421. Latino Mental Health from Macro to Micro w/ Dr. Paul Rivera

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My guest today, Dr. Paul Rivera, has a unique perspective on Latino mental health that comes from decades of work with communities, governments, and organizations around the world. Paul and I discuss the multi-layered experience of Latinos in the US and elsewhere, moving from high-level thoughts on Latino culture down to family dynamics and individual mental health implications, particularly for Latino men. This was a moving conversation that will undoubtedly make both a personal and professional impact!

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About Dr. Paul Rivera

Dr. Paul Rivera is a catalyst for positive change through his multifaceted career in academia, diplomacy, international economics, and strategic coaching. As the co-founder of BeActChange, his mission is to spark profound growth and alignment in individuals, teams, and organizations worldwide. With a PhD in Economics from the University of Southern California, Dr. Rivera is a professional in strategic planning, visioning, and systemic methodologies. A first-generation American and proud Latino, Dr. Rivera is a polyglot and passionate globetrotter.

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About Dr. Jeremy Sharp

I’m a licensed psychologist and Clinical Director at the Colorado Center for Assessment & Counseling, a private practice that I founded in 2009 and have grown to over 20 clinicians. I earned my undergraduate degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of South Carolina before getting my Master’s and PhD in Counseling Psychology from Colorado State University. These days, I specialize in psychological and neuropsychological evaluation with kids and adolescents.

As the host of the Testing Psychologist Podcast, I provide private practice consulting for psychologists and other mental health professionals who want to start or grow psychological testing services in their practices. I live in Fort Collins, Colorado with my wife (also a therapist) and two young kids.

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