St. Vincent’s Academy Graduate Achieves Diplomate Status

LaTrelle D. Jackson, Ph.D., ABPP,
LaTrelle D. Jackson, Ph.D., ABPP,

The American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) recently awarded LaTrelle D. Jackson, Ph.D., ABPP, with the prestigious board certification. of Diplomate Status

LaTrelle D. Jackson, Ph.D., ABPP, is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Clinically-Certified Forensic Counselor, and Professor at Wright State University’s School of Professional Psychology. In addition, she also has served as the Interim Associate Vice President for Student Affairs at Wright State University. Dr. Jackson recently completed the board certification process and became a Diplomate in Clinical Psychology. According to the 2017 American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) statistics, only 4% of licensed psychologists in the United States achieve the distinction of diplomate status.

Prior to her appointment at Wright State University, she was an Associate Professor and the Director of Clinical Training in the School of Psychology and Counseling at Regent University. Her previous appointments at Regent University also included serving as the Special Assistant to the Vice President for Student Services and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs while serving as the Psychological Services Center Director. Her American Psychological Association accredited internship was completed at Michigan State University. Dr. Jackson’s professional appointments include working at Penn State University as the Staff psychologist/Multicultural Student Programs and Services Coordinator and The University of Florida as a Clinical Assistant Professor, A.S.P.LR.E. Coordinator,

Coordinator of Intern Consultation, and the Peer Counselor Program Coordinator. She has held academic appointments with the Department of Rehabilitation Counseling, African American Studies, Counselor Education, and Counseling Psychology at these institutions. Committed to integrated wellness, community empowerment, and moral leadership, Dr. Jackson has engaged in a variety of academic, business, political, and civic endeavors. She has made significant contributions to the field through service with the American Psychological Association and the National Council of Schools and Programs in Professional Psychology.

Dr. Jackson is a native of Savannah, Georgia. She is the proud daughter of Mrs. Brenda J. Graham and granddaughter of Mr. Herman and Mrs. Dotha Owens Johnson. She graduated from St. Vincent’s Academy where her passion for psychology began under the mentorship of Sister Diane. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, Master of Arts degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, and a doctorate in Counseling Psychology from The University of Georgia.

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