Rya E. Hooks
Master Level Counselor
Rya Hooks earned her bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Psychology and minor in Sociology and Anthropology from the extraordinary High Point University. During her time in undergrad, she was involved in Leadership Fellows serving on the advisory board, the diversity mentorship program, and interned with Communities in Schools of High Point. She helped conduct a multimethod research study investigating collegiate attitudes towards the #MeToo movement in Spring of 2020. She is devoted to being of service in the community as an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. since April of 2021.
Rya is a certified Mental Health First Aider and is passionate about helping others while spreading awareness on mental health and accessibly to counseling. She aspires to gain her master’s degree in social work with the goal of making a larger impact on clients’ lives. She enjoys building trusting relationships with others and is dedicated to working with young adults and families of diverse backgrounds.