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Felicia Castro-Villarreal

Associate Professor
Educational Psychology



Felicia Castro-Villarreal is an Associate Professor of School Psychology in the Department of Educational Psychology. Dr.Castro-Villarreal was born and raised in Robstown Texas, home of the Cotton Pickers. She is the daughter of the legendary Coach Steve Castro. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Texas at San Antonio and earned a Masters of Science degree in Clinical Psychology from St. Mary’s University. Dr. Castro-Villarreal earned a PhD in School Psychology from Oklahoma State University and completed her Doctoral internship with the APA accredited Cypress-Fairbanks ISD Psychological Services Department. Dr. Castro-Villarreal specializes and has research interests in multicultural assessment and practice and consultation with school staff. She currently holds Licensure as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) and is currently working toward becoming a Licensed Psychologist. Last, she is very proud of the progress UTSA’s School Psychology program has made and hopes to continue to mentor students to aid in her pursuit of conducting research in culturally responsive practice, teacher consultation, RTI, and Assessment.