Florencia Iturri


Florencia Iturri - 2024 NLC Houston Fellow

Florencia Iturri (she/her) was born and raised in La Paz, Bolivia and currently lives in Houston, Texas. In 2020 she received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology, with an emphasis in forensics, from Palo Alto University. Florencia has published in peer-reviewed journals, presented at conferences, and received research awards for her dissertation work including the Diversity Research Award from the Minority Affairs Committee of the American Psychology-Law Society (AP-LS). She currently works at Harris County Juvenile Probation where she serves as the specialty court psychologist for the juvenile mental health and human trafficking specialty courts. She also provides supervision to doctoral level students and is proud to be a mentor to future psychologists.

Florencia has been a strong advocate for the LGBTQ+ and Latine communities. She is passionate about helping to reduce sexual violence and human trafficking and has dedicated her research and clinical work to addressing these issues.