Maureen (Mo) White, Ph.D., has worked with youth for the past 11 years. She has spent four years working with LGBT youth providing case management services as well as conducting community presentations on LGBT issues. She has provided mental health counseling to youth residing in out-of-home placements including shelters, foster homes and juvenile correctional facilities. Maureen completed her pre-doctoral internship at Guidestone in Berea, Ohio where she provided in-home therapy and assessment services to youth ranging from 5-18 years in age. Maureen graduated from UWM’s Counseling Psychology Ph.D. program, completing her dissertation entitled, “Resiliency Factors among Transgender People of Color. “
Throughout the past six years, Maureen has also had a variety of teaching experiences, including her work as an instructor for UWM’s Youth Work Professional Development Certificate Program, teaching two sections of graduate-level practicum courses, and providing in-service trainings for police departments throughout Southeastern Wisconsin. In addition, Maureen has been gaining research experience for the past 10 years on marginalized communities from various backgrounds. Maureen has a strong background in community counseling with a focus on multicultural counseling practices.
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
M.S. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
B.S. Carroll University