Terese Millet Joseph
Mentoring Topic: Surviving and Thriving as a Psychologist of Colour
Terese Millet Joseph is a Counseling Psychologist, originally from the island of Antigua, in the Eastern Caribbean. She has been working in this field for the past 16 years. Over the span of her career, her duties have included professional and curriculum development, human resource management, advocacy work, lectures, workshops, seminars, and therapeutic services. She is bilingual, and has lived, worked, and studied in Antigua & Barbuda, Cuba, Trinidad & Tobago, Belgium, and the USA. This allows her to bring an objective, congenial and multicultural approach to her work. She is currently a practicing Psychotherapist in Central New York, and a Doctoral Student pursuing a PhD in Human Development & Family Science at Syracuse University. Her research interests include Parental Ethnic-Racial Socialization, Minority Stress, Africana Studies and Trauma.
Dr. René Level
Mentoring Topic: Different Career Options with a Psychology Degree
Dr Rene` Level holds a Doctorate Degree in Education where she specialize in Curriculum Development. She is the Dean of Discipline at Cumberland High School in St Catherine, She is the President for Region 6 Deans of Discipline, a Justice of the Peace for St. Catherine and Major for Dynamic Cadet Corps. She has a passion to serve the needs of children and influence the lives of those who are involved in the educational setting. Level's expertise in life skills, paramilitary, drama, psychology, cultural and art therapy combined with Educational Leadership and Management have developed the Transformational leader within her.
Dr. Cheril Thompson
Mentoring Topic: Preparing for a Position as a Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Cheril Thompson is a Licensed Clinical psychologist and an Associate Professor at Northern Caribbean University. She has over 10 years of teaching experience at the university level, locally and abroad. Dr Cheril Thompson has over 18 years of experience providing treatment to adults, children, and families. Her area of expertise includes psychological testing, and diagnosis of various psychological disorders. She is experienced in providing treatment for depression, behavioral problems, anxiety, anger management, grief/bereavement, psychotic disorders, social problems, conflict with parents, ADHD, trauma and abuse treatment. Dr. Thompson is in private practice in Mandeville Manchester. She is a member of the Jamaica Psychological Society (JAMPSYCH), the International Honor Society in psychology (PSI CHI), and the American Psychological Association (APA). She is currently involved in research.