Adrian M. Valadez
Adrian received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Gender and Sexuality Studies in 2015 and her master's degree in Clinical Psychology in 2018. She joined the Project RISE team in 2018 and has largely been focused on adapting affirming therapeutic interventions for LGBTQ+ individuals. Additionally, Adrian's pre-dissertation project has focused on the development of a novel implicit measure for internalized binegativity. Adrian is particularly interested in measurement and scale construction in an effort to explore and improve the methods in which therapeutic outcomes are assessed for LGBTQ+ people.