Adjunct Assistant Professor
Emory University School of Medicine
Samuel Fernandez-Carriba, Ph.D., is a Clinical Psychologist, freelander therapist and consultant, and adjunct professor at the Pediatric Institute, Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. He obtained his PhD in Psychology from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain, and completed his postdoctoral fellowship at Emory. He conducts diagnostic evaluations and therapy with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families. He obtained his CBCT® (Cognitively Based Compassion Training) Instructor Certificate, Level 1, in 2013, and his Senior Level in April, 2018, at Emory. This allows him to investigate and apply clinically CBCT® to families and providers and to teach CBCT® nationally and internationally to populations under high stress in order to foster resilience and social competence. His recent work has led to one peer-reviewed article, three book chapters and has been covered by CNN.