Ami Camp, PhD

Assistant Professor, Counselor Education

Expertise: School Counselors Supporting Students Experiencing Homelessness, Social Justice Practices of Counselors, Multicultural Education, Child-Centered Play Therapy

Dr. Ami Camp is an Assistant Professor of Counselor Education in the Department of Interdisciplinary Professions at East Carolina University. Prior to becoming a counselor educator Dr. Camp served as a high school counselor in Central VA. In addition, she has professional experience working in community settings serving adolescents at-risk of out-of-home placement due to myriad mental health challenges and youth in foster care. Dr. Camp’s teaching and research interests include the self-efficacy of school counselors supporting students experiencing homelessness, social justice practices of counselors, multicultural education, and child-centered play therapy. Dr. Camp has presented her research at the national, regional, and state levels and has publications in several flagship journals to include Counselor Education and Supervision, Professional School Counselor, Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, and International Journal of Play Therapy.