About Dr. Gloria Lopez-Henriquez, DSW, MSW, LCSW

Dr. Gloria Lopez-Henriquez, DSW, MSW, LCSW is a psychotherapist licensed in New Jersey and New York with over 20 years of experience working with families and couples. She holds a Master degree in Counseling from Montclair State University, a Master in Social work degree from Fordham University and a Doctoral degree for Social Work (DSW) from the Rutgers University and received four years post-graduate training in couples and family therapy at the Ackerman Institute for the Family. Clinically, she has done extensive work with families challenged by life transitions mainly from childhood to adolescence and from adolescence to adulthood.

One of her main areas of interest is the impact of migration in the family’s life cycle at the functional and developmental levels. She has presented nationally and internationally on these topics. She teach master programs at Rutgers University School of Social Work, she taught at Montclair State University, in the Department of Family and Child Studies and was the director of several school-based programs for children and families in NYC. Dr. Lopez-Henriquez is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and the American Family Therapy Academy.


Doctorate in Social Work, May 2017
Rutgers University – School of Social Work, NJ

Master in License Social Work, May 2000
Fordham University, New York City

Master of Arts on Counseling. May 1996
Montclair State University, NJ

BA Political Sciences. May 1988
Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ

Four-Year Clinical Externship for Family Therapy. May 2009
Ackerman Institute for the Family, New York City


LMSW New York State.
LCSW New Jersey.


Presented in AFTA Annual conference 2007
Sexual Abuse training Supervision Group. Facilitator: Anthony V. D’Urso, Psy. D.
Trauma Assessment Training. Facilitator: Dr. Christine Baker , Ph. D.


Member of NASW (National Association of Social Workers).
Member of AFTA (American Family Therapy Association).
Pro- bono therapist, Mental Health Services CAMP Project, Morris County
Bilingual Spanish English.

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