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Elizabeth Terrazas-Carrillo

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Dr. Terrazas-Carrillo (she/her) is an Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology at Texas A&M International University and a Texas Licensed Psychologist. Her research explores the cultural correlates of intimate partner violence among Mexican, Latino, and Spanish-speaking immigrants in the United States. She has developed an intimate partner violence prevention program focusing on Latino college students and continues to research its effectiveness. Her interests also include the efficacy of group psychotherapy modalities with Latinos.  Dr. Terrazas-Carrillo was named Distinguished Scholar of the College of Arts and Sciences at Texas A&M International University in 2018, and received an APA Early Career Achievement Award in 2020 for her involvement in leadership and scholarship. Her research has been funded by the American Psychological Association and other organizations Dr. Terrazas-Carrillo has a special interest in mentoring and supervising graduate students, as well as fostering cultural competence among her counseling trainees.