Research and Publications

Dr. Gallardo’s current research projects include the following:

  1. A qualitative research study intended to provide more insight and understanding into the psychotherapeutic process when working with Mexican/Mexican American communities; and
  2. Program evaluation for three community-based programs targeted towards monolingual Arabic, Farsi, Spanish, Korean, Chinese, and Vietnamese communities.

Dr. Gallardo’s publications include work in refereed professional journals, book chapters, videos, professional newsletters and books. His primary areas of publications include multicultural and social justice issues, ethics, evidence-based practices, and Latina/o Mental Health.

For more information, please click here for my CV.


Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts

Ruiz, J.M., Gallardo, M.E., & Delgado-Romero, E.A. (2013). Latinas/os and immigration reform. A Commentary to “Crossroads: The psychology of immigration in the new century”—The Report of the APA Presidential Task Force on Immigration. Journal of Latina/o Psychology, 1(3), 149-154.

Gallardo, M.E. (2012). Context and culture: The initial clinical interview with Latina/o clients. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 39(3). doi: 10.1007/s10879-012-9222-8

Schank, J., Helbok, C., Haldeman, D., & Gallardo, M. (2010). Ethical issues in small communities: Expanding the definition and discussion. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 41(6),502-510.

Gallardo, M.E., Johnson, J., Parham, T., & Carter, J. (2009). Ethics and multiculturalism: Advancing cultural and clinical responsiveness. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 40(5), 425-435.

Edited Books

Neville, H.A., Gallardo, M.E., & Sue, D.W. (2015). The myth of racial color blindness: Manifestation, dynamics, and impact. Washington, D.C: APA.

Gallardo, M.E. (Ed.). (2013). Developing cultural humility: Embracing race, privilege and power. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Sue, D.W., Gallardo, M.E., Neville, H. (Eds.). (2013). Case Studies in Multicultural Counseling & Therapy. John Wiley & Sons.

Gallardo, M.E., Yeh, C., Trimble, J., & Parham. T.A. (2012). Culturally adaptive counseling skills: Demonstrations of evidence-based practices. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Book Chapters

Gallardo, M.E., & Kingdon, M. (2017). Latinas/os. Social issues in living color: Challenges and solutions from the perspective of ethnic minority psychology. Praeger Press.

Gallardo, M.E., & Gomez, D. (2015). Clinical Interviewing with Latina/o clients. In Geisinger, K.(Ed.), Psychological Testing of Hispanics: Clinical and Intellectual Issues. Washington, DC: APA.

Gallardo, M.E., & Kaivan, N. (2013). Curriculum development and ethical issues in multicultural training. In Paniagua, F. & Yamada, A.M. (Eds.), Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health. San Diego, CA: Academic Press.


Englar-Carlson, M. (Interviewer), & Gallardo, M.E. (2017). The skills of counseling: Treatment adherence and relaspe prevention. Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates.

Gallardo, M.E., Arredondo, P., Toporek, R. (2014). Developing cultural humility: Understanding how to engage in difficult dialogues (Part I). Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street Press.

Gallardo, M.E., Hayes, P., Tummala-Narra, P. (2014). Developing cultural humility: Understanding how to engage in difficult dialogues (Part II). Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street Press.