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Carrie Wachter



Phone: 847.491.2054

Strengths: Connectedness | Developer | Achiever | Learner | Relator

Carrie Wachter is the Director of the Center for Awareness, Response and Education (CARE). She joined Northwestern University in January of 2015. Carrie provides confidential advocacy and support services for all students at NU and works toward creating an empathic and appropriate response to sexual violence throughout campus. She received her MA in Clinical Psychology from Roosevelt University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Prior to joining NU, Carrie worked at Rape Victim Advocates in Chicago where she brought a sex-positive perspective to her work. She has over 7 years of experience working with survivors of interpersonal violence and is committed to helping empower students through advocacy, education, and promoting self-determination. Carrie’s background in trauma-informed care ensures her approach is holistic and survivor-centered. Born and raised in Chicago, her free time is usually spent biking or having impromptu dance parties with her young daughter.