Dr. Velasquez is a licensed psychologist with a background in clinical psychology. In the pursuit of his work as a professor, psychotherapist, and psychological evaluator, he encounters many people whose lives can benefit from psychological services. Often times, he is called in to work miracles in conflict resolution, problem-solving, advocacy and confronting social injustice.
Current teaching Areas
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Theories of Psychotherapy
Community Capacity Building
Department of Housing & Urban Development Grant
Hispanic Serving Institution Assisting Communities
UIW/Presa Community Center Project
Parent Training & Academic Tutoring/Mentoring
Effectiveness of multicultural training.
Hypnotizability of chronic pain populations.
Effectiveness of service-learning pedagogies.
Assessment and evaluation of community settings.
University of Texas at Austin: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Baylor University: Assistant Professor of Psychology,
Psy.D. Clinical Training Program (1995-1999)