St. Mary's University 1 Camino Santa MariaSan Antonio, TX 78228 +1-210-436-3011 St. Mary's University logo William Joseph Chaminade St. Mary's University, Texas



  • Ph.D., St. Mary’s University
  • M.A., St. Mary’s University
  • B.A., University of Texas at Brownsville

Courses Taught

  • Expressive Modalities in Play Therapy
  • Family Play Therapy
  • Doctoral Supervision Internship
  • Counseling Practicum
  • Internship I & II
  • Field Experience in Play Therapy
  • Methods and Techniques in Play Therapy
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Special Topics in Play Therapy
  • Counseling Theories
  • Child Development & Play Therapy
  • Doctoral Practicum
  • Doctoral Internship I, II, III
  • Seminar in Counseling

Research Interests

  • Play Therapy
  • Telemental Health in Counseling
  • Body Image/Body Esteem
  • Supervision and Development of Counselors


Priscilla Reyna-Vasquez is a Licensed Professional Counselor – Supervisor, National Certified Counselor, Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor, and a Board Certified- TeleMental Health Counselor. In addition to her specializations, she has completed advanced training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).

She has been director of an outpatient program for a mental health hospital and has worked in various community mental health settings including private practice. She believes in a collaborative working relationship building on a person’s strengths and qualities during the therapeutic journey.

Her interests include teaching about the therapeutic power of play with children of all ages, body image/body esteem issues, telemental health in counseling, online teaching, and supervision and development of counselors. She enjoys sewing, traveling, and cherishes her time with her daughter and husband.

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