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Melissa Laracuenta, PsyD


White Plains, NY

About Melissa Laracuenta

Dr. Melissa Laracuenta-Hernandez earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Marist College. She earned her Master’s degree in school psychology and a doctoral degree in School-Clinical Child Psychology from Pace University in New York City. Since then she has worked in various clinical settings, including hospitals, foster care and schools. Dr. Laracuenta-Hernandez specializes in working with adolescents and young adults in providing comprehensive evaluations, individual and family therapy, and parent coaching/workshops. Dr. Laracuenta-Hernandez is currently on the faculty of the school psychology program at Fordham University where she supervises all of the students in the masters and doctoral programs. She was featured in Teen Latina magazine, on the Latinx therapy directory and in various blogs. One of the goals in her practice is supporting young people who identify as Latinx with their self esteem, self care and work-life balance.


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  • Pace University, PsyD in School and Clinical Child Psychology

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  • English
  • Spanish

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Laracuenta, Melissa

85 Old Mamaroneck Road

White Plains, NY 10605

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