Bejarano, Anabel

Title
Clinical Assistant Professor, and Director, Master's Programs in Counseling
Department
Educational and Psychological Studies
Degree
Ph.D. City University of New York, 2000, Latino Mother-Child Dyad
Specialization
attachment; child and adolescent psychotherapy; interpersonal violence and trauma, immigration and acculturation, professional development of Latino psychology trainees; mental health disparities impacting Latino groups; and social justice perspective.

Anabel Bejarano, Ph.D., is Clinical Assistant Professor and Director, Master’s Programs in Counseling in the Department of Educational and Psychological Studies beginning Fall 2011. Dr. Bejarano was formerly Assistant Professor in the Clinical Psychology Psy D. doctoral program at the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University in San Diego from 2007-2011.

Dr. Bejarano teaches and specializes in multiculturalism, Latino mental health, and child development. Within the area of Latino mental health, she focuses on interpersonal violence and trauma, immigration and acculturation, child development, and professional development of Latino psychology trainees. She has presented locally in California and nationally on these issues. She is chair of the California Psychological Association’s Immigration Task Force and conducts hardship evaluations for immigration court. Dr. Bejarano has been involved in the leadership of the California Psychological Association, the American Psychological Association, and the San Diego Psychological Association. She had maintained a private practice in San Diego and previously in New York City. She obtained her PhD in clinical psychology from the City University of New York (CUNY) in 2000. Dr. Bejarano was born in Bogotá, Colombia and migrated to the U.S. in early childhood.


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