Pembroke Pines, Florida
Denise Carballea is pursuing her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in Neuropsychology at Albizu University (AU) in Miami, Florida. She is currently a Student Representative for the Florida Psychological Association- Division of Graduate Students, Secretary for the Cognition & Cognitive Neuroscience APA Division 20 SIG, and Secretary for the Race, Ethnicity, and Culture APA Division 20 SIG. At AU, she is the president of the Neuropsychology Club, Vice President of the Student Council, Vice President of the Students Advocate for Youth Club, and Vice President of the Health Psychology Club. Following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, she has joined the APA Interdivisional COVID-19 task force as Co-chair for multiple working groups. The majority of her clinical experience has been focused on working with individuals with cognitive impairments and emotional difficulties following a brain injury. Her primary areas of research include traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) and Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). Denise is interested in contributing to the field in areas involving rehabilitation.