Education

Psy.D., Our Lady of the Lake University; M.Ed., M.A., University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Research Interests 

Resiliency; domestic violence; psychological well-being; Latino psychology; bilingual counseling

Background

Dr. Verdinelli has clinical experience at various community service agencies, working with families, couples, and children. She has published in Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training and Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology. Dr. Verdinelli joined Walden as a core faculty member in 2010 and teaches Multicultural Counseling and Couples and Family Counseling. In the past, she also taught courses on qualitative research methods, research methodology, clinical psychology, and educational psychology at other institutions of higher education.