Yenitza Guzman, Ph.D., LPC, NCC, PEL

Assistant Professor


Counseling and Higher Education (CAHE)

Yenitza Guzman, Ph.D., LPC, NCC, PEL comes to Northern Illinois University with over a decade of clinical experience working with youth in Chicago Public Schools. She also has experience teaching a variety of graduate courses in both the school counseling and clinical mental health counseling programs. Guzman has presented at local, national, and international conferences.

Research Interests

  • Advocacy in professional school counseling
  • Multicultural issues
  • Intersection of parent-child relationships in counseling


  • Ph.D., Counseling and Counselor Education, Governors State University
  • M.A., School Counseling, Governors State University
  • B.A., English, Teaching, University of Illinois at Chicago

Contact Us

Department of Counseling and Higher Education
Gabel 200
Counseling Admissions
Graham 416
Higher Education and Student Affairs Admissions
Gabel 201 B
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