OSU-N lecturer named Mental Health Professional of Year

NEWARK – Janice McLean, a senior lecturer in psychology, has been selected Mental Health Professional of the Year by Mental Health America of Licking County.

The award is presented to an outstanding nonprofit staff person who meets the needs of people experiencing mental illness with compassion, skill, professionalism and hard work.

McLean earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from Hofstra University. Her clinical experience includes inpatient and outpatient clinical services at a New York hospital, private practice, college residential life counseling, television commentary, and conducting climate studies at various companies and organizations to address employee morale and productivity.

In addition to Ohio State-Newark, she taught psychology at a New York college and Denison University.

McLean leads Ohio State Newark’s Psychology Internship Program, connecting upper-level psychology students with agencies throughout central Ohio.

Found in The Newark Advocate on December 19, 2015

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