Maame Esi (Missy) Coleman | Psychology | SIU

Southern Illinois University



Maame Esi (Missy) Coleman

Doctoral Student, Counseling Psychology

Maame Esi (Missy) Coleman


Accra, Ghana

Undergraduate Institution and Degree:

University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, B.A Psychology

Current Program/Degree Pursued:

Counseling Psychology

Year of Matriculation:


Research Interests/Publications/Presentations:

Interested in multicultural counseling, minority/multiracial identity development, minority cultures in mental health.

Teaching Experience:

Former lead teacher for elementary school after-school program. I’m currently a TA for Psychology 102.

Future Career Plans:

Work in a university counseling center as a multicultural therapist, start a non-profit metal health clinic in Ghana

What Attracted Me to SIU:

The professor-student relationship, emphasis on collaboration and dedication to multicultural training!

Anything else you would like to add:

I am a HUGE soccer fan, and love to try new foods!