Dr. Vonetta Kalieta, PhD
Vonetta Kalieta, PhD., LPC, NCC completed a B.A. in Psychology, M.A. in Counseling Psychology, and a Post Master’s Certificate in Professional Counseling at Monmouth University and her Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling Psychology at Walden University. She became a Board Certified Licensed Professional Counselor and worked with the K-12 population as a Student Assistance Counselor for many years. In the 2008 to 2010 school years she developed and became the program manager of the Student Athlete Success Program (SASP) at the Township of Ocean High School. During her tenure as the program manager of SASP, she was a Mental Skills Training consultant for both Monmouth University’s Men’s and Women’s Track and Field teams and Farrah Builder’s Baseball teams; an elite high school baseball team. Dr. Kalieta presented her work on the SASP at the American Psychology Association’s (APA) Annual Conference and conducted research on the self-perceptions of college student- athletes, which was also selected for poster presentation at the 2012 APA conference. Currently, she provides Mental Skills training to high school, college and professional athletes. She also works as the mental skills trainer to baseball players prior to and after the Major League Baseball Draft at a company named East2West Sports, whose president is Darryl Strawberry.
Associations: Dept. of Psychological Counseling