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Danna Demezier

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Health

School of Counseling

Degree Program M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Danna Demezier is trained as a licensed and board-certified counselor where she has worked over 10+ years as a community-based mental health provider. Dr. Demezier currently works as a Counselor Educator in Florida and has 3 years of teaching experience. She also is in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences and works with master’s level counseling students-in-training at Walden University.

Dr. Demezier explores culturally responsive interventions for diverse ethnic populations to improve mental health utilization. She is an active presenter and has presented on different topics regionally and locally in the counseling profession. Dr. Demezier is a co-author on diversity and antiracist teaching practices. She is the recipient of numerous awards including serving as an NBCC Doctoral Fellow with the NBCC Minority Fellowship Doctoral Program.


PhD, Florida Atlantic University

Public Service

Chi Sigma Iota Beta Rho Chi chapter at Florida Atlantic University, Member

Awards / Honors

NBCC Doctoral Minority Fellowship Program, NBCC- National Board of Certified Counselors, 2020


Marcelin, L. H., Cela, T., Dembo, R., Jean‐Gilles, M., Page, B., Demezier, D., Clement, R., Waldman, R. (2021). Remote delivery of a therapeutic intervention to court‐mandated youths of Haitian descent during COVID‐19. Journal of Community Psychology.


Labarta, A., Demezier, D. (2021). Dismantling inequities in eating disorder treatment and research: A call for social justice to empower marginalized communities.

Demezier, D., Labarta, A., Massy, P., Su-Keene, E. (2021). Empowering scholars of color in Counselor Education: An interdisciplinary panel dialogue on antiracist leadership development.