Dr. Hector Y. Adames

Dr. Hector Y. Adames received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the APA accredited program at Wright State University in Ohio and completed his APA pre-doctoral internship at the Boston University School of Medicine’s Center for Multicultural Training in Psychology (CMTP). By training, he is a neuropsychologist and currently an Associate Professor at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago Campus and the Co-Director of the IC-RACE Lab (Immigration Critical Race And Cultural Equity Lab). He is the editor of Latina/o Psychology Today (LPT) and on the editorial board of APA’s Division-17 journal, The Counseling Psychologist and the APA journal, Professional Psychology: Research & Practice. Dr. Adames is the co-author of a textbook on U.S. Latino/as titled, Cultural Foundations and Interventions in Latino/a Mental Health: History, Theory and within Group Differences published by Routledge Press. He is the co-author of two upcoming books tiled, Race and Colorism in Latino Communities: Towards a Racially Conscious Understanding of Latinxs published by Rowman & Littlefield and Caring for Latinos with Dementia in a Globalized World: Behavioral and Psychosocial Treatments published by Springer Science. His research focuses on how socio-race, skin-color, colorism, and ethnic and racial group membership influence wellness. He has earned several awards including the 2014 Distinguished Professional Early Career Award from the National Latina/o Psychological Association (NLPA). You can follow him on Twitter @HYAdames

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