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Dr. Zaida Medina is a Licensed Professional Counselor, currently licensed to practice in South Carolina and Illinois.

Dr. Medina earned a Masters degree and a Doctorate of Education in Counseling Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. Prior to that, she received a B.A. in Psychology from DePaul University in Chicago. 

Dr. Medina comes to Charleston Psychology after 15 years running her own successful group practice in Lake Villa, Illinois. There, she worked with children, adolescents and adults. In addition to working with individual clients, she also enjoys working with couples and families.

On a personal note, Dr. Medina is a wife, mother, daughter, and business owner. Her combined personal and professional experiences enable her to relate to a wide breadth of clientele and help them as they navigate life’s challenges and work toward living healthy and fulfilling lives.