Education

  • Ph.D. 2009 – University of Central Florida, Counselor Education and Supervision
  • M.Ed. 1992 – Boston University, Counseling
  • B.S. 1990 – University of Maryland, Psychology

Areas of Expertise

  • Counselor Development and Supervision
  • Interventions for High-Risk Youth
  • Social Justice Issues in Schools
  • Community-Based and Youth-Led Participatory Action Research
  • Parent Coaching
  • Practicum and Internship
  • Assessment and Evaluation for Counselors
  • Human Development Research Consultation
  • Group Counseling

Background

Prior to joining the faculty in 2014, Meghan Walter was an assistant professor of counselor education and coordinator of the school counseling program at Stetson University in Florida. She has also taught core counseling courses at Rollins College and the University of Central Florida.

Meghan has experience as a professional school counselor in public, K-8 parochial schools, and international schools in Germany. She has worked as an educational consultant and in adolescent substance abuse treatment. She has presented at national and international conferences on topics related to school counseling and counselor education/supervision. Her specific areas of interest and inquiry are in counselor development; community-based participatory research; interventions for high risk students; and social justice issues in schools. Additionally, Meghan’s clinical interests include parent coaching and the use of play therapy, sand tray therapy, and expressive arts in counseling.

Meghan is a licensed school counselor, a National Certified Counselor, a certified parent coach, a Certified Family Life Educator, and a certified Gottman educator.