Dr. Anna Flores Locke
Assistant Professor of Mental Health Counseling
Alliance Grad School of Counseling
Ph.D. Montclair State University; M.A. Northwestern University; B.A. University of Chicago
After earning her doctorate in counselor education and supervision from Montclair State University, Dr. Anna joined the Alliance Graduate School of Counseling as the director of clinical internship. After three years in this position, Dr Anna became the core faculty for the online students of the mental health counseling program, which is her role at this time. During her tenure at Nyack College, Dr. Anna has published one textbook, and three professional journal articles to inform counselor education. Her research interests are: professional identity development, critical race theory, infertility, and how spirituality has been impacted by COVID-19.
Additionally, in the area of service and leadership, Dr. Anna is the past-president of the Counselors for Social Justice (CSJ) division of the American Counseling Association (ACA). She is also on the Diversity and Inclusion committee for the Association for Counselor Educators and Supervisors. Dr. Anna was given the prestigious education award from the New York League of Puerto Rican for her positive contributions to the Latino communities of New York City. She was also recognized by Negocios Now as an accomplished professional during their 40 under 40 event. Dr. Anna owns Charlandra Counseling Services, where they specialize in helping people with infertility challenges, post-partum concerns, and depression and anxiety. She prides herself on being able to collaborate and motivate others to be social change agents.