Candace Chuyou-Campbell is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Play Therapist experienced in working with children, adolescents and adults through life experiences such as trauma, anxiety, depression, parenting and relationships. She is passionate about child and adolescent counseling and trauma counseling.
At the University of North Texas, she received her master's degree in community mental health counseling with an emphasis on children. Her dissertation at A&M-Commerce focused on play therapy and trauma. She worked for nine years at a non-profit where she helped children, adolescents and non-offending family members impacted by abuse and/or neglect.
Chuyou-Campbell believes people are complex beings who deserve to be viewed holistically, as they do not live in a vacuum. She encourages clients to explore their experiences and emotions, and use that knowledge to change their lives for the better.
A Conversation with Dr. Chuyou-Campbell
What do you like most about your career?
I love being able to help others while also teaching counselors-in-training how to help others. Counseling is my passion, as is supervising. Being able to combine both to help train the next generation of counselors keeps me going.
How do you help students at A&M-Commerce?
I get to help students at A&M-Commerce learn not just about counseling, but about who they are as a counselor. I supervise them each week and help them process. Through this supervision, I get to help students problem-solve.
The Harold Murphy Counseling Center (HMCC) in McKinney, Texas, invites residents of Collin County and surrounding areas to elevate their mental health and empower their lives. As a partnership between the Department of Counseling at Texas A&M University-Commerce and McKinney ISD, the center provides low-cost, quality mental health services for adolescents, adults, couples, families and […]