Yesenia A. Marroquin, PhD

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Yesenia A. Marroquin, PhD, is a bilingual (Spanish/English) clinical psychologist in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. 

Areas of Expertise: Anxiety, Depression, Suicide prevention
Locations: Specialty Care, Market Street
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

PhD - School Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

Internship

Predoctoral Psychology - University of Southern California Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

  • Specialties: Adolescent Medicine and Child/Family

Fellowship

Postdoctoral Psychology - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Emphasis, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA

  •  Specialties: Child Trauma, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Adolescents

Graduate Degree

MA - School Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

Titles and Academic Titles

Clinical Psychologist

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Health disparities; trauma, intergenerational transmission of body image among Latinx youth, mothers, and grandmothers.

Publications

Posters and Presentations

2017

Grace, B., Marroquin, Y., Reina, A., Durand, Q., Yee, J.K. (2017). Weight goals for adolescents: Perceptions from patients and their parents. Poster presented at the annual meeting for the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Chicago, IL

Marroquin, Y., Cody, B. (2017, May). Mexican American obese adolescent young women’s use of their mothers when navigating messages received about their physical appearance. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Qualitative Research in Psychology (SQIP), New York, NY

2012

Marroquin, Y., Alvarez, K. (2012, May). Evaluation of skills-based workshop on multicultural practice of school psychology doctoral students and mental health professionals. Poster presented at the biannual meeting of the American Psychological Association Division 45 Conference, Ann Arbor, MI.

Alvarez, K., Marroquin, Y. (2012, May). Representation of Latino children in Autism Spectrum Disorders intervention research: Implications for best practice. Poster presented at the biannual meeting of the American Psychological Association Division 45 Conference, Ann Arbor, MI.

Marroquin, Y., Alvarez, K., Arora, P., Carlson, C. (2012, Feb.). Multicultural issues in supervision: Review of the literature and recommendations. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Arora, P., Alvarez, K., Marroquin, Y., Carlson, C. (2012, Feb.). Pediatric school psychology: An interdisciplinary training program. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

2011

Petit, S., Carlson, C., Marroquin, Y., Alvarez, K. (2011, Aug.). The effects of ecological factors on school liking. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Gray, J.S., Marroquin, Y.A., Fisher, M.E., Pont, S.J., Edwards, K.A. (2011, April). A Multi-Component Intervention for Overweight Children and their Caregivers: Impact on Self-Esteem, Depression, and Parenting Stress. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association Pediatric Psychology Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Suizzo, M.A., Jackson, K.M., Marroquin, Y.A., McClain, S. (2011, March). Parental academic socialization:  Exploring low-income Mexican-origin mothers’ educational goals, perceptions of educational barriers, and relations with school. Symposium presentation presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for  Research on Child Development, Montreal, CA.

Alvarez, K., Marroquin, Y.A., Petit, S. (2011, Feb.). Promoting resilience in English language learners via bicultural identity development. Participant exchange session presented at the National Association of School Psychologists Conference, San Francisco, CA.

2010

Marroquin, Y.A., Arora, P., Gray, J.S., Edwards, K.A., Pont, S.J. (2010, Aug). Health Locus of Control and Childhood Obesity Intervention Adherence. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, C.A.

Arora, P., Marroquin, Y.A., Gray, J.S., Edwards, K.A., Pont, S.J. (2010, Aug). Stages of Change: Impact on Adherence to an Obesity Intervention. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, C.A.

Pont, S.J., Arora, P., Gray, J.S., Marroquin, Y., & Edwards, K.A. (2010, May). Impacting physical and mental health: Healthy Living, Happy Living, a multidisciplinary intervention for overweight children and their caregivers. Poster presented at the annual Pediatrics Academies Societies Meeting, Vancouver, B.C.

Arora, P., Marroquin, Y.A., Gray, J.S., Blutzner, A., Supak, J., Kahn, I., Edwards, K.A., Pont, S.J. (2010, May). Healthy Living, Happy Living: A Family-Based Multidisciplinary Childhood Obesity Intervention. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Conference, Austin, T.X.

Marroquin, Y.A., Alvarez, K., Pettit, S., Arora, P. (2010, April). Increasing Parental Involvement of Spanish-Speaking Parents in Their Children’s Special Education: A Review of the Literature. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Conference on Human Development, New York, N.Y.

Suizzo, M.A., Jackson, K.M., McClain, S.E., Marroquin, Y.A. (2010, March). Racial Socialization as a Mediator of Relations between Parents’ Ethnic Identity and Adolescents’ Attitudes toward School. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Philadelphia, P.A.

2009

Gray, J.S., Arora, P., Krumholtz, L., Marroquin, Y.A., Edwards, K.A., Pont, S.J. (2009, Nov.). A multi-component intervention for overweight children and their caregivers: Impact on self-esteem, depression, and parenting stress. Poster presented at the annual meeting for the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, N.Y.

Arora, P., Krumholz, L.S., Marroquin, Y., Gray, J.S., Edwards, K.A., & Pont, S.J. (2009, March). Implementing Healthy Living, Happy Living, an after-school intervention for overweight/obese youth: Lessons learned. Poster presented at the Central Texas Clinical Research Forum, Austin, TX.

Marroquin, Y.A., Kahana-Kalman, R., Tamis-Lemonda, C.S., Raufman, J., Labib, S. (2009, April). Naming practices among ethnically diverse and immigrant families. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Denver, CO.

Awards and Honors

2010-2012, Graduate Psychology Education Program (GPEP) Trainee Fellowship Award; University of Texas at Austin (Award: $28,000)

Leadership and Memberships

American Psychological Association, Member

International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), Member