Kelsey Kuperman was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia and is currently a doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology program at the University of Oregon. She has worked as a therapist with young adults at the University Counseling and Testing Center and children and families at the Child and Family Center in Eugene. After receiving invaluable clinical training and practicum experience through PASEO, Kelsey now provides therapy in Spanish at Centro Latino Americano in Eugene. Her current research and clinical work focuses on understanding and increasing access to culturally sensitive mental health services for Latinx and Spanish-speaking families.
Rebecca Kirchner is a doctoral student in the intellectual and developmental disability/clinical psychology joint track program at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Her research interests include cognitive and behavioral therapies for children with autism or intellectual disabilities and comorbid mental health diagnoses as well as the overlap of autism symptoms in genetic syndromes. She is so thankful for her PASEO program experience, and hopes to continue to improve her Spanish language skills to eventually provide culturally sensitive psychological services to children and their families.