Center for Psychological Studies


Dr. Shannon Karl


Shannon Karl, Ph.D, LMHC, NCC, CCMHC
Associate Professor

Phone: (954) 262-5725


Shannon Karl, Ph.D., LMHC, NCC, CCMHC is currently an Associate Professor with the Center for Psychological Studies at Nova Southeastern University. She received her doctorate from the University of Central Florida in 2004. She has extensive clinical mental health experience and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Florida as well as a National Certified Counselor and a Clinically Certified Mental Health Counselor.

Dr. Karl has published in the areas of eating disorders, domestic violence, counseling student performance, attachment and school satisfaction, spirituality in counseling as affected by client chronic physical pain, and the DSM-5. She is the Past-President of the Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling and the presiding Secretary of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. Her current research interests include: student selection into counseling programs, spirituality and chronic pain, student practicum performance, and counseling implications of the DSM-5. Dr. Karl has presented regionally, nationally, and internationally on each of these topics.