Video: Dr. Christina Villarreal discusses educational steps in becoming a Clinical Psychologist

Ever thought about going back to school to become a therapist? Psychologist?

Part 2 of a 3 part series featuring Dr. Christina Villarreal, a Clinical Psychologist in private practice in Oakland, CA. In this segment, Dr. Villarreal discusses her drive and passion for psychology, and her road map for pursuing a career in clinical psychology. She discusses how she overcame the academic hurdles of pursuing a doctorate, how she utilized other professional Latinas and African American women as mentors. Dr. Villarreal outlines the various aspects of her private practice which include providing psychotherapy, cognitive and personality assessment in a forensic capacity, and teaching doctoral students in clinical psychology. Further, she breaks down the specific, individual steps it takes to acquire a doctorate in this field.

The show host is Bay Area native Kymm Wilson of Ground Level Perspective, which he began as an online radio show based out of Oakland, CA, which he expanded into a television series broadcast on U-Verse channel 99, Comcast East Bay channel 7/28 featuring Peralta TV. The producer/director is James Calhoun, a former producer of R&B/Hip-Hop music. James is a prominent producer in the video/film industry earning local Emmy nominations in 2009.

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