Dr. Castañeda-Sound received her doctorate in counseling psychology, with an emphasis in therapy with children and families. Her teaching and research interests include multicultural counseling, Latinx psychology, and Liberation Psychology. She directs the Language, Culture, and Gender Lab, which involves students in research in the broad areas of language, culture, and gender within the field of psychology and specifically psychotherapy. Dr. Castañeda-Sound focuses on the training needs of Spanish-speaking therapists, the impact of immigration on individuals and families, and the intersections of identity (gender, ethnic, racial, and sexuality). She is a licensed psychologist in California.
- PhD, MS, University of Utah
- BA, University of California, Santa Barbara"