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Employee Directory: Chris Stuive
P: (907) 262-0335
Location: Enid S. McLane Building (EMB) 169B
Campus: Kenai River Campus

Chris Stuive

Professor of Counseling

Office Location

Enid S. McLane Building (EMB) 169B

Office Hours

  • Monday: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Thursday: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Friday: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm


Christina Stuive is a Professor of Counseling at KPC's Kenai River Campus since 2010. She has been practicing as a Professional Counselor for the past 19 years. Dr. Stuive began her career with a non-profit Community Agency and spent the first seven years working in an urban setting serving ethnic minority adolescents from a lower socioeconomic class in the Midwest. Conducting home assessments, court-directed drug and alcohol assessments, and providing mental health and substance abuse treatment in community-based outpatient to secure residential, she has worked the continuum.  

She has taught graduate courses in counseling and currently continues to provide post-master’s supervision to counselors in the community. She also teaches UNIV and HUMS courses at KPC. She currently provides academic advising, personal counseling, crisis counseling, and faculty consultation. 

Research Interests

  • Alaskan Native Health
  • Alaskan Native Ways of Knowing
  • Counselor Supervision Practices
  • Multicultural Counseling Practices
  • Rural Counseling Practices and Delivery
Counseling Expertise
  • Brainspotting for mental health and performance
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Holistic Health
  • Multicultural Counseling
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma-Informed Practices


  • 2013 - Ph.D. in Counselor Education from Western Michigan University
  • 2002 - M.A. in Counselor Education from Western Michigan University
  • 2000 - B.A. in History from Grand Valley State University


Certified Brainspotting Clinician, 2021-present
Brainspotting Trainings, LLC. 
Long Island, NY

Board Certified Telemental Health Counselor
Certification 2600
Greensboro, NC

National Certified Counselor, 2004 - Present
Certification 80339
Greensboro, NC

Licensed Professional Counselor & State Recognized Supervisor, 2010 - Present
License #672
State of AK

National Provider Identifier Standard (NPI)
I.D. #1992835086
Baltimore, MD


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