marcela polanco, Ph.D.

marcela polanco, Ph.D.
  • Assistant Professor
  • Counseling and School Psychology


Dr. marcela polanco, (Nova Southeastern University 2011) of Muisca, African and European Colombian origins, is a narrative family therapist, in English. In Spanish, marcela’s supervision, teaching, research and therapy practices are informed by decolonial, anti-racist Andean feminism and ethics of solidarity. She is interested in further researching fair trade knowledges in the training of family therapists between eurocentric practices in English and Aymara’s decolonial thinking in Spanish for the development of alternative inter-cultural responses to social suffering.

  • Spanish
  • English

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