Research and Scholarship
Towers, G., Poulsen, J., Zoeller, A., Crisp, C. & Torres, A. (2017). Diversifying for Sustainability: Repurposing a Targeted Pilot Faculty Mentoring Program. In 10th Annual Mentoring Conference Proceedings: A Decade of Cultivating an Inclusive Mentoring, Weber N. (ed). Dominguez, N. Berkeley, B., Barka, N., Chrisman, T., Kelly, B., & Westfall, E. (Eds.). (2017). Community. pp. 818 – 823. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico. Also published in 2017 in The Chronicle of Mentoring and Coaching. 2(Special Issue 10), 818-823.
Torres Bernal, A., Le, K., West, A.M., & Brown, K. S. (2017). An Examination of Rates, Rank, Advancement, and Salary of Women Faculty in COAMFTE-Accredited Training Programs. Journal of Feminist Family Therapy, 29(1-2), 88-101. DOI: 10.1080/08952833.2016.1268449
Towers, G., Carr, D., Poulsen, J., Zoeller, A., Torres Bernal, A., & Crisp, C. (2016). Career Self-Efficacy Mentoring for Pre-Promotion Under-Represented Faculty. In Dominguez, N. & Alexander, D. (Eds.), 9th Annual Mentoring Conference Proceedings: Developmental Networks: The Power of Mentoring and Coaching (pp. 1222-1226). Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico.
Torres Bernal, A. & Vasquez, W. (2016). Information sources and profile of informed citizens: An empirical analysis from Guatemala. Information Development, 32(3), 709-717. DOI: 10.1177/0266666914568575
Mille, D. & Torres Bernal, A. (2014). Utilizing the Integrated Problem-Centered Metaframeworks Perspective (IPCMP) to Help Families Cope with Chronic Physical Pain: A Case Illustration. Journal of Family Psychotherapy, 25(4), 316-329. DOI: 10.1080/08975353.2014.977679
Torres Bernal, A. & Mille, D. (2014). Initiating Alumni Engagement Initiatives: Recommendations from MFT Alumni Focus Groups. Contemporary Family Therapy, 36(2), 300-309. DOI:10.1007/s10591-013-9274-2
Torres Bernal, A., D’ Aniello, C. & Vasquez-Mazariegos, W. (2013). Gender Distribution in COAMFTE-Accredited Programs. Journal of Feminist Family Therapy, 25(2), 93-111.
Torres Bernal, A. & Coolhart, D. (2012). Treatment and Ethical Considerations with Transgender Children and Youth in Family Therapy. Journal of Family Psychotherapy, 23(4), 287-303.
Torres Bernal, A. & Zera, D. (2012) Increasing Accessibility in Couple and Family Therapy Training: Incorporating Universal Design for Instruction. Contemporary Family Therapy, 34(1), 112-123.
Torres Bernal, A., Mille, D.“The Meaning Behind the Practice: Mindfulness in Family Therapy Practice and Research”, 25th World Family Therapy Congress. March 16, 2017, in Malaga, Spain.
Torres Bernal, A., Mille, D. “Integrating Theoretical and Practical Modalities in Healing Trauma: BFS Therapy and EMDR”, 25th World Family Therapy Congress. March 16, 2017, in Malaga, Spain.
Torres Bernal, A., Coolhart, D. “Transgender Resiliency: A Comparison of Transgender and Cisgender CFT Clients” (Poster Presentation), International Family Therapy Association’s 2016 World Family Therapy Congress. April 1, 2016, in Kona, HI.
Torres Bernal, A., Coyle, S. “Diversity Training in a MFT Program through Professional Formation Cohort Groups”, International Family Therapy Association’s 2016 World Family TherapyCongress. March 31, 2016, in Kona, HI.
Torres Bernal, A., Polson, J., Le, K. “Exploring Gender Disparities in COAMFTE Programs: Women Funnel In, Men Funnel Up" (Poster Presentation). American Family Therapy Academy (AFTA) 2015 Annual Meeting and Open Conference. June 3-6, 2015, in Vancouver, WA.
Torres Bernal, A., Le, K. “Gender and Symptomology: A Comparison of Cisgander and Transgender Individuals in a Clinical Population”. Eighty-sixth Annual Meeting: Midwestern Psychological Association. May, 3, 2014, Chicago, IL.
Torres Bernal, A. “Demographical Shifts in Puerto Rico: Implications for Family Therapists”. 22nd World Family Therapy Congress. March, 7, 2014, Panama City, Panama.
Torres Bernal, A. "Ensuring a Legacy: Will Marriage and Family Therapy Educational Programs Survive the New Economic Challenges?". International Family Therapy Association World Family Therapy Congress. February 22, 2013, Orlando, FL.