2021 Financial Social Work Certification
2007 LCSW Licensed Clinical Social Worker
2001 Pupil Personnel Services Credential
Dr. Verónica Obregón is a mental health expert with over 20 years of mental health experience. She is a licensed clinical social worker who received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the USC Dworack-Peck School of Social Work and her Doctorate Degree in Education with an Educational Psychology concentration from the USC Rossier School of Education. A well-educated therapist, she built her expertise working in urban communities in Central Los Angeles. Dr. Obregón began her career at the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health and moved on to practice as a psychiatric social worker at the Los Angeles Unified School District-School Mental Health Program. As a mental health consultant she worked with teen moms to help them stay in school, provided mental health consultation with school administrators and staff about student and staff mental health and socio-emotional needs, provided crisis intervention, trained university interns and worked with district staff to engage parents in their child’s education.
Dr. Obregón was born in Mexico City and raised in East Los Angeles. Growing up in this community inspired Dr. Obregón to work for a just and well-organized society. That is why she pursued a career as a social worker after she graduated with a bachelor’s degree from UCLA. She continues to share her expertise as a licensed clinical social worker, with aspiring social work students as an adjunct faculty at the California State University Los Angeles School of Social Work.
Dr. Verónica Obregón also opened a hybrid company that is part private practice and part education consulting company. She provides mental health services to those people that work with children and families such as teachers, other counselors, professional women and first responders (Police, firefighters etc.).
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