Assistant Professor of Psychology

  • Carl Johann Library - 206A
  • Psychology Department
  • (573) 288-6000 Ext. 6452


Dr. Angel Knoverek joined the Culver-Stockton faculty in August 2017. She develops and teaches courses on psychology, child and adolescent development, childhood trauma and maltreatment, psychological assessment and counseling.

Knoverek serves as an associate faculty to the Complex Trauma Treatment Institute, which provides specialized training around the world. She also serves as the co-chair of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network's Complex Trauma/Developmental Trauma Disorder Work Group.

She is the owner of the Mindshift Center in Quincy, which provides counseling to individuals, couples and families. She previously held a variety of positions at Chaddock in Quincy from 2001 to 2017. Her last position there was as the director of program consultation and evaluation. Knoverek also was a staff trainer at Maryville Academy in Des Plaines, Ill., from 1994 to 2000.

She won the State of Illinois AdvancEd Award for quality performance as a lead evaluator at the State of Illinois AdvancEd Conference in September 2016. She has spoken at multiple conferences and made many presentations around the world on the subject of childhood trauma.

Knoverek, a native of Kahoka, Mo., also is a member of the adjunct faculty in the counselor education department at Adams State University in Alamosa, Colo. She previously was a part-time lecturer at Truman State University in Kirksville, Mo., from 2012-16.


1993 -- B.A., English, Culver-Stockton College, Canton, Mo.
1993 -- B.S., Psychology, Culver-Stockton College, Canton, Mo.
2000 -- M.S., Clinical Psychology, Benedictine University, Lisle, Ill.
2012 -- Ph.D., Philosophy, Counselor Education and Supervision, Regent University, Virginia Beach, Va.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Angel Knoverek