Merranda Marin

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Professor, Director of Undergraduate Programs Family & Consumer Sciences

Discipline: Human Development and Family Sciences

Dr. Merranda Romero Marin is an Professor in the Department of Family and Consumer Science at New Mexico State University. She is a licensed psychologist specializing in the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), particularly within the context of the family system.

Dr. Mari­n earned her doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from New Mexico State University in 2007. She also holds a Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. Previous experiences include the oversight of the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Clinical Team at the El Paso VA wherein she provided evidence-based treatments including Cognitive Processing Therapy and Prolonged Exposure Therapy to veterans diagnosed with PTSD as well as psycho-education and family treatments. Her other experiences include working in Community Mental Health, specifically with children, adolescents, and families confronting serious mental health issues.

In addition, as a former school counselor, Dr. Mari­n is dedicated to ensuring the academic success of all students and is passionate about building collaborations among and within communities.

Her research interests include effects of war on family and community systems, evidenced based treatments for PTSD, multicultural counseling and individual and family resilience.

Merranda Marin
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Box 30003, MSC 3470
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8003
Phone: 575-646-6031
Fax: 575-646-1889