• Ph.D., Eastern Kentucky University
  • M.A., Eastern Kentucky University
  • B.S., Eastern Kentucky University


  • Introduction to Counseling
  • Community Counseling and Social Justice
  • Relational Approaches to Counseling

Research Interests

  • Relational-Cultural Theory


Comstock-Benzick’s interests involve Relational-Cultural Theory (RCT), social justice issues and human dignity and development. She is currently working on a contribution to a book designed to apply RCT to couples counseling, which is being edited by Judith Jordan, Ph.D., and Jon Carlson, Psy.D., Ed.D. The focus of this chapter is on a RCT perspective of divorce. Her next project will be a contribution to Maternal Connections: Women and Reproduction Across the Life-cycle edited by Glenda Hufnagel. Comstock-Benzick is the editor of Diversity and Development: Critical Contexts that Shape Our Lives and Relationships, 2005.

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