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Ana Garcia-Fernandez, Psy. D.


Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Washington DC, October 2002

Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Maryland, October 2001


DC Department of Mental Health

Post doctoral fellow, 2000-2002

James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

Psy. D. in Clinical, Counseling and School Psychology, 2000           

Northwest Family Center, Washington, D.C.

Clinical Internship, September 1999-August 2000

Catholic University, Lima-Peru

M.A. in Psychology, 1995

License in Psychology, 1976

B. A. in Psychology, 1975



Professional training in Parenting for Emotional Growth

Certified Trainer on Good Touch-Bad Touch.

Sexual, Physical, Emotional Abuse and Neglect Prevention Program, Washington, D.C. 2006.

Professional Training in psychodynamic therapy, Lima-Peru

Weekly training and psychoanalytic supervision: Saul Peña, MD, Dr. Max Hernández, MD, Moisés Lemlij, MD  and Gustavo Delgado, MD. 1980-1983.  

Professional Training in psychodynamic psychotherapy. Lima, Peru

Weekly training and supervision with an Argentinean Clinical Psychologist, Victoria Solhotnique, trained by psychoanalysts. 1980

Professional Training in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. Lima, Peru, 1979 


Spanish (native), English (near native)


        Certificate of Excellent Supervision in recognition of an Outstanding Supervision in the year 2006. Washington, DC June 22, 2006. 

Award for Outstanding Achievement in Mental Health Services. The DC Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative. October 24th, 2002.


            American Psychological Association

                Member 2000-2005          

Maryland Psychological Association

Member  2000- present

             Chair, Committee on Cultural Diversity, 2006-present



2007-2011     Coordinator of Psychological Services. Baltimore City Public School System. 

2003-2007         Supervisor Clinical Psychologist, D.C. Department of Mental Health, School Mental Health Program. 


2001-present     Clinical Psychologist in group practice at Crossroads Psychological Associates. Columbia, MD. Comprehensive psychological testing including parenting competence, adoption, learning disabilities, attention difficulties, and personality. Individual therapy to adults as well as couples, families, and adolescnets.

2000-2003         Clinical Psychologist. D.C. Department of Mental Health, School Mental Health Program.

1999-2000              Pre-doctoral Internship: Northwest Family Center. Washington, DC. 

1998-1999          Practicum at Spotwood Elementary School: Head Start Program.  Harrisonburg,  VA. 

1977-1996          Clinical Psychologist in private practice. Lima-Perú. Psychological testing and therapy to children, adolescents, couples and families.

1990-1995          Head School Psychologist. La Salle School.  Lima-Perú. 

1988-1993          Psychological Consultant. Nuestra Señora del Carmen Pre-School. Lima-Perú. 

1981                   Psychological Consultant. Concordia Universal School. Lima-Perú.  

1980                  Psychological Consultant. Pre-School at the Central Reserve Bank. Lima-Perú. 

1978                          Psychological Consultant León Pinelo School. Lima, Perú. 

1978-1981               Head School Psychologist. Los Reyes Rojos School. Lima, Perú. 

1974-1975              Internship at Victor Larco Herrera Mental Health Institution. Children’s Clinic. Lima, Perú.

                           Internship at Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe School. Lima-Perú. Psychological  testing. Individual therapy.



1999-2000  Dissertation Research in Maryland. “Relationship among Family variables and Children’s Behavioral Adjustment in First Generation Hispanic Families” Successfully defended in 2000

1994-1995  Thesis Research in Lima-Peru. “The relationship between cognitive and affectiveVariables and academic achievement. Study of a group of male children from third to fifth grade.  Successfully defended Master thesis in 1995.

1974-1975  Thesis Research in Lima- Peru. “Cooperation in Piaget’s Theory of Socialization. Comparative study of two groups of children: Institutionalized and not institutionalized.”  Successfully defended thesis for Bachelor degree in1975.


2007             Diversity Initiative in Maryland. The American Psychologist. April 15.