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Brenda Rivera
Brenda Rivera
Psychologist, PsyD
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Brenda Rivera

Psychologist, PsyD

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
Palmetto Bay, FL 33157
Let's Connect (786) 520-2194
I specialize in conducting Comprehensive Psychological Evaluations and Forensic Evaluations as follows: Immigration Evaluations (U-Visa, Hardship Waivers, Political Asylum, Domestic Violence/Abuse victimization), Risk Assessment, Competency to Proceed, Mitigation Evaluations for criminal cases, Juvenile (DJJ) Comprehensive Evaluations; and Psycho-Educational Evaluations-gifted placement. I also provide brief psychotherapy for clients with mental health struggles within my areas of expertise. Other professional services I can offer are Individual and/or Group Supervision for MHC and MFT interns to meet FL licensure requirements.
I have over 20 years of clinical experience evaluating and working with adults and adolescents, assisting them to better manage their lives and cope effectively with mental health difficulties related to but not limited to trauma and victimization, coping difficulties, adjustment and managing stressors, Dual Diagnosis, and immigration/acculturation.
I'm here to work with you and empower you to achieve your better Self.
Call or Brenda Rivera now for a free 15 minute consultation - (786) 520-2194

My Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

Palmetto Bay, FL 33157

(786) 520-2194
I specialize in Testing and Evaluation and Trauma and PTSD 
Individual one-on-one therapy 
Let's Connect (786) 520-2194

My Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

Palmetto Bay, FL 33157

(786) 520-2194
I specialize in Testing and Evaluation and Trauma and PTSD 
Individual one-on-one therapy 

Finances

Fees

  • Pay by ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa
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Private Pay: Therapy fees between $130-$200/hr. Documentation for insurance claims can be provided as needed for reimbursement.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (786) 520-2194
Brenda Rivera
Psychologist, PsyD
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Private Pay: Therapy fees between $130-$200/hr. Documentation for insurance claims can be provided as needed for reimbursement.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (786) 520-2194
Brenda Rivera
Psychologist, PsyD

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today Licensed by State of Florida / PY6824 Brenda Rivera
  • In Practice for 21 Years
  • Certificate from Florida Certification Boards Qualified Supervisor MHC/MFT / 2004
  • Attended Carlos Albizu University, Graduated 2000
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (786) 520-2194
Brenda Rivera
Psychologist, PsyD
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (786) 520-2194
Brenda Rivera
Psychologist, PsyD

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Trauma and PTSD

Expertise

  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Illness
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Immigration Evaluations
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Life Transitions
  • Stress
Do these issues align with your needs? or (786) 520-2194
Brenda Rivera
Psychologist, PsyD
Do these issues align with your needs? or (786) 520-2194
Brenda Rivera
Psychologist, PsyD

Client Focus

Age

Teen
Adults

Participants

Individuals

I also speak

Spanish

Age

Teen
Adults

Participants

Individuals

I also speak

Spanish

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Trauma Focused
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (786) 520-2194
Brenda Rivera
Psychologist, PsyD
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (786) 520-2194
Brenda Rivera
Psychologist, PsyD

Groups

Location

Primary Location

Palmetto Bay, FL 33157

(786) 520-2194
Call for a free consultation now - (786) 520-2194
Brenda Rivera
Psychologist, PsyD
Call for a free consultation now - (786) 520-2194
Brenda Rivera
Psychologist, PsyD
Last Modified: 24 Aug 2023