Appointments: 520-694-8888

Christina M. Vasquez, PhD

Director, Disability Assessment Research Clinic
Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Christina Vasquez is a licensed psychologist and has clinical experience in the areas of school psychology, clinical psychology, and neuropsychology. Dr. Vasquez began her career in a school setting, conducting psychoeducational evaluations and providing learning and behavioral interventions for students with learning disabilities, behavior problems, and mental illness. Dr. Vasquez then continued her training in clinical psychology at an APA-accredited program, providing both individual and group therapy to young adults and adults in the Tucson community. She also completed a post-doctoral internship in neuropsychology, where she performed psychological and neuropsychological evaluations with individuals who had incurred injury to the brain and those with progressive neurocognitive impairments. From a vocational perspective, Dr. Vasquez has worked with Vocational Rehabilitation in assisting adolescents and young adults with disabilities in high school, transitioning from school to work. Dr. Vasquez also worked as a consultant for Disability Determination Services to assist in determining an individual’s capability of working and managing benefits independently.

Dr. Vasquez received her doctoral degree from the University of Arizona in School Psychology, with an emphasis in Emotional and Behavioral Disorders. During her doctoral program, Dr. Vasquez was a recipient of the Erasmus Circle Graduate Scholar and also the Doctoral Minority Fellowship from the American Psychological Association. Dr. Vasquez is licensed by the Arizona Board of Psychologist Examiners and holds a certification in School Psychology by state of Arizona. Dr. Vasquez is a member of the American Psychological Association and Southern Arizona Psychological Association.