Maribel Aheran is a bilingual (English & Spanish) Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Florida. She graduated with a Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Troy University and also holds a Master of Education degree from Turabo University. She is trained in Eye movement desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and AutPlay Certified (play based behavioral therapy).
Maribel has experience both in agency work as an outpatient counselor and in a private practice setting, allowing her to address a diverse range of client concerns. Prior to becoming a Mental Health Counselor, I worked as a teacher, ESE Staffing Coordinator, and School Counselor. Maribel has experience working with ESE students (Gifted, Autistic, SLD, 504 Plans, and IEP's). She also worked as a high school counselor (graduation requirements, transition to college, etc…).
Maribel loves working with children, adolescents, and their caregivers to manage Attention Deficit Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, anxiety, depression, parent training, and much more. When working with adults, her areas of expertise are anxiety, trauma, depression, grief, among other problems.
“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.”
~Viktor E. Frankl~