Colin Sutton, LCSW, MEd (he/him/they)

CAPS Staff Clinician and Embedded Counselor for African American Student Affairs Center

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Identities & Language

  • Cis Man
  • Gay
  • Queer
  • Black or African American 
  • Language: English

Education & License

Colin is a Clinical Social Worker licensed in Arizona (LCSW), Maryland (LCSW-C), and Washington, D.C. (LICSW). He earned his Bachelor's from University of Pittsburgh and his dual Master's in clinical social work and Human Sexuality Education from Widener University near Philadelphia.

CAPS Service Teams

  • Counseling
  • Embedded Counselor at African American Student Affairs

Specialty Populations


Specialty Areas

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Life Transitions
  • Men's Issues
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • Racial Trauma
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Orientation Concerns
  • Stress 

Treatment Approach

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Strength-Based 

Professional Interests

Colin has a variety of professional interests. These include (though not limited to) working on themes of identity development, phase of life and adjustment concerns, anxiety, depression and other mood concerns, grief, stress management relationship, and friendship issues among other topics. Colin particularly enjoys working with intersectional identities of LGBTQ+ and BIPOC populations as well as working with men on sexual concerns and emotional freedom. Colin enjoys working with folx across the life span from a variety of cultures, genders, etc. 

Personal Interests

In his spare time, Colin is an avid video-gamer and also spends time with photography learning photoshop. He enjoys arts-related events, crafty things, and travel. However, napping will always be a classic pastime. 

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