Areas of Specialty

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Dr. Salgado’s work centers Black, Indigenous and/or People of Color (BIPOC) with an emphasis on Latinx communities. She considers herself a generalist, with the following areas of specialty:

  • Trauma (e.g., intergenerational/historical trauma, racial trauma, sexual assault, childhood abuse, political asylum related victimization, victims of crime, & PTSD)
  • Integration of Ancestral Indigenous Spiritual Practices & Eastern Energy Work (Reiki & Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT, also known as tapping)
  • Identity Development & Exploration (e.g., ethno- racial, sexual orientation and gender)
  • Maternal Mental Health, including parenting support, maternal self-care & reclaiming the self
  • Overcoming Imposter Phenomenon & Burnout Prevention for BIPOC Professionals
  • Women’s Mental Health & Life Role Transitions
  • Immigration Related Issues (e.g., immigration trauma, acculturative stress, coping with family separation, living undocumeted, & DACA recipients)
  • Grief & Loss (e.g., death of a loved one, life role transitions & other forms of loss)
  • Spiritual Exploration
  • Relational Issues (e.g., mother-daughter relationships, family issues, romantic relationships, interpersonal dynamics)

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