Michel Rattner, MS

Michel Rattner, MS recieved their Bachelors degree at Bs., Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Majoring in Psychology. Michel received their MSc. in Clinical & Health Psychology, at Los Andes University, Bogota, Colombia. Michel is a second-year clinical psychology Ph.D. student at Palo Alto University, CA, USA focused in evidence-based practice in Clinical Psychology. Michel have a solid scientific-professional ground, is cultural sensitive,  proactive, creative, methodic, and empathetic. Michel is an active member of the Clinical & Health Psychology Lab, Los Andes, University-Heartland Alliance International, and a member of the MHPSS Learning Collaborative (URC, USAID-HEARD project). Michel is also a research manager consultant for the community-based psychosocial intervention for the conflict survivors in Quibdó (Colombia) RCT study. Michel also has humanitarian experience as a Clinical Psychologist/supervisor at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF-OCBA) with conflict-affected populations, and refugee populations at a national and international level. In addition, he is an adjunct professor of the master’s and specialization programs in clinical psychology at El Bosque University.

Email: mrattner@paloaltou.edu

Professional Expertise




Common mental health conditions, Conflict/post-conflict settings, Displaced population health, migration/refugee issues, Resilience, Stress and coping

Methodological Areas

Efficacy/effectiveness trials, Implementation science, Intervention development and testing, Qualitative methods

Strategies expertise

Capacity building, Dissemination and implementation, Task shifting/sharing

Intervention Expertise

Cognitive behavioral therapy, Mental health awareness/promotion, Psychosocial skills, Transdiagnostic evidence-based treatments

Partnership Expertise

Community-based organizations/coalitions, International NGOs