Carmen Inoa Vazquez Books & Biography
Carmen Inoa Vazquez, Ph.D., an expert in cross-cultural issues, is one of New York City's most prominent Latina psychologists, with more than twenty-five years of clinical and teaching experience. She is founder of the Bilingual Treatment ProgramClinic at Bellevue Hospital, and she founded and directs the Institute for Multicultural Behavioral Health. She is a clinical professor in psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine and City University of New York, publishes and lectures on ethnic and cultural issues, and is co-author of The Maria Paradox: How Latinas Can Merge Old World Traditions and New World Self-Esteem. Her media features include Today, Good Day New York, the BBC, the Miami Herald, the Los Angeles Times, El Diario, Latina, and more. Dr. Vazquez emi-grated at age sixteen from the Dominican Republicand is the mother of two grown sons. She and her husband live in New York City.