Congratulations Scholarship Recipient Meagan Gillespie!
Meagan Gillespie received a fellowship through the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Research & Education Foundation’s Minority Fellowship Program, which supports the training of culturally competent mental health and substance abuse researchers and practitioners. The fellowship provides financial support and professional guidance to graduate students pursuing degrees in Marriage and Family therapy and who are committed to research about and service to ethnic minority and underserved populations. The AAMFT Research & Education Foundation focuses on innovative ideas and strategies enhancing the effectiveness of family therapy and projects that will remove barriers to treatment.
"My ultimate goal is to be a licensed marriage and family therapist that specializes with youth in underserved communities with minority populations, particularly Black and African Americans," said Meagan. "I aim to have my own practice or be partnered with a practice that shares my passion for urban communities and their unique needs.