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Dr. Milton A. Fuentes received his MA in Psychology with a Latinx Psychology focus from Montclair State University and his Psy.D. in clinical psychology from the Graduate School of
Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University. He completed a pre-doctoral fellowship in clinical and community psychology at Yale University and secured post-doctoral training in epidemiology at Columbia University. He is the 2012 President of the National Latinx Psychological Association and a former member of the American Psychological Association’s Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs. Dr. Fuentes is the immediate past president of the Latino Mental Health Association of NJ; an ethnic minority delegate to APA’s Council of Representatives, and a member of APA’s Board for the Advancement of Psychology in the Public Interest. Dr. Fuentes’s research and clinical interests are in the areas of Latina/o and multicultural psychology, child/ family psychology, pedagogy and motivational interviewing. He serves as a consultant to several programs, including the Violence Prevention Office of the American Psychological Association, where he serves as a Coordinator and Master Trainer for the ACT Raising Safe Kids program. After completing an extensive and competitive application process, he was awarded membership in the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers. Dr. Fuentes is currently a professor in the psychology department at Montclair State University as well as a licensed psychologist in New Jersey and New York.
Dr. Fuentes’ research interests are in the areas of Latina/o and multicultural psychology, child/ family psychology, pedagogy and motivational interviewing.
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