FeionĀ Villodas, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Clinical Internship
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA

Ph.D., Clinical Psychology
University of California, San Diego/San Diego State University Joint Doctoral Program, San Diego, CA

M.P.H., Health Promotion
San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

M.S., Clinical Psychology
San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

M.A., Clinical Psychology
San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

B.A., Psychology
San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

Research Interests:Ā Dr. Feion Villodas' research focuses on mental and behavior health disparities among African-Americans and Latinos. She is particularly interested in acculturation, cultural competence, community-based participatory research approaches and the adaptation and implementation of effective treatments for culturally diverse populations.

Dr. Villodas currently serves as the Principal Investigator (PI) and Director of and After-school Treatment Program (ATP). The purpose of this project is to evaluate the effectiveness of a behavioral intervention program for Latino elementary school children who have been diagnosed with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and/or disruptive behavior problems in an afterschool setting.

Dr. Villodas also has extensive training in multiple evidence-based treatment modalities including Motivational Interviewing (MI), Prolonged Exposure (PE), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Seeking Safety.