Author Dr. Alicia del Prado

Speaking from the Heart - Psychology Today

It's Time To Talk (and Listen):

How to Have Constructive Conversations About Race, Class, Sexuality, Ability & Gender in a Polarized World

by Anatasia S. Kim PhD, Alicia del Prado PhD, 

Foreword by Kevin L. Nadal PhD 

Conversations about controversial topics can be difficult, painful, and emotionally charged. This user-friendly guide will help you engage in effective, compassionate discussions with family, friends, colleagues, and even strangers about race, immigration, gender, marriage equality, sexism, marginalization, and more.



Psychologists off the Clock: Effective Conversations About Diversity Issues with Drs. Anatasia Kim and Alicia del Prado

Why is it so hard to have conversations about race, sexuality, gender, and ability, with Miguel E. Gallarado: 

Additional Publications

I have written on multiculturalism in psychology, including the role of ethnicity in therapy, the experiences of multiracial Americans, and cultural values of Filipino Americans. I also collaborated on multiple cross-cultural research studies with participants in Australia, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, the Philippines, and the United States. Publications include:


Title: The Multiracial Movement: Bridging Society’s Language Barrier (2009)

 Authors: del Prado and Lyda 

Source: Diversity in Mind Action

Title: Broaching Ethnicity in Therapy (2010)

Authors: Sanchez, del Prado and Davis 
Source: Handbook of Multicultural Counseling Competencies

Journal Articles*:

Title: Development and Validation of an Enculturation Scale for Filipino Americans (2010)
Authors: del Prado and Church 
Source: Journal of Counseling Psychology

Title: Cultural Similarities and Differences in Perceived Affordances (2009)
Authors: Church, Katigbak, & del Prado
Source: Journal of Research in Personality

Title: Cultural Cross-role Consistency, and Adjustment: Testing Trait and Cultural Psychology Perspectives (2008)
Authors: Church, Anderson-Harumi, del Prado, Curtis, Tanaka-Matsumi, Valdez-Medina, et al.
Source: Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

Title: Culture, Method, and the Content of Self-Concept: Testing Trait, Individual-Self Primacy, and Cultural Psychology Perspectives (2007)
Authors: del Prado, Church, Katigbak, Miramontes, Whitty, Curtis, et al.
Source: Journal of Research in Personality

Title: Culture and the Behavioral Manifestations of Traits: An Application of the Act Frequency Approach (2007)
Authors: Church, Katigbak, Miramontes, del Prado, & Cabrera
Source: European Journal of Personality

Title: A Cross-cultural Study of Trait Self-enhancement, Explanatory variables, and Adjustment (2006)
Authors: Church, Katigbak, del Prado, Valdez-Medina, Miramontes, & Ortiz
Source: Journal of Research in Personality

Title: Implicit Theories and Self-Perceptions of Traitedness across Cultures: Toward Integration of Cultural and Trait Psychology Perspectives (2006)
Authors: Church, Katigbak, del Prado, Ortiz, Mastor, Harumi, et al.
Source: Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology

Title: Investigating Implicit Trait Theories across Cultures (2005)
Authors: Church, Katigbak, Ortiz, del Prado, de Jesus Vargas-Flores, Ibanez-Reyes, et al.
Source: Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology

Title: What a coincidence! The effects of Incidental Similarity on Compliance (2005)
Authors: Burger, Messian, Patel, del Prado & Anderson
Source: Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin




Alicia del Prado, Ph.D.  •  Psychologist PSY 24116   •  Wright Institute Faculty

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