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Augustine Barón, Psy.D.


M.A., Psy.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; B.A., Loyola University, New Orleans

Research Interests
Administration of university campus psychological services; cross-cultural psychology with a focus on Latino populations; Buddhist psychology and mindfulness-based treatment approaches to psychological problems; gay men's mental health issues; organizational development on managing diversity in the workplace; the psychology of shame; systematic/eclectic treatment planning; theory, research, and practice of clinical supervision; treatment outcome evaluation in mental health

Dr. Augustine Barón joined The National Hispanic University in 2012 and is a contributing faculty member in the online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program. He is also a contributing faculty member in Walden University's School of Psychology. Dr. Barón worked for 27 years at the University of Texas at Austin Counseling and Mental Health Center, where he served as associate director for clinical services and director of training. He also co-founded The Research Consortium of Counseling and Psychological Services in Higher Education, a consortium of over 40 college and university counseling centers in the United States that conduct studies on the mental health concerns of college students. He has been awarded the Diplomate in Clinical Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology and Fellow status by the American Psychological Association—the highest designations given to psychologists in recognition of advanced professional accomplishments. Dr. Barón also earned a Ford Foundation Fellowship during his graduate studies. He edited one of the first books on Latino psychology, Explorations in Chicano Psychology, and is a licensed psychologist in the state of Texas.


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