Dr. Garcia is fully fluent in English and Spanish.
Dr. Garcia graduated medical school in 2005, she attended Universidad Central Del Caribe in Puerto Rico her country of birth. From there she went on to do her residency in psychiatry at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia from 2005-2009. During her residency she had the privilege of serving as Chief Resident, she additionally received multiple recognitions for her clinical and administrative work during her residency. While at Albert Einstein she was also exposed to extensive training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, insight-oriented therapy and supportive psychotherapy.
Following her residency, she worked as a staff psychiatrist in a community mental health clinic in Montgomery County in Pennsylvania. In 2010 Dr. Garcia returned to Puerto Rico and began working at INSPIRA an PHP/IOP as well as an outpatient practice. Then in 2013 Dr. Garcia and her family moved to Palm Beach where she helped start Mindful Behavioral Health. As she was helping to establish Mindful Behavioral Health, she also started working for Family Behavioral Center, a PHP/IOP in Delray Beach, as the medical director. Family Behavioral Center was recognized in the community for being one of the few PHP/IOP’s that specialized primarily on mental health issues. In 2015 she decided to focus all of her effort on her work at Mindful Behavioral Health and since then has been working there as an outpatient psychiatrist and has been instrumental in the continued growth of the practice.
At present she provides medication management and psychotherapy to adult patients. Her areas of interest are the treatment of mental health issues, particularly mood and anxiety disorders, in both women and young adults. Dr. Garcia and Beth Johnson-Gutierrez LMHC, one of the therapists at Mindful Behavioral Health, established a Woman Mental Health Clinic at Mindful Behavioral Health and since then she has dedicated herself to providing women with state-of-the-art mental health care.
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