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Julie Forrest-lytle

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Health

School of Counseling

Degree Program M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Juliana Forrest-Lytle is a Walden University graduate twice over, having completed her MS in Mental Health Counseling in 2011 and her PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision in 2020. Throughout her academic and professional careers, she has acted in various educator, mentor, and leadership roles. Dr. Forrest-Lytle holds current professional memberships with the American Counseling Association, the Association for Counselor Education & Supervision, and the Florida Association for Counselor Education & Supervision. She is the current President-Elect for the Florida Association for Spirituality, Ethics, and Religious Values in Counseling and serves as the Region 2 Representative for the Florida Counseling Association and the Member-At-Large for the Florida Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development.

As a scholar and practitioner, her focus has been to de-stigmatize mental health and to be an advocate for those who are unable to advocate for themselves. Dr. Forrest-Lytle is a Contributing Faculty member for the School of Counseling. Her research interests include burnout and self-care, multi-cultural counseling experiences, graduate student concerns, and the experience of non-majority group graduate students. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor for the state of Florida as well as a published author and co-author.

Courses Taught

COUN 6723 - Multicultural Counseling


BS, University of Central Florida - Orlando, FL United States

MS, Walden University - Minneapolis , MN United States

PhD, Walden University - Minneapolis, MN United States