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Laura P. Betancourt, PsAn

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Multicultural bilingual psychotherapist working on-site in Mexico City and Online worldwide, both doing therapy and psychological assessments.


Working in private practice since 1999 with adolescents and adults, with Mexicans and with the English-speaking expat community in Mexico, as well as online with people from and in different countries.

Professor in several schools: The California School of Professional Psychology, Alliant International University, Universidad Iberoamericana and Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey.

Chief Editor of the Archives of Psychology Journal and translator for psychology, psychotherapy and psychoanalysis articles and books.

Worked on seminars and workshops dealing with topics as: Psychopathology, Psychological Assessment, Sexual and psychological abuse, Divorce, Migration, Bereavement, Pre-marriage Counselling, Parenting, Adolescence, amongst others.

Expert Witness for the Forsyth County Juvenile Court, in Atlanta, Ga, in adoption and family reunification cases.

Currently working with the Victims´ Resources Advocacy Program of the United States Department of State.


·         Academic Background:


Bachelor´s Degree in Psychology 

Specialty in Educational Psychology 

Master´s Degree in Psychology

Master´s Degree in Psychoanalytical Psychotherapy  

Doctoral Candidate in Mental Health


·         Memberships:

- American Psychological Association (APA)

- Society for Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychology (APA Division 39)

- Global Clinical Practice Network (GCPN) established by the World Health Organization’s Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse (WHO).

- Mexican Psychology Society 

- Mexican College of Psychology Professionals 

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