Dr. Perez is the Program Director of the Walden Clinical Psychology program. To this role, she brings extensive knowledge and experience within the fields of teaching, mentoring, and academic leadership in higher education. Dr. Perez is a licensed psychologist in Florida where she practices clinical work in psychological assessment and psychotherapy with diverse populations of adults, focusing on treatment of depression and anxiety. She has expertise in assessing a wide variety of clients including treatment and evaluation of sex offenders, immigration evaluations, competence evaluations, fitness for duty evaluations, and disability evaluations. Her research is focused on forensic population issues.