Vanessa Rodriguez, Ph.D. School-Based Senior Clinical Psychologist, Campus Support Coordinator
Dr. Rodriguez is a clinical psychologist with 15 years of experience working in social service agencies, academic medical centers, and a clinical research program dedicated to trauma-informed, community-based treatment. She is dedicated to working with children and adults who have experienced trauma and improving access to care for Latino and immigrant families. Dr. Rodriguez also has a special interest in treating preschool-age children and their caregivers. Her therapeutic approach is based in cognitive-behavioral and attachment theory and she has training in various trauma-informed modalities. Dr. Rodriguez completed her bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the University of Chicago and master’s degree in Educational Psychology at New York University, and received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from St. John’s University.
Vida Clinic specializes in school-based mental health and provides a range of services that include individual, family, and group counseling; teacher training and consultation groups; school-wide workshops and trauma-informed culture building.