Education

Graduate School
University of North Texas (2012), Psychology
Graduate School
University of North Texas (2016), Psychology
Fellowship
VA North Texas Health Care System (2017), Psychology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Adjustment Disorder (Life stressors, Grief, Trauma)
  • Alzheimer's Disease and Caregivers
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cross-Cultural Psychiatry
  • Depression
  • Depression & Anxiety Disorders
  • Insomnia
  • Mental Health (Depression & Anxiety)
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Mood Disorder
  • Neuropsychiatric Disorders and Caregivers
  • Panic Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatry
  • Schizophrenia
  • Treatment Resist Depression
  • Women's Mental Health & Wellness
  • Publications

    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    The impact of mental aerobics training on older adults: A randomized assigned study.
    Hayslip, B., Paggi, K., & Caballero Vela, D. SAGE Research Methods Cases. 2017
    Development of a scale to measure death perspectives: Overcoming and Participating.
    Petty, E., Hayslip, B., Caballero Vela, D., & Jenkins, S. R. Omega: Journal of death and Dying 2015 71 146-168
    The how and when of parental loss in adulthood: Effects on grief and adjustment.
    Hayslip, B., Pruett, J., & Caballero Vela, D. Omega: Journal of Death and Dying 2015 71 3-18
    The impact of mental aerobics training on older adults.
    Hayslip, B., Paggi, K., & Caballero Vela, D. Journal of Applied Gerontology 2015 32 389-394
    Employee age and reactions to downsizing.
    Lahner, J., Hayslip, B., & Caballero Vela, D. International Journal of Aging and Human Development 2014 79 225-255
    Doing supervision with attitude: Three foundational principles for supervisory action.
    Watkins, C. E., Atkins, S. A. H., Caballero Vela, D., Marchesani, E. S., Ramos, M. J., Guinn, M. D., & Wike, A. E. Psychology Bulletin 2014 49 5-8
    Sensitizing young adults to their biases about middle aged and older persons: A pedagogical approach.
    Hayslip, B., Caballero Vela, D., Ward-Pinson, M., & Riddle, R. R. Educational Gerontology 2013 39 37-44
    The beneficial effects of senior center attendance on grandparents raising grandchildren.
    Rhynes, L., Hayslip, B., Caballero Vela, D., & Ingman, S. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships 2013 11 162-175

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • Gerontological Society of America (2012)
    • American Psychological Association (2010)