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Stephanie Ruiz, LCSW*

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Stephanie Ruiz, LCSW*

Staff Therapist
Counseling and Psychological Services, Vaden Health Center
Student Affairs

Education: MSW, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; BA in Psychology and Minor in Spanish, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

Professional Affiliations/Certifications: Registered Drug and Alcohol Trainee (RADT-1), Addiction and Criminal Justice Certification-San Jose City College

Professional Interests: Family of origin stressors, substance use disorders, Christianity/faith development and exploration, interpersonal and relational issues, first generation students, multicultural and diversity issues, stress management, anxiety, depression, identity development, and student athletes.

Liaison to El Centro

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