College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Psychology
Piña-Watson's research examines depression and suicidality among Mexican-American adolescents. In particular her research addresses aspects of bicultural stress, family dynamics and self-identity as factors influencing adolescent suicides. Dr. Piña-Watson received her PhD in Counseling Psychology from Texas A&M University in 2014. She recently completed an internship at the University of Texas, Austin, Counseling and Mental Health Center before joining TTU.