Brenda Legaspi

Assistant Teaching Professor
Brenda Legaspi

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Brenda Legaspi is an Assistant Teaching Professor for the Florida State University College of Social Work. Her clinical experience includes working with older adults, veterans, the terminally ill, children, couples, and families. She has presented at state conferences and served on both the Governor’s Transportation Advisory Board and a local hospital’s Bioethics Committee. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Florida as well as a Qualified Supervisor. Brenda has served in a variety of social work roles including grief counseling, end-of-life care, gerontological social work, and medical social work. Brenda’s clinical expertise is in cognitive-behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, trauma-focused CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, and play therapy. She is also experienced in approaches that integrate cognitive-behavioral therapy with spirituality. Brenda assists the Field Education department in coordinating internships for out-of-state students in the Online MSW program. She also enjoys serving in her local community as a volunteer with Cub Scouts, the local school district, and initiatives such as Hunger Fight and Blessings in a Backpack. 


  • Clinical Social Work
  • End-of-Life Care
  • Grief and Loss
  • Medical Social Work
  • Mental Health
  • Gerontological Social Work
  • Field Education & Online Education


  • MSW, 2006, University of Central Florida; Social Work
  • Graduate Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy, 2006, University of Central Florida
  • BS, 1996, Indiana University; Public Affairs (Management)

Brenda Legaspi