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Alba Colmenares Moore(She/Her/Hers)

(She/Her/Hers)
Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC
VirginiaFlorida
Anxiety -Cultural adjustment- Depression-Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)- Trauma-Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health-

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Professional statement

Alba Colmenares Moore, a culturally sensitive, bilingual National Certified Mental Health Counselor, is licensed in both Virginia and Florida. With a Master of Science in Counseling, a Specialization in Project Management, and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Alba brings a wealth of knowledge to her practice. She is also a member of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology.

Alba’s extensive training includes evidence-based curricula such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)-Post Disaster Training, Circle of Security Facilitator, Nurturing Parents Program, and Trauma-Focused CBT. Additionally, she holds certifications in Trauma and Resilience, Emotional Regulatory Healing, Level III Infant Mental Health Specialist, and Maternal Mental Health Professional Certification.

Over her 25+ years of experience, Alba has worked with individuals, couples, and families in various capacities: as a clinician, clinical supervisor, coach, and trainer. Her approach is grounded in a strong psychodynamic foundation, and she tailors her clinical modalities to meet the unique needs of each client. Alba addresses a wide range of issues, including trauma, anxiety, depression, relationship challenges, perinatal and postnatal mood disorders, parenting, grief, anger management, gender identity, ADHD, OCD, divorce, domestic violence, adjustment disorders, adoption, Foster Care, and post-immigration and cultural adaptation.

Currently, Alba provides counseling services to individuals aged 18 and above through telehealth sessions. If you’re seeking support, Alba’s expertise and compassionate approach can guide you on your healing journey!


Message to clients

Hi, I am glad you are here! Seeking professional help is a courageous step toward personal growth and well-being. It’s a recognition that we all have moments when we need guidance, support, and a fresh perspective. Just as we visit a doctor for physical health, seeking therapy provides us with tools to navigate life’s challenges, process emotions, and develop healthier coping mechanisms.

In a safe and non-judgmental space, we can explore our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. It’s an opportunity to gain insights, challenge unhelpful patterns, and create positive changes. Remember, growth isn’t about being “ill”; it’s about evolving, learning, and becoming more resilient.

So, let’s embark on this journey together! Feel free to share any thoughts or questions, and I’ll be here to listen and support you... allow me to help you grow your mindset 🌱


Work and Education

The Florida Center for Early Childhood, Clinical Supervisor
The Florida Center for Early Childhood, School Based Mental Health Therapist
Tampa Bay Crossroads, Mental Health Therapist
Success 4 Kids & Families, Mental Health Therapist

Spring Health, CBT for Post disaster Stress , 2024
Spring Health, CBT for Mood and Anxiety Disorders , 2023
Spring Health, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy , 2023
Alma, Interbehavioral Perspective to Clarify and Enhance the Therapeutic Process , 2023
Alma, Process-Based Therapy for Behavioral Health Clinicians , 2023
Alma, Promoting Cognitive Change in CBT for Mood & Anxiety Disorders , 2023
Alma, Therapeutic Alliance and Complex Trauma , 2023
FDCF, Strategies to support successful Clinical Supervision , 2023
Spring Health, Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Applications of Strategies to Clinical Practice , 2023
OMH, Improving Cultural Competency for Behavioral Health Professionals , 2021
University State of Florida, Professional Certification in Trauma and Resilience , 2021
COS, Certification: COSP - Circle of Security Parenting Facilitator , 2020
MUSC, TF-CBT: A course for Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy , 2020
CFC, Nurturing Parenting Program , 2020
Early Childhood Council, Certification: Level III Infant Mental Health Specialist , 2015
ECG, Certification: Trauma Informed Care - Emotional Regulatory Healing , 2014

Licensure

Florida: MH20021 - Virginia: 0701012584

Languages

English, Spanish

Specialties

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Cultural adjustment - Acclimating to a new environment; managing stress and coping with feelings of loss and separation from familiar people and places

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Addressing issues specific to women and families during the pregnancy and postpartum period, including postpartum depression and anxiety




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


Insurance

  • Aetna (in-network in VA)
  • Optum (in-network in FL, VA)
  • Oscar Health (in-network in FL, VA)
  • Oxford Health Plans (in-network in FL, VA)
  • Spring Health (in-network in FL, VA)
  • United Healthcare (in-network in FL, VA)
  • United Healthcare Shared Services (in-network in FL, VA)
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan (in-network in FL, VA)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$140 (50min)
  • Initial session:$140 (50min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week

Book a Free Initial Consultation

The practice will call you for a free 10min phone call to discuss your needs and ensure a match!

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