Taneshia Greenidge is from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Taneshia started her college career at Florida A&M University where she graduated with her bachelor ‘s degree in psychology, received her master's degree from the University of Central Florida in Marriage and Family Therapy and relocated to Gainesville, FL to pursue her PhD at the University of Florida. She recently graduated from the University of Florida in 2019 with her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and her Ed.S. in School Counseling. Throughout her counseling career, she worked with adolescents and families from low socioeconomic status. Her most influential experience was with BETA center which was an alternative school for teen mothers and pregnant teens. It is there that her passion for adolescent girls grew. It is her experiences at this alternative school that drove her passion for her dissertation. Self-esteem was a topic that she frequently discussed with her Black and Latina students and she wanted to research something that would be meaningful to them.
Prior to starting her Ph.D., Taneshia worked in the counseling field providing intensive in-home counseling services to the Ft. Lauderdale community. During her Ph.D., Taneshia continued to provide counseling services working with the UF Pediatrics office. She also worked as a school counseling intern at a local elementary school in Gainesville, Florida. Throughout her Ph.D., Taneshia conducting bullying prevention research. Taneshia is a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Florida. She is currently working on transferring her license to Indiana and finalizing her license for school counseling in Florida with hopes of transferring her license to Indiana.
- African American College Women
- Bullying Prevention
- Bully prevention research
- African American college women and group supervision/ supervision courses