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Children's Health Council

Monique Gonzalez, PsyD

Classroom Clinician

Dr. Gonzalez is a licensed clinical psychologist providing clinical services at Esther B. Clark School. Dr. Gonzalez completed her predoctoral internship training at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and obtained her doctorate degree from the California School of Professional Psychology in San Francisco. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship with Tulane University School of Medicine, where she had the honor of being a part of the founding team at the innovative New Orleans Therapeutic Day Program. Her clinical background has emphasized varied psychological assessment and psychotherapy experience with diverse youth and families within a variety of collaborative, interdisciplinary contexts. Her specialty areas include the following: complex trauma, ADHD, anxiety, depression, developmental disabilities. Dr. Gonzalez takes a biopsychosocial, individualized, strength-based approach and believes strongly in employing culturally-responsive clinical care. She hopes to support children, teens and their families at EBC in cultivating their own inherent resiliency. Dr. Gonzalez enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes with her dog, and practicing yoga and mindfulness.


  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist, CA PSY28669


  • Spanish

Recent Presentations

  • Empowering Calm Parenting Workshop, EBC @ CHC (March 2017)
  • Stories of Separation: Impact of Deportation on Latino Children’s Attachment Representations, National Latino Psychological Association Biennial Conference (October 2016)
  • Psychological Impact of Immigration Related Deportation Separations on Latino Immigrant Families, Tulane University School of Medicine Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (June 2016)