Pablo Méndez-Bustos, PhD

Pablo Méndez-Bustos is a clinical/health psychologist and Assistant Professor at the Universidad Católica del Maule in Chile. In 2014, he obtained a Ph.D. of Clinical and Health Psychology from the Autonomous University of Madrid in Spain. He also obtained a Master of Social Research and Development from the Universidad de Concepción in Chile (2007) and a Master of Research Design and Applications in Psychology and Health from the University of Granada in Spain (2011). His thesis was on the “Analysis of Suicidal Behavior in Risk Sub-populations”. His research interests involve developing effective prevention strategies for and in understanding the nature/treatment of suicidal behavior and various psychiatric disorders. Pablo participates in a Center’s project to develop a financial wellness intervention to reduce psychological distress and suicide risk.