Kris Amos

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Kris Amos, LPC, NCC, BCB-HRV

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Kris is from Detroit, Michigan and began working with CAPS in June of 2018. Kris is trained as a generalist, giving him broad experience with common issues, such as relationship difficulties, depression and more. He has a clinical focus in anxiety-related issues and uses biofeedback as a tool for treating presenting issues. 

Kris takes a person-centered approach to care, thoughtfully adapting to the unique needs of each person he sees. His training in existential-humanistic counseling, cognitive-behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, solution-focused approaches and more make him an asset to the CAPS team. 


  • Michigan State University, B.A., Psychology (2012)
  • University of Detroit-Mercy, Graduate Certification: Addiction Studies (2014)
  • Chicago School of Professional Psychology, M.A., Counseling Psychology (2017)
  • Michigan State University, Graduate Certification: Medical Neuroscience (2020)
  • Michigan State University, M.S., Sports Coaching, Leadership, and Administration (Est. 2023)

Professional Interests include:

  • Student and recreational athletics
  • Sports-related and career-ending injuries
  • Anxiety
  • Test and performance anxiety
  • Neuroscience
  • Graduate students
  • Military/Veterans
  • Biofeedback/Neurofeedback
Personal Interests and Accomplishments
  • Competed as MSU Varsity Track & Field athlete (2007-2009)
  • Writing poetry (published: “The Embryo of my Manhood: Second Edition (2016)”, “Are you Ready to Love yourself a Black Man? (2019)”, and “’Cause I’m a Baby! (2022)”.
  • Creating music (Released, “Afraid of the Dark EP 2021” and “Alive EP (2022)”)
  • Member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., Delta Kappa Chapter (Fall 2008)
  • Member of Chi Sigma Iota Honor Society, Delta Beta Sigma Chapter (2016)
  • Master Mason, Prince Hall Affiliated in the Jurisdiction of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge Free and Accepted Masons of Michigan