Najeia Mention

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Counseling and Psychological Services

860.768.4482 Gengras Student Union, Room 313

Bachelor’s of Arts in Community Health and American Studies, and minor in Africana Studies from Tufts University

Master of Social Work and Master of Public Health from the University of Michigan

As a psychotherapist at CAPS, Najeia enjoys partnering with students to create the change they seek to experience in their lives. Najeia tailors treatment approaches to student needs, including strengths-based, anti-oppressive, and attachment therapy approaches. In addition to providing individual and group therapy to students, she also provides outreach to the campus community centered on mental health and wellbeing. Najeia is also an instructor for the Success Team for Readiness, Improvement, Diversity and Excellence (STRIDE) program.


  • Mental health
  • Culturally relevant interventions
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion