Carly Boren, Ph.D., NCC

Assistant Professor of Counselor Education
Carly Boren


Dr. Carly Boren has been a Counselor Educator since 2016, and joined the University of Nevada, Reno in 2023. She holds a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Pennsylvania State University, and a graduate certificate in LGBT Health, Policy, and Practice from George Washington University. Dr. Boren's research and clinical interests include transgender mental health and nature-based counseling practices. She is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), and is actively involved in the American Counseling Association (ACA), and Counselors for Social Justice (CSJ). 


  • Ph.D., Counselor Education and Supervision, The Pennsylvania State University
  • M.Ed., Counselor Education, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Graduate Certificate, LGBT Health, Policy, & Practice, The George Washington University