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Dr. Chris Hanes

Director of Counseling and Psychological Services

Dr. Christopher Hanes

Christopher Hanes currently serves as director for Purdue University Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), which is the primary provider of mental health services and resources for Purdue students.

Hanes held several leadership positions in counseling and psychological services including Student Counseling Services Director at Iowa State University (22019-21); Associate Director/Clinical Director, CAPS at University of Cincinnati (2017-19) and Associate Director/Clinical Director, CAPS at the University of Central Florida, Orlando (2013-17), including interim assistant director for clinical services and associate director, providing administrative oversight of clinical services. He also provided direct patient care for more than a decade at various schools and hospital (2002-13).

Hanes earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Indiana University, Bloomington, masters in counseling from University of New Hampshire, Durham, and a doctorate in counseling psychology, also from Indiana.

Hanes is an active member of American Psychological Association, American College Counseling Association, Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors and many other organizations.