Garcia-Fernandez, Psy. D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Washington DC, October 2002
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
Family Center, Washington, D.C.
Clinical Internship, September 1999-August 2000
Catholic University, Lima-Peru
License in Psychology, 1976
B. A. in Psychology, 1975
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.
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.
Weekly training and supervision with an Argentinean Clinical Psychologist,
Victoria Solhotnique, trained by psychoanalysts. 1980
Professional Training in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. Lima, Peru, 1979
(native), English (near native)
ACADEMIC HONORS AND AWARDS
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
American Psychological Association
Maryland Psychological Association
Committee on Cultural Diversity, 2006-present
2007-2011 Coordinator of Psychological Services. Baltimore
City Public School System.
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.
Psychologist. D.C. Department of Mental Health, School Mental Health Program.
Internship: Northwest Family Center. Washington, DC.
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.
Consultant. Nuestra Señora del Carmen Pre-School.
Consultant. Concordia Universal School. Lima-Perú.
Psychological Consultant. Pre-School
at the Central Reserve Bank. Lima-Perú.
Consultant León Pinelo School. Lima, Perú.
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.
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.
Diversity Initiative in Maryland. The American Psychologist. April 15.