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Chris Hanes

Director of Counseling and Psychological Services

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 (2019-21); 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, providing administrative oversight of clinical services. He also provided direct patient care for more than a decade at various schools, residential treatment settings and hospitals (2002-13). 
Hanes earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Indiana University, a masters in counseling from University of New Hampshire and a doctorate in counseling psychology with a minor in family psychology, also from Indiana University. 
Hanes is an active member of American Psychological Association, American College Health Association, Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors and many other organizations.