Dr. Yuleinys A. Castillo, LPC, LPCC, CRC is an Assistant Professor in the Clinical
Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program at California State University,
Fresno. Dr. Castillo has experience providing mental health counseling, vocational
services, transition assistance, and assessments to diverse individuals in public
and private settings. A passionate advocate of equity and social justice, her research
activities focus on the experience of individuals from a minoritized background in
higher education and employment. Dr. Castillo has published her scholarship work in
different journals and has presented at the regional, national and international levels.
She is a License Professional Counselor (TX) and a Licensed Professional Clinical
Counselor (CA) with experience working with individuals with diverse backgrounds and
Most recent scholarly work:
Castillo, Y. A., Rinehart, K., Fischer, J., & Weber, W. (2021). Strategies and barriers to work behavior
changes: Perceptions of prevocational rehabilitation professionals. Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling, 53 (3), 1–18.
Maniss, S. & Castillo, Y.A., Cartwright, J. & Yznaga, S. (2021). Crisis counseling
self-efficacy: Personal abilities and situational influences. Journal of Human Services: Training, Research, and Practice, 7(2). https://scholarworks.sfasu.edu/jhstrp/vol7/iss2/4
Castillo, Y.A., & Larson, A. (2020). Attitudes towards people with disabilities:Systematic review
of intervention effectiveness. COUNS-EDU: The International Journal of Counseling and Education, 5(2).