Krista Boyer is a graduate of Carlow University’s Psy D program. She also holds master’s degrees in Counseling Psychology from Chatham University and Business from Seton Hill University. She majored in Art Therapy and Art History while as an undergrad at Seton Hill University. She completed doctoral practicum experiences at Wesley Spectrum’s Integrated Partial Program, Allegheny General’s Neuropsych Clinic, and Carnegie Mellon’s Counseling Center. Krista’s dissertation was entitled Psychologists’ Attitudes Toward Holistic Techniques. She completed her internship through Immaculata University’s-Pre Doctoral Internship Consortium where she completed individual psychotherapy and a wide range of psychological testing. She also developed a reminiscence therapy program at a personal care home, created outreach programming aimed at stigma reduction, and appeared regularly as a guest expert on BCTV’s Talking Mental Health show. Krista currently practices at Connellsville Counseling and Psychological Services where she conducts diagnostic evaluations, provides supervision, and delivers individual, group, and family therapy to a wide range of clientele.


Boyer, K., Deligatti, A., & Rodino, E. (2011, June). Marketing psychological services ethically and professionally. Presented at the Pennsylvania Psychological Association’s 2011 Annual Convention. Boyer, K. (2010, April). 

The promotion of mental and physical health across the lifespan: Special topics addressing the self-care of women. Presented at Carlow University’s 6th Annual Graduate Colloquium. Boyer, K. (2010, February).

Self-Care behaviors in women: Common barriers, practical solutions. Symposium participant at the 35th Annual Association for Women in Psychology Conference, Sustaining the Vision: Nurturing Ourselves, Caring for Each Other, Preserving the Planet. Boyer, K. (2009, April).

Psychologists’ attitudes towards holistic healing techniques. Presented at Carlow University’s 5th Annual Graduate Colloquium, Research the Influences Practice. Boyer, K. (2009, April).

Conceptualizing and advancing social justice in counseling psychology. Symposium participant at Carlow University’s 5th Annual Graduate Colloquium, Research the Influences Practice. Boyer, K (2009, March).

The application of social contructionism in a partial hospitalization program for children and adolescents. Symposium participant at the 34th Annual Association for Women in Psychology Conference, Feminist Empowerment Through Unity and Diversity.

Research Interests

Holistic Techniques Forensic Psychology Parental Alienation Syndrome Social Justice Stigma Reduction Geriatric Treatment The Incorporation of Business and Psychology