Adriana Baratelli

Contributing Faculty
College of Social and Behavioral Health
School of Counseling
M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Adriana Baratelli received her doctoral degree at the University of Florida in Marriage and Family Counseling. She also received a Specialist's degree in Play Therapy from the University of Mississippi. She is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Maryland as well as a Registered Play Therapist. She has been teaching in academia since 2015, and has been teaching for Walden University for the past eight years.

Courses Taught

COUN 6101 - Foundations in Counseling

COUN 6722 - Counseling & Psychotherapy Theories


PhD, University of Florida

Education Specialist (EdS), University of Mississippi

Awards / Honors

Robert O. Stripling Award, , 2007

Alumni Fellowship, University of Florida, 2003


Baratelli, A. (2007). How African American middle school girls position themselves as mathematics and science learners. The International Journal of Learning

Baratelli, A. (2007). Positioning toward Mathematics and Science Learning: An Examination of Factors Affecting Low-Income, African American Girl. Educational Resources Information Cen


Baratelli, A. (2007). Eating Disorders in the Hispanic Client: Toward Culturally Sensitive Research, Assessment and Treatment.

West-Olatunji, C., Shure, L., Pringle, R., Adams, T., Baratelli, A. (2008). Rite of Passage Programs as Strength-Based Interventions to Increase Mathematics and Science Achievement Among Low-Income, African American Youth..

Baratelli, A. (2006). South American Women and Adolescent Girls Body Image: An Unexamined Issues.

Baratelli, A., Jasser, J. (2008). Understanding Factors that Contribute to Body Image Dissatisfaction in South American Women. 2015