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Staff Psychologist

Cierra Whatley, PhD

Education: BA in Psychology, The Ohio State University; MA in Counseling Psychology , Howard University; and PhD in Counseling Psychology, University of Akron

Professional Interests: Students of color, the First Generation College student experience, and students from low-income backgrounds. Multicultural and feminist perspectives, trauma, oppression-based trauma, depression, and anxiety. Values autonomy, grit, community, resilience, solitude, self-compassion, and liberation.

Personal Interest: I love adventure and exploration. Hobbies include crocheting blankets, learning to sew, singing along terribly to my favorite songs, brunch with friends, and taking naps (rest is resistance).

Pronouns: She/Her