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Mary Mendoza-Newman, PhD*

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Mary Mendoza-Newman, PhD*

Senior Assistant Director for Training
Leadership, Counseling and Psychological Services, Vaden Health Center
Student Affairs


Education: Ph.D., M.S., Clinical Psychology from Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, Internship at UC Davis Counseling Center, Postdoctoral Fellowship at University of San Francisco Counseling Center

Professional Affiliations/Certifications: American Psychological Association, ACCTA member, APPIC Board Member/Secretary/2018 Conference Chair/DoL Editor/Diversity Committee

Professional Interests: Training and supervision, ethics, first generation students, multicultural and diversity issues, social justice, power and privilege issues in mental health and training, administration and management, and professional career development for people of color.

Personal Interests: I’m a football mom who enjoys family time, cooking, eating, my faith, and a great laugh.  

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*Completed specialized training in the area of gender and sexual identity