Dr. Rhina Lovo Castelar, Ph.D.
Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology. I am a Psychotherapist with more than 20 years of experience in Private Practice. I specialize in trauma recovery, depression, and anxiety (social anxiety, phobia, panic attacks, generalized anxiety, performance anxiety). During the Covid pandemic, I offer Tele-psychotherapy services to PR and MA residents. I am fluent in English, Spanish, and French.
Education & Experience
I have 10 years of experience as a School Psychologist addressing developmental and learning problems as well as social and emotional issues in children and adolescents. I served as the President of the School Psychology Association (2019-2020) Also, I am a Primary Care Psychologist for Diabetes type 1 and 2 patients at the Pediatric Diabetes Foundation of Puerto Rico.
Professional & Volunteer Affiliations
Psychological First Aid (Puerto Rico, 2017, 2018, 2020). HIV patients (El Salvador, 2001)
- Anxiety/Panic Attacks
- Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
- Chronic Pain
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Performance Enhancement
- Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Sexual Abuse
- Stress Management
- Survivor's Guilt
- Traumatic Incident
- Adolescents (13-17)
- First Responders