Kristin Lopez, LMSW, joined the Center for Dialectical and Cognitive Behavioral Therapies in January 2020.
She attended Trinity University, completing her undergraduate studies in Sociology, with minors in Psychology and Spanish. After graduation, she worked in child welfare before returning to school to earn her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2015.
Kristin completed her post-graduate clinical training in college mental health, working as a clinician at UTSA’s Counseling and Mental Health Services. During her time there, she focused on providing short-term interventions to the university population. She accrued training and experience in Single Session Consultation, Written Exposure Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, and risk assessment and suicide prevention. Kristin served as a member of the University’s Behavioral Intervention Team, an interdisciplinary team tasked with addressing behavioral concerns observed in the university community through threat assessment and contingency management.
Kristin has completed her post-graduate clinical supervision and is waiting to test for independent licensure.She is currently working toward completion of her intensive training in DBT with Behavioral Tech. Outside of her clinical work, Kristin enjoys running, camping, and spending time with her family.