Celia Jaes Falicov, PhD is an internationally known family therapy author, teacher, and clinician. She is currently a Clinical Professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine and the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California San Diego, where she is also Director of Mental Health Services at the Student-Run Free Clinic. She also maintains a private practice and provides clinical consultation, supervision and workshops.
Dr. Falicov was born and raised in Argentina. She later moved to the United States where she received a PhD in Human Development from the University of Chicago.
Today she is well known for her theoretical and clinical practice writing on family transitions, migration, and cultural perspectives in family therapy practice and training. Her current work focuses on addressing the mental health care needs of underserved families, particularly Latinos, and teaching health and mental health practitioners to think in terms of the impact of migration and culture on health risks and strengths.
Past president of the American Family Therapy Academy (AFTA), Dr. Falicov is a Fellow of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, the American Orthopsychiatric Association, and the San Diego Psychological Association. She is the recipient of AFTA's Distinguished Contribution to Family Therapy Theory and Practice Award and the Groves Conference on Marriage and Family's Sussman Award. She also serves on the advisory boards of several family therapy journals.
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The new edition of Latino Families in Therapy is available through Guilford Press and Amazon.
New to this edition:
Multiculturalism and Diversity in Clinical Supervision: A Competency-Based Approach
Edited by Carol A. Falender, PhD; Edward P. Shafranske, PhD; and Celia J. Falicov, PhD
This practical guide presents a model for developing multicultural competence within supervision. Chapters discuss psychotherapy and supervision as cultural encounters, women and social justice, immigrants, sexual minorities, people with disabilities, religious/spiritual issues, socioeconomic status concerns, and American Indian/Alaska native perspectives.
Available at Amazon.com and APA.org.