Natalie Drozda

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

Natalie A. Drozda Ph.D., LPC, NCC is a Contributing Faculty member at Walden University. She holds a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Duquesne University. She began her clinical work on a crisis hotline, worked for five years in an inpatient drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility, and currently sees individuals in the college setting and in private practice, with treatment focusing primarily upon trauma, attachment and communication, addiction, and sexuality concerns including Internet behavior. Additionally, she has served as an expert witness in numerous sex offense cases, providing forensic evaluations and recommendations regarding substance use treatment, trauma treatment, and recidivism risk. Dr. Drozda's research interests include multiple facets of diversity including sexuality, neurodiversity, and gender. She is interested in the connections between trauma, addiction, Internet technology, and offense behaviors.


BA, University of Illinois at Chicago

MA, Slippery Rock University

PhD, Duquesne University

Public Service

International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, Other -

Awards / Honors

Faculty Excellence Award, Teaching Excellence Committee at SRU, 2021


Lopez Levers, L., Drozda, N. (2022). A Confluence of Crisis: Migration, Anthropogenic Climate Change, Mass Casualties, War, and Civil Unrest.

Drozda, N., Delmonico, D. (2024). Sex Addiction 101: Empirical Support, Treatment Considerations, and Future Directions. Journal of Addictions and Offender Counseling


Delmonico, D., Drozda, N. (2024). Mountains, Molehills, and Monitoring: How to Make Use of the Data.