Position title: New York 12 Posse Mentor
Marquel (they/any pronouns) is a first-year doctoral student in the Department of Counseling Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Marquel was a formerly licensed School Psychologist in Massachusetts. As a Black and queer researcher and therapist in training, they prioritize learning from community-engaged research to understand the need for mental health providers in trans and queer communities of color. Marquel loves movement (i.e., dancing and yoga), hiking, being in community, smiling and laughing in children, and being a therapist.