Dania Fakhro

Dania Fakhro

Assistant Professor
COED 238


 Dr. Fakhro is a nationally certified counselor and a registered intern in Florida. Her passion for helping individuals with complex mental health issues has led her to work in various settings, including inpatient and outpatient facilities, college counseling centers, community-based clinics, and residential programs for clients with substance use issues.

Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of working extensively with a diverse refugee population in the United States and abroad for more than a decade.


Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) –  University of Central Florida – Counselor Education and Supervision

Master of Arts (M.A.) – Rollins College – Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Aleppo University – Economics, Minor Business Administration

Research Interest

Complex trauma

Collective & Intergenerational Trauma

Ambiguous Loss

Refugees Mental Health

Globalization of Counseling

Curriculum Vitae