Shaywanna Harris, Ph.D.
Clinical Courses, Marriage and Family Therapy
Dr. Harris is an assistant professor of professional counseling. She received her Ph.D. in Counselor Education from the University of Central Florida, and her Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy from University of Akron. Her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology was completed at Hampton University. Her primary research interests include low SES children and families, as well as counselor education and supervision.
BA, Psychology, Hampton University
MA, Marriage and Family Therapy, University of Akron
PhD, Counselor Education, University of Central Florida
COUN 5372: Assessment and Treatment in Marriage and Family Counseling
COUN 5354: Basic Techniques and Abnormal Behavior
COUN 5689: Clinical Practicum
COUN 5367: Current Theories in Marriage and Family Counseling
Chronic Stress and Brain Development
Neurofeedback and Neurocounseling
Counselor Education and Supervision
Wheeler, N., Harris, S., & Young, M.E. (2018). Relationship educator experiences of couple improvement and group dynamics in relationship education with low-income couples. The Family Journal, 26(2), 174-184.
Harris, S., Lambie, G., & Hundley, G. (2018). The effects of neurofeedback training on college students’ attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder symptoms, depression, anxiety, and academic self-efficacy scores. Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation.
Harris, S. (2016). Systemic dual-developmental supervision: An approach for psychotherapy practitioners and supervisors. The Family Journal, 25(1), 84-90. 10.177/1066480716680183.
2017 University of Central Florida Dean’s Dissertation Completion Fellowship Recipient
Fellowship awarded to 13 outstanding UCF graduate students who have excellent research backgrounds and proposals for the dissertation phase of their degree programs.
2016 Florida Education Fund McKnight Doctoral Fellow Russel V. Ewald Academic Excellence Award
Award presented to Fellows who demonstrate their commitment not only to academic excellence but also to community service.