Wendy L. Greenidge, Ph.D., LMHC, NCC, CFM



Dr. Wendy Greenidge is the Interim Department Chair and Associate Professor in the Department of Counseling at Lamar University with over fifteen years of experience in the field of mental health counseling. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and holds several certifications in many subfields of counseling. Wendy is a Fulbright Scholar Alumna with a strong interest in establishing and improving international mental health programs. Her research interests primarily focus on increasing utilization of professional counseling services through culturally appropriate interventions. More specifically, her work examines the psycho-cultural correlates of help-seeking in international populations and develops strategies for reducing the barriers to help-seeking.

Dr. Greenidge is also interested in counselor wellness, play therapy, family counseling and infusing technology and expressive therapies in counselor education programs and counseling practice. She has published numerous articles on her interests, presents at the local, national and international level and facilitates mental health workshops internationally. She also serves on several international counseling associations and journals such as the Caribbean Journal for Psychology. She has worked in various professional counseling settings including inpatient, partial hospitalization, outpatient programs, in-home counseling, K-12 and college counseling settings, substance abuse and marriage and family agencies. Dr. Greenidge enjoys working with children and families.

Degrees

Ph.D. - Counselor Education - University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida

M.A. – Clinical Psychology – University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida

B.Sc. – Psychology & Human Resource Management – University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad, West Indies