Natali Garcia-Quezada

Natali Garcia-Quezada

MA Student
CAPS Counseling Extern
a person standing in a forest with tall pine trees in the back ground
she, hers, ella

Identities & Language

  • Cis Woman
  • 2nd Generation Immigrant (Parents are from Mexico)
  • Hispanic or Latinx
  • White
  • Catholic
  • Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese (Elementary Proficiency)


Academic Program

  • Master's of Counseling at UArizona Rehabilitation and Mental Health (RMH)
  • Graduate Assistant at Dean of Students Office (DOS) Student Assistant

Role at CAPS

As a counseling extern, Natali provides individual counseling, co-facilitates the USO mixed undergrad and grad group, and facilitates the Anxiety Toolbox, Gettung Unstuck, and IO workshops.

Specialty Areas

  • Academic Concerns
  • Anxiety
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Stress


Tucson, AZ

Professional Interests

Natali is interested in working with underrepresented communities, specifically the Latinx community, and providing bilingual counseling in Spanish and English. Her goal is to create a safe space where individuals feel comfortable to explore their mental health and learn the skills necessary to help them cope. She is interested in person-centered therapy, mindfulness-based CBT, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), multicultural therapy, and motivational interviewing.

Personal Interests

  • Reading and writing poetry. She is an avid watcher of Button Poetry on YouTube.
  • Theatre and musical theatre. Les Miserables is her favorite Broadway musical. Fun fact: Natali minored in Theatre as an undergrad at UArizona.
  • Watching movies. Favorite genres include suspense and romantic comedies.
  • Natali is a self-proclaimed Swiftie and is distraught that she could not get tickets for the Eras tour.
  • Listening to music

Dream Job

To be Hannah Montana (regular girl by day, pop star by night).

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