Dr. Yusimi Sijo is a bilingual (English, Spanish) Licensed Mental Health Counselor who has been serving clients in the Miami-Dade county area for over 12 years. Dr. Sijo provides therapy for individual, families and couples in the areas of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, depression, anxiety, grief/bereavement, childhood trauma, sexual abuse, domestic violence and post traumatic stress. Dr. Sijo obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Miami in 1995. She went on to graduate studies at the Miami Institute of Psychology (known today as Carlos Albizu University) where, in 1998, she obtained a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling and, in 2003, a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. Dr. Sijo began providing mental health services in 1998 as an intern in the Goodman Psychological Services Center. As an intern, she provided counseling to a diverse population consisting of children and adults. From 2003 to 2007, Dr. Sijo functioned as an individual and family therapist at the Advanced Center for Psychotherapy, a practice dedicated to serving victims of crime in Miami-Dade County. In that capacity, Dr. Sijo helped family members of homicide victims, and crime victims themselves, to move on with their lives after these traumatic experiences. During this period, Dr. Sijo was also the principal therapist at the Gladstone Center for Girls, where she provided individual therapy to young women who had been victims of sexual or physical abuse as well as to their non-offending or foster parents. From 2007 to 2010, Dr. Sijo functioned as a clinical supervisor and therapist for several local Community Mental Health Centers.
Dr. Yusimi Sijo
Occupation:Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Office Phone:786 565 7422
Location:1390 South Dixie Highway, Suite 1108, Coral Gables, FL 33146