Dr. Capielo Rosario is a Puerto Rico native. She is an Assistant Professors in the Counseling and Counseling Psychology program at ASU. She graduated in 2016 with a doctorate in Counseling Psychology from The University of Georgia. Her research focuses on acculturation and ethnic identity of Puerto Ricans in the mainland and island, Latinx psychology, and multicultural competent in psychotherapy and ethics. Dr. Capielo Rosario has published multiple works on these areas and has also held leadership positions within the National Latina/o Psychological Association (NLPA), www.nlpa.ws. She is currently the 2017-2018 NLPA Fellow for APA's Council of National Psychology Associations for the Advancement of Ethnic Minority Interests (CNPAAEMI).
Jorge is a first-year doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology program. Jorge completed his bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology at UC, Santa Barbara. He recently finished a dual master’s in Sport & Exercise Psychology and Counseling at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. His research interests are focused on acculturation, Latinx psychology, anxiety & depression in Latinx communities. Jorge hopes to investigate acculturation patterns in Latino college students, specifically from Mexican decent and the impact other multicultural variables have on mental health service use and health/exercise patterns.
Andrés is an honorary member of Plena. He joined our team in May 18, 2017. He is Dr. Capielo Rosario's baby boy. He participated in weekly research team meetings while in the womb. His main research interests include sleep, eating, farm animals, and the movie Sing.