Mentor Monday Discussion Features Mental Health Awareness, Dina O’Herron

May 16 2016
Category: Events

Dina O’Herron, LMHC was on campus Monday, May 16 as part of the Mentor Monday campaign. Students interested in mental health awareness and mental health therapy were encouraged to take this opportunity to network with and learn from Dina’s experience in the business world. Students also have a chance to have their résumés reviewed and interview skills critiqued.

Dina O’Herron has been working in the Mental Health Counseling field since 2007, specializing in child and family therapy, trauma and child abuse.

Dina graduated with a Bachelors of Arts from Nazareth College in 2002 and was inducted into Psi Chi during her time at Nazareth College. She obtained a Masters of Arts degree from Alfred University in 2005, and a Certificate of Advanced Study in School Psychology from Alfred University in 2006. Dina obtained her New York State Mental Health Counseling License in 2011.

Dina has been employed by Family Services of Chemung County, Inc. since 2007. She started her career practicing as a Mental Health Therapist. She transitioned into a supervisory role within the agency and was a member of the CRISIS team. In 2013, Dina obtained the position as the School Mental Health Program Site Supervisor. Most recently, in 2015, Dina accepted the position, and is currently employed, as the Coordinator of the Chemung County Child Advocacy Center. In addition to her current work as the Coordinator of the Child Advocacy Center, Dina plays an active role in the Sexually Acting Out Youth Program and assists in the planning and development of the annual Strong Kids Safe Kids event in Chemung County.