José E. Padilla Segarra

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José E. Padilla Segarra, MS 

Pronouns: He/Him/His

José is from Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico (PR). He enjoys physical activity, everything outdoor, nature music, dancing, and movies.


  • University Of Puerto Rico – Mayaguez Campus, B.A., Psychology
  • Ponce Health Science University (PHSU), M.S., Clinical Psychology
  • Ponce Health Science University (PHSU), Ph.D., candidate in Clinical Psychology 

José's professional interests include:

  • Neurodevelopmental disorders, especially with ASD
  • Dissertation focuses on the impact of trauma in children with neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Internship experiences included disabilities as major rotations and International students and the LGBTQ+ community as minor rotations
  • Currently pursuing development in multicultural engagement and outreach