Dr. Mariana Carabantes is a licensed clinical psychologist practicing in the State of Florida for the past 10 years. Her office is conveniently located in Coral Gables, right in the center of Miami. Additionally, she offers the option of teletherapy, for those individuals who live far from her office, are located elsewhere in Florida, or simply prefer to avoid the commute.
Dr. Carabantes was born in Argentina, and at a young age moved to Spain. She arrived in Miami in 1993, and received her psychological training from Nova Southeastern University, graduating in 2009. Living in three different countries and navigating the nuances of different cultures has been invaluable to understand and embrace the multicultural population of Florida.
Dr. Carabantes specializes in supporting her clients through difficult life transitions. Life events such as illness, accidents, divorce, empty nest, menopause, retirement, just to name a few, may be overwhelming, stressful, and be the source of depressive and anxiety symptoms.
Dr. Carabantes is constantly exploring new developments in therapeutic techniques, and has received training in hypnosis, EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing), grief counseling, and trauma informed therapy. To expand her knowledge of how nutrition affects mental health, she additionally obtained training as a health coach. But furthermore than techniques, Dr. Carabantes believes that one of the most important factors in a successful therapy is the therapeutic relationship between client and psychologist, therefore her main objective is to provide a safe and respectful environment, where the client can achieve their goals at their own pace.
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Chronic illness - Receiving a diagnosis; adjusting to lifestyle and medication changes; coping with related changes in mood, emotions, and relationships; managing symptoms and stress
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
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Years of Experience: 12 years
Private Practice, Licensed Psychologist, 2011 - Present
Nova Southeastern University, Doctor of Psychology, 2009
Nova Southeastern University, Master of Psychology, 2006