Faculty: Daisy Rivera, PsyD, LMHC

Daisy Rivera

Daisy Rivera, PsyD, LMHC

Assistant Professor, BS in Psychology and Human Services

Degree Major/Emphasis Institution
PsyD Clinical Psychology with a Concentration in Latino Mental Health William James College
Master of Arts Counseling and Global Mental Health with a Concentration in Latino Mental Health William James College
Bachelor of Arts Psychology with a Preprofessional Certificate in Counseling University of Massachusetts Dartmouth


  • Fundamentals of Social Action
  • Research and Design Methods in Psychological Science
  • Clinical Work with Latinos in the United States
  • LMH Summer Immersion 
  • LMH Immersion Seminar (Preparation for Ecuador Immersion)

Research and Practice Interests

  • Individual and Group Psychotherapy
  • Integrated Behavioral Medicine
  • Multicultural and Global Mental Health
  • Latino Mental Health
  • Complex Trauma
  • OBGYN Psychology
  • Human Trafficking
  • Consultation
  • Social Justice and Human Rights

Professional Licenses and Certifications

  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)

Publications and Presentations

  • Rivera, Daisy, M. (May 20, 2019). Effective Methods for Attorneys Working with Traumatized Clients. Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP).
  • Rivera, Daisy, M. (May 9, 2019). Improving Latino Migrant Health and Occupational Safety Through an Integrated Biophysical Approach. National Advisory Council on MIgrant Health (NACMH).
  • Rivera, Daisy, M. (2018). Clinicians’ Openness to the Integration of Traditional Cultural Healing Methods in Psychotherapy with Latinos. Doctoral Dissertation. ProQuest.

Concurrent Leadership, Service and Professional Activities

  • Integrated Behavioral Health Therapist at Lynn Community Health Center.
  • Consultant for Medical Residents from the Makerere University College of Health Sciences in Uganda regarding Management of COVID-19 Pandemic.

Prior Experience

  • Clinical experience at ABHS Parkside Crisis Stabilization Center, Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital, St. Mary’s Home for Children, North Shore Counseling Center, Tides Family Services, Lynn Community Health Center Refugee Clinic and OBGYN Clinic, Comprehensive Mental Health Systems, Kodiak Women’s Resource Center.
  • Immersion experience at Hospital Calderon-Guardia, UNIBE, Fundación VIHDA, Hospital Gineco-Obstétrico Enrique C. Sotomayor, Association of Peasants of Vallue.
  • Consultation experience with Northwest Immigrant Rights Project and Northwest Justice Project.
  • APA Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship at Columbia Valley Community Health.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • National Latinx Psychological Association (NLPA)