Marilyn (she/her/ella) is a first-year graduate student in the Clinical Psychology M.A. program at California State University, Dominguez Hills on the LPCC pathway. She graduated with a B.A. in Psychology from California State University, Dominguez Hills in 2019.
Marilyn’s current research interests include resilience development in children, adverse childhood experiences, emotional regulation, and generational trauma. Additionally, she aims to study protective factors and culturally sensitive interventions that promote self-regulation and resilience amongst children and adolescents within the Latinx community. After completing her M.A., Marilyn is interested in applying to Ph.D. programs in Clinical Psychology and working with children and adolescents in an educational and healthcare setting. She aspires to engage in collaborative research that would aid in the further development of culturally sensitive interventions for children and adolescents within marginalized communities. Outside of academic and research activities, Marilyn enjoys baking for others, teaching infants how to swim, watching films, and spending quality time with friends and family.