Aileen Torres, PhD
Dr. Torres is a licensed clinical psychologist in NJ and Puerto Rico. Her clinical and research interests include abuse-related trauma responses, family therapy, parenting, immigration-related stressors and bicultural identity integration.
She is currently a professor at William Paterson University's Clinical PsyD program. She was the Associate Director of Clinical Services and Internship Director at the YCS Institute for Infant and Preschool Mental Health from 2011-2017 and is endorsed as a Level IV Clinical Mentor by the NJ Association for Infant Mental Health. She had worked at Metropolitan Regional Diagnostic Treatment Center (RDTC) at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center from 2007-2011 and had served on the Advisory Group on Child Abuse and Neglect Mental Health Evaluation for the NJ Department of Children and Families. Her private practice is located in Lyndhurst, NJ and she specializes in forensic psychological evaluations for immigration cases (extreme hardship, asylum, VAWA, etc.).
She is a Past-President (2011, 2015) of the Latino/a Psychological Association of NJ. Dr. Torres is a currently a mentor for the American Psychological Association's, Minority Fellowship Program, Training Advisory Committee (APA MFP TAC). She had obtained her Master's degree at Teacher's College, Columbia University and doctorate at Carlos Albizu University (San Juan Campus). Dr. Torres had also studied Marriage and Family Therapy at Seton Hall University.