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Cannon, Edward

Edward Cannon PhD, LPC

Clinical Associate Professor and Counseling Program Leader
  • School of Education & Human Development

Email Address:edward.cannon@ucdenver.edu

Primary Phone:303-315-6335

Mailing Address:
  • CU Denver

Lawrence Street Center

1380 Lawrence Street

Denver, CO 80204

Edward Cannon joined the University of Colorado Denver in 2009 and coordinates the clinical mental health track for the M.A. in Counseling. He has taught graduate courses in Research Methods and Statistics, Addictions Counseling, Group Counseling, and Gender & Sexual Orientation, among others. He has presented at numerous national and state conferences. His research interests include examining climate issues for LGBTQ clients in treatment, as well as mental health resiliency factors for LGBTQ youth. He worked as a community and addictions counselor prior to obtaining his Ph.D. at the College of William and Mary. He recently served on the Board of Licensed Professional Counselor Examiners in Colorado, where Governor John Hickenlooper appointed him.

Areas of Expertise

  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • LGBTQ+

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • B.A. French Language and Literature/International Studies, College of William and Mary
  • M.Ed. Community and Addictions Counseling, College of William and Mary
  • Ph.D. Counselor Education and Supervision, College of William and Mary



  • 2018 President’s Diversity Award, for Development and Support of Something Queer, Back to School event for LGBTQ+ Faculty, Staff, and Allies
  • 2016-2018 Faculty Mentor, Center for Faculty Development
  • 2016 Outstanding Ally Award, Presented by the LGBTQ Student Resource Center at Auraria (CU Denver, Community College of Denver, and Metropolitan State University Denver).
  • 2015-16 Diversity Faculty Fellow, University of Colorado Denver Office of Diversity and Inclusion
  • 2013-14 Faculty Teaching Fellow, University of Colorado Denver Center for Faculty Development
  • 2012 National Mentor Award Association for LGBT Issues in Counseling
  • 2012 School Service Award School of Education and Human Development University of Colorado Denver

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