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Dr. Maridelie Diaz Villanueva

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Locations

South Miami Psychology Group
3081 Salzedo Street, Suite 202
Coral Gables, Florida
Tue 1:30 pm - 7:00 pm  
Wed 9:15 am - 5:45 pm  
Fri 9:00 am - 5:45 pm  

Biography

Why should patients choose you as their provider instead of others in the area?

Dr. Maridelie Díaz Villanueva is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist specializing in treatment and assessment of children, adolescents, and adults. She is a bilingual psychologist who conducts therapy on an individual, group or family format, both in English and in Spanish. She also completes psychological evaluations in both languages. Her expertise includes treatment of anxiety disorders, posttraumatic stress, domestic violence, depression, bipolar conditions, attention-deficit, behavioral problems, and adjustment to life changes. She also provides systematic breathing relaxation and mindful meditation, anger management, positive parenting practices, and social skills development. She has collaborated with Family Court Services to assist parents and children going through the process of divorce, time-sharing modifications, and co-parenting difficulties. Dr. Díaz completed her graduate training in the doctoral psychology program, child psychology concentration, at Carlos Albizu University. As part of her graduate practice she worked with immigrant adolescents and families coping through acculturation difficulties. Her pre-doctoral internship with Miami-Dade Psychological Services Department included rotations at the Coordinated Victims Assistance Center and at Head Start Programs with children ages 3 to 5. She completed her postdoctoral training at BeWell Counseling and Rehabilitation Group, where she worked together with The Children’s Home Society and gained additional experience with child abuse, foster care, and adoption. Dr. Díaz believes that the most important aspect of therapy is the presence of a kind and compassionate environment that leads to trust in the therapeutic relationship. She combines holistic and humanistic-gestalt therapy, focusing in the present moment, along with mindfulness, cognitive-behavioral, rational-emotive, and psychodynamic psychotherapy. Her therapeutic approach in-session is matched with the presenting needs of the individual, and she is open to integrate alternative healing practices. She utilizes play therapy with children, mostly from a Jungian theoretical perspective, and makes use of creative and expressive means to assist children and adolescents learn and cope with their life experience. Dr. Díaz is passionate in guiding individuals of all ages towards learning, healing and growing authentically.

What are the top 3 treatments that you focus on?

Dr. Diaz Villanueva specializes in behavioral problems, domestic violence, and attention-deficit disorder.

Offered Services 14 Services

Anger Management Anxiety Anxiety Disorders Depression Driving Fear Follow Up Visit Initial Visit Mood Disorders\/Depression PTSD Pain Management Passenger\/Pedestrain Anxiety Psychological Assessment Psychological Treatment Stress Management

Anger Management Anxiety Anxiety Disorders Depression Driving Fear Follow Up Visit Initial Visit Mood Disorders\/Depression PTSD Pain Management Passenger\/Pedestrain Anxiety Psychological Assessment Psychological Treatment Stress Management

Languages Spoken

English Spanish