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Welcome to Open Mind Psychotherapy & Wellness  Center

Open Mind Psychotherapy & Wellness Center (Open Mind) is located at Weston since 1998.                                                                                                                  "The necessary thing to change a person is to change their self-awareness" -Maslow, Psychologist                                                                                                 "I'm not in this life to meet the expectations of other people, nor do I feel that the world should meet mine" -Perls, Psychologist                                                           "The unexpressed emotions never die, they are buried alive and come out later in worse ways "-Freud, Psychologist                                                                             We can learn something new every time we think we can. " - Satir, Psychologist                                                                                                                                       Many people experience depression, anxiety, conflicts in their relationships, or discomfort and dissatisfaction in their lives. Frequently, this can stem from past experiences and relationships that unintentionally impact the present situation. When you need help with a difficult time you feel is interfering with your life and your happiness in some way, counseling is available to help you clarify the issues, sort out the possibilities, and develop a new positive path. Psychotherapy will help unlocking your inner potential and moving in a new direction in your life. With professional psychotherapeutic tools you will be able to feel safe in the therapeutic process to overcome anxiety, depression, cope with anger, and solve the conflicts in your life. We gladly help you, your children, and your family to improve the well being in a warm, confidential, and professional atmosphere. Because you are unique, your challenges in your life are unique too; therefore, the psychotherapeutic tools will be tailored for your own inner potential and strengths. Open Mind Counseling Center feels strongly about working in a collaborative manner and as a result each decision about the counseling process will be discussed as sensitively and as openly as possible.

  1. Anxiety
  2. Depression
  3. Panic
  4. Social Anxiety
  5. Couples at Risk
Social anxiety
Couples at risk

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 Open Mind Psychotherapy & Wellness Center (Open Mind) is located at Weston since 1998.




The center has been serving our community with a highly qualified staff of Mental Health professionals, who offer a personalized and integral treatment. Our Clinical Director, Valeria Vilar is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (FL License MH10036).

Open Mind offers a harmonic waiting area where you are able to calm down with soft music and relax with aromatic scents while your psychotherapist invites you to enter into your session. Our offices are designed and equipped to produce a candid atmosphere where you and your loved ones will feel very comfortable. The offices for individual or group sessions provide premium comfort, as you deserve.


As defined by Florida law in chapter 491.003 (9) “…The practice of mental health counseling also includes counseling, behavior modification, consultation, client-centered advocacy, crisis intervention, and the provision of needed information and education to clients, when using methods of a psychological nature to evaluate, assess, diagnose, treat, and prevent emotional and mental disorders and dysfunctions (whether cognitive, affective, or behavioral), behavioral disorders, sexual dysfunction, alcoholism, or substance abuse….”

Valeria Vilar, MA, BEd, LMHC, is Open Mind Psychotherapy & Wellness Center Clinical Director. Counting with extensive experience in both Mental Health Counseling and Education fields. Mrs. Vilar is a Psychotherapist and Education professional. Serving Weston, FL in psychotherapy and counseling to treat Anxiety, Depression, Panic Attacks, Anger, Grief, Conflict resolution, Stress, Infertility, Self esteem, Crisis, ADHpsychotherapy, psychotherapist, weston, floridaD, OCD, PTSD, GAD, Meditation, Children, Kids, Family, Child, Couple, Marriage, Group Therapy. Mrs. Vilar provides psychotherapeutic treatment to individuals (including children, adolescents, adults), families, couples and groups. Mrs. Vilar has experience as a Counselor in several schools in the United States, and in Argentina. Mrs. Vilar also worked as University Professor in Argentina.

  • Frequent guest speaker in Univision’s “Despierta America”
  • Frequent guest speaker in Univision’s “Viva la Familia – Todobebe”
  • Guest in "Roxana" in Unimas and Univision
  • Columnist for magazines and newspapers in the US and Latin America

Valeria Vilar is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (MH 10036) in the State of Florida.

Education Summary:

  • Master’s and Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology - US equivalent. Mrs. Valeria Vilar graduated as a “Licenciada en Psicologia” (Licensed Psychologist) in Buenos Aires, Argentina at Universidad John F. Kennedy (1994)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education and Psychology - US equivalent. Mrs. Valeria Vilar graduated as a “Profesora de Psicopedagogia” (Psychopedagogy Professor) in Buenos Aires, Argentina at Instituto Superior de Formación Docente y Técnica No.46 (2000)


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