Professor and Department Head
Gabriela Livas Stein, Ph.D. received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology with a specialization in child and family psychology from UNC Chapel Hill in 2007. She completed her pre-doctoral clinical internship at University of California, San Diego/VA Consortium followed by a postdoctoral fellowship position at Duke University. Broadly, her research uses developmental psychopathology and cultural-ecological frameworks to investigate the impact of culturally relevant factors on the development of psychopathology for ethnically diverse samples. The www.caminoslab.org is committed to community engaged research and has active partnerships across the state (i.e., school districts, mental health clinics). Dr. Stein’s research has been funded by NIDA and PCORI. She is currently the Vice President of Programming for the Society of Research on Adolescence, and serves on the Ethnic-Racial Issues Committee of the Society for Research on Child Development (SRCD). She is also currently an Associate Editor for Journal of Research on Adolescence. She is a past Chair of SRCD’s Latino Caucus. Clinically, Dr. Stein is licensed HSP-P in NC and provides supervision on assessment and therapeutic work with children, adolescents, and their families. She specializes in the provision of therapeutic services to Latinx families, and provides training in Spanish.
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