Associate professor and alumnus of UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School Andrés J. Consoli has been granted fellow status by the American Psychological Association (APA). Division 29: Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy of APA endorsed his dossier for him to become a fellow. Last year Division 52: International Psychology of APA also endorsed Consoli as a fellow.
Fellows are members of the association who are interested in the advancement of psychology as a science and as a profession and who have shown evidence of unusual and outstanding contributions or performance in the field of psychology. Fellow status requires that a person’s work has had a national impact on the field of psychology beyond a local, state or regional level. The Gevirtz School’s other current or emeritus faculty members who are APA Fellows: Collie Conoley, Michael Furlong, Tania Israel, Shane Jimerson, and Robert Koegel.
Dr. Andrés J. Consoli is an Associate Professor in the Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology. His contributions to international psychology involve significant scholarship focused on international engagement that emphasizes North-Central-South affirmative, emancipatory, and reciprocal exchanges throughout the Americas. For over three decades, Dr. Consoli has skillfully taught, trained, and mentored scientist-practitioners in the U.S. and abroad, addressing matters related to international psychology, and has engaged in strong advocacy through leadership in national and international organizations. He is the recipient of the Interamerican Psychologist Award for distinguished contributions to the advancement of psychology in the Americas (2015); co-editor of a multinational project, the Comprehensive Textbook of Psychology: Theory and Practice (2017; Oxford University Press); and co-author of a binational project, CBT Strategies for Anxious and Depressed Children and Adolescents: A Clinician’s Toolkit (2017; Guilford Press). He earned a Masters (1991) and Ph.D. in counseling psychology at UC Santa Barbara (1994), and received postdoctoral training in behavioral medicine in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine (1994-1996).