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Cristalis Capielo

Biography: 

Dr. Cristalís Capielo Rosario, is a tenure-track assistant professor in the Department of Counseling and Counseling and Psychology (CCP) at Arizona State University (ASU). Before joining ASU in 2016, she received her doctorate degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Georgia. Dr. Capielo Rosario’s research and advocacy primarily focuses on understanding and dismantling economic, political, and social determinants of mental and physical health disparities in Latinx populations living in the United States, particularly Puerto Ricans. Her research has been disseminated through 17 peer-reviewed scientific articles in top tier counseling psychology journals, six book chapters, and more than 50 professional invited and peer-reviewed presentations. Dr. Capielo Rosario actively engages in media appearance where she translates psychological knowledge for the public. She often speaks on topics related to mental health Latinx populations. She has appeared in broad reach media outlets including PBS, NBC News, NBC Latino, Telemundo, and The Washington Post among several others. Her scientific and community contributions have also been recognized by various professional and community organization and institutions, including the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts Early Career Outstanding Research Award (2021), the University of Georgia, College of Education Alumni Early Career Researcher Award (2020), and the Society of Counseling Psychology's Section for Ethnic & Racial Diversity Outstanding Contribution to Scholarship on Race / Ethnicity Award (2020).

Education: 

Ph.D. Counseling Psychology, University of Georgia 2016

Publications: 

Sample publications:

Capielo Rosario, C., Faison, A., Winn, L., Caldera, K., & Lobos, J. (2021). No son complejos: An intersectional person-centered evaluation of Afro-Puerto Rican health. Special issue contribution. Journal of Latinx Psychology 9(1), 45-64. https://doi.org/10.1037/lat0000183

Gonzalez, K. A., Capielo Rosario, C., Abreu, R. L., & Cardenas Bautista, E. (2020). “It hurts but it’s the thing we have to do”: Puerto Rican colonial migration. Journal of Latinx Psychology, 9(2), 140–160. https://doi.org/10.1037/lat0000181

Capielo Rosario, C., Abreu, R. L., Gonzalez, K. A., & Cardenas Bautista, E. (2020). “That day no one spoke”: Florida Puerto Ricans Reaction to Hurricane María. The Counseling Psychologist, 48(3), 377–406. https://doi.org/10.1177/0011000019899382

Capielo Rosario, C., & Dillon, F. (2020). Ni de aquí, ni de allá: Puerto Rican acculturation-acculturative stress profiles and depression. Cultural diversity & ethnic minority psychology, 26(1), 42–53. https://doi.org/10.1037/cdp0000272

Capielo Rosario, C., Schaefer, A., Ballesteros, J., Rentería, R., & David, E. J. R. (2019). A caballo regalao no se le mira el colmillo: Colonial mentality and Puerto Rican depression. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 66(4), 396-408. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/cou0000347

Fall 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
CED 523Psychological Tests
CPY 599Thesis
CED 599Thesis
CED 671Multicultural Counseling
CPY 671Multicultural Counseling
CPY 792Research
CPY 799Dissertation
Summer 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
CED 599Thesis
CPY 799Dissertation
Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
CED 523Psychological Tests
CPY 599Thesis
CED 599Thesis
CPY 650Counseling Latinos
CPY 792Research
CPY 799Dissertation
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
CED 523Psychological Tests
CPY 599Thesis
CED 599Thesis
CED 671Multicultural Counseling
CPY 671Multicultural Counseling
CPY 792Research
CPY 799Dissertation
Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
CED 599Thesis
CPY 799Dissertation
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
CED 599Thesis
CPY 599Thesis
CPY 792Research
CPY 799Dissertation
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
CED 523Psychological Tests
CPY 599Thesis
CED 599Thesis
CPY 671Multicultural Counseling
CED 671Multicultural Counseling
CPY 790Reading and Conference
CPY 792Research
CPY 799Dissertation
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
CED 599Thesis
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
CED 599Thesis
CPY 599Thesis
CPY 650Counseling Latinos
CPY 671Multicultural Counseling
CPY 790Reading and Conference
CPY 792Research
CPY 799Dissertation
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
CED 523Psychological Tests
CED 599Thesis
CPY 671Multicultural Counseling
CPY 792Research
CPY 799Dissertation
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CED 599Thesis
CPY 799Dissertation
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CED 523Psychological Tests
CPY 599Thesis
CED 599Thesis
CPY 635Professional Development
CPY 671Multicultural Counseling
CPY 792Research
CPY 799Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CED 523Psychological Tests
CPY 599Thesis
CED 599Thesis
CPY 635Professional Development
CPY 792Research
CPY 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CED 599Thesis
CPY 599Thesis
CPY 799Dissertation
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CPY 599Thesis
CED 599Thesis
CPY 650Counseling Latinos
CPY 792Research
CPY 799Dissertation