I strive to offer students a safe and confidential space where they are invited to a journey of self-exploration and growth. I work in collaboration with my clients toward unveiling and ending the cycle of self-defeating behaviors that have been barriers to reaching their full potential.
Viviana is originally from Argentina; she completed her degree in Clinical Psychology at the National University of Rosario and provided services in a private practice setting. Before moving back to the U.S.A, she collaborated in an HIV-AIDS awareness and prevention project working with the local LGBT community. The outcome of this interdisciplinary effort was presented at the fourth annual HIV-AIDS International Conference. In December 1999, Viviana moved to California where she worked at the AIDS Services Foundation of Orange County and, in 2005, she moved with her husband to Nashville. Passionate to continue practicing as a psychotherapist, she returned to school and earned a Master in Arts Professional Counseling degree from Argosy University. Viviana is a bilingual and bicultural mental health clinician, who has ample experience in treating those affected by trauma, stress-related problems, as well as mood and anxiety disorders. Viviana is trained in EMDR (Levels I & II), CBT, DBT, and is certified in Rapid Resolution Therapy; she utilizes an eclectic and integrated approach to help her clients regain control over their life. She focuses on her clients’ strengths and, in the context of their cultural and personal experiences, helps them reach their goals while maintaining mind, body and spiritual balance. Viviana likes traveling and learning from different cultures as well as baking and sharing her culinary creations. She values spending quality time with family and friends, enjoys nature and hiking with her husband and their two dogs.