Vice President/Secretary (Past President)

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During my undergraduate time at Medgar Evers College I became involved in campus activities and through the Psychology Club I was introduced to NYABPsi. Throughout the course of my educational, professional and personal development NYABPsi members and board has been a stable in my life. There has been room for exploration, mentorship and knowledge gained throughout my time. As I look ahead into becoming a future psychologist know, I stand on the shoulders of some dynamic people. I will continue to promote its mission, fulfill my purpose and destiny in this great field

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Juanita Sharpe received her Bachelor of Arts degree at Medgar Evers College in 2010. In 2013 she graduated from College of Staten Island’s: Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program. She currently is Phd Candidate and in her 2nd year as a Walden University Counseling Psychology student. She has participated in several research studies relating to stereotype threats in counseling and community health concerns. As a member of NYABPsi, she has had the opportunity to participate in community events and educating the public about the mission of NYABPsi. Including serving over the course of 10 years as a member, Board Member, Past President, Committee Chair, Committee Co-Chair and is now serving another term as the current NYABPsi Secretary. She currently works as an Educational Counselor under Black Veterans for Social Justice, Inc-Pamoja House Men’s Shelter. She and other collogues are spearheading the M.E.C.C.A Program (Making Educational and Career Choice Advancements). Her professional interest includes coping and resilience, grief and loss, career development and multicultural development.