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Amber Norman

Amber Norman

Assistant Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Academic Degrees and Professional Licenses

Academic Degrees

  • PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision, University of Central Florida
  • MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, University of Central Florida
  • BA in Psychology, Florida A&M University

Professional Licensure and Certifications

  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
  • Clinical Supervisor

Teaching and Scholarly Interests

As a clinician, she centers her work on the health and wellness of Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) and the queer community at large. Her teaching and research focus on critical pedagogy and sexuality education, with an emphasis on racial dynamics in kink spaces.

Professional Activities

Dr. Norman's latest work can be found in The Power of BDSM: Play, Communities, and Consent in the 21st Century (2023). She has co-authored several book chapters and articles focused on integrated care for ethnic and sexual minorities living with HIV and multicultural theory, pedagogy, and sexuality education for counselors. Dr. Norman is a National Board of Certified Counselors Minority Fellow, and remains a dedicated advocate for social justice, student mentorship and counselor development.

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