• Dayna Watson completed a Ph.D. in Counseling and Counselor Education from the University of Florida. She has extensive experience and training in clinical supervision and mental health counseling, specializing in counseling children, adolescents, and young adults. Dr. Watson’s clinical areas include play therapy techniques and creative interventions with children and adolescents, group therapy with young children, and cognitive therapy. Her research interests include issues of social class and poverty in mental health counseling, community-school collaboration, and counseling student development.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2018 A New Typology: Four Perspectives of School Counselor Involvement with Families.Journal of School Counseling.  16:1-41. 2018
    2017 Motivational Interviewing as a Consultee-Centered Framework for Community-Based Consultation in SchoolsJournal of Counselor Practice2017
    2015 A constructivist study of graduate assistants’ healthcare experiences in a research universityQualitative Report.  20:482-497. 2015

    Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Mental Health Counseling / Counselor, University of Florida 2015
  • Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling / Counselor, Auburn University 2007
  • Full Name

  • Dayna Watson