Will Meek, PhD

Counseling Psychologist


Therapy, Mental Health


Baldwin-Wallace College, University of Missouri-Kansas City



Will Meek, PhD, a former contributor for Verywell Mind, has been the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services at Brown University in Providence, RI, since 2017. Will was the first full-time mental health professional at Washington State University Vancouver, where he helped manage the needs of 4,000 students, many of which were uninsured.

Prior to these positions, Will was the Assistant Director of Counseling and Training at the University of Portland in Portland, OR, where he also had his own private practice.  

Will has experience working with clients who have a variety of mental health concerns, including generalized anxiety disorder in community mental health centers, university counseling centers, and hospitals.



Will Meek earned a BS in psychology from Baldwin-Wallace College (now University) in Berea, OH, and a PhD in counseling psychology from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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