Felipa Chavez

Dr. Felipa Chavez is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology at Florida Institute of Technology. She received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology, with a concentration in children and families from the University at Buffalo (UB). She is a former NIAAA post-doctoral fellow at UB’s Research Institute on Addictions, where she researched early child development and parent-child relationships in heavy drinking alcohol families. Currently, Dr. Chavez is the Director of Building Blocks, which disseminates Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) to local families through the Community Psychological Services (CPS) center, which operates out of Florida Tech’s Scott Center for Autism.