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Dr. Carruth is currently a Professor at the University of Puget Sound, and Director of the Master of Education in Counseling program. Dr. Carruth received her PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of Tennessee, a CACREP-accredited program. Dr. Carruth is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in Washington State, and an Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS). has spent the last 25 years working first as a music therapist and later as a mental health counselor and counselor educator. During her time as a music therapist, Dr. Carruth spent time working with older adults dealing with the effects of dementia, with adolescent males in correctional centers, and with young children and families who had witnessed and experienced trauma and interpersonal violence. During her time as a mental health counselor, Dr. Carruth spent time working with severely and persistently mentally ill adults, providing counseling and case management support from a wellness model.