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Rita M. Rivera, M.S., CTP


Rita M. Rivera, M.S., CTP, is completing a Psy.D. in clinical psychology with a concentration in neuropsychology at Albizu University in Florida. She is past chair of the Florida Psychological Association of Graduate Students (FPAGS) and Student Representative for several APA divisions. Rita is also Co-chair of several working groups of the APA’s Interdivisional COVID-19 Taskforce, including the Higher Education working group, and a member of the student committees of the Hispanic Neuropsychological Society and the National Latinx Psychological Association. Her areas of interest include fields that explore the relationship between physiology and mental health, particularly among minority and underserved populations. Rita has clinical experience working with Hispanic/Latinx patients and high-risk populations both in the United States and in her home country, Honduras.

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