Georgia Tech Counseling Center, Division of Student Affairs
Ruperto Perez is a licensed psychologist in Georgia and Florida having received degrees from Boston College (B.S., M.A.) and his PhD in Counseling Psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Previously, Dr. Perez served as Assistant Director for Clinical Services at the Counseling Center at the University of Florida and as Counseling Services Coordinator and Training Director at the Counseling & Testing Center at the University of Georgia.
His areas of professional interest include counseling issues related to diversity and multiculturalism, gender issues, LGBT concerns, outreach/consultation, and supervision/mentoring. He is active in a number of professional organizations including, the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Commission for Counseling and Psychological Services, and the American Psychological Association (APA) Division 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology). He is a former member of APA’s Commission on Accreditation and currently serves as Division 17 Vice President for Communication. In addition, Dr. Perez is the co-editor of the Handbook of Counseling and Psychotherapy with Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Clients published by the American Psychological Association.