Carmen Jimenez-Pride is the creative mind behind Focus on Feelings®, an emotional literacy curriculum, she is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Registered Play Therapist Supervisor, Certified AutPlay® Therapy Provider, Certified EMDR Therapist, and Certified Internal Family Systems Therapist.
Carmen is a trauma therapist experienced in clinical treatment of children, adolescents and adults with culturally diverse backgrounds addressing a wide range of concerns. Carmen's career in the mental health field spans more than 15 years.
Carmen is an international speaker, award-winning best-selling author, and business consultant. She is a visionary in the therapeutic community, working to create and develop a wide range of educational tools to assist the clinician, and client to reach optimum goals. With a focus on cultural humility and cultural diversity, Carmen educates clinical professionals to address racial and cultural trauma within their clinical practices.
Carmen Jimenez-Pride is the developer of Diversity in Play Therapy Inc.; and the 2020 Diversity in Play Therapy Summit. Carmen is also the developer of Focus on Feelings®.