Jimena Castro, PhD


Jimena Castro was born in Cali, Colombia, and has been living in San Antonio, Texas since August 2018. She is currently an assistant professor of psychology, co-director of the Master of Science in Psychology, and co-director of the Psychological Services for Spanish Speaking Populations (PSSSP) certificate at Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio Campus. She earned her MS and PhD (Marriage and Family Therapy) and a MA (Cross-disciplinary studies) from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Jimena has received intensive training in Ericksonian approaches to hypnosis. She is an AAMFT approved supervisor and a licensed marriage and family therapist in the state of Florida. She has seven years of experience working with individuals, families, and couples, and a couple of years of experience supervising from a one-way mirror. Her professional and research interests include Ericksonian hypnotherapy, brief and post-modern approaches to therapy, and qualitative research methods.



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