Psychologist, Author, Social Media Commentator & Public Speaker
Dr. Suzana Flores is a clinical psychologist and author of ‘Facehooked: How Facebook Affects Our Emotions, Relationships, and Lives.’ (Reputation Books).
As a national social-media expert and commentator, Dr. Flores has appeared on national and international newscasts, podcasts, radio and talk shows including Al Jazeera – The Stream, WCIU Channel – “The U,” National Public Radio (NPR), “Just Jenny” Sirius XM Channel, WGN Radio Chicago, Univision Television News, Mundo FOX, The ManCow Show, Charlotte News WSOC-TV, WLTH 1370AM Radio, “LIVE! with The Love Dr.” Deanna Lorraine, The Ron Kelly Show, Sound Off with E.V.E, and radio broadcasts out of Cologne, Germany, U.K. and Canada.
Dr. Flores has been quoted in ABC.com, CBS.com, The Huffington Post, Esquire.com, Everyday Health Magazine, Mashable.com, Dame Magazine, The Nation Magazine, SheKnows.com, Vegas Seven Magazine, New Parent Magazine, Hispanic Health & Beauty Magazine, La Raza Newspaper, Newlyweds.com, Upwave.com, Mujeres Sin Censura, and Moms.me.
In her hometown of Chicago, Dr. Flores has earned a Masters in Counseling from Loyola University and a Doctorate degree in clinical psychology from Argosy University. Her new book, FACEHOOKED, is an exploration of the psychological effect of Facebook, and social-media networks, on the way we think, communicate, interact and understand ourselves and others.
Over the past three years Dr. Flores has studied the Facebook phenomenon extensively, interviewing people from across the globe on their experiences with social-media addiction, and how social-media has affected their sense of self, social interactions, sense of privacy, need for validation, relationships, along with their emotional responses to stress encountered online, cyber-bullying, and emotional manipulators.