Alfonso Martínez-Taboas, M.A., Ph.D.
Carlos Albizu University
San Juan, P.R.
1997 Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras,
1987 M.A. in Clinical Psychology, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras.
1984 B.A. inPsychology, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras (Magna
Awards and Honors
Magna Cum Laude (B.A. 1987).
Award of Merit Conferred by the Rector of the Río Piedras Campus,
University of Puerto Rico, for High Distinction (B.A. 1987).
Carlos & Ermida Albizu Award--conferred by the Asociación de Psicólogos
de Puerto Rico for High Distinction (March1991).
Distinguished Psychologist of the Year Award 1996--conferred by the
Centro Caribeño de Estudios Postgraduados, by nomination of the
Asociación de Psicólogos de Puerto Rico.
Pierre Janet Award-1996--conferred by the International Society for the
Study of Dissociation for writing the best book on the subject of the
DistinguishedProfessor of the Year-1996--conferred by the Student
Council of the Centro Caribeño de Estudios Postgraduados.
Award for Excellence in the production of Professional Publications and as Editor-inChief of the Revista Ciencias de la Conducta-
conferred by the President of the Centro Caribeño de Estudios 2
Postgraduados and by the Chairman of the Institute of ScientificInvestigations of the same institution (at the 46th Convention of the
Asociación de Psicólogos de Puerto Rico, November 12, 1999).
Ph.D. Clinical Professor of the Year-2001 conferred by the Academic Faculty
and the Student's Council of the Carlos Albizu University (March 16, 2001).
Most Prolific Author in the First Twenty Years of the Journal AVANCES EN
PSICOLOGIA CLINICALATINOAMERICANAWhere the authors establish that: “It was found that A. Martínez-Taboas (Puerto
Rico) was the author with more articles published in APCL”. See O. Calvache
López, W. López & E. Mayorga Sierra, Psicología Clínica: 20 Años de la Revista
Avances en Psicología Clínica Latinoamericana, 2002, 20, 11-30.
Honored as FELLOW by the International Society for the Study of Dissociation for thecountless scientific and clinical contributions in the field of trauma and dissociation.
The honor was bestowed at the 21st
International Fall Conference held at the J. W.
Marriott, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 19, 2004.
Elected President of the Puerto Rican Psychological Association (Asociación de
Psicología de Puerto Rico). At the 52th General Assembly of the Asociación dePsicología de Puerto Rico, November 5, 2005, Caribe Hilton Hotel, San Juan, Puerto
1986-1989; 1995-present----Clinical psychologist at the Sociedad de Ayuda al
Paciente con Epilepsia, Bayamón, Puerto Rico.
* individual psychotherapy
* family therapy
* psychological andpsychometric evaluations
* conferences at schools, hospitals, radio, tv
* case-studies and grand-rounds presented at the Municipal
Hospital, Section of Pediatric Neurology
* supervision of clinical psychology students of the University of
Puerto Rico and the Interamerican University.
1989-1991--- MEPSI CenterHato Rey Psychiatric Hospital
* individual psychotherapy3
* family and marital therapy
* psychological and forensic evaluations
* psychoeducational sessions to the patients and their families
1991-1992---Centro Caribeño de Estudios Postgraduados...