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Marissa Davala

Associate Professor (Clinical)

Counseling & Human Development

PhD, Kent State University (counselor education and supervision)
MS University of Nebraska (clinical mental health counseling)
BS, Doane College (psychology)


Marissa Davala joined the Warner School faculty in July 2024 in the counseling and human development department. She has seven years of professional experience as a counselor educator and supervisor. She is a licensed independent mental health practitioner and a licensed professional counselor in the state of Nebraska, along with being a board-certified telemental health provider. Her research focuses on couples counseling, the protective factors of monogamy theory, and trauma-informed care.