Tag: Dr. Nayeli Chavez

Dr. Chavez-Duenas discusses the health challenges DACA recipients face in the current era of uncertainty

In an interview with U.S. News & World Report, Counseling Psychology associate professor Dr. Nayeli Chavez explains how the decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program leads to stress for DACA recipients, as they are living in a state of hyper-alertness. People with DACA status “can’t plan for the future, even […]

Dr. Hector Adames and Dr. Nayeli Chavez interview on the subject of the Pulse nightclub shooting

In a 12-part interview series conducted by Orlando NPR station WMFE in remembrance of the one-year anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub Shooting, Dr. Hector Adames and Dr. Nayeli Chavez, both of the Counseling Psychology Department, discuss the tragic event, race, culture, ethnicity and identity in the context of psychology. Dr. Chavez can be heard in […]