Counseling Psychologist

Dr. Alejandra “Ally” Sequeira is a Licensed Psychologist in both Texas (#38249) and California (#30282). She is fluent in Spanish and provides treatment in both English and Spanish. She has considerable experience in treating OCD, OCD-related disorders, depression, trauma, and anxiety disorders in children, teens, and adults. Throughout her graduate training, Dr. Sequeira worked in a variety of treatment settings, including a Federally Qualified Health Center, a community mental health center, a private practice, a hospital setting, a Child Advocacy Center, a tele-health counseling center, an autism clinic, a career center, and a primary care setting. She has experience working with a diverse population and in using evidence-based treatments such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Exposure and Response Prevention.


Expertise/Clinical and Research Interests:

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and related disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Tele-Psychological services
  • Health psychology
  • Health disparities 


Education and Fellowships:


  • Ph.D. – Counseling Psychology, Texas A&M University, 2017
    Dissertation: Treating Traumatized Children in Rural Texas: An Outcome Study          
  • M.E.d. – Educational Psychology, Texas A&M University, 2013
  • B.A. – Psychology and History, The University of Alabama Honors College, 2012


Licensure and Certifications:


  • Licensed Psychologist, State of Texas, July 2019, License number: 38249
  • Licensed Psychologist, State of California, August 2018, License number: 30282


Selected Publications:

  • Sequeira, A., Chang, J.E., McCord, C.E., & Garney, W..R. (2015). Videoconference grief group counseling in rural Texas: Outcomes, challenges, and lessons learned. The Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 41(2), 140-160. DOI: 10.1080/01933922.2016.1146376
  • Sequeira, A. (2014, January/February). Overcoming the imposter syndrome. The National Psychologists, pp. 11. 


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