Carlos Gonzalez, Ph.D.
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Carlos is a licensed psychologist with over 30 years of experience in psychotherapy, assessment, research, supervision, teaching, grant writing, and nonprofit management. He received his undergraduate (psychology and religion) and graduate (clinical psychology) training at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida followed by a clinical internship at Harvard Medical School in Boston. He has specialties in pediatric health psychology, infant mental health, violence prevention/intervention, play therapy, and family systems therapy.
Carlos has worked in private practice, hospitals, and community mental health settings throughout his career. For two decades, he was the COO and then CEO of a large community health center in Miami, Florida where he managed a 500-employee agency serving over 30,000 clients per year. In 1999, Carlos received an award from The Society of Clinical Psychology (APA) for Early Contributions to the Profession of Clinical Psychology for his community mental health work.
He currently volunteers at various nonprofits, serves as the consulting psychologist for a local elementary school, and performs accreditation site visits for the American Psychological Association. In addition to teaching at SWC, Carlos is also a member of the SWC Board of Trustees. Carlos enjoys travel, outdoor activities, reading, cooking and painting (when the mood strikes him).