Raúl Quiñones-Rosado, PhD, Founder and Principal of cambio-INTEGRAL, is a liberation psychologist, social justice educator, author and Psychosynthesis Life Coach. Through workshops, courses and coaching based on the consciousness-in-action approach, Dr. Quiñones-Rosado supports personal and professional development, authentic leadership and community organizing for social transformation.
For more than thirty years, Dr. Quiñones-Rosado has been committed to personal growth and social change, work that has focused on psychosocial development, Latino identity and empowerment, antiracist community organizing, and anti-oppression cultural transformation. His current work includes training and coaching social justice workers, helping professionals and others committed to creating positive change in the world.
Dr. Quiñones-Rosado holds a PhD in Psychology, specializing in integral and liberation psychologies. He has been trained in multicultural organizational development, as well as in NLP and Psychosynthesis counseling and coaching. His education and training is grounded in a lifetime’s work in communities-of-struggle and by a personal practice that includes meditation, health, art and journaling.
His book, Consciousness-in-Action: Toward an Integral Psychology of Liberation & Transformation, is required reading in academic programs in psychology, counseling, social work, and social justice education in the US and Latin America. Also used by political activists, community organizers, anti-oppression trainers, integral practitioners and helping professionals, this work has been presented to audiences internationally. Other writings by Dr. Quiñones have appeared in academic, spiritual, political, and professional publications.
Dr. Quiñones founded the Institute for Latino Empowerment and co-founded Ilé: Organizers for Consciousness-in-Action through which he has developed and conducted numerous empowerment, leadership development and organizational transformation programs with community members, students and educators, agency workers and administrators, attorneys, judges and policy makers, as well as corporate managers and executives. He continues to support the antiracism movement-building work of Colectivo Ilé in Puerto Rico.
A racial justice educator and organizer, Dr. Quiñones works with US Latino groups offering cambio-INTEGRAL’s Latino Challenges Toward Racial Justice workshop and leadership coaching. He also collaborates with other organizations facilitating antiracism workshops across the United States: he is a Core Trainer of The People’s Institute for Survival & Beyond’s Undoing Racism workshop, as well as a Training Consultant with the Racial Equity Institute. He served as national Coordinator of the Collaboration on Antiracism Learnings, Legacies and Leadership. A scholar-pratictioner, he has taught graduate and undergraduate courses the University of Puerto Rico and at the Prescott College (Arizona).
Partner, father and grandfather, Raúl lives with his family in Cayey, Puerto Rico. He travels regularly between Puerto Rico and the United States to work with individuals, groups and organizations in both countries.