• Master of Arts, Clinical Psychology, Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, Calif., 2014
  • Master of Education, Counseling and Guidance, University of Texas at Brownsville, Brownsville, Texas, 2008
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Texas at Brownsville, Brownsville, Texas, 2005

My experience varies both clinically and academically. The bulk of my clinical experience is working in various positions and at various sites including: private practice, university counseling and psychological center, community mental health, mobile crisis outreach, private inpatient behavioral hospital, university threat assessment team, private consulting, adjudicated youth facilities, and unaccompanied minor shelters. Academically, I have been a teaching assistant, research assistant, conducted numerous professional workshops and certification trainings, and I present frequently at local, state, and national conferences.

 

Research Interests

  • Trauma and trauma work
  •  Immigrant issues
  •  Multicultural issues
  •  Evidenced based interventions
  •  Spirituality
  •  Neuropsychological

Professional Certifications and Memberships

  • Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor
  • Mental Health First Aid Instructor
  • American Association of Suicidology,  Certified Crisis Worker
  • Rio Grande Valley Counseling Association (Past President)
  • Houston Counseling Association, Representative at Large
  • Texas Psychological Association
  • Texas Counseling Association
  • Member American Psychological Association of Graduate Student
  • Psi Chi Honor Society

Community Service and Volunteer Work

  • Volunteer with various religious organizations, 2000 - present