Stacey NicelyTitle: Advanced PhD Practicum Counselor
Office Location: Bell Hall Suite 123
MA, Community Counseling
Northern Caribbean University
Stacey currently serves as an Advanced PhD Practicum Counselor. She has also served as the Testing Coordinator at the Counseling & Testing Center since August 2009. She is the trained Test Center Administrator and supervisor for many of the standardized tests administered by the center. These include; ACT, SAT, GRE Subject, TOEFL, MELAB, CLEP, DSST, LSAT, MPRE, Nelson Denny, among others. .
Before pursuing a career in counseling/psychology, Stacey completed studies in Business Administration and worked in corporate Jamaica for over 10 years with her last full-time position being that of a supervisor in the island's second largest commercial bank. She also served as administrative support staff at Northern Caribbean University in Jamaica for 4 years after completing her undergraduate degree there.
Stacey is a National Certified Counselor, and, a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Michigan. She is a member of the American Counseling Association, American Psychological Association (student affiliate), and Midwestern Psychological Association. Stacey is presently working on the dissertation toward a PhD in Counseling Psychology. Her areas of clinical interest include; interpersonal relationship issues, couple therapy, stress and coping, trauma, multicultural and diversity issues, and, individual resilience.
In her spare time, Stacey enjoys traveling and spending time in nature.
Current Research or Professional Activities:
Completed research on Cultural Adaptation to Stress Among College Students (Poster presentation at University of MIchigan Depression Conference - March 2015)
Oral Presentation at Midwestern Psychological Association Conference on "The Negative Effects of Corporal Punishement" - April 2015
Working on PhD Counseling Psychology at Andrews University
National Certified Counselor (Certificate #: 252576)
Licensed Professional Counselor: State of Michigan (License # 6401012236)
Certified Prepare/Enrich Facilitator