Ben Ototivo.

Ben completed his PhD at the University of Oklahoma, doctoral internship at the University of Northern Colorado and post-doctoral fellowship at The University of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining CAPS, Ben has background working with first generation/ low income students, students of color, and advocating for social justice in various university counseling centers and community mental health settings. Ben is a proud member of the Comanche Nation of Oklahoma.

Pronouns: he/him/his


  • PhD: Counseling Psychology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • MA: Community Counseling, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • BA: Psychology, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK

The place you'd most like to see or thing you'd most like to do

I'd like to travel to as many places and experience as many cultures as I can.

Areas of Interest

Social justice, multicultural concerns, family and relationship issues, identity development, depression, anxiety, adjustment of international students, supervision and training, consultation, outreach, and group therapy.

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