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Galaxina Wright, Ph.D., NCC

Assistant Professor
Full-Time Faculty, Department of Counseling
(954) 262-5608
Office: Maltz 2048A


  • Ph.D. University of Central Florida
  • M.A. Regent University
  • B.S. Old Dominion University

Professional Interests

Galaxina Wright, Ph.D., NCC joined the College of Psychology from the University of Central Florida where she served as a Co-Clinical Coordinator/Graduate Research Assistant. She completed her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of Central Florida and her master’s degree in Marriage, Couple & Family Counseling from Regent University in 2018. She earned her bachelor’s in psychology from Old Dominion University in 2013. 

Dr. Wright is a Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern for the state of Florida working towards completing her hours for licensure. She carries a wide range of expertise providing career counseling and education within social services for low-income populations, a college career center, and academic advising within higher education. Her research interest includes examining career-related barriers that impact individuals and families, with an emphasis towards populations that identify with low SES and underrepresented communities. Dr. Wright served as the 2020-2021 SACES Graduate Student Representative, the Secretary for the Florida Career Development Association, and a AACTE Holmes scholar. She was also recognized in the March 2022 NCDA Graduate Student Spotlight and served on the 3rd place winning team for the ACA Doctoral Ethics Competition.

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