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2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211

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(904) 256-8000


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Dr. Michelle Mitchell

Assistant Professor and Clinical Director

Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Email address  mmitche40@ju.edu
Telephone number  904-256-7658
Resume or CV  Curriculum Vitae
Office location  AHSB 2203


Areas of Specialization
Instrument Development, Multicultural Issues in Counseling, Black Mental Health, Mentorship, and Counselor Education and Supervision

Ph.D., Counselor Education and Supervision, University of Central Florida

M.Ed., Mental Health Counseling, Duquesne University

B.S, Public Health, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania 

Professional Information
Dr. Mitchell is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Pennsylvania and a NBCC National Certified Counselor (NCC). As a new resident to the Jacksonville area, she is looking to obtain the equivalent licensure (LMHC) within the state of Florida. Further, Dr. Mitchell has obtained professional counseling experiences within residential, outpatient, school-based, and in-home settings where she has developed a passion working with a diverse client base. She often integrates these clinical experiences within her teaching through experiential activities in an to effort assist students in the creation of meaning through the learning process. Moreover, her research interests include cultural considerations in counseling and student development of multicultural counseling competency. She has been recognized and awarded for her research efforts and commitment to the counseling profession through awards from organizations such as the American Counseling Association (e.g., 2019 Courtland Lee Excellence Scholarship Award), Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (e.g., 2020 Young Emerging Leader Award), the Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling (e.g., 2018 Student Research Grant), and the National Board of Certified Counselors (e.g., 2017 Minority Fellow).