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About Licia


I have been working with individuals, couples and families for 30 years. 

I hold Masters Degrees in Humanistic Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Educational Psychology, and have worked with couples and families in the educational and clinical settings.

I was trained as a child and family therapist, and parent educator and consultant, at the Stanford University Affiliated - The Children's Health Council, in Palo Alto, California, where I worked as a clinician and parent educator and consultant.

I strengthened my training in Couples Therapy at the reputable Couples Institute in Menlo Park, California, where I was also a couples workshop co-facilitator, and at the Relational Life Institute in Boston, MA.

I specialized in Reproductive Mental Health and treat Mood and Anxiety Disorders related to pregnancy, childbirth, infertility, and menopause. I have been extensively trained at Postpartum Support International in Santa Barbara, California, and have been supporting families experiencing Postpartum Depression for over 15 years.

Certifications I hold:

Certified by the International OCD Foundation to treat Obsessive Compulsive Disorders;
Certified in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Interpersonal Therapy;
Intensively trained DBT Therapist;
Certified Relational Life Master Therapist;
Certified UCLA PEERS® Social Skills Therapist;
Certified Sex Addiction Therapist  (Candidate)

I'm a clinical member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, the Georgia Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Anxiety Disorders Association of America, North America Society for Psychosocial OB/GYN, Postpartum Support International, International OCD Foundation, RESOLVE, and  the American Society of Reproductive Medicine.

I am a Credentialed Distant Counselor, and am pleased to annouce that I am certified to offer Tele-Mental-Health.

Services can be offered in English or Portuguese.