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Loidaly González-Rosario

Loidaly Gonzalez-Rosario


College of Education and Allied Professions

Human Services

Contact Information

Phone: 828.654.6505
Office: 2TS Suite 320A Biltmore Park Building
Personal Website:
Pronouns: she/her/ella


Loidaly González-Rosario is an assistant professor in the Counseling Program at Western Carolina University. She is originally from Puerto Rico, was raised in Miami, FL where she got her bachelors in Elementary Education and a Masters in Professional Counseling from Florida International University. Her work centers around social justice advocacy, community action, and supporting culturally and linguistically diverse students in the public school system. She uses the Multicultural and Social Justice Counseling Competencies to ground her work. Loidaly strives to uplift the voices of youth and families in research and advocates for families across systems.


  • MA, Florida International University
  • BS, Florida International University

Teaching Interests

- Multicultural Counseling Practice<br>- Counseling Children and Adolescents<br> - Global Perspectives in Counseling

Research Interests

- Socioemotional Wellbeing of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students<br>- Social Justice Advocacy in Counseling<br>- Nonverbal Creative School Counseling Practice<br><br><br>

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