Dr. Dillahunt-Aspillaga received her PhD in Rehabilitation Science from the University of Florida. She is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, a Certified Vocational Evaluator, a Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP), International Certified Vocational Evaluator (ICVE-D). She is a Fellow of the American Congress of Rehabilitation. She is a tenured Full Professor in the Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling program in the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences at the University of South Florida, Tampa. She has published over 50 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, monographs, and clinical practice guidelines.