Adrienne Renwick earned a Master of Arts in Counseling and Educational Psychology in 2010 from the University of Nevada, Reno. She focused on school and community mental health counselling. Additionally, she obtained an Advanced Certificate in Addiction Treatment and Prevention Services in 2010 from the Center for the Application of Technologies in Addiction (CASAT). She is currently a hybrid doctoral student. in the counseling program at Oregon State University, with an expected graduation date of June 2023.
Adrienne is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LCPC) and Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC). Additionally, she is a Certified Supervisor for the Board of Examiners for Drug, Alcohol and Gambling Counselors and the Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors.
She has training and practice from a mixture of theoretical perspectives, primarily influenced by person-centered, existential, and multidimensional family therapy approaches. She has worked with clients dealing with a variety of mental health issues and specializes in trauma, domestic violence, substance abuse, and issues specific to children and adolescents. Her research interests include the use of corpus linguistics as a method to investigate social phenomena related to mental health, the influence of media on the counseling profession, and law and counselling.
She was raised in a military family and had the opportunity to travel the world, instilling in her a great respect and curiosity for diversity and people in general. In her spare time, she enjoys snowboarding, reading, exploring new cuisines and most importantly, spending time with her family.