Dr. Garcia Sevilla is a clinical psychologist and developmental neuropsychologist. She provides comprehensive neuropsychological assessments and evidenced-based psychotherapy for children, families, and young adults. Dr. Garcia Sevilla works with children as young as four-years-old and young adults in their mid-twenties. As a psychotherapist, she is trained in evidence-based psychotherapies, including: Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), and Parent Management Therapy (PMT). She has particular experience and interest in working with complex trauma, anxiety, mood, disruptive behavior disorders, personality disorder traits, challenges faced by young adults, emotion regulation difficulties, self-harm, and divorce families.
Dr. Garcia Sevilla completed an additional post-doctoral fellowship in neuropsychology. She is a trained, bilingual neuropsychologist who specializes in the assessment and evaluation of learning disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders (ADHD), academic difficulties, developmental delays, autism evaluations, psychoeducational and cognitive evaluations, neurological and personality assessments. Dr. Garcia Sevilla has a particular area of interest and skill set in bilingual (Spanish) testing as well as conducting evaluations on complex cases. She has extensive experience working with and consulting with educators, the Department of Education, educational attorneys, immigration attorneys, and community based agencies/non-profits. Dr. Garcia Sevilla has also participated in IEP meetings as well as impartial hearings. She is a member of Physician for Human Rights and provides pro-bono work for children with immigration challenges in collaboration with their attorneys.
Dr. Garcia Sevilla is licensed in the state of New York and Massachusetts. She is presently seeing therapy clients remotely. Dr. Garcia Sevilla is also taking new patients for evaluation, following the completion of COVID-19 testing. Her offices are located in midtown Manhattan and in West Stockbridge MA.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Adolescent mental health - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years; addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional dysregulation
Young adult mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression
Parenting - Helping parents develop and implement strategies to address challenges that arise throughout childrearing; managing stress and increasing support
Disruptive behaviors in youth - Working with children, teens, and parents to address challenges associated with defiance, anger outbursts, oppositional, hyperactive, and other disruptive behaviors; diagnoses may include: ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder, etc.
Neuropsychology - Providing neuropsychological assessment to objectively measure memory, attention, executive function and other cognitive skills
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Private Practice, NYC & Lenox, Massachusetts , Bilingual Licensed Clinical Psychologist & Neuropsychologist, 2017 - Present
Montefiore Medical Center, Child Outpatient Psychiatry Department (COPD)/Adolescent Depression & Suicide Program, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Attending Clinical Psychologist, 2017 - 2019
Columbia University Medical Center, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, PROMISE Project, Instructor of Medical Psychology in Psychiatry, Bilingual Program Coordinator, 2014 - 2017
Columbia University Medical Center, PROMISE Project, Postdoctoral Bilingual Fellow, Clinical Child Neuropsychology, 2012 - 2014
New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Child Clinical Psychology Intern, 2011 - 2012
The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2012