Regional Post-Secondary Counselor for the Southeast and Midwest
Serving Denver, Evanston, Lake Forest, Lincoln Park, Oak Brook, Alpharetta, Boca Raton, Buckhead, and Miami.
Tina is a native New Yorker and has been with Fusion Academy for two years as the Post-Secondary Counselor for the Princeton, NJ campus. She has now expanded her role to support the Southeast and Midwest regional campuses. Tina has a background in mental health counseling and is currently licensed in the state of NJ. Tina primarily worked with an adolescent/at-risk youth, LBGTQ+, and adult population, providing individual, group, and family counseling services in a clinical setting. Tina specializes in a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, ADHD, substance abuse, and trauma. In addition, Tina is a certified school counselor. Through her previous work in a school setting, she is experienced in working with adolescents to provide social-emotional support, college/career planning, academic counseling, and student advocacy. Tina approaches counseling through a solution-focused approach. She is also recognized for her ability to build rapport with her students. She also helps families navigate through the college admissions process, offering support in various areas such as standardized testing accommodations, and providing alternative options for students seeking a non-traditional path. Tina is passionate about supporting youth through their academic journey while assisting students to become aware of their strengths, interests, and abilities. In her free time, Tina loves to explore new places, has a love for animals, good music, and spending time with family and friends.