Erin Carter


Erin Carter

Interim Director

Counseling & Student Development Center



Auditorium Annex 107


2002Rhode Island CollegeMSW
1996University Of Massachusetts DartmouthBA


Research interests

  • Mental health in marginalized communities.

Erin is a UMass Dartmouth Alumni who has returned to campus to work for and support students in their quest to receive a four-year education. She has worked in the counseling field for over 20 years. She has experience working with individuals, families and couples, does crisis management and has provided sensitivity training. Additionally, Erin has training in CBT, DBT, Skill System and NOVA (National Organization for Victim's Assistance). In utilizing the DBT model of growth it is important to support students in their learning that, “we may not have caused all of our own problems, but we must learn how to solve those problems anyway.” Erin’s clinical interest include anxiety/stress management, anger issues, race-based traumas, transition to college challenges and developing a strong sense of self.