I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of Florida and I am passionate about helping others achieve their maximum potential. I have provided services in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings working with children, adolescents, and adults. The therapeutic approaches that I use include Person-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused, Psychoeducation, Motivational Interviewing, Family Systems Theory, behavior modification, mindfulness and relaxation. I believe in working in conjunction with clients, in order to help them achieve better mental, physical and emotional health.
Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Antisocial Personality, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Communication Problems, Emptiness, Family Problems, Immigration Issues, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Postpartum Depression, Self-Love, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Existential Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
FL LMFT MT3735
Cheilas has been an incredible resource for me and a safe space while I navigate a very challenging and painful time in my life. I’m so thankful for our talks and for the occasional push back I need when Im given a chance to learn and grow.
Written on Apr 18, 2022 after therapy with Cheila for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes
Easy to talk to and provides great suggestions and tools. Cheila is exactly what I was hoping for.
Written on Apr 16, 2022 after therapy with Cheila for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, intimacy-related issues, anger management, coaching, and adhd