October 14, 2020
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Equity, Inclusion & Diversity Forum: Professionalism (KP Mental Health Trainees Only)
Jeannie E. Celestial, PhD (she/her) is a licensed clinical psychologist in the Department of Mental Health at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Vallejo, California where she provides individual and group therapy and serves as an extern supervisor.
Dr. Celestial completed her postdoctoral residency at Vallejo Kaiser and her predoctoral internship at the Veterans Affairs Pacific Islands. She holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology with emphases in Clinical Neuropsychology and Meditation and Psychology. Prior to doctoral studies, Dr. Celestial worked as a clinical social worker, doing parent-child psychotherapy.
In 2019-2020, Dr. Celestial served as the inaugural Chair of the Filipinx Mental Health Initiative in Solano County (FMHI-Solano), a community-driven coalition to empower and educate the Filipinx community about mental health. In 2013, Dr. Celestial was awarded the Minority Fellowship by the American Psychological Association for her commitment to ethnic minority behavioral services. Passionate about holistic health and well-being, Dr. Celestial is the co-author of The Filipino Instant Pot Cookbook. She was born on Guam, Chamorro land, to Visayan and Tagalog parents from the Philippines. Currently, Dr. Celestial is a settler on Ohlone land in the San Francisco Bay Area.