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Rita M. Rivera PsyD


Rita M. Rivera, Psy.D., is a clinical psychology postdoctoral fellow at Yale University's School of Medicine. She earned her Psy.D. with a concentration in neuropsychology at Albizu University and completed her clinical residency at Duke University. Rita is a Certified Trauma Professional (CTP) by the International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP), a Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS) by the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA), and a Certified Crisis Worker by the American Association of Suicidology (AAS). Her research interests include fields that explore the relationship between physiology and mental health, particularly among minoritized and underserved populations. Rita has clinical experience working with Hispanic/Latinx individuals, displaced populations, college students, and trauma survivors in the United States and in her home country, Honduras.

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