Early Career Professionals (ECP) Committee Chair

Melanie Lantz: 2017-2018

Melanie Lantz earned her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University at Albany in 2015. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology, and Director of the Psychological Services Clinic, at Louisiana Tech University. She is currently Chair of the SCP Early Career Professionals Committee, has served as Chair of the SCP Hospitality Space Committee and Chair of the Student Affiliates of Seventeen, is a member of the SCP Subcommittee on Social Action, and is currently a candidate for APA’s Board of Educational Affairs. In addition to Division 17, she is a member of APA Divisions 29, 35, 44, and 45, as well as CCPTP. Her research foci include multicultural competence, multicultural training and education, social justice, and professional issues in psychology such as professional identity development. Dr. Lantz also has a clinical passion for addiction treatment, and consults on issues of addiction.