Jason Perry, PhD, LCMHC

Teaching Assistant Professor, Counselor Education


Expertise: Career counseling with criminal justice populations, risks to recidivism, career self-efficacy, group work, and clinical mental health

Dr. Perry is an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Counselor Education Program in the Department of Interdisciplinary Professions at East Carolina University. He was the 2013 recipient of the Association for Humanistic Counseling’s (a division of the American Counseling Association) distinguished Emerging Leader Award and is an active member of the North Carolina Counseling Association.
Postmodern and constructivist career strategies for community ex-offenders are at the center of his current research interests. Dr. Perry has written on these topics, as well as presented at the state, national, and international levels. Dr. Perry embraces values of the humanistic psychology of Alfred Adler and Carl Rogers, which emphasize person-centeredness, the importance of the therapeutic alliance, and unconditional positive regard.