Christopher Flynn, Ph.D., ABPP
Director, Counseling Center
Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Christopher Flynn, Ph.D., is Director of the Counseling Center at Virginia Tech. In 2007, Dr. Flynn helped the Virginia Tech community recover from the April 16 tragedy in which a troubled student shot and killed 32 people. He has since helped others in the counseling profession prepare for and manage crisis situations. He presently serves as the mental health member of the threat assessment team at Virginia Tech. Previously he served on the threat assessment team at Loyola University New Orleans while director of the Counseling & Career Services Center. Dr. Flynn chaired the Task Force on Access to Services
in the Virginia College Mental Health Study (2010), a broad review of mental health services in almost every college and university in the state, prepared for the Joint Commission on Health Care, General Assembly of Virginia. He has served on the Board of the Association of University and College Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCD), and in 2013 received the AUCCCD Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Flynn earned a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from University of Miami.
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