2016: Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision, University of Wyoming
2011: MA in Marriage and Family Counseling, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
2006: BS in Psychology, Wofford College
Dr. Coggins' background is in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with specific focus
in child and adolescent counseling, play therapy and expressive arts interventions,
and parent/caregiver interventions.
Dr. Coggins' research interests include play therapy and expressive arts interventions
that utilize the therapeutic relationship as the primary and foundational agent of
change and facilitate holistic care for children and families.
Coggins, K. Opiola, K., & Carnes-Holt, K. (2017). Consultation strategies for working
with professionals supporting foster families. In R. L. Steen (Ed.). Emerging Research
in Play Therapy, Child Counseling, and Consultation. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Coggins, K. (2015). Why Play? The Importance of Play in Childhood. Wyoming Kids First
Coggins, K. (2014). Adventures in Child Parent Relationship Therapy. Wyoming Association
of Play Therapy Newsletter.