Position: Mental Health Career Program Participant

Illustration representing Cinthia.

Supervisor: Gordy Steil, LMFT
Location: San Francisco Bay Area

Cinthia (she/her) was born and raised in Jalisco, Mexico and is the first person in her family to obtain a master’s degree. As a teen, Cinthia migrated to the United States not knowing any English. She is a big fan of community colleges where she obtained two associate’s degrees in French and Italian. After that, she got her B.A. in sociology and a M.A. in counseling. Cinthia has had the privilege of working directly with the Latinx community for the past 6 years, either as a warmline volunteer or as a therapist-in-training. Cinthia has experienced first hand the high need for mental health clinicians in the Latinx community. Through the Mental Health Career Program, she hopes to continue growing as a therapist and human while serving her community.