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Dr. Dumas is a licensed clinical psychologist who has been in private practice in Miami, Florida since 2002 and in the field of metal health since 1995. She offers individual, group and couples therapy.
Dr. Dumas’ goal is to provide clients with a safe and supportive environment in which to collaboratively explore the issues that are preventing you from leading a happy, successful and fulfilling life.
Dr. Dumas treats the following conditions:
- POOR SELF-ESTEEM
- EATING DISORDERS
- POOR BODY IMAGE
- RELOCATION ADJUSTMENT
- RELATIONSHIP ISSUES
- CAREER CHANGES
- EMPTY NEST
- PERSONAL GROWTH
- COPING WITH DIVORCE
Dr. Dumas uses a number of therapeutic techniques, tailoring her treatment to each client's needs. She encourages clients to be active participants in their therapy, identifying problems and setting goals as a team. Dr. Dumas has been trained in cognitive-behavioral and systemic therapy, and uses both in her practice to help you change patterns that are not effective, as well as to reach an understanding of the origin of those patterns.
As a solution-focused therapist, her goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, she can work with you to better understand and resolve challenges in your life. By applying complementary therapy approaches and techniques, long-standing behavior patterns or negative perceptions that may be holding you back will be explored. Dr. Dumas believes in the importance of taking into account cultural issues that affect your life and your relationships.
Dr. Dumas holds a B.A. from Barnard College, Columbia University with a Major in Psychology. She received her Masters and Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Dumas completed her Doctoral Internship at the Miami Veteran's Administration. She finished her post doctoral training at the University of Miami Counseling Center. Dr. Dumas is also a graduate of the Encounter Centered Couples Therapy Masters Class, specializing in intensive couples therapy.