KSU alum aspires to meet mental health needs in rural communities

KENNESAW, Ga. (Jun 10, 2020)Austin PeekKennesaw State University alumnus Austin Peek knows first-hand the importance of mental health resources being available in small, rural communities, and he plans to help address that need through a career as a clinical mental health counselor.

Peek, who earned his psychology degree from KSU as an Honors graduate this spring, will pursue a master’s in counseling from East Tennessee State University starting this fall. Peek aspires to run his own counseling practice to serve people in rural areas, drawing inspiration from growing up in a small town and needing to drive more than an hour to another county every week for treatment of his anxiety.


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