Areas of Focus:
- Ph.D. Child Clinical Psychology, University of Minnesota.
- M.A. Child Psychology, University of Minnesota.
- B.A. Psychology, Mills College.
Dr. Carlos received her MA in Child Psychology and her PhD in Child Clinical Psychology from the University of Minnesota at Twin Cities. Following the completion of her doctoral degree, she worked as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Kaiser Permanente, where she provided individual, group, and family therapy to children and adolescents and taught parenting classes for caregivers of children with ADHD and autism. Before coming to the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area, Dr. Carlos taught courses in child and adolescent psychology, human development, and cognitive assessment at University of the Pacific and Framingham State College. Her professional and research interests include attachment theory, developmental psychopathology, working with clients with disabilities, and empirically-based treatment of children and adolescents. Dr. Carlos is currently a member of the American Psychological Association’s Committee on Disability Issues in Psychology.
- Attachment Theory.
- Developmental Psychopathology.
- Empirically-Based Treatment of Children and Adolescents.
- Psychological Assessment.