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Clinical Director

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

 

  

psychotherapy, psychotherapist, weston, florida

 

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 Licensed Mental Health Counselor 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,ADHD, OCD, PTSD, GAD, Meditation, Children, Kids, Family, Child, Couple, Marriage, Group Therapy.

psychotherapy, psychotherapist, weston, floridaMrs.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”
  •  Columnist for magazines and newspapers in the US and Latin America

 

 

 

 

 

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

You are encouraged to check the licensure and credentials of any health care professional on the Open Mind website with applicable state licensure entities.  The selection of a health care professional is an important decision which should be made after thoroughly vetting the health care professional.

  

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)

 

 

ADDITIONAL TRAINING AND CONTINUING EDUCATION:

 

  • “Inattentive AD/HD in the DSM-5 Finding Consensus or Igniting Debate”
  • “Issues In Domestic Violence: Legal And Ethical Issues”       
  • “Ethics & Boundary Issues”
  • “Art Therapy For Grief And Loss” 
  • “Family Constellation Workshops” (4 days)
  • “Boundaries In Mental Health Treatment”                              
  • “The Secret Language Of Fear: Diagnosing And Healing Inherited Family Trauma”         
  • “Clinical Hypnosis With Rapid Trauma Resolution” (Level 1)
  • “Clinical Hypnosis With Rapid Trauma Resolution Advanced” (Level 2) 
  • “Clinical Hypnosis With Rapid Trauma Resolution Advanced” (Level 3)
  • “Play Therapy And Beyond: Treatment Techniques And Strategies” 
  • “Psychological And Neurophysiological Effects”

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

 

WORK EXPERIENCE IN USA: 2007-Present

 

  • Open Mind, Mental Health Counseling Center, Weston, Florida          2009 – Present

Licensed Mental Health Counselor (MH10036)

 

  • Catholic Charities,

    Miami, Florida                                                                                            2007 – 2008

Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern (IMH6201)

Provided counseling to children, youth, and adults.

Counselor at St. Monica Catholic School.

Counselor at St. Helen Catholic School.

 

 RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE IN ARGENTINA: 1994-2000

 

  • Plan Integral de Cobertura (PIC), Buenos Aires, Argentina                   1995 – 2000

Heath Insurance System

Licensed Psychologist (License No. 22234)

 

  • Doctoral Medicina Asistencial, Buenos Aires, Argentina                      1995 – 2000

Heath Insurance System

Licensed Psychologist (License No. 22234)

 

  • Florentino Ameghino Institute, Buenos Aires, Argentina                      1996 – 1997

Pre-K through High School

Licensed Psychologist (License No. 22234)

 

  • Centro de Salud Mental Dr. Luis Agote, Buenos Aires, Argentina        1995 – 1996

Public Hospital

Licensed Psychologist (License No. 22234)

 

  • Tobar Garcia Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina                                     1994

Mental Health Hospital

Student Practitioner

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

  • Instituto Superior de Formación Docente No.82, Buenos Aires, Argentina        1995

Professor, Course: “Psicología Evolutiva II" (Psychology of Development II)

 

  • Universidad John F. Kennedy, Buenos Aires, Argentina                                      1995 – 1996

  

Assistant Professor, Course: “Técnicas de Exploración Psicologica III"

(Psychological Exploration Techniques III)

Assistant Professor, Course: “Técnicas de Exploración Psicologica IV"

(Psychological Exploration Techniques IV)

 

 

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