Gena Castro Rodriguez

Dr. Gena Castro Rodriguez is a psychologist and LMFT. She holds a BA in psychology from Sacramento State University, an MA in Counseling Psychology from USF, and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the California Institute for Integral Studies. In her clinical private practice, she specializes in trauma using a control mastery and relational framework.

She has worked with children, youth and families in the dependency, delinquency and criminal justice systems for more than 25 years, including 10 years as co-founder and executive director of the Girls Justice Initiative/Youth Justice Institute. Her focus is on trauma, female delinquency, cultural humility, victimology and gender responsivity.

Dr. Castro Rodriguez is Chief of the Victim Services Division for the Office of the San Francisco District Attorney. The Division serves over 8500 victims of crime each year, and targets the most vulnerable, marginalized and disenfranchised populations of the city with innovative, evidence based practices in the field of victim services.