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In the Media

•Business Insider asked me to write an article about how I have been coping during the pandemic. Here it is:  https://www.businessinsider.com/trauma-psychologist-how-im-taking-care-of-myself-during-pandemic-2020-8

•Most recent article focused on how to help children returning back to school in the Fall 2020 https://www.businessinsider.com/trauma-psychologist-how-parents-help-kids-feel-safe-school-reopening-2020-8

 

•Reaching the public at a critical time: Mass media coverage of psychologists’ research and interventions has been essential to helping people cope with the COVID-19 crisis. June 2020. www.apa.org/monitor/2020/06/covid-reaching-public?fbclid=IwAR1wmMJekl_U93daCzvxRTgTJ3xvLv5nPG6UHbHt1l2WO78YWVksHbhj5Ro

 

•Participated in NBC news panel focused on understanding the impact medical providers are experiencing as a result of their work on the front lines of the Covid-19 pandemic. www.instagram.com/p/B_nbywhhjb3/?fbclid=IwAR3nscCg-VkCuBIbQGajhfTETt4rd4VPBJB0tY75VEsxz3NuoVTSJ3h_c9s

•Interviewed by consumer reports for article, “How to ease stress during the coronavirus pandemic.” April 23, 2020. www.consumerreports.org/stress/ease-stress-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic/?fbclid=IwAR3EeJqkcOVxRLtCdr6oQnrf07Jtueo5--0TkJEKztjZ79Q1-OS4PD6gy24

• NBC Telemundo appearance from home on March 23, 2020 during Covid-19 quarantine in suggesting to parents that children get some exercise during quarantine https://www.telemundo.com/shows/2020/03/22/familias-en-nueva-york-buscan-como-recrearse-en-medio-de-la-cuarentena-tmvo9376140?fbclid=IwAR2SzJeNEyXxOuhigHL_2i_z0jxB9ccuMctaA3_jRCwj-0ofcQsAyuM8jGA

•Interviewed by NBC Telemundo Morning Show regarding how to speak to children about the  Covid-19 pandemic, March 12, 2020. www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=eUFjS9TxK1E&app=desktop

• Interviewed in NBC Telemundo about tripophobia on September 11, 2019 distressing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GMtAXEJALhI&app=desktop

 

•Interviewed by NBC Telemundo regarding panic caused by mass-shootings. September 3, 2019, www.youtube.com/watch?v=cEqI5hXmFkk&app=desktop

 

•Interviewed for full-feature documentary, “For the children, by the children.” September 2018. Director Alain Maiki.

 

• Interviewed for short-documentary, “Unbreakable Glory discussing the impact suffered by gymnasts abused by their coaches. www.youtube.com/watch?v=qn8W_sn6lSk&app=desktop 2018. Director Alain Maiki.

 

•  Interviewed by Afternoon News on Noticiero 47 –Telemundo, February 1, 2017. Discussed the acceptance of a transgender child by the Boy Scouts of America.

 

•  Interviewed by Nightly News on Noticiero 47 –Telemundo, September 26, 2016. Discussed the impact of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton’s body language on how people connect with them.

 

•  Interviewed by Afternoon News on Noticiero 47 –Telemundo, March 21, 2016. Discussed the possible impact of sharing one’s child’s photos on Facebook.

 

•  Interviewed by Nightly News on Noticiero 47 –Telemundo, February 26, 2016. Discussed the increase in overdosing of people using anxiolytics.

 

•  Interviewed by Natural Hazards Center at the University of Colorado, Boulder, February 16, 2016. Discussed why labels matter for human migration.

 

• Featured as leading figure in post September 11, 2001 healing in documentary https://rtd.rt.com/films/911-the-peace-we-lost/ in 2015.

 

•  Interviewed by Afternoon News on Noticiero 47 –Telemundo, December 21, 2015. Discussed the impact of home décor and organization on mental health.

 

•  Interviewed by Nightly News on Noticiero 47 –Telemundo, October 17, 2015. Discussed what is the right age to give a child a mobile phone?

 

•  Interviewed by Nightly News on Noticiero 47 –Telemundo, September 16, 2015. Discussed the psychology behind the “like” button on Facebook and the impact of the possible “dislike” button.

 

•  Interviewed by Afternoon News on Noticiero 47 –Telemundo, August 13, 2015. Discussed factitious disorders in light of the news of a former Pennsylvania beauty queen faking cancer in order to raise funds.

 

•  Interviewed by Nightly News on Noticiero 47 –Telemundo, May 17, 2015. Discussed how to encourage children of immigrants to speak their parents’ native tongue. http://www.telemundo.com/noticias/2015/05/17/el-ingles-el-idioma-de-uso-comun-en-buena-parte-de-hogares-hispanos-en-eeuu

•  Interviewed by Nightly News on Noticiero 47 –Telemundo, May 11, 2015, “easy steps to combat stress.”  http://www.telemundo47.com/noticias/local/como-combatir-el-estres-4225932804001-video.html

•  Interviewed for Telemundo’s morning show, “Un Nuevo Dia” on March 30, 2015, “parenting in the XXI century.”  http://www.telemundo.com/shows/2015/03/30/veronica-albornoz-te-muestra-lo-que-significa-ser-padre-en-el-siglo-xxi-video

•  Interviewed on live TV for MSN’s Telemundo morning show, “Un Nuevo Dia” on November 10, 2014. Discussed long distance

relationships. http://www.msn.com/es-us/video/ver/debate-amor-a-larga-distancia-video/vp-32d53070-ffa6-48c9-b898-64252851830d

•  Interviewed on for Al Rojo Vivo show on MSN’s Telemundo on September 3, 2014. Discussed “controversial coloring book for children abou terrorism.” 

http://msnlatino.telemundo.com/videos/al_rojo_vivo/libro_de_colorear_para_nios_trata_tema_de_terrorismo_video/e420f295-20e9-4622-86b9-a7470e6629d7

•  Interviewed on for NBC Universal Telemundo’s nightly news on August 12, 2014. Discussed “depression is a serious condition.” http://msnlatino.telemundo.com/informacion_y_noticias/Noticiero_Telemundo/video/la-depresi-n-una-enfermedad-letal-video/c7140a83-786f-4421-a487-a4db7fc15319

•  Interviewed on for NBC Universal Telemundo’s nightly news on June 10, 2014. Discussed “man with severe mental illness and hallucinations.” http://msnlatino.telemundo.com/shows/Al_Rojo_Vivo/video/hombre-que-apunal-a-ninos-sufre-problemas-mentales-al-rojo-vivo-video/43588358-9528-4d40-b3b9-f62cc2847c01

•  Interviewed by the Brooklyn Eagle newspaper on February 11, 2014 discussed compassion fatigue in Superstorm Sandy helpers.

 

•  Interviewed on for NBC Universal Telemundo’s nightly news on April 5, 2013. Discussed How individuals manage through tragedy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4gMYXYTD2c

 

•  Interviewed on for NBC Universal Telemundo’s nightly news on March 3, 2013.  Discussed signs that someone is a psychopath. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccy20Ap60Ww

 

•  Interviewed by Brooklyn 12 News, October 12, 2013 discussed the Children’s Health Fund’s post –sandy work.

 

•  Interviewed by Nightly News on Noticiero 47 –Telemundo, October 28, 2013 discussed “Glamorization of sexual activity on automobiles.”

 

•  Interviewed by Nightly News on Noticiero 47 –Telemundo, October 25, 2013 discussed “How to heal from grief."

 

•  Interviewed by Nightly News on Noticiero 47 –Telemundo, October 10, 2013, “How to increase girls’ self-esteem.”

 

•  Interviewed by Nightly News on Noticiero 47 –Telemundo, October 18, 2012, “Understanding toxic relationships.” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XFUryfKD53Y

•  Interviewed by Nightly News on Noticiero 47 –Telemundo, December 5 2012. Discussed diffusion of responsibility.

•  Interviewed by Nightly News on Noticiero 47 –Telemundo, October 8, 2012, “Dealing with parents who intrude in their adult children’s relationships.”

 

•  Interviewed by Nightly News on Noticiero 47 –Telemundo, September 17, 2012, “How to move forward after relationships end.”

 

•  The Guardian Newspaper interviewed me about my work helping victims of 911 in New York City. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/sep/05/living-with-911-the-therapist

 

•  Interviewed by Fox News discussing the anniversary of 2011 and my work with victims. http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/community/2011/09/11/11-mobile-trauma-unit-helped-pave-road-to-recovery/

 

•  Featured in Emotion Magazine –2011- Germany on the topic of trauma and resilience http://www.emotion.de/de/page.aspx/4832/fuehlen/11-september-2001 

 

•  Interviewed on the radio show “Feedback” Dublin radio station, Phantom 105.2. Thursday, September 9, 2011.

 

•  Interviewed by 666 ABC Canberra’s Breakfast with Ross Solly. Australian Morning News Morning Show. September 11, 2011.

 

•  Featured in the Observer Magazine “Rising from the Ashes: 10 years after 911.” Fall, 2011 http://www.hartford.edu/observer/files/pdf/fall-2011/rising_ashes.pdf

 

•  Interviewed by EMOTION magazine, Germany on August 16, 2011.

 

•  Interviewed by CBC Canada’s The National on August 15, 2011, “Healing New York.”   

 

•  Interviewed by Nightly News on Noticiero 47 –Telemundo, June 1, 2011, “Marriage difficulties caused by lack of balance.”

 

•  Interviewed by Nightly News on Noticiero 47 –Telemundo, March 29, 2011, “Adolescents dealing with ‘facebook depression.”

 

•  Interviewed by Nightly News on Noticiero 47 –Telemundo, March 24, 2011, “Relationships: intimacy after infidelity.”

 

•  Interviewed by Nightly News on Noticiero 47 –Telemundo. August 24, 2010, “The impact of bedbugs.”  

 

•  Interviewed by Nightly News on Noticiero 47 –Telemundo. June 18, 2010, “Women feeling isolated during the world cup.”

 

•  Interviewed by Nightly News on Noticiero 47 –Telemundo. “Helping Children to be more independent.”

 

•  Interviewed by Nightly News on Noticiero 47 –Telemundo. February 4, 2010. “Teenagers self-esteem.”

 

•  Interviewed by WAMC North East Public Radio by Susan Barnett, “Aftermath of CT gas plan explosion.” February 8, 2010.

 

•  Interviewed for www.momlogic.com by Ronda Kaysen, “When bedbugs bite,” September 10, 2009.

 

•  Interviewed for Spear’s Wealth Management Survey by Penelope Bennett, “All in the Mind.” Issue 12, 2009.

 

•  Interviewed by WAMC Public Radio by Susan Barnett for “51% The Women’s Perspective” on “The human response to disaster.” May 14, 2009.

 

•  Interviewed for an article Basque Country “GARA” Magazine by Jordi Carreras, “Las imágenes sobre el 11-S no son buenas, retraumatizan a la gente,” September 11, 2007.  

 

•  Interviewed for El Diario La Prensa newspaper cover page story by Judith Torrea, “Familiares de victimas evitan actos,” September 11, 2007.

 

•  Interviewed for an article in HS Today “Saving the Children,” July 2007, Volume, 4, No. 7, Page 34.

 

•  Interviewed for an article in The Record by Lawrence Aaron, “Neighborhoods still reeling two years after Katrina.” August 29, 2007.

 

•  Interviewed for an article in USA Today by Marilyn Elias, “Trauma Shapes Katrina’s Kids.” August 16, 2007.

 

•  Featured in divinecaroline.com in Neighborhood and World Section, February 2007.

 

•  Interviewed by “Mind Matters” on WWUH 91.3 FM radio station, Program airs October 1, 2006.

 

•  Interviewed by Caracol Radio 1260 AM by Eucario Bermudez, “La Voz de la Comunidad,” September 11, 2006.

 

•  Interviewed for an article in The Daily Free Press by Philip Goldstein, “The forgotten generation: How 9/11 affected U.S. college students,” September 11, 2006.

 

•  Interviewed for an article in The Poughkeepsie Journal by John Ferro, “Teens transform, cope in tragedy’s aftermath,” September 10, 2006.

 

•  Interviewed for an article in Avui by Lara Bonilla, “Hi ha victims de l’11-S que encara pateixen depression,” September 9, 2006.

 

•  Interviewed for an article in The Record by Lawrence Aaron, “Katrina victims deserve compensation, too,” September 8, 2006.

 

•  Interviewed for an article in Homeland Protection Professional by Anne Louise Bannon, “Mass sociogenic illness: It’s real, yet it isn’t,” August, 2006.  

 

•  Interviewed for an article in The Philadelphia Inquirer by Natalie Pompillo and Amy Worden, “A Slow, Sad Way Home,” August 27, 2006.

 

•  Interviewed for an article in Salon.com by Tracy Clark-Flory, “Katrina’s Kids Carrying Burden of Trauma, Recovery,” August 22, 2006.

 

•  Interviewed for an article in Women’s eNews by Juliette Terzieff, “Katrina Survivors Lashed by Emotional Tailwinds,” August 13, 2006.

 

•  Interviewed for an article in The Record by Lawrence Aaron, “After the revelry, despair remains,” March 1, 2006.

 

•  Interviewed for an article featuring The Resiliency Program for Hora Hispana- Daily News, “El Programa de Resiliencia ayuda a afectados por tragedias como el 9/11 a recuperarse emocionalmente.” December 1, 2005.

 

•  Interviewed for an article in the Washington Post by Jacqueline Salmon, “9/11 Aftershocks Rupture Virginia Family: Money meant to help those who lost loved ones creates rift.” August 17, 2005.

 

•  Interviewed for an article in The Sunday Telegraph, Australia. “The 9/11 Shopping Syndrome,” July 3, 2005.

 

•  Interviewed for an article in the New York Post by Susan Edelman, “Why they urge to splurge,” June 13, 2005.

 

•  Interviewed for a cover article in the New York Post by Susan Edelman, “Burning up 9/11 money: Widow’s $5 mil spend spree buys her new misery,” June 12, 2005.

 

•  Guest in The Voice of America’s Talk to America. “How people are coping with 911 in New York City.” December 13, 2001.

 

•  Interviewed by the BBC, "Breakfast with Paul Welch" on the need for Psychological services in New York post 9/11. November 16, 2001.