Araceli Gonzalez, Ph.D.

Department of Psychology

California State University, Long Beach

Dr. Araceli Gonzalez is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at CSULB. Her research focuses on the assessment and treatment of anxiety and depression, examining the interplay of individual and social factors in the development and expression of internalizing problems, and developing and improving culturally appropriate mental health services.

Dr. Gonzalez and the PRO-Health Research Program collaborated on a study called the Cortisol Sensor Project which helped to validate a new electrochemical sensor to detect salivary cortisol patterns in populations at risk for depression in real time and examine the impact of experiencing ethnic microaggressions on cortisol responses among young adults.