Leilani Feliciano, Ph.D.


Leilani Feliciano, Ph.D.

COLU 4019

Professional Summary

Dr. Leilani Feliciano joined the faculty at UCCS in 2007. She is a Clinical Psychologist by training and specializes in both geropsychology and behavioral medicine.  Dr. Feliciano teaches undergraduate courses in abnormal psychology (senior seminar) and the psychology of diversity. She teaches graduate courses in the clinical skills laboratory, psychology of aging II, cultural and family diversity (professional development II), and she supervises a clinical practicum rotation through the UCCS Aging Center and Peak Vista Community Health Centers. Dr. Feliciano served as the Director of Clinical Training for the Psychology Department.

In addition to teaching and supervision, Dr. Feliciano maintains an active research program, mentoring graduate and undergraduate students within her lab.  Her research program broadly targets mental and physical health, cognition, and aging. Dr. Feliciano's primary research interest is in studying and applying behavioral interventions for clinical problems and mental disorders in older adults. Specific areas of interest include: late-life depression, sleep disturbances, managing co-morbid psychological and medical problems, and behavioral problems associated with dementia.