Dr. Jocelyn Meza received her B.A. in Psychology and minor in Applied Developmental Psychology at UCLA, her M.A. and Ph.D. Degrees in Clinical Science at UC Berkeley and her clinical internship and postdoctoral fellowship at UCSF. Currently, Dr. Meza is an Assistant Professor In-Residence in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and is the Associate Director of the Youth Stress and Mood (YSAM) Clinic. Dr. Meza is also the Principal Investigator/Director of the HEART Lab (Health Equity & Access Research & Treatment Lab). The HEART Lab focuses on clinical, teaching, and research that focuses on the development and evaluation of culturally responsive treatments for self-harm/suicide for racial/ethnic minoritized youth impacted by different social systems (i.e., juvenile legal and child welfare systems). Dr. Meza also examines cultural factors that may influence psychopathology in Black and Latinx youth (including cultural protective factors), as well as the impact racial discrimination on self-harm/suicide. Dr. Meza is a licensed and certified bilingual clinical psychologist trained in cognitive-behavior and dialectical behavior therapies. Dr. Meza’s work in advancing mental health treatments among diverse ethnoracial families has been recognized by the National Latinx Psychology Association and has also received the prestigious UC Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship.