Following nearly 25 years experience as a clinical and family psychologist in poor urban neighborhoods (New York’s lower Eastside and the South Bronx; Los Angeles’ East Los Angeles and Watts), George Bermudez joined the AULA MA Psychology Core Faculty in 2006. Dr. Bermudez has been an Associate Professor at the California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles, specializing in Multicultural Clinical Psychology; and Director of Training of a Clinical Psychology Internship accredited by the American Psychological Association. In addition, Dr. Bermudez has a Certificate in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy from the Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute.
George Bermudez has been striving to develop and train others in a multi-dimensional, integrative approach to psychological theory and practice that brings together developmental theory, psychoanalysis, family systems, group psychology, and multiculturalism. Dr. Bermudez is an active conference presenter, consultant, and trainer: he has presented at regional, state, national, and international professional conferences on a number of topics: Organizational Development for Multisystemic Therapy Services; Principles for Effective Interprofessional Collaboration; Effective Family Therapy with Latino Families; Eco-systemic Family Therapy, Trauma, and Attachment: An Integrative Approach to Treatment and Training. Dr. Bermudez currently serves as Director of Child Studies, MAP Program.