Tina Fitts

Core Faculty
Tina Fitts
College of Social and Behavioral Health
School of Counseling
M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling


Dr. Tina Fitts is a core faculty at Walden University and teaching in higher education since 2013. She is the course manager for the Diagnosis and Assessment course, and a leadership fellow for the Student Development. Dr. Fitts is a licensed mental health counselor and a marriage/family & couples’ therapist in the state of Florida. She specializes in treatment of trauma and chronic illnesses with focus on cancer. As a yoga teacher she utilizes mind-body approaches and elements of yoga in her clinical practice. She thoroughly enjoys teaching and training the next generation of counselors.

- psychoneuroimmunology
- cancer treatment
- mind-body healing

- trauma
- anxiety
- relationship therapy

Courses Taught

COUN 6743 - Psychopharmacology

COUN 6336 - Crisis, Trauma, and Response

COUN 6316 - Techniques of Counseling

COUN 6250 - Group Process and Dynamic

GRPL 6100 - Group Lab


PhD, Barry University

MS, Barry University

BA, East Stroudsburg University

Public Service

Minority Fellowship Program -National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), Member - Miami

Yoga Alliance , Organizer - Orlando

Awards / Honors

Minority Fellowship Program, National Board for Certified Counselors, 2015

Teaching For Equity, Yoga Alliance, 2022


Fitts, T. (2022). Yoga and Mental Health: in action.

Fitts, T. (2020). Compassionate Coupling Among Clients with Cancer: A Focus on the Caregiver.

Fitts, T. (2016). From Cancer to Courage: How Families Find Hope.

Fitts, T. (2016). Developing as a Counselor: The Process.

Fitts, T. (2015). Finding Strength Together: Sharing the Cancer Journey.

Fitts, T. (2015). Advocating for Women with the Experience of Domestic Violence.

Fitts, T. (2013). Community Support for Women with Experience of Domestic Violence.

Fitts, T. (2013). Defining a Therapeutic Process Using Images with Women Survivors of Domestic Violence.