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CAPS Faculty & Staff

Bongjoo Hwang, Ph.D.

Bong Joo Hwang, Ph.D.

Email: Bongjoo.Hwang@csulb.edu

Director

Degree: Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Indiana University, 2008; Masters in Marriage, Family, & Child Counseling, 2000, University of Southern California; B.A., Korean Language & Literature, Korea University, 1997
Membership: American Psychological Association (APA); APA Division 17; Asian American Psychological Association; Korean Psychology Network
Interests: Multicultural counseling competency; cultural adjustment; international students and immigrant mental health issues; relationship issues; research & assessment

Michael Barraza

Photo of Michael Barraza

Email: Michael.barraza@csulb.edu

Associate Director

Degree: Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology, 2008; B.A., Liberal Studies, California State University, Long Beach, 2004
Membership: American Psychological Association
Interest: Multicultural counseling, brief psychotherapy, health psychology, military psychology, parenting, mentoring & mindfulness

Internship Training: Clinical Supervision

Rachelle Ang, L.C.S.W.

Rachelle Ang, L.C.S.W.

Email: Rachelle.Ang@csulb.edu

Case Manager

Degree: MSW, U.C. Berkeley 1998
Memberships: Higher Education Case Managers Association
Interests: Mental health advocacy; mindfulness; community outreach

Ferdinand Arcinue, Ph.D.

Ferdinand Arcinue, Ph.D.

Email: Ferdinand.Arcinue@csulb.edu

Licensed Psychologist

Degree: Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, University of Southern California, 2002; M.A. Counseling Psychology, New York University, 1997; B.A., Psychology, Georgetown University, 1993
Interests: Developmental, psychodynamic, and multicultural counseling; training and supervision
Internship Training: Clinical Supervision; Supervision Training Module; Training Committee

Abby Bradecich, Psy.D.

Abby Bradecich, Ph.D.

Email: Abby.Bradecich@csulb.edu

Licensed Psychologist

Degree: Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 2010; B.A., Communication Theory and Research/Theatre, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Membership: American Psychological Association, Division 35
Interests: Women's issues; trauma; relationship issues; connections between drama and therapy; family and parenting issues; re-entry student concerns; relational-cultural therapy
Internship Training: Clinical Supervision; Group Psychotherapy Training; Training Committee

Kirstyn Yuk Sim Chun, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Degree: Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.A. Clinical Psychology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; B.A., Psychology, University of California, Davis
Membership: Association of Threat Assessment Professionals; and American Psychological Association (APA) Division 44: Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues; Division 45: Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues; Division 19: Society for Military Psychology.
Interests: Threat assessment and management; LGBT affirmative counseling; multicultural issues; women's issues; clinical supervision and training; outreach and consultation; psychotherapy integration: interpersonal, object-relations, and cognitive-behavioral theories

Lesley Graves, Ph.D.

Lesley Graves, Ph.D.

Email: Lesley.Graves@csulb.edu

Licensed Psychologist

Degree: Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, University of Oregon, 2014; M.S., Counseling, Family, and Human Services, University of Oregon, 2010; B.A., Psychology, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, 2004
Membership: American Psychological Association, Asian American Psychological Association
Interests: Multicultural counseling; identity development; women’s issues; multiracial student concerns; ADHD; self-compassion; family of origin and relationship issues
Internship Training: Diversity Seminar Facilitator

Diane S. Hayashino, Ph.D.

Diane S. Hayashino, Ph.D.

Email: Diane.Hayashino@csulb.edu

Training Director / Licensed Psychologist

Degree: Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, 2003; M.A., Clinical Psychology, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, 1992; B.A., Psychology, University of California Davis, 1988
Membership: American Psychological Association; Asian American Psychological Association
Interests: Multicultural counseling and competency; Asian American and immigrant mental health issues; minority women issues; sexual abuse/trauma; parenting and family issues; mentoring
Internship Training: Training Director; Clinical Supervision; Training Committee

Mark Ragins, M.D.

Mark Ragins, M.D.

Email: mark.ragins@csulb.edu

Licensed Psychiatrist

Degrees: M.D.
Medical License : California G53782
Membership Training: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology – Pychiatry, Board Certified in Public and Community Psychiatry by the AACP
Interests: Using medications along with therapy and self-help to promote recovery, understanding psychosis and other extraordinary experiences, trauma informed care
Internship Training: Psychopharmacology Training Module

Lauren Jensen, Ph.D.

Lauren Jensen

Email: Lauren.Jensen@csulb.edu

Licensed Psychologist

Degree: Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2013; M.A., Counseling Psychology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2010; B.A., Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, 2006
Interests: Supporting students’ right to self-determination; Healthy communication; Cultivating self-compassion; LGBTQIA affirming therapy; Interpersonal therapy; Feminist and multi-cultural counseling; Group facilitator for Finding Your Calm and Rainbow Cafe
Internship Training: Clinical Supervision; Outreach and Consultation Seminar Facilitator

Shelly-Ann Collins, PhD

Shelly Collins

Email: shelly.collins@csulb.edu

Licensed Psychologist

Degree:(2017) PhD in Counseling Psychology, Northeastern University, Boston MA; (2000) MS in Mental Health Counseling, and (1997) BA in Psychology, Florida International University Miami, FL. Post-doctoral Fellowship- University of San Francisco; Doctoral internship- UCLA
Memberships: American Counseling Association (ACA); American College Health Association (ACHA); American Psychological Association (APA), APA Division 17: Society of Counseling Psychology, APA Division 35: Society for the Psychology of Women; Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi)
Interest: adjustment issues; cross-cultural issues; exercise, health and wellness; first generation and nontraditional college students; mood disorders; multicultural counseling; outreach and consultation; relational/relationship issues; racial, gender and sexual minorities; relational cultural therapy; stress-management; sexual assault prevention and response; relaxation techniques; supervision and training; women’s issues


Rosa Moreno-Alcaraz, Ph.D.

Rosa Moreno-Alcaraz, Ph.D.

Email: Rosa.Moreno@csulb.edu

Licensed Psychologist

Degree: Ph.D., Multicultural Community-Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology, 1997; B.A., Psychology, Loyola Marymount University, 1991
Membership: California Latino/a Psychological Association
Interests: Multicultural counseling; ethnic identity development; Latina/o student concerns; sex roles and acculturation; communication and relationship skills; human relations training; work-life balance
Internship Training: Clinical Supervision; Training Committee

Judy L. Prince, Psy.D.

Judy L. Prince, Psy.D.

Email: Judy.Prince@csulb.edu

Licensed Psychologist

Degree: Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology, 2000; M.A., Counseling Psychology, Loyola Marymount University, 1998; B.A., Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 1986
Membership: California Psychological Association
Interests: Brief psychotherapy; alternative approaches to healing and personal growth; spirituality; professional development of mental health providers
Internship Training: Clinical Supervision

Elizabeth Sullivan, Psy.D.

Elizabeth Sullivan, Psy.D.

Email: Elizabeth.Sullivan@csulb.edu

Licensed Psychologist

Degree: Psy.D., The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 2015; M.A., Clinical Psychology, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 2012; B.S., Kinesiology, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL, 2002
Membership: Los Angeles County Psychological Association
Interests: Psychodynamic and Interpersonal based brief therapies; LGBTQIA concerns; intimate partner violence; couples counseling; healthy relationships; sexual assault/trauma; healthy living; family of origin and identity development
Internship Training: Clinical Supervision; Group Therapy Co-Facilitator

Christine Ricohermoso-Shiaw, Psy.D., M.P.H.

Clinical Counselor

Email: Christine.RicohermosoShiaw@csulb.edu

Degree: Psy.D. Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology, 2016, Pepperdine University, 2012, University of Southern California, 2012, University of California, San Diego, 2008
Membership: American Psychological Association, Asian American Psychological Association
Interests: Multicultural counseling; identity development; women’s issues; Filipino/a students; family concerns; relationship issues; first-time utilizers of counseling services; first generation and nontraditional college students; depression, anxiety, and adjustment concerns; Asian American and immigrant mental health issues; minority women issues; sexual abuse/trauma


Nidia Morán Canales, Psy.D, LMFT

Email: nidia.moran@csulb.edu

Clinical Counselor

Degree: Psy.D., The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 2018; M.A. Clinical Psychology, Argosy, 2006; B.S., Human Services and Sociology, California State University Fullerton, 2000
Membership: California Psychological Association, EMDRIA, and CAMFT
Interests: Multicultural counseling; LGBTQIA+ affirmative counseling; DACA mental health; first-generation and non-traditional students; adjustment issues, sexual assault/trauma (EMDR); crisis-management; mood disorders, anxiety, anger-management; mindfulness; family of origin issues; communication and relationship skills; work-life balance; outreach


Elisa Hernandez, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Email: elisa.hernandez@csulb.edu

Degree: Ph.D. Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology - Counseling Emphasis, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2012; M.A. General Psychology, Catholic University of America, 2007; B.A., Psychology, Stanford University, 2005
Membership: American Psychological Association (Division 17: Society of Counseling Psychology and Division 45: Society for the Study of Culture, Ethnicity, and Race); National Latinx Psychological Association; San Gabriel Valley Psychological Association
Interests: Multicultural counseling, First Generation college students, identity development, Latinx mental health issues, and acculturation and intergenerational communication. I utilize an integrated therapeutic approach drawing on humanistic, cognitive behavioral, multicultural, and emotion-focused therapies


Amanda Trama, Ph.D.

Clinical Counselor

Email: Amanda.Trama@csulb.edu

Degree: Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology, 2017; B.A., Psychology, California State University Dominguez Hills, 2012
Membership: American Psychological Association; Fire Service Psychology Association
Interests: Adjustment issues, identity development, relationships, alternative healing practices, wellness and coping, spirituality, acute trauma, stress management, crisis intervention/response, first responder mental health


Yoseline Lopez Marroquin, PsyD

Clinical Counselor

Email: Yosel.LopezMarroquin@csulb.edu

Degree: PsyD, Clinical Psychology, Antioch University Santa Barbara, 2019; M.A., Clinical Psychology, Child Studies Specialization, Antioch University Los Angeles, 2012; B.A., Global Studies, South East Asia Emphasis, University of California Santa Barbara, 2010
Membership: American Psychological Association (Division 35 Psychology of Women Section III: Concerns of Hispanic Women/Latinas); National Latinx Psychological Association; California Latin@ Psychological Association; Counseling Partners of Los Angeles Board of Directors; Latinas Research Network; Rotary International District 5280; Sigma Alpha Zeta Multicultural Sorority, Inc.
Interests: multicultural issues; first-gen/non-traditional/re-entry students issues; international students issues; women's issues; relationship issues; sorority/fraternity/Greek life issues; family/pregnancy/parenting issues; adjustment issues; spirituality issues; depression; anxiety; trauma; sexual/physical/verbal/emotional abuse
Interests: Latinas @ the Beach’s Latina Connection Conference committee member; Anxiety Toolbox group counselor; DREAMERS/DACA Healing Circles group co-counselor


 

Doctoral Interns

 

Annabelle Dortch, M.A

Annabelle Dortch, M.A

Degree Program: Psy.D.

Graduate Institution: Fuller Graduate School of Psychology

Specialization: Clinical Psychology

 

Elaine Yeo, M.A.

Elaine Yeo, M.A

Degree Program: Psy.D.

Graduate Institution: Roosevelt University

Specialization: Clinical Psychology

 

Lupe Herrera, M.A.

Lupe Herrera, M.A

Degree Program: Psy.D.

Graduate Institution: Rosemead School of Psychology

Specialization: Clinical Psychology

 

Zo Jimenez, M.S.

Zo Jimenez, M.A

Degree Program: Psy.D.

Graduate Institution: PGSP Stanford PsyD Consortium

Specialization: Clinical Psychology


Administrative Team

Operations & Fiscal Coordinator
Assistant to the Director

Joey Grant

Joey Grant

 

Doctoral Internship/CAPS Programs

Kate Pray

Kate Harvey

 

Front Office Coordinator

Leyla Mirfakhraei

Leyla Mirfakhraei

 

Project OCEAN Administrative Assistant

Jennifer Miller

Jennifer Miller