Sterling P. Travis is an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Counseling and Educational Studies at the School of Education. He completed his master’s degree in community counseling from the University of Mississippi, and then earned his doctoral degree in counselor education and supervision from the College of William and Mary.

Travis’ research focus is on individual psychology; evidence-based practices; and college student development. He has presented at state, regional, national, and international conferences, and holds extensive clinical experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in a variety of settings. Before joining the faculty at Hopkins, Travis served as the Clinical Director of a specialty hospital system for the treatment of eating disorders. He has served as a counselor at several university counseling centers and has worked in private practice and several grant-funded counseling centers. He still maintains a small caseload at a private practice providing teletherapy services. Additionally, Travis has extensive experience supervising clinicians at the graduate level and those seeking state licensure. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor (VA), a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (Md.) and a National Certified Counselor. Sterling currently serves on the Board of Directors of the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology.