for career decision making. Program presented at Getting an EDGE: Academic Advising and Career Planning at Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Carr, D. L. (2016, April). Y comes before z: Narcissism, negative thinking, and vocational interest in career decision making readiness assessment of Millennials. Program presented at the Spring 2016 Conference of Career Development Professionals of Indiana, Marion, IN.
  • Carr, D. L., Kostrzewsky, C., & Roush, P. W. (2014, September). Use staff time wisely by assessing readiness for career decision making. Program presented at the Fall 2014 Conference of Career Development Professionals of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Carr, D. L., & Kostrzewsky, C. (2014, July). A pre-practicum career counseling laboratory for mental health counseling graduate student trainees. Roundtable presented at the National Career Development Global Conference, Long Beach, CA.
  • Carr, D. L., & Kostrzewsky, C. (2014, April). A partnership between a university career center & graduate program in mental health counseling. Program presented at the Spring 2014 Conference of Career Development Professionals of Indiana, Muncie, IN.

Professional Association Memberships

  • American Psychological Association
  • Career Development Professionals of Indiana
  • Indiana Counseling Association
  • Indiana Psychological Association