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Christine Sainvil, Ph.D.

Staff Psychologist, Florida International University

Christine Sainvil, Ph.D., is a staff psychologist at Florida International University’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) center. She earned a doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of Georgia, dual master’s degrees (Ed.M. and M.A.) in Psychological Counseling from Teacher’s College at Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development from Cornell University. Dr. Sainvil’s career thus far has reflected her commitment to working with diverse populations, whilst providing culturally appropriate counseling interventions and psychological assessment services. Her clinical work and areas of interest have largely focused on mood disorders, anxiety disorders, men’s issues, trauma, as well as suicide education and prevention. Dr. Sainvil’s research interests pertain to mental health issues within Black and Caribbean communities, as well as psychosocial distress related to the college student experience, microaggressions, and acculturative stress.