Carolyn Milliman, BA
Clinical Counseling Intern
Carolyn Milliman is a Clinical Counseling Intern at The Aspen Center. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from The University of North Carolina at Asheville. She is currently completing her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Northwestern University. As part of her graduate studies, Carolyn completed a year-long practicum at Northwestern University’s Family Institute, where she worked with patients from diverse backgrounds.
Carolyn’s work with LGBTQIA+ youth centered on supporting them as they explore parts of themselves that they want to get to know, develop, and heal. Carolyn believes that her experience in this population helps her approach all patients with sensitivity and inclusivity, emphasizing the importance of creating a safe and accepting environment where all individuals feel seen and heard.
Carolyn has experience working with individuals spanning various age groups. She finds great fulfillment in supporting patients dealing with a wide range of challenges, such as anxiety, depression, Anxiety & Panic, Interpersonal Relationship Issues, Life Transitions / Life Stressors, Identity & Self-Esteem Exploration, Perfectionism, Trauma and PTSD, and Family Conflict.
Being a part of The Aspen Center is a source of joy for Carolyn, as she considers it a privilege to assist individuals on their path towards personal growth and well-being.