Ms. Makeilyn Chaviano, LPC, MCP, Ph.D. student

EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant-in-Training

Online Therapy

About Me

Clinical and Health Psychologist, Bilingual. I work with adults, teenagers, and couples. I am experienced in working with migrants, and refugees. I like culturally sensible approaches to trauma recovery.

Education & Experience

15 years of experience. Master in Clinical and Health Psychology, Master in Educational Administration with leadership emphasis. I am pursuing a Ph.D. in Clinical and Health Psychology at Universidad Internacional Iberoamericana. EMDR Certified therapist both in Costa Rica and the US. EMDR Consultant in Training.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

PANI Costa Rica People In Need

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Domestic Violence
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Race, Culture, Ethnicity Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Somatic Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Suicide Risk
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Couples
  • First Responders
  • Immigrants
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Veterans/Military


  • English
  • Spanish


  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Magellan Health

EAP Programs