College of Education > Faculty & Staff > Faculty A-Z > Carlos Medina
Dr. Medina received his PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from Pennsylvania State University in University Park, PA. He has worked with clients across the lifespan and implements therapeutic gaming into his counseling practices. His clinical expertise focuses on supporting Queer and Trans People of Color (QTPoC). Additionally, Dr. Medina has worked with families and teachers in supporting young kids between ages 3-5 years old in creating inclusive spaces and implementing positive approaches in working with challenging behaviors. Dr. Medina's research focuses on development of critical consciousness of practitioners in counseling and education fields. He has experience working with programs rooted in social justice and equity within educational and clinical settings. Additionally, Dr. Medina has facilitated trainings and workshops focused on culturally sustaining pedagogical practices.
Research Interests Social Justice in Education; Therapeutic Gaming; Identity Development