Harper is a graduate student in East Carolina's Counselor Education Master’s program with a specialization in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She graduated from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor's in psychology in spring 2019. During her time at Appalachian State, Harper served as a childcare volunteer at Oasis, a domestic violence shelter, doing activities with children during support groups. She has also worked as an intern at Healing Transitions in Raleigh, NC helping women with substance use disorders. Through this experience she gained practical, hands-on experience with a variety of populations and life experiences.
Some areas of interest of hers include: children with trauma and PTSD, domestic violence, and anxiety. She is interested in crisis intervention and community outreach for those suffering from abuse.
Harper believes that the most important part of counseling and growth as an individual is the therapeutic relationship. She seeks to come alongside her clients and work to support them in the ways they need it most.
Harper lives in Wake Forest with her family. She has a heart for children and works as a nanny while completing her graduate program. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, traveling, listening to podcasts and doing yoga.