Dr. Pagan-Romney has over 15 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. She obtained a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Illinois School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, and prior, a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Universidad del Turabo in Puerto Rico. She has worked in interdisciplinary teams in hospitals, community mental health organizations, outpatient, and school settings.
She has well-rounded experience conducting psychological assessments, individual, couples, and family therapies. She specializes in individuals presenting a wide range of issues across the life span, such as depression, anxiety, developmental delays, stress, trauma, life transitions, adjustment, and family dynamics.
Her therapeutic approach can best be described as integrative with a particular focus on attachment-relational issues to help patients understand the root, triggers, and the dynamics most likely maintaining the individual’s distress. She incorporates evidence-informed care, such as, Mindfulness practices, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Family Therapy to provide individualized interventions that best fit the needs of the patient.
Additionally, she strives to promote positive change using strength-based and person-centered approaches. Dr. Pagan-Romney is passionate about holistic care and encourages an integrated approach to health and wellness, where the needs of the mind, the body, the family and the larger community are considered and become part of the treatment process. She is fluent in Spanish and English and embraces diversity and culture as a strong foundation for self-actualization.