Alonso, Evangelina Psy.D. Associate Professor, Director, Goodman Center Psy.D. Program Doctoral Program Department
Dr. Alonso completed her graduate training at the Miami Institute of Psychology and obtained her license as a psychologist in Florida in 2002. She has worked as an adjunct professor in higher education since 1996. She worked as a clinical supervisor at Miami Behavioral Health Center and New Horizons Community Mental Health Center for a combination of 10 years in the Children & Adolescents Programs serving underprivileged youth and families. During her time at New Horizons she was also the Peer Review Chairperson, and member on the Leadership Committee, Quality Assurance Committee, Managed Care Committee, and Forms committee. She was also the Coordinator of the Comprehensive Community Services Team and worked closely with the Department of Children and Families and South Florida Behavioral Health Network regarding the federal grant for Family and Communities Empowered for Success (FACES). She was an intricate part of the team serving on the Program Subcommittee, Training Subcommittee, Cultural and Linguistic Competency Subcommittee, Logic Model Workgroup, and was the Leader of Change for her agency. She received the 1994 Most Distinguished Student Award, 1998 Outstanding Undergraduate Faculty Member of the Year Award, 1999 Honorary mention in The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education, Honorary Mention in The Voice of Hispanic Higher Education, and the 2011 First Annual Community Collaboration Award for FACES. Her interests are helping underprivileged communities and increasing the awareness of the importance of multicultural psychology.