Licensed Mental Health Counselor Registered Nurse National Certified Counselor Integrated Care Specialist
Evelyn is a licensed bilingual professional who holds a Master’s Degree with honors from Rollins College and a Cum Laude Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Puerto Rico. She brings more than 20 years of experience in counseling and related fields. She has worked in non-profit and corporate venues while maintaining private clientele. She brings her own unique style and dedication to the profession. Her background in nursing gives her an edge in working with clients who are also experiencing health issues.
Evelyn has experience and success in counseling individuals of various ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, including children, adolescents, and adults with various mental health challenges and she do so with dignity, integrity, and cultural sensitivity. As an independent Diversity consultant, Evelyn provides Cultural Competency workshops in Florida and social service national conferences.
Evelyn works toward the de-stigmatization of mental illness and promotes greater understanding of psychological/psychiatric conditions with a focus on mental health integration into overall wellness. She has experience in treating Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Domestic Violence, Substance Abuse, LGBT, and Adjustment Issues associated with chronic health problems such as diabetes and HIV. She has also worked with couples experiencing relationship issues.
Evelyn offers a holistic approach to care.