Mya Hooks serves as an Academic Coach and Counselor in the Services for Students with Disabilities office. Mya is very passionate about education and advocating for students. Her primary responsibilities are to provide individual coaching and disability-related counseling with identified students to facilitate academic progress and student learning outcomes.
Mya holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Wingate University, and a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Appalachian State University. Prior to coming to Virginia Tech, Mya worked as a Therapeutic Day Treatment Counselor with at-risk youth at an alternative school in Salem, Virginia and in the Roanoke City public school system. She also served as a graduate mentor to undergraduate students at Appalachian State University. Mya has experience assisting students with a wide range of social, emotional, and academic challenges.