Professional and academic background
I am a dedicated psychotherapist that emphasizes trauma recovery and wellbeing. Sensitive to multicultural backgrounds, diversity, and cross-cultural experiences. Fluent in Spanish, French, and English.
As a certified trauma therapist, I perform EMDR psychotherapy treatment that facilitates the accessing and processing of traumatic memories and other adverse life experiences to bring these to an adaptive resolution. After successful treatment with EMDR therapy, affective distress is relieved, negative beliefs are reformulated, and physiological arousal is reduced.
A large part of my success while working with children, youth and adults stems from my ability to cultivate an intuitive understanding of their needs, deep care, interpersonal skills, experience, and mastery of evidence-based intervention models.
I am a Psychologist with more than 20 years of experience.
As a therapist I master evidence-based intervention models.
I am certified in trauma therapy, EMDR therapy, and health psychology.
I have extensive experience in school psychology as well.
I have volunteers as a First Aid Psychologist on several natural disasters.
I offer psychotherapy, counseling, consultations, lectures and workshops.
Psychologist in Privacy Practice at Servicios Psicológicos Integrales
2016 - to date
Servicios Psicológicos Integrales is located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. I offer Psychotherapy in English, French and Spanish. Special focus on post-traumatic stress, depression and anxiety disorders.
Associate Psychologist at Kendall Psychological Associates, MA.
Trauma Therapy, EMDR, Flash Technique, & Progressive Counting. Remote therapy for chronic pain, PTSD, attachment trauma, generalized anxiety, depression, phobia, panic attacks, and grief.
Primary Care Psychologist At The Diabetes Pediatric Foundation, Puerto Rico
Assessment and treatment of mental health problems of patients with diabetes type 1 and 2. Psychological counseling in diabetes management and its implications in learning, behavior and socio-emotional aspects.
Psychological First Aid
Since 2001 to date
Earthquake, 2020, Puerto Rico
Hurricane María, 2017, Puerto Rico
Hurricane Irma, 2017, refugees from St. Thomas
Earthquake, 2001, El Salvador
School Psychologist and School Counselor at Academia del Perpetuo Socorro
Perpetuo Socorro Academy is a Bilingual Private School in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Children and Youth Psychology at Services Psychologiques
Services Psychologiques is located in El Salvador-
Psychological assessment and counseling for children, youth and parents. Psychological and psychoeducational assessments.
School Psychologist at Lycée Français
Lycée Français is located in El Salvador. Psychological and academic counseling to the school community, students, teachers, parents.
Counseling Psychologist HIV Patients
Hogar Reina De La Paz is located in El Salvador. This is Clinic was founded by Mother Theresa of Calcuta. I offered individual and group psychotherapy.
Psychologist in Catholic Community
New Alliance Catholic Community in El Salvador. Individual psychotherapy to children and adults. Integration of the Model of Spiritual Psychology.
EMDR International Association Certification in 2020
Integrating EMDR into Clinical Practice, 2019
EMDR Chronic Pain Protocol, 2021
EMDR and DBT, 2020
Remote EMDR, 2020
EMDR level 1 and 2, certification. Francine Shapiro Institute, 2001-2002
CERTIFIED INFORMED TRAUMA THERAPIST
The Trauma Institute & The Child Trauma Institute - Boston, MA.
Slaying the dragon
of Puerto Rico
Internship at Interamerican Psychology Clinic.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Supervision Class.
Dissertation: Neurocognitive functions in children with type-1 diabetes.
Recognition: Outstanding Practicum
Ana G. Mendez University
of Puerto Rico
Sum Cum Laude.
Recognition: Who Is Who Among Students.
CERTIFIED CLINICAL TELEMENTAL HEALTH PROVIDER
Eau Claire, WI.