Counselor and Assistant Professor of Medical Education
Amanda Massicott graduated with a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Psychology with honors in 2007 from Midwestern State University (MSU), where she also earned her Masters of Arts (M.A.) in Clinical Psychology and Counseling in 2014. Her practicum experience includes working as a student therapist at the MSU Psychology Clinic, and as an intern at the Red River Psychiatric Hospital, Wichita Falls, Texas.
Before joining the UMHS team in 2018, she worked as a Consultant Counselor within the Counseling Department at Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica, from 2016 to 2018. As a Counselor she provided counseling to medical students and Faculty, and was also responsible for conducting ADHD assessments. Her experience also includes being employed at the Dominica State College since 2008 as a psychology lecturer. Her 10 years of experience as a lecturer has been instrumental in her current role as an Assistant Professor of Medical Education and Student Counselor here at UMHS. Additionally, Ms. Massicott serves as the Accommodations Officer, utilizing her clinical experience to assist students with disabilities in receiving special accommodations while studying at UMHS.
Massicott has an avid interest in research and has served as a facilitator for an HIV compliance research project initiated by the Sociology Department at MSU, and for Dominica’s Country Poverty Assessment in 2009. She currently serves on the Ethics Committee of the Dominica Psychological Society and the Diversity and Inclusion Committee at UMHS. Her interests include cognitive behavior therapy, assessments of psychological disorders, and teaching.