Dr. Adames

hector adamesDr. 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 Latinx Psychology Today (LPT) and on the editorial board of Division-17’s journal, The Counseling Psychologist and the APA journal. Dr. Adames is the co-author of a textbook focusing on skin-color and physiognomy among U.S. Latinxs 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 Latinxs 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 Latinx Psychological Association (NLPA) the 2018 Distinguished Professional Early Career Award from The Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity, and Race, Division-45 of the American Psychological Association (APA). You can follow him on Twitter @HYAdames