Dawn Moore

Clinical Director of the Center for Individual, Couple and Family Counseling
Faculty Instructor, Couple and Family Therapy Program
Expertise: Couples therapy and relationships, Divorce, Blended families and co-parenting, Infidelity, Alternative lifestyles, Healthy dating behaviors, ADHD and other neurodiversity in relationships, Drug, alcohol, and gambling counseling


Dawn Moore is dually licensed as a marriage and family therapist (LMFT) and drug, alcohol and gambling counselor (LADC).

The Las Vegas native and UNLV alum returned to the university in April 2023 to serve as a faculty instructor with the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine's Couple and Family Therapy program and as the clinical director for the program's Center for Individual, Couple, and Family Counseling.

She brings more than 20 years of clinical practice experience with individuals, couples, and families to the role: Moore has worked in private practice, as well as non-profit, juvenile justice, school counseling, academia, and community agency settings. She is an American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy-approved supervisor for both marriage and family therapy and licensed clinical professional counselor interns in Nevada. 

In 2013, Moore self-published a book Coming Out of the Dark, which explores the journey through depression, infidelity, divorce, and narcissistic abuse recovery. She additionally enjoys writing and teaching about topics including relationships, parenting, and the benefits of therapy.


  • B.A., Psychology, UNLV
  • M.S., Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, UNLV

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