Dr. Garcia

Zeyda Garcia

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty

Biography

Zeyda is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Raza Studies and Sociology from San Francisco State University. She received her Master's of Arts in Counseling Psychology from the University of San Francisco and focused on the School Counseling and Clinical Counseling dual track. Zeyda was trained as a community organizer through Center for Third World Organizing in Oakland and has utilized those skills to support youth and families to navigate systemic issues. Prior to Counseling, she dedicated over 10 years to youth development work in school and community settings and focused on socio-emotional learning and identity development.

Currently, Zeyda is a Bilingual Mental Health Clinician with the County of Marin, where she continues to pursue her passion in working with the Latinx community in a clinical setting. Before moving to Community Mental Health, she served as the founding school counselor at a Roses in Concrete Community School in Oakland, where she created and implemented a community responsive school counseling program. Prior to her time in elementary school, she worked as a Mental Health Counselor at a 6th-12th grade charter school in Oakland.

Education
University of San Francisco, MA, Counseling Psychology
San Francisco State University, BA, Raza Studies and Sociology