Greta Enriquez, PhD

Greta Enriquez (she/her/hers, they/them), originally from New Jersey, graduated with an MA in Psychology and Counseling from Goddard College in 2013. She is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in North Carolina. Greta has over ten years experience as a life coach, tutor, and mentor, and five years providing professional and personal development seminars focused on psychological, developmental, and educational issues. She also holds a  PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities and Culture, with certificates in Women’s and Gender Studies and Creative Writing. Greta is a social justice advocate and uses her clinical and academic experiences to inform her work. Creative writing, story-telling, and fine art contribute to Greta’s overall approach, with a focus on the client’s needs and the way in which they understand their goals.

Education

  • PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities and Culture, Union Institute & University
  • MA in Psychology and Counseling, Goddard College
  • BA in Philosophy, Washington University, St. Louis
  • Certificates in Women’s and Gender Studies, Creative Writing, Union Institute & University

Areas of Expertise

  • Narrative Psychotherapy
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Identity
  • Transforming Experience-based Brain somatic psychotherapy

Publications

  • “Friendship in Frankenstein: An Aristotelian-Thomistic Analysis.” Penumbra: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Critical and Creative Inquiry, 2017. 
  • #MyStoryMatters: Autobiographical Storytelling at the Contact Boundary: An Inquiry into Identity Development through Memoir, 2020. (dissertation)

Presentations

  • Healing Summit 2020 presenter, ATBA Impact Group “#MyStoryMatters: Healing Trauma through Life Storytelling”.
  • Panel: Toward a Feminist Poetics of Solidarity and Sisterhood: Audre Lorde and Adrienne Rich as Models. “Words and the Breathing Between Them: Liminal Otherness Between Audre Lorde and Adrienne Rich”. Discussant: Diane Richard-Allerdyce, PhD, 40 Years After Combahee: Feminist Scholars and Activist Engage the Movement for Black Lives, National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference, November 16-19, 2017.
  • Panel: Containing Divergent Thinking and Reading Psychosis. “Anarchy of the Mad Man: Psychological Oppression and Divergent Political, Social, and Economic Values”. Discussant: Carol Barrett, PhD, Insurrection, Subversion, Rebellion, 16th Annual Union Institute & University Residency Conference, January 7, 2015.

greta.enriquez@goddard.edu

Affiliation MA Psychology

Location Plainfield, Vermont

Role Faculty