Carolina Gaviria, LMHC, NCC
Carolina Gaviria is a bilingual psychotherapist with over 17 years of experience in the fields of counseling and psychology. As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a National Certified Counselor, Carolina works with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues, providing a safe environment in which to promote personal growth and healing for individuals and families. Carolina integrates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) strategies in order to help our clients at Wellness Resource Center learn new coping tools for emotional self-regulation. Carolina utilizes a collaborative and holistic approach in working with adults who struggle with addiction, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, anger management, and trauma.
Carolina’s therapeutic work focuses on individuals and families breaking unhealthy behavioral patterns and reframing negative perceptions. Carolina has experience working with ADD/ADHD patients, as well as those with Asperger’s, Autism, and other developmental disorders. Prior to working at Wellness Resource Center, Carolina worked at The Renfrew Center, an eating disorder treatment facility for women. In addition to Spanish and English, Carolina is also fluent in German, having lived in Germany and studied the language for 14 years. At Wellness Resource Center, Carolina facilitates gender-specific group therapy and individual therapy with our clients struggling with disordered eating and body image issues. A published author, Carolina is involved with the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP) and has presented at national and international conferences on eating disorders.