Zonovia Proctor completed her Master’s degree in Marriage, Couples and Family Therapy, with a Certificate in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, at Stetson University in DeLand, Florida. Prior to this, Zonovia obtained a Master’s degree in Transformative Leadership from Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida. She is a Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern and a Nationally Certified Counselor. Zonovia’s research interests include providing mental health services for low socioeconomic families, the internationalization of counseling in underserved countries, the effect CACREP accreditation and its potential barriers for universities, and understanding intersecting identities in client advocacy.. Zonovia is an active member of the American Counseling Association (ACA), the Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling (ASERVIC), the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (AMCD), and the American Associate of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). Zonovia was the 2019-2020 fellow of the AAMFT Minority Fellowship Program (MFP).