Manny John González, Ph.D., LCSW-R

 

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Manny John González, Ph.D., LCSW-R

Associate Professor
Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work
mannygonzalez@fau.edu
(561) 297-3881 

Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road, SO308B
Boca Raton, FL 33431

Dr. Manny John González earned his MSW degree from New York University and his Ph.D. from Adelphi University. Prior to his current appointment at Florida Atlantic University—he held tenured faculty positions at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College and The Graduate Center of the City University of New York and Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service. Dr. González’s research and scholarship interests include mental health/mental illness, the application of developmental and psychodynamic theories to clinical practice, psychological and physical well-being among Hispanic immigrants, the psychodynamics of fathering and fatherhood, men’s studies, doctoral education, and clinical research using qualitative and quantitative methods. He has taught graduate courses at the MSW and Ph.D. level in clinical practice, relational psychotherapy, family therapy, group therapy, psychopathology, evidence-based mental health practice, translational science, research proposal development, contemporary psychodynamic theories, and adult pedagogy. Dr. González has published numerous articles and chapters on mental health practice with immigrants and refugees, clinical practice with Hispanics, urban children, evidence-based practice, clinical social work practice, and interprofessional collaboration in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. His book credits (co-edited) include Mental Health Care of New Hispanic Immigrants: Innovations in Contemporary Clinical Practice (Haworth Press) and Multicultural Perspectives in Working with Families: A Handbook for the Helping Professions (Springer Press). Dr. González was awarded the Hunter College Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2016. He has practiced as a clinician for 35 years specializing in community mental health—and maintained a private practice in psychodynamic psychotherapy and clinical supervision in Brooklyn Heights, New York until his arrival at Florida Atlantic University in 2017.