Alumni Spotlights

Our alumni are professionals, leaders, researchers, educators and changemakers who have gone on to build successful careers. Our alumni have utilized their psychology and counseling education to improves lives and make a better world.  Here are some of their stories:

Featured Alumni Spotlights

Amanda Harris

Amanda Harris, Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology 

To highlight the importance of work done on behalf of survivors of domestic violence, we spoke with PAU alumna Amanda Harris (née Feldman), J.D., Ph.D., a psychologist and attorney representing domestic violence survivors. More.

Terrell Sterling

Terell Sterling, B.S. in Business Psychology

Terell Sterling is the founder and CEO of Go Paladin a Silicon Valley nonprofit that connects underrepresented and underserved entrepreneurs to the vast startup ecosystem. In this Alumni Spotlight, Sterling talks about what inspired him to pursue a business psychology degree, his career in high-tech and private equity, and his experiences working with budding entrepreneurs. More.

Stefany Fuentes

Stefany Fuentes, M.A. Counseling

Since graduating from PAU’s M.A. Counseling Program with an MFT emphasis, alumna Stefany Fuentes has opened Vida Counseling, which provides mental health care in-person and virtually for Spanish and English speakers of all ages. In this Q&A, she discusses why she chose a career in mental health, her experience as a student at PAU, and her career today. More. 

Palo Alto University Alumni Spotlight Kay Lee, M.S. In Counseling

Kay Lee, M.A. Counseling

Alumna Kay Lee found deep meaning in life by founding an orphanage in China. More.



Alumna Tamara Mischel

Tamara Mischel, Ph.D Clinical Psychology

Alumna Tamara Mischel finds her niche as Associate Warden at Federal Bureau of Prisons.  More.



Diane Raleign - Alumna’s ‘Just Do It’ Approach Changes Lives in Africa

Diane Raleigh, Ph.D. Clinical Psychology

Alumna’s ‘Just Do It’ approach changes lives in Africa. More.




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