Other Qualifications:


Qualified Expert Palm Beach County


Qualified Expert Broward County


Certified Parent Coordinator


My Qualifications

Education: 


2014        Gottman Training Level II


2014        Gottman Training Level 1


2011        Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator


2011        Supreme Court Family Mediator Course

                Institute for Conflict Resolution and Communication

                Nova University with Dr. Alexia Georgakoupoulos


2009        National Cooperative Parenting Center's Supplemental Parenting Coordination

                Training- Completed with Dr. Debra Carter

                Miami, Florida


2007        Parent Coordination Certification

                University of South Florida

                Tampa, Florida    


1998        Psy.D. , Doctorate of Clinical Psychology 

                Dissertation: “Divorce Education, A Handbook for Parents”

                Defended with Distinction

                Miami Institute of Psychology/Caribbean Center for Advanced Studies

                Cross Cultural Studies

                Miami, Florida

1996        Post Doctoral Training Certificate-Psychoanalytic Study

                Nova Southeastern University, Davie Campus

                Davie, Florida


1996       Masters of Science-General Psychology

               Awarded with Distinction

               Miami Institute of Psychology/Caribbean Center for Advanced Studies

               Miami, Florida


1993        Facilitator Group Training Program

                Center for Group Counseling

                Boca Raton, Florida

1993        Bachelors of Professional Studies-Behavioral Science

                Lynn University

                Summa Cum Laude

                Alpha Sigma Lambda Society

                Presidents Honor List


Professional Experience:


1993- Present             Executive Director: The Child, Adolescent & Family Center

                                   Responsibilities include:

                                   Performing Intake Evaluation

                                   Performing Educational and Psychodiagnostic Evaluations

                                   Provide Parenting, Individual, Play Therapy, Marital and Therapy with Adolescents and Children              

                                   Provide Play Therapy- 18 months and older

                                   Provide Parent Coordination Services

                                   Perform Social Investigations/Litigation Issues

                                   Re-Unification Therapy for Families

                                   Oversee Daily Administration of Center

2000                           Adjunct Faculty-The North Broward Preparatory Schools

                                   Coconut Creek Florida

                                   AP Psychology


1996-2002                 Adjunct Faculty-Lynn University

                                  Boca Raton

                                  Courses Taught: Introduction to Psychology

                                  Interpersonal Process

                                  Personality Theory

                                  Stress Management


1996-2002                  Nova Southeastern University-Adjunct Faculty

                                   Davie Campus-Davie Florida

                                   Taught both Domestically and International Courses


                                   Courses: Interpersonal Communication

                                   Stress Management

              

Internship & Practicum Experience

    

1998                             The Children’s Psychiatric Center

                                     APA Accredited Program-2000 hours-Miami, Florida

    

                                      Supervisors: Dr. Elizabeth Metcalf

                                                           Dr. Juan Gonzalez

                                      Full Time Position: Weekly Treatment Team Meetings

                                      Play Therapy and Sand Tray Training and Supervision

                                      Psychological Testing ,Interpretation & Presentation

            Individual Therapy with Children Age 2 through Adulthood

1996                              F.A.U. Counseling Center- Practicum Student

                                      Boca Raton, Florida

                                      Supervisor: Dr. Thomas Dorworth

                                      Half Time Position:  Psychotherapy with Young Adults in College,

                                      Intake Evaluations, Psychological Testing


1995                              The Goodman Center- Miami, Florida

                                      Supervisor: Dr. Richard Greenbaum

                                      Half-Time Position: Training Included: Performing Intake Evaluations, Projective and 

                                      Full Battery Assessment, Psychotherapy