Rita M. Rivera, Psy.D., CBIS, CTP is a clinical psychology postdoctoral fellow at Yale University. 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 Brain Injury Specialist by the Brain Injury Association of America, a Certified Trauma Professional by the International Association of Trauma Professionals, and a Certified Crisis Worker by the American Association of Suicidology.
Rita is also the Chair of the American Academy of Clinical Psychology-Division of Graduate Students, Student Representative for the APA’s Society of Group Psychology and Group Psychotherapy (Div. 49), President of the Global Student Psychology Committee, and Past Chair of the Florida Psychological Association of Graduate Students.
Her areas of interest include fields that explore the relationship between physiology and mental health, particularly among minoritized and underserved populations. Rita is a proud international, first-generation Latina/Hispanic student from Honduras.
Copyright © 2023 Rita M. Rivera - All Rights Reserved.