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Lucy A. Vezzuto, Ph.D.

Orange County Department of Education
Fulbright Scholar in Education and Coordinator of Student Mental Health and Social Emotional Learning
Lucy A. Vezzuto, Ph.D., is a Fulbright Scholar in Education and Coordinator of student mental health and social emotional learning at the Orange County Dept. of Education.  She provides training and technical assistance for youth-serving professionals in the prevention and early identification of student mental health issues. Additionally her other areas of interest are restorative practices, stress management, mindfulness, and mindful self-compassion for adults and youth. Dr. Vezzuto received stress management and mindfulness training at UCLA’S Mindfulness Awareness Research Center, the UC Irvine’s Samueli Integrative Health Institute and at Harvard Medical School’s Benson-Henry Institute for Mind-Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital.