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Carly McCord, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences

Director of Clinical Services, Telehealth Counseling Clinic

Texas A&M University Health Science Center
School of Public Health

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About Dr. McCord

Carly McCord, PhD, is a clinical research assistant professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences at the Texas A&M School of Public Health, and an adjunct professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at Texas A&M University. She is also the Director of Clinical Services of the Telehealth Counseling Clinic (TCC).

Dr. McCord systematically studies the mental health needs of clients of the TCC and the communities in which they reside, develops and refines intervention approaches, investigates the effectiveness of interventions, and evaluates satisfaction with services. In both research and practice she is well-versed in underserved populations, training and supervision, positive psychology and strengths-based approaches, and telehealth.

She has a proven and documented expertise in providing high-quality mental health services via long-distance technology, engaging rural communities in order to reduce mental health disparities, and starting a successful and innovative training and supervision model for telepsychology.

Dr. McCord received her Bachelor of Arts in psychology from The University of Texas at Austin, Master of Science in educational psychology from Texas A&M University and doctorate in counseling psychology from Texas A&M University in 2013.

Vital Record news coverage

Going the extra mile: Reaching rural populations with telehealth

Telehealth Counseling Clinic utilizes technology to bring mental health care to underserved populations

April 17, 2018

Telehealth methods come to group counseling

How a group can meet miles from a mental health provider but still benefit

August 18, 2017

‘Huddling’ together for student learning and patient health

An interprofessional educational activity that benefits actual patients

July 3, 2017