Associate Professor of Counselor Education/Dir of Counselor Education

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  • Psychology Department
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Dr. Angel Knoverek joined Culver-Stockton as psychology faculty in August 2017. She is currently the Assistant Professor of Counselor Education and program director. Dr. Knoverek is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in the state of Missouri and a licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC) in the state of Illinois. She is also an Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS).

Dr. Knoverek has served as an adjunct professor in the psychology department at Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri, and as adjunct and clinical faculty for the graduate counseling program at Adams State University in Alamosa, Colorado.

Before going into higher education, Dr. Knoverek held a variety of clinical leadership roles in community behavioral health and schools, including the Director of Consultation & Evaluation, Director of Clinical Services, Director of Trauma Services, and Associate Director of Student Development. She served as director for a project with the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN). She is currently the co-chairperson of NCTSN?s Complex Trauma/Developmental Trauma Disorder Work Group. She serves as a curriculum developer, technical assistant, and site director for the Complex Trauma Training Consortium, which is an NCTSN project committed to disseminating training across the country and its territories. Dr. Knoverek has numerous peer-reviewed publications.

Dr. Knoverek owns Mindshift Center, a private counseling center in Quincy, Illinois, that also provides training, consultation, and evaluation services around the country. She also co-owns RAVAN Properties & Renovations with her husband.

Dr. Knoverek earned her Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education & Supervision from Regent University in 2012, a Master of Science in Clinical Psychology from the Benedictine University in 2000, and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Bachelor of Arts in English from Culver-Stockton College in 1993.

She lives in Quincy, Illinois, with her husband, three college-age children, and three dogs. She enjoys swimming, boating, and late-night bonfires with family and friends. In her free time, she likes to read fiction.


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.

Associate Professor of Counselor Education/Dir of Counselor Education

Angel Knoverek
Angel Knoverek