López Becerra, Sebastián

Senior Faculty
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
Carlos Albizu University of San Juan, PR
Puerto Rico
School Affiliation

Cambridge College School of Psychology & Counseling

Academic Focus
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Dual pathology, problematic substance use and mental health
Community Involvement
  • The Iniciativa Comunicataria Pitirre Program.
  • Coordinator of the Ad Hoc Committee on the problematic use of substances of the Association of Psychology of Puerto Rico.
Courses Taught

CCP 606 Family treatment of substance abuse

Education

Doctorate Clinical Psychology from Carlos Albizu University of San Juan, Puerto Rico

Insight

Fostering excellent education in students who focus on a humanistic vision, that is, respect for the human being that is present in the performance of future professionals in their work places.

Professional Experience
  • The Iniciativa Comunicataria Pitirre Program, which offers outpatient treatment specialized in dual pathology, problematic substance use and mental health
  • The Puerto Rico Department of Correction and Rehabilitation.
  • Professor at the Carlos Albizu University.
Research & Publications
  • The Revista de Puertoriqueña de Psicología such as Psychopaths: past, present and future.
  • Exploratory Study on Substance Consumption in a Sample of the LGBTT Population of Puerto Rico and its Relationship with Discrimination and Prejudice Factors. Doctoral thesis
Selected Presentations
  • Evidence-based treatments for substance users. The perspective of intervention in psychotherapy through DBT'S. Substance Use Symposium. From a criminalist to a health perspective (2016). Carlos Albizu University, San Juan.
  • Integration of the brief strategic model and stages of changes to the reality of the Puerto Rican family with substance use. 1st Congress of Family Therapy: A Vision of Center and Latin America (2016). Carlos Albizu University, San Juan.
  • Study of the use of substances in a simple of LGBTT population of Puerto Rico and its relation with prejudice factors and discrimination. (Poster) APA 119th Convention (2011), Washington, EEUU.
  • Frequency of Substance Consumption in a Sample of the LGBTT Population of Puerto Rico and its Relation to Discrimination and Prejudice Factors. Inter-American Congress of Psychology (2011), Medellin, Colombia.
Professional Memberships & Affiliations
  • The Association of Psychology of Puerto Rico.