Dr. Fernandez is a bilingual (English & Spanish) New York State Licensed Psychologist. Individual adults and couples who work with Dr. Fernandez learn to have better relationships with themselves and with others by clearly understanding their relationship patterns and the resulting limitations. By working with Dr. Fernandez, you’ll break through old patterns, whether romantic or otherwise, to experience deeper and more satisfying relationships, which will lead to a greater feeling of fulfillment and satisfaction in life.
Dr. Fernandez originally studied Business Management and worked in management at a Fortune 500 company for 11 years before making a career change to Psychology. This change was driven by a desire to help people in a deep and meaningful way, and also gives her a unique perspective regarding relationship management in the fast-paced modern world.
Dr. Fernandez went on to receive a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Columbia University and worked at the New York State Psychiatric Institute for 7 years in various positions that entailed providing psychotherapy, doing research, and project management in both English and Spanish with adults who sought treatment for varied psychological disorders/issues involving depression, anxiety, addiction, and psychosis. She has been providing therapy to help people deal with the difficulties of their lives for over a decade and has been in private practice since 2005.