Contact Information

Assistant Professor
Counseling Psychology
Texas Tech University
Department of Psychological Sciences
Box 42051
Lubbock, Texas 79409-2051

Office: (806) 834-8430
Fax: (806) 742-0818


Membership Information

Membership Category:
Research Scientists

Member Since: 2015


Brandy Piña-Watson, PhD



Ph.D. Texas A&M University
M.S. Texas A&M University-Kingsville
B. A. Texas A&M University-Kingsville


Research Statement


Dr. Piña-Watson is an Assistant Professor in the Counseling Psychology Program within the Department of Psychological Sciences at Texas Tech University.  Her research is focused on understanding how individual factors (e.g., gender, sexuality, etc.), family dynamics, culture and society impact Latina/o adolescent and emerging adult depression, suicidality, risky health behaviors (e.g., sexual and substance use) and well-being (e.g., self-esteem, life satisfaction, quality of life, positive academic outcomes). Dr. Piña-Watson's work takes a holistic and resiliency approach to creating intervention and prevention programs to address Latina/o mental health disparities.

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