Catalina Rodríguez Pichardo holds a bachelor's degree in School Counseling from Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra, Dominican Republic. She also obtained a Master of Science degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Indiana State University and Ph.D. in Education and Technological Innovation from Tecnologico de Monterrey. She is an international educational counselor certified by the International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance Practitioner (IAVG), USA.
She has more than 20 years of teaching experience and course design in all the different educational levels. She has 15 years of working experience at Tecnologico de Monterrey as a professor and vocational/psycho-pedagogical counselor. She is currently professor and researcher at the Tecnologico de Monterrey.
She has several publications in national and international journals. She has also written book chapters in the area of school counseling and education. She is reviewer/arbiter of the RIES, RIEEGE and TOJDE Journals. She is also an active member of International Association for Applied Psychology and certified facilitator of Family Dynamics Institute and ARISE Life Skills.