Counselor Dalilah Perea Speaks with the Daily Pilot

June 23, 2022 - 0 minute read

Dr. Brenda Gesell, left, the Vanguard University director of the graduate program in clinical psychology, and Dalila Perea, a VU graduate and young counselor from Santa Ana stand together on campus.(Scott Smeltzer / Staff Photographer)

As a Latina from Santa Ana, Perea understands the stigma and financial obstacles that make it challenging for people from her community to obtain counseling services. She hopes to help remove those obstacles through her work with Journeys Counseling Ministry at the Santa Ana location.