Her goal in counseling and psychotherapy is to provide her clients with proven and therapeutic empirically validated approaches and techniques to assist them in achieving their personal and relational goals in counseling. Cognitive therapies, EMDR, trauma informed methods, attachment theory, and mindfulness practices are her main treatment modalities. She respects every client’s values and beliefs and helps her clients to utilize their strengths, and resources, including their faith and spirituality to bring about the change and growth they desire. She consistently strives to provide her clients with efficient, thorough and effective counseling services. She will not rush you, nor will she needlessly prolong therapy.
Adriana is a Licensed Counselor in Georgia, and she has also held counseling licenses Texas and Florida. She trained and attained supervisory status as a counselor in Georgia and Texas. She is a professional Member of Christian Association of Psychological Studies. Her Masters in Counseling is from Boston University. She has also completed 21 postmasters hours in psychology from the University of Texas at Tyler. Adriana earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Religion from Baylor University.
Adriana was born in Havana, Cuba, soon after the island came under communist rule. With her family she came to the US in the early 1960s. She grew up in the US, but has also lived in Central and South America, as well as in Germany.
A native Spanish speaker, she has written for several Spanish language Christian magazines. She is also a speaker and spiritual formation retreat leader. Adriana and her husband live in Marietta, GA and have two married daughters and two grandsons. She enjoys reading, hiking, and traveling the world with her family.
Masters in Counseling