Part-Time Staff Directory

Dulce Barrera

Dulce Barrera, MA, Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern, Part-Time Multicultural Counselor

Dulce joined Stetson University Counseling Services in August of 2020 as a Graduate Counseling Intern. After completing her graduate internship, she transitioned into a staff role as the Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern with a focus on multicultural counseling. Dulce is of Mexican descent and is fluent in Spanish. She has spent the last eight years both volunteering and working in the non-profit sector empowering immigrants, first-generation students and working-class families across Central Florida. Her lived experiences as a Latinx woman, first-generation student, social worker, social justice advocate and now counselor have inspired her to highlight the dire mental health consequences of oppression for marginalized communities. Outside of therapy, Dulce enjoys spending time with family and friends, listening to music, watching scary movies and exploring the outdoors. She believes there is good in everyone and empowers each student as they take a lead in creating and navigating a life unique for them.

Education

  • MA, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Rollins College
  • BA, Social Work, University of Central Florida

Licensure/Training and Certification(s)

  • Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern IMH21384
  • Current Clinical Supervisor:
    Erika Lohmus, MA,
    Licensed Mental Health Counselor, State of Florida, MH13934
  • Psychological First Aid Online Training Certificate
  • CALM - Counseling on Access to Lethal Means
  • Baker Act and Suicide Prevention Training Certificate

Primary Therapeutic Approach(es)

  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Multicultural Counseling
  • Humanistic Therapy
  • Person-Centered Therapy

Interest Areas

  • First-Generation College Students
  • Undocumented and DACA Students
  • Latinx
  • LGBTQ+
  • Self-care
  • Personal Development
  • Adjustment and Life Transitions
  • Anxiety and Stress
  • Depression
  • Trauma
Grace Hockenberry

Grace Hockenberry, BS, Graduate Counseling Intern

Grace joined the Stetson University Counseling Services as a Graduate Counseling Intern in January 2021. After graduating from Florida State University with a degree in Psychology, she pursued career opportunities in customer service, recruiting and human resources. After a few years of this, she found the work unfulfilling and returned to school to pursue a profession in mental health counseling where she is excited to be able to help others. Due to her experiences with mental health, she is extremely passionate about helping clients who are coping with issues of depression, anxiety, stress, self-esteem, suicidal ideation and trauma. She is also excited about collaborating with clients during their journey through their college experience and transition through young adulthood. She believes in using an integrative, holistic and multicultural approach with her clients in order to better understand and assist them with their unique concerns.

Education

  • MA, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (in progress; expected December 2021)
  • BS, Psychology, Florida State University; Minor: Classics

Licensure/Training and Certification(s)

  • Psychological First Aid Online Training Certificate
  • Telehealth for Mental Health Professionals: 2-Day Distance Therapy Training Certificate

Interest Areas

  • Trauma
  • Depression
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • LGBTQIA++
  • Anxiety and Stress
  • Self-care
  • Self-Esteem
  • Multicultural Counseling
  • Young Adults
  • Group Therapy
  • Career Exploration
Xavier Hill

Xavier Hill, BA, Graduate Counseling Intern

Xavier joined Stetson University Student Counseling Services in August 2021 as a Graduate Counseling Intern. He is a former student-athlete playing basketball at Newberry College. He is originally from South Carolina and moved to Florida to pursue counseling. He has worked in a private practice in Port Orange where he was able to work with a diverse population of people and challenges. Xavier strives to create a space that is calm, comfortable, and nonjudgmental for all who have made the brave step of seeking counseling.

Education

  • MS, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Stetson University (in progress; expected May 2022)
  • BA, Psychology, Newberry College; Minor: Business Administration

Licensure/Training and Certification(s)

  • Psychological First Aid Online Training Certificate
  • Baker Act and Suicide Prevention Training Certificate
  • Play Therapy Certificate
  • Secondary Traumatic Stress Training

Interest Areas

  • Performance Issues
  • Athletic Issues
  • Adjustment and Life Transitions
  • Medical Injury
  • Depression
  • Anxiety and Stress
Megan Asmussen

Megan Asmussen, BA, Graduate Counseling Intern

Megan joined Stetson University Counseling Services as a Pre-Practicum Trainee in January 2020 to assist with Outreach and rejoined the team as a Graduate Counseling Intern in August 2021. She has 6 years of outreach experience working with college students at the community college, public university, and private school level. She has found a passion for helping students through the process of becoming who they want to be and finding ways to cope with the stresses of college and adulthood. She also recognizes the importance of diversity and inclusion in both outreach and counseling services on college campuses. Megan is deeply passionate about working with individuals who have experienced trauma. Megan takes an existential and person-centered approach, which means that she believes everyone has the ability to rise from any level of hardship and redefine what it means to be authentic to who they are. She also likes to utilize mindfulness and neuroscience to help inform her practice.

Education

  • MA, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Rollins College (in progress; expected May 2022)
  • BA, Psychology, Southern Illinois University

Licensure/Training and Certification(s)

  • Baker Act and Suicide Prevention Training Certificate
  • CALM - Counseling on Access to Lethal Means
  • Advocacy Core Training through Florida Council Against Sexual Violence
  • PESI TELEHealth for Mental Health Professionals
  • QPR Suicide Prevention Certificate
  • Being Mindful about Adjunctive Therapies and Their Contributions to Treatment Certificate

Interest Areas

  • Trauma
  • Identity Development
  • Adjustment and Life Transitions
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Mindfulness
  • Neuroscience in Counseling
  • Multicultural Counseling
  • LGBTQIA++
  • Holistic Wellness
  • Grief and Loss
  • Body Image and Self-Esteem
  • Strength and Resilience
  • Student Outreach

Providing Services to Graduate Students

Lynn Schoenberg

Lynn Schoenberg, EdS, LMHC, Dean of Students and Part-Time Counselor

Lynn came to Stetson in 2007 as the Assistant Director of Health and Wellness Initiatives. From that time, she has worked with students around substance abuse issues and overall wellness in numerous roles. In 2013, Lynn started working with students in Student Counseling Services. In January 2015, she was promoted to Dean of Students, bringing her passion for wellness and mental health to advocate for all Stetson University students. Lynn provides counseling services to graduate students.

Education

  • EdS, Mental Health Counseling, University of Florida
  • MEd, Mental Health Counseling, University of Florida
  • BS, Psychology, Lynchburg College

Licensure/Training and Certification(s)

  • Licensed Mental Health Counseling, State of Florida, MH 16142
  • National Certified Counselor

Note: Lynn is no longer accepting new clients.