LaTrelle Jackson, M.A., Ph.D., is a licensed
clinical psychologist and clinically-certified forensic counselor.
Dr. Jackson is an associate professor in the School of Psychology & Counseling at Regent University and director of the Psychological
Services Center . She earned a Master of Arts in Rehabilitation Counseling
and a doctorate in Counseling Psychology from The University of Georgia.
She completed her APA accredited education by joining the Michigan
State University faculty for her internship. Her professional appointments
include Penn State University and The University of Florida.
Dr. Jackson has worked in a variety of areas
along the professional development continuum. As the state director
for the Georgia National Head Start-Transition initiative, she
shaped the infusion of Head Start-like services within the public
school system to determine whether these support services would
enhance the academic progress of elementary school children. Other
venues include working as the Outreach Coordinator, Peer Counselor
Coordinator, A.S.P.I.R.E. (African American Student Program for
Improvement in Retention and Education) Coordinator, EAP (Employee
Assistance Program) psychologist, assistant professor, and staff
psychologist at The University of Florida. While at Penn State
, Dr. Jackson was very active in graduate student program development
initiatives and functioned as the Counseling and Psychological
Services Center Multicultural Student Programs/Services Coordinator.
In addition to managing a consulting business, she also had a successful
private practice specializing in individual therapy and career
Committed to community empowerment and culturally-sensitive
education, Dr. Jackson has engaged in a variety of academic and community-based
endeavors. She's served as a consultant to the Michigan Parent Support
Network, Alachua County Economic Development Advisory Board, and
a variety of school superintendents. Her current interests include
consultation/supervision, mentorship, rights-of-passage (adolescent),
chronic pain management, group therapy, gerontology, and diversity
She is a member of the American Psychological
Association, American Counseling Association, National Association
of Forensic Counselors, and the Association of Student Personnel
Administrators. Dr. Jackson has been awarded numerous times for
her dedication to student development and growth.