Linda G. Castillo
Linda Castillo received her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from
the University of Utah. She is an Assistant Professor in the Counseling Psychology
and School Counseling programs at Texas A&M University. She is a licensed
psychologist and manages an online private practice and is the Principal
Investigator and Project Director o f the Gulf Coast GEAR UP project, which
prepares underrepresented students to successfully enroll and complete college.
Her research focuses on her professional and personal commitment to reduce
the educational, mental health and health disparities of Mexican Americans.
Her more recent publications include cultural competence and training of
college personnel and counselors, racial prejudice, Mexican American acculturation
and influence of the university environment on Mexican American educational
persistence and mental health.