STAFF & FACULTY DIRECTORY PROFILE

Betty Uribe '11

Job Title:

Counselor

Department:

Counseling

Email:

Phone: (510) 577-9100

ext. 

606

Started at O'Dowd:

2020

Degrees: 

M.A Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in School Counseling and Clinical Counseling, University of San Francisco; B.S Psychology, Spanish Studies, minor in Latin American and Religious Studies, Santa Clara University

Originally from:

San Leandro, CA

Why I Teach:

I counsel to protect, uplift, and empower students to discern their passions and continue to discover their identity in this world. I am in awe of youth and truly believe they hold the power to make change in our world.

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Favorite quotes:

"Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare." -Audre Lorde

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Recommended reads:

All About Love by bell hooks, Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates, The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende, Corazón by Yesika Salgado, Women Who Run with the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Ph.D, The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

Hobbies or outside interests:

During my spare time, I enjoy reading, cooking traditional Mexican food with my mom, hiking, yoga, spending time with friends and family, and traveling--I've traveled to almost every continent!