Clinical Assistant Professor
PhD., Counselor Education, University of Central Florida
M.S., Mental Health Counseling, Stetson University
B.A., Psychology, Stetson University
Dr. Mejía’s professional interests include, identity development, trauma informed interventions, clinical training and supervision, immigrant and LGBTQI populations, relationships and holistic wellness.
Approach to Therapy
Dr. Mejía’s theoretical perspective is integrative, heavily informed by humanistic, family systems, critical and ecological theories situated in the praxis of social justice. Interventions utilized are resilience, strength based, and relational, rather than pathologically based and some experiential in nature. Therapeutic emphasis on understanding self through insight and meaning while integrating a sense of wellness.
Approach to Supervision
Dr. Mejía uses the discrimination supervision model (Bernard, 1997) working with supervisees. She believes in creating a supervisor/supervisee relationship that is collaborative and supportive of the supervisee’s development, while also encouraging growth.
Approach to Wellness
Dr. Mejía believes in having a variety of creative outlets that nurture wellness. She experiments with knitting, crocheting, painting, crafting, and sewing. She also enjoys reading graphic novels and spending time with friends and family.