Department of Dispute Resolution & Counseling

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LaToya Yaites

Adjunct Instructor for Counseling



Ph.D., University of North Texas
SMU-in-Plano
5228 Tennyson Pkwy, Ste 234
Plano, 75024
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Dr. Yaites received both her doctorate and Master’s degrees in Counseling from the University of North Texas with a specialty in couple and family counseling. She has experience in private practice, crisis counseling, and as an assistant director in an on-campus counseling clinic for three years. She has also been an adjunct professor at the University of North Texas.

Dr. Yaites has presented many times at regional conferences in Texas. Dr. Yaites currently has a private practice in Southlake and is serving as an adjunct instructor at SMU.

Her counseling passions include creativity in counseling and discussing diversity in the counseling and supervision relationship; as well as reducing the stigma about seeking counseling services.