Honor society taps counselor ed student as international leadership fellow

Kacy Mixon, a third-year doctoral fellow in UF’s counselor education and supervision program, has been selected as a Chi Sigma Iota international leadership fellow.

CSI is the worldwide academic and professional honor society for the counseling field. Mixon was selected from a pool of more than 14,000 counselors in 267 university-based counselor training programs.

While pursuing her studies, Mixon teaches and provides individual and group supervision to UF counselors-in-training. She is also involved in research initiatives focused on such topics as school-family-community collaboration, and counselor burnout and wellness. Her clinical experience has focused on providing intensive in-home counseling to families struggling with domestic violence, foster care transitions and child trauma.

She plans to work as a counselor educator after graduation.