Maria Paz Garcia, LMHC

EMDR Certified Therapist

About Me

I am a bilingual Latina therapist in Davie, Florida. I specialize in trauma, substance abuse disorders, self-esteem issues, assertiveness training, anxiety/depression. I believe in incorporating the mind and body to heal from trauma. I utilize aromatherapy in my sessions.

Education & Experience

Barry University '16 - MS in Clinical Psychology Florida International University '12 - BA in Spanish Florida International University '10 - BA in Psychology I have worked in substance abuse facilities (detox, residential, PHP, and IOP levels). I ran groups at an inpatient mental health facility.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations


Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Depression
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Mood Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Immigrants


  • English
  • Spanish


  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Humana