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Independent Professionals

Valeria Vilar is the Clinical Director of Open Mind Psychotherapy & Wellness Center. All of the following professionals on this Areas of Specialization List are not Employees of Open Mind Psychotherapy & Wellness Center. Each and everyone of the Independent Professionals who provide services on the premises of Open Mind Psychotherapy & Wellness Center conduct their own individual practice. Their services are not directed or controlled by Valeria Vilar and/or of Open Mind Psychotherapy & Wellness Center. Patients seen at Open Mind Psychotherapy & Wellness Center agree and acknowledge that Valeria Vilar and Open Mind Psychotherapy & Wellness Center are not responsible for any services rendered by, or actions or omissions of, any of the Professionals listed below who furnish services independently on the premises.

 

 

Psychologist

 

  • Dr. Karin Adolff, (License # PY9312) is an experienced, licensed Psychologist specializing in Developmental, Psychological, and Neuropsychological Evaluations for toddlers, school-age-children and adolescents.

Dr. Adolff conducts evaluations to identify possible delays in development or academic skills. Through these tests she can help determine if your child is on the Autism Spectrum, has ADHD, Sensory Processing Difficulties, Learning Disabilities, or a gifted status.

Dr. Adolff conducts evaluations in her native Spanish, as well as in English and French.

She earned her Bachelors in Psychology with a Minor in Biology from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. and her Doctorate from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology in New York City. She is a member of the Florida Psychological Association, NY State Association for Neuropsychologists and the American Psychological Association. 

The clinical services are provided in Spanish, French, and English. Dr. Adolff offers services online and in person.

 

 

 

 Psychotherapist

 

  • Carolina Baldner  Carolina Baldner is a licensed psychotherapist (LMHC) who holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Florida International University.

For the last  15 years, Carolina has been working as an academic consultant servicing children, teenagers, and parents in the Broward County area. Recently, she has merged her clinical expertise to the field of education to ultimately provide a comprehensive approach towards her clients' overall wellness.

Carolina also holds professional experience with clients with substance dependence, co-occurring disorders, special needs, Major Depressive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, LGTBQA counseling, grief, adjustment disorders, and anger management. She applies a Psychodynamic approach, which combined with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, and Existential Therapy serve to work on adjustment to change, stress reduction, goal setting and motivation while navigating a path towards personal growth and self-care.

Additionally, Carolina obtained her Undergraduate degree in Communications and Languages from York University in Toronto, Canada, where she lived for almost two decades. She has vast experience in multicultural issues and awareness, which makes her a great fit for clients with acculturation issues and concerns. She also has a training background in Drama and Creative Movement, which she often applies in her multifaceted approach to treatment. 

Carolina is fluent in English and Spanish. Carolina offers services online and in person at the Weston and Miramar office.

 

 

 

 Psychotherapist

 

  • Diana Clement I am a bilingual licensed psychotherapist that have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma, and abuse.

I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you.

I’m passionate about validating people’ unique experiences while empowering them to find meaning and purpose in all areas of their lives.

I typically use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness and Solution Focused Therapy to assist people in setting goals and finding solutions while challenging unproductive thoughts, managing emotions, and changing behaviors that no longer serve them.

I believe it is important to provide an individualized approach to each person's unique needs, and I value client participation in the process. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support and empower you in that journey.

Diana offers services online only.

 

 

 

 

Vocational Counselor

 

  • Gabriela Vilar is registered in the College of Psychotherapist of Ontario (CRPO) as well as a member of the Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists (OACCPP). She also holds a master's degree in Counselling and a Career and Work Counselor diploma.

Since 2003, Gabriela has been involved in the Counseling and Therapy field.

Gabriela was born in Argentina and lived 19 years in Canada; she identifies herself as Catholic. Her background and faith enable her to offer a broader perspective and healthy options when working with her patients.

She approaches therapy from evidence-based psychology theories and adds a Christian perspective which allows patients to benefit from both psychology and spiritual growth. She can help you to establish a fulfilling career direction and make strategic career-related decisions.

She will be able to support you through the process to truly discover yourself and your most suitable career. She uses a combination of supportive counseling and vocational assessments.

Gabriela is fluent in English and Spanish. Gabriela offers services online and in person at the Weston and Miramar office.

 

 

Dietitian/ Nutritionist 

  

  • Veronica Sierra, is a dietitian, nutritionist (License #ND4007) Nutrition is my “Passion and Mission” and I love to help people improve their health and well-being. 

I am fully bilingual in Spanish and English, goal oriented, and have been treating patients since 1997 developing nutritional plans according to each individual needs, including age, gender, ethnicity, health status, etc.

My main goal as Dietitian is to provide each client with a customized nutrition plan and recommend certain supplements, according to their individual needs to achieve a nutrient based diet that helps them improve their health, physical and emotional well-being as well as prevent many chronic diseases.

The clinical services are provided in Spanish, and English. Veronica offers services online and in person.

 

 

 

 

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