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Steven P Montesinos

Mental Health Counselor | Licensed Psychotherapist

Counseling Center | Student and International Affairs

Areas of Expertise

Professor Montesinos is a trained and experienced mental health counselor and supervisor having provided psychotherapeutic services and clinical supervision in both inpatient and outpatient settings. His clinical experience includes providing individual therapy, group therapy, couples therapy, and telemental health to diverse populations. He embraces and promotes experiential approaches to learning and values a developmental approach to supervision. 

Education

M.A. Counseling Psychology
University of North Florida

B.A. Psychology
University of North Florida

Biography

Professor Montesinos is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (MH10873) in the State of Florida. He was trained as a mental health generalist though has many areas of interest including men’s issues, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, substance and process addictions, trauma recovery, stress management, identity development, and career development. He has received specialized training in Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) with an emphasis on treating post-traumatic stress disorder. He completed his clinical internship and post-graduate/pre-licensure clinical work at the Jacksonville University Counseling Center and has experience working in university counseling centers, career development centers, an in-patient drug and alcohol treatment facility, and private practice.

Awards

Gabor Award, Nominee, University of North Florida, 2017

Outstanding Psychology Student Award, Semifinalist, University of North Florida, 2009

Delores A. Auzenne Graduate Studies Fellowship, Recipient, University of North Florida, 2009

Delores A. Auzenne Graduate Studies Fellowship, Recipient, University of North Florida, 2008

Delores A. Auzenne Graduate Studies Fellowship, Recipient, University of North Florida, 2007

Transformational Learning Opportunities (TLO) Scholarship, Recipient, University of North Florida, 2007

Affiliations

American College Counseling Association (ACCA)

American Counseling Association (ACA)

Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society

Counseling Psychology Graduate Association at the University of North Florida

Publications & Presentations

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Montesinos, S. (2017, February). Using social media to connect with your college/university community. Presentation at the American College Counseling Association National Conference. Tampa, FL.

Montesinos, S. (2015/2016, June). Adjusting to College. University of North Florida. Presentation to parents of incoming freshman students. Jacksonville, FL.

Montesinos, S. (2014, March). Overcoming culture shock. University of North Florida. Presentation to students in the International Business Degree Program. Jacksonville, FL.

Montesinos, S. (2014, February). Building powerful self-confidence. Presentation to the NCAA Division I women’s volleyball team. University of North Florida. Jacksonville, FL.

Montesinos, S. (2012, June). Diversity in the workplace. Presentation to medical and nursing staff. Mayo Clinic. Jacksonville, FL.

Montesinos, S. (2012, January). Suicide assessment and prevention. Presentation to the staff of St. Vincent’s Hospital Southside (formerly St. Luke’s Hospital). Jacksonville, FL.

Montesinos, S. (2011, August). Adjusting to College. Presentation to the incoming NCAA students at Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL.

Montesinos, S. (2011, February). Stress Management. Presentation to the school of education at Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL.

Montesinos, S. (2011, March). Resume Writing Workshop. Presentation to undergraduates at Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, Florida.

Montesinos, S. (2010, June). Understanding Your True Colors. Training presentations to residential life community advisors at Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, Florida.

Montesinos, S., & King-Weldon, J. (2009, September). Recognizing Your Signature Strengths. Presentation to the Division of Student Life at Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL.

Montesinos, S. (2009, September). College to Career Workshop Series. Presentation to undergraduates at Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL.

Montesinos, S. (2009, September). Communicating Effectively. Presentation to undergraduates at Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL.

Montesinos, S. (2009, September). Got Stress? Presentation to undergraduates at Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL.

Montesinos
Contact Information

Building 0002, Room 2326

(904) 620-2602

s.montesinos@unf.edu