Carmen Inoa Vazquez, PhD, an expert in cross-cultural issues, is one of New York City’s most prominent Latina psychologists, with more than twenty-five years of clinical and teaching experience. She is founder of the Bilingual Treatment Program Clinic at Bellevue Hospital, and she founded and directs the Institute form Multicultural Behavioral Health. She is a clinical professor in psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine and City University of New York. She lectures on ethnic and cultural issues and is the author of three books including Grief Therapy with Latinos: Integrating Culture for Clinicians (with co-author Dr. Dinelia Rosa). She has been featured across a wide span of media including Today, The New York Times, the BBC, the Miami Herald, the Los Angeles Times, El Diario, Latina, and more. Dr. Vazquez emigrated at age sixteen from the Dominican Republic.
Financial: Dr. Carmen Vazquez maintains a private practice and has an employment relationship with Columbia University. She receives royalties as a published author. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Carmen Vazquez is a member of the APA Practice Organization. She is a manuscript peer reviewer for the Journal of Psychiatric Services.