Ivonee Ward is a Resident in Counseling in the state of Virginia and is pursuing licensure to become a Licensed Professional Counselor. She earned her master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Regent University, Virginia Beach. Ivonee has had the opportunity to work in a variety of clinical settings including community mental health, acute inpatient hospitalization, residential treatment, partial hospitalization, school-based programs, and integrative neurology services. She is passionate about supporting diverse and underserved communities, gender equality, and suicide prevention. Ivonee enjoys creating a safe, empathetic, and comfortable environment to empower students and promote positive change. She practices a strength-based approach and often incorporates cognitive behavioral therapy and motivational interviewing into her work. Ivonee is a devout believer in collaborating with students to identify issues, difficulties, and problems caused by thoughts, feelings, and emotions to overcome obstacles and personal challenges that they are facing throughout their collegiate odyssey.