Ms Kerissa Nelson
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Ms Kerissa Nelson

Plymouth Institute of Education (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)

Kerissa Nelson is an international student from the island of Jamaica and is in the write up stage of her PhD journey at the University of Plymouth. She has a Master of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling and relevant courses and experience in the field of Education and Psychology. She is an educator with the University of the West Indies Mona Open Campus and is a certified Mental Health Counselor. Kerissa has a growing passion for research that includes inclusive education, mental wellbeing and dyslexia.


Qualifications

Bsc. Psychology

Msc. Mental Health Counselling

Phd. Candidate Education

Professional membership

National Board of Certified Counsellors (USA)

Research interests

UNDERSTANDING THE PSYCHO-EMOTIONAL EXPERIENCES OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS WITH DYSLEXIA FROM STUDENT AND TEACHER PERSPECTIVES