Dr. Korinne “Kori” Babel is an Associate Professor and the Clinical Director at Troy University. She is an instructor for the Clinical Mental Health program, the Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Counseling Certificate, and the Clinical Mental Health Counseling post-masters certificate coordinator. She completed her Ph.D. in Counselor Education from Auburn University, her MS in School Counseling from Argosy University-Sarasota, and a BS in Early Childhood Education from the University of South Florida. Dr. Babel is a Licensed Professional Counselor (GA), Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor (GA), National Certified Counselor, and a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor. She has been a National Childhood Traumatic Stress Network affiliate for seven years and is a certified DC 0-5 trainer through Zero to Three. Before earning her master’s degree, she was an elementary educator in a Title 1 school. She has researched aggressive toys in play therapy, pre-credentialed and counselor-in-training self-efficacy, and Animal Assisted Play Therapy. She is active in many counseling professional organizations and has presented on a state, regional, and national level.