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About the Author
Doctor Isabel Gómez–Bassols, better known as "The Angel of the Radio" is the first Hispanic Radio Psychologist in the country. She is a Latino version that puts together Dr. Ruth, Ann Landers, and Dr. Phil. "Doctora Isabel", her popular advice and live calls radio program, was broadcasted by Radio Única for 8 years, and afterwards 10 years by Univision. Today Dr. Isabel transmits its successful program for affiliated stations to the Hispanic network throughout the country and by Internet http://www.laredhispana.org/dra-isabel.
Besides her radio activities, Dr. Isabel is a prolific writer. Among her bestselling self-help books we can mention Los 7 pasos para el éxito en el amor and ¿Dónde están las instrucciones para criar a los hijos? She also teamed up with her son Eric Vasallo composing together the songs "La canción de Gabriela" and "Gabriela, tú sí puedes", covering the subjects of immigration and health.
Doctor Isabel writes her own weekly newspaper column in El Nuevo Herald, answering the letters that she receives in http://w.w.w.doctoraisabel.net and appears every Wednesday in the national channel called Telefutura Noticias. She has received numerous recognitions, among others, La mujer más influyente de la radio in 2013, 2014, and 2015, Premio Mujer 2013 from the Hispana Leadership Institute, George Moscone Prize for her Vocal Support of the LGBT/L.A. Pride rights and the Community Catalyst Prize from the Organization Esperanza Para los Niños. She is frequently a guest in television programs, and main speaker in conferences at a national level.
Mother of four and grandmother of eight, she has a doctor’s degree in Education, with a specialization in adolescence, an advanced degree in psychology and a master’s degree in psychological diagnostics. She has also completed intensive trainings with specialization in sexual intimacy disorders at the Masters & Johnson Institute, domestic violence at the National Coalition Against Violence, and mourning and loss at National with Chloe Madanes.