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Angelica Tello

Angelica Tello, Ph.D.

Field Experience Coordinator and Associate Professor of Counseling,
College of Education

Contact number: 281-283-3564
Office: Pearland Suite 222

Areas of Expertise

  • College Students: First-generation college students
  • Clinical Supervision: Bilingual counselor supervision
  • Multicultural Counseling: Counseling with Latina/o clients


  • Lonn, M. R., Tello, A. M., Duffey, T., Haberstroh, S. (2014). Relational-Cultural Theory as leadership pedagogy: Preparing doctoral students for the counselor education workforce. Journal of Counselor Leadership and Advocacy, 1(2), 140-151. doi:10.1080/2326716X.2014.954164
  • Tello, A. M. (2015). Reclaiming my voice and finding a balance in academia: A journey towards advocacy. In F. Hernandez, E. Murakami, & G. Rodriguez (Eds.), Abriendo puertas, cerrando heridas (opening doors, closing wounds): Latinas/os finding a work-life balance in academia. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
  • Tello, A. M. (2014, September). How I became a therapist, Therapy Today: British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, 25(7), 25.

Research Projects

Current Research

  • Supporting the Psychosocial Experiences of First-Generation College Students
  • Best Practices in Bilingual Counseling Supervision and Training
  • Research Mentoring of Women Doctoral Students in Counselor Education
  • Social Media Use in the Counseling Profession


  • 2014 Educational Endowment Fund – Research Grant, Texas Counseling Association
  • 2014 NBCC Minority Fellowship Supplemental Education Grant, National Board for Certified Counselors Foundation

Awards and Accomplishments

  • 2015 Courtland C. Lee Multicultural Excellence Award from the American Counseling Association (ACA)
  • 2015 Texas Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (TACES) Outstanding Doctoral Student Award
  • 2013 National Board of Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program (NBCC MFP) Fellow
  • 2013 Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) Presidential Fellow
  • 2012 Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES) Emerging Leader Fellow