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UCLA Counseling and Psychological Center

Pronouns: she/her/hers. Elizabeth Hernandez completed her doctorate in counseling psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University. She completed her predoctoral internship at UCLA CAPS, where she started the UndocuScholars Support Group. She is currently the co-chair of California Psychological Association’s Immigration Task Force, where she helped develop the first clinical recommendations for working with undocumented immigrant clients. Her research and training has focused on the mental health of immigrants, first-generation college students, and students of Color. Elizabeth’s approach is integrative and informed by feminist, multicultural, community, and humanistic psychology. As a first-generation college student, proud UCLA alumna, and Spanish-speaking Latinx clinician, she is passionate about working closely with campus partners to promote the wellness of UCLA students who are underrepresented or otherwise marginalized based on their identity memberships.