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Janina E. Fariñas

Janina E. Fariñas, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies

Contact Information

441 Behavioral Sciences Building
1570 Campus Delivery
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1570

Phone: 970-491-6031
Fax: 970-491-7975
Email: Janina.Farinas@colostate.edu

Research Interests

Transdisciplinary models of integrated family care, Latina/o family studies, developmental and early life trauma, infancy somatic markers of attachment disorganization, culture-specific health-promotion models of family care.


B.A., 1997, Communications & Behavioral Sciences, University of New Orleans
M.A., 2008, Psychology: Contemplative Psychotherapy, Naropa University
Ph.D., 2015, Clinical Psychology, Marriage & Family Therapy Specialization, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Thematic Research Areas

Infant Mental Health, pediatric psychology, couple and family therapy, caregiver education, transdisciplinary clinical treatment and intervention, health promotion, cultural context