International Director in Spanish
México City, Mexico
Marcela Escalera is Neufeld Faculty member and a child psychologist with twenty five years of experience in psychoeducational evaluation. She is particularly interested in making the Neufeld model available for Spanish-speaking individuals all over the world. She is doing this by delivering the Neufeld courses in México City and online. She also coordinates the Neufeld Institute’s Spanish program. In consulting with the parents, she seeks to help them to see their children from a new perspective. She says that Dr. Neufeld’s material is helping her to make sense of herself, as well as her two children.
Marcela presents all of Dr. Neufeld's courses and delivers them upon request to specific groups in informal or school settings. She teaches parenting groups, maintains her private practice, and presents Dr. Neufeld's material in Mexico City to schools and professionals involved in child development. She also offers the courses online. As the Neufeld Faculty member in Mexico, Marcela is involved in developing and training a Spanish speaking leadership team, in translating material into Spanish, and in training Spanish speaking facilitators to bring this material to their communities.