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Master of Science in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling



Dr. Alicia Benton

Dr. Alicia (Brown) Becton
Associate Professor

P: 559.278.0433
E: abecton

Ph.D., Rehabilitation Counseling (Specialization: Addictions Counseling), University of Texas, RGV

M.S., Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling, North Carolina A & T State University

B.S., Health and Human Performance, East Carolina University

Research Interests: Effective treatment modalities for special populations (e.g., women, individuals with co-occurring disorders, veterans), cultural competency in Higher Education and employment among individuals in addiction recovery.

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Dr. Yuleinys Castillo

Dr. Yuleinys A. Castillo
Program Coordinator, Assistant Professor

P: 559.278.0070

Ph.D., Rehabilitation Counseling, University of Texas, RGV, cognate: Management

M.S., Rehabilitation Counseling, Fresno State

Research Interests: Diversity issues impacting minoritized individuals in employment and education settings, high impact practices in education, emergency preparadness and disaster management related to disability

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Dr. Ramar Henderson

Dr. Ramar Henderson
Assistant Professor

P: 559.278.5419

Ph.D., Rehabilitation, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Research Interests: The impact of multicultural and cross-cultural factors on the therapeutic relationship, mentorship, racial identity, sport psychology, and Black psychology.

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Jenelle Pitt

Dr. Jenelle S. Pitt
Professor, Chair, Department of Counselor Education & Rehabilitation

P: 559.278.0304

Ph.D., Rehabilitation Counselor Education, Michigan State University

M.A., Rehabilitation Counseling, Michigan State University

B.A., Psychology, University of California, Riverside

Research Interests: Intersectionality of identity; cultural diversity and multiculturalism; counselor training and preparation; and organizational behavior practices in rehabilitation programs using positive organizational scholarship to enhance diversity and inclusion.

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Clinical Directors

Lynette Bartucci
Director of Ticket to Work
Adjunct Faculty

Phone: 559.278.0131
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Erica Ananian
Erica Ananian-Eastes
Director of Workability IV
Adjunct Faculty

Phone: 559.278.0125
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Part Time Faculty List

Adjunct Faculty List
Name Email Faculty Profile Page
Garbralle Conroe Link
Dr. Steven Koobatian Link
Dr. Shemya Vaughn Link
Aaron Wadsworth Link
Rodney Murphy  
Derric Brown  
Dr. DeAnna Henderson