Zonovia Proctor, LMHC
Core Candidate Assistant Professor
MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Mindfulness-Based Transpersonal Counseling Concentration (Low-Residency)
PhD cand., Counselor Education and Supervision (CACREP) Dissertation: We Ga Link: Utilizing Indigenous Methodology to Explore Mental Health In Bahamian Immigrants. Anticipated Graduation Fall 2023 The University of Central Florida College of Community Innovation & Education; 2020 MS, Marriage, Couples and Family Therapy (CACREP) Certificate: Clinical Mental Health, Stetson University College of Arts and Science; 2010 MS, Transformative Leadership Thesis: Investigating Areas of Affective Growth and Emotional Intelligence Developed During Matriculation through a MS in Transformative Leadership Program. Bethune-Cookman University College of Graduate Studies; 2008 BA, Music Emphasis: Music Technology Bethune-Cookman University College of Arts and Humanities
MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Mindfulness-Based Transpersonal Counseling Concentration (Low-Residency)

Zonovia Proctor is a doctoral candidate in the counselor education program at the University of Central Florida. She completed her Master’s degree in Marriage, Couples and Family Therapy, with a Certificate in Clinical Mental Health, at Stetson University. Prior to this, Zonovia obtained a Master’s degree in Transformative Leadership from Bethune-Cookman University. Zonovia is a 2022-2023 Doctoral Fellow of the National Board of Certified Counseling’s (NBCC) Minority Fellowship Program. She is also a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Nationally Certified Counselor and a registered intern for Marriage and Family Therapy. Zonovia’s research foci includes Identity-Based Mental Health Concerns, Interventions for BIPOC and immigrant families, the Internationalization of Counseling in underserved countries, and understanding intersecting identities in client advocacy.

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