Frank Kotey

Graduate Student


Linkedin: Frank Kotey

Frank graduated from the University of North Florida in 2010 with his Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Child Psychology. He went on to work at a center for children with autism utilizing Applied Behavioral Analysis to teach the children social and communication skills. He then went on to graduate from Florida International University with his Master of Science in Counselor Education in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling track. He worked as a Registered Mental Health Intern for two year in community mental health providing therapy to children and families with open cases wit the Department of Children and Families. After getting licensed as a clinical mental health counselor, he continued to work in many fields providing therapy to children, adolescents, and adults struggling with severe trauma, addiction, and psychiatric diagnoses. He hopes to research the impact of intergenerational trauma on men of color and how it impacts their loving relationships. He is being funded the FIUs tuition waiver program and will be working with Dr. Maureen Kenny. He hopes to use the skills and resources gained form the ASCP program to develop stronger mental health outreach and support for minority communities.