Ana Cabezas

Ana Cabezas, Psy.D., Diversity & Multicultural Inclusion Coordinator



  • California Licensed Psychologist PSY26021
  • Psy.D. & M.S., Clinical Psychology, Nova Southeastern University, Broward County
  • B.S., Psychology, University of Central Florida, Orlando

Pronouns: She/Her

Specializes in:

  • Sociocultural concerns
  • Trauma
  • Identity Development 

Fun Facts:

I love cats, watching a binge-worthy show, and dark chocolate. 



Dr. Cabezas has worked with culturally and socioeconomically diverse adult populations with a variety of mental health presentations in community care.  During her pre-doctoral training, she provided testing services that included the administration, interpretation, and integration of psychological measures.  There, Dr. Cabezas worked with clients presenting with learning disorders, developmental disorders, and cognitive disorders affecting their social, interpersonal, and emotional functioning. 

During her internship and post-doctoral residency, Dr. Cabezas worked for the State Center Community College District at Fresno City College and Reedley College. There, Dr. Cabezas provided individual therapy, outreach services, presentations, and taught two courses. She enjoyed working with disadvantaged and underserved student populations.  Dr. Cabezas served as the liaison for recent immigrant and international students providing services in Spanish.  Additionally, she acted as the faculty advisor to Fresno City College’s Active Minds Chapter.

Dr. Cabezas’ professional interests include social justice, multiculturalism, intersecting identities, identity and transitional concerns, trauma recovery and resiliency, and interpersonal and relational concerns.  She particularly enjoys working with disadvantaged, disenfranchised, and underrepresented students.  She began working at Cal Poly Counseling Services in 2013 and served as the First Generation Students Coordinator between 2014 -- 2018.  Dr. Cabezas recently expanded her role to Diversity and Multicultural Inclusion Coordinator, which includes developing and strengthening relationships with other campus partners in order to best serve the students' needs.  

Dr. Cabezas believes in an integrated approach to therapy, which is designed to fit the client's needs.  She conceptualizes through an Existential lens and incorporates interventions from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Choice Theory, and Solution-Focused Therapy.  As a psychologist, Dr. Cabezas values change as a conscious and deliberate process that emphasizes the expression of the authentic self, capitalizes on individual strengths, and broadens one's abilities needed to thrive.  Additionally, Dr. Cabezas is fluent in Spanish and can provide services in this language.

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