Faculty/Staff Directory

Travis McKie-Voerste, Ph.D.

Travis McKie-Voerste, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Lorberbaum Hall
Room 245
650 College Dr. Dalton, GA 30720

Office Hours


Tuesday               10:45-12:00pm

Wednesday       9:45-10:45am (Ellijay)

Thursday             10:45-1:30pm

Office hours available by appointment



  • Ph.D.                                        University of Georgia              Counselor Education
  • Graduate Certificate         University of Georgia              Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Ed.S.                                        Arkansas State University       Psychology and Counseling
  • B.S.                                          Bemidji State University          Applied Psychology


Licensed Professional Counselor - GA

National Certified Counselor

Approved Clinical Supervisor


Travis McKie-Voerste is a Licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor, and Approved Clinical Supervisor. In addition to his passion for educating students about the application of principles of psychology, he continues to work in private practice and brings this experience to the classroom. Dr. McKie-Voerste also provides supervision for counselors pursuing licensure and is passionate about training the next generation of professional counselors. He has worked in mental health since 2009 and served as the head of the Dalton State College Counseling center prior to accepting a teaching position at Dalton State. 

Dr. McKie-Voerste's research interests include college mental health, counselor-client relationship factors, counselor education and gatekeeping. His dissertation focused on investigating the experiences of atheists receiving counseling in the Bible Belt of the United States and he continues research on the role of religion in the counseling field.


Course Name/Overview

Course Name Course Overview
PSYC 1101 - Introduction to Psychology
PSYC 3500 - Personality
PSYC 4400 - Clinical and Counseling Psychology
PSYC 3200 - Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 4700 - Tests and Measurements