Dr. Aaron Hymes serves as assistant professor of counseling and leads the addictions counseling concentration in Milligan’s counseling program. He is a licensed professional counselor and mental health service provider, a board approved clinical supervisor, and certified master addictions counselor with over a decade of professional experience.
Hymes most recently served as assistant professor and director of behavioral health for East Tennessee State University’s Department of Family Medicine. He previously worked to develop the substance abuse certificate program and curriculum at Lindsey Wilson College. As a counselor, he has worked in private practice and served as lead counselor for an addictions treatment program. He received his doctor of philosophy in counselor education from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, his master of education in counseling and human development from Lindsey Wilson College, and his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Concord University.