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Tyler Hatchel

Tyler is a second year doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology program in Department of Psychology, University of Florida. His research interest focuses on the well-being of LGBTQ youth. Specifically, he is interested in how various risk and protective factors shape pathways linking peer victimization to poor outcomes. He is also interested in developmental pathways, suicidality, digital media, and tele-health.


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Yuanhong (Nicole) Huang

Nicole is a first year doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology program in Department of Psychology, University of Florida. She is interested in the mental health well-being of children and adolescents with adverse experience, with an emphasis on emotion regulation, internalizing and externalizing problems. She would like to explore the risk and protective factors, especially family factors that relate to their outcomes, and learn how to improve intervention programs by addressing these factors. In her free time, she likes to travel, swim, shop and learn guitar. She also enjoys detective and Sci-Fi movies and books.


Alberto Valido

Alberto is a recent graduate and Research Assistant in Counseling Psychology at the University of Florida. His research interests are on the risks and protective factors for substance abuse, depression, suicidal ideation, and homophobic victimization affecting LGBT youth, specifically using the intersectional framework to explore the challenges of ethnic, racial, and sexual minorities. In his free time, he loves to travel, doing hiking, camping and learning about data science. He also enjoys photography, visiting museums, and art events.