Part-Time Staff Directory

Grace Hockenberry

Grace Hockenberry, MA, Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern, Part-Time Counselor

Grace joined the Stetson University Counseling Services as a Graduate Counseling Intern in January 2021. Upon graduation, she transitioned into a staff role as the Part-time Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern. 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. Outside of work, Grace enjoys spending time with her husband and fur babies, listening to music/podcasts, watching tv, and reading.

Education

  • MA, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • BS, Psychology, Florida State University; Minor: Classics

Licensure/Training and Certification(s)

  • Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern IMH22014
  • Current Clinical Supervisor:
    Keith Sims, MA,
    Licensed Mental Health Counselor, State of Florida, MH12684
  • Psychological First Aid Online Training Certificate
  • Telehealth for Mental Health Professionals: 2-Day Distance Therapy Training Certificate

Primary Therapeutic Approach(es)

  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Person-Centered Therapy
  • Multicultural Counseling
  • Reality Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Therapy

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 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 counseling services and outreach on college campuses. Megan is deeply passionate about working with individuals who have experienced trauma. Megan takes a psychodynamic and person-centered approach, which means that she helps the client use the past and present versions of themselves to grow into their most authentic self. She believes everyone can rise from any level of hardship and redefine what it means to be authentic to who they are. When it is all said and done, “Sometimes the bravest and most important thing you can do is just show up.” - Brené Brown

Education

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

Licensure/Training and Certification(s)

  • Safe Zone Training
  • 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 Gatekeeper Trainer Certificate
  • Being Mindful about Adjunctive Therapies and Their Contributions to Treatment Certificate

Interest Areas

  • Identity Development
  • Trauma
  • Body Image and Self-Esteem
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Mindfulness
  • Neuroscience in Counseling
  • Multicultural Counseling
  • LGBTQIA++
  • Holistic Wellness
  • Strength and Resilience
  • Student Outreach
Sharniece Supal

Sharniece Supal, BS, Graduate Counseling Intern

Sharniece joined Stetson University Student Counseling Services in January 2022 as a Graduate Counseling Intern. She attended the University of North Florida as a Track and Field student-athlete where she graduated with a degree in Sport Management. Upon graduation, Sharniece began working with student-athletes where she found compassion and love for mental health and therapy. She decided to pursue a profession in mental health counseling while continuing to work with athletes and serving as first-level on-call at Stetson University. Sharniece enjoys serving in her church community, anything outdoors and in nature, playing sports, dancing, and journaling. She strives to create a warm, welcome, and safe space while empowering and encouraging students in their journey. She seeks to work collaboratively with individuals on their goals in therapy while building coping and life skills.

Sharniece is passionate about her spirituality and one of her favorite quotes/ scriptures is Proverbs 3:5-6 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not to your own understanding; acknowledge him in all your ways and he shall direct your path”.

Education

  • MS, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Stetson University (in progress; expected August 2022)
  • BS, Sport Management, University of North Florida

Licensure/Training and Certification(s)

  • Trauma Focused CBT
  • Baker Act and Suicide Prevention Training
  • Marchman Act Basics
  • Psychological First Aid Training
  • Skills for Psychological Recovery Online
  • Adult and Child CPR/ First Aid/ AED Certified

Interest Areas

  • Trauma/ Racial Trauma
  • Multicultural Counseling
  • Student-Athletes/ Performance Issues
  • Adjustment and Life Transitions
  • Spirituality
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Coping Skills
  • Self-Care/ Mindfulness
  • First-Generation College Students

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.