Meet Alejandra Corujo., MS., BCBA., CHT
Alejandra Corujo is one of the founders and Director of Insight Behavioral Center. She was born in Argentina and moved to United States at the beginning of the 90’s. After working for more than twenty years as an actress she decided to innovate in the field of Psychology. Alejandra graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and received with Distinctions a Master of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Mental Health Counseling from Albizu University. In the last years, she has been working with trauma therapies helping victims of domestic violence and crime in their path to recovery. Alejandra studied Applied Behavior Analysis at FIT University. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and has an extensive experience in working with children within the spectrum (ASD) and other developmental disabilities. Alejandra emphasizes that ABA helps not only to change behaviors but also to develop the necessary skills to face everyday challenges. She firmly believes that is essential to offer a personalized approach to satisfy the unique individual needs.
Alejandra is fluent in English and Spanish.
Meet Milagros Maldonado., MS., LMHC
Milagros (Millie) Maldonado is the Clinical Supervisor at Insight Behavioral Center. She grew up in Miami after migrating with her mother from Puerto Rico. Millie graduated from Albizu University with a Master in Psychology with a concentration in Mental Health Counseling. Milagros did not agree with the labels for mental health disorders and reports that she felt strong working against stereotyping. With a background in theater, Milagros finds an immense love for humanity not judging but rather interested in each person’s journey. Milagros focused on working with trauma victims. She certified as a facilitator in the evidenced based technique TIR. Later on she also achieved a certification as a TIR trainer. Milagros is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and has completed a concentration course as a state supervisor for mental health registered interns. She has been supervising interns since August, 2016. Milagros enjoys weight lifting, meditation, and dancing.
Milagros is fluent in English and Spanish.
Meet Rosa V. Pereira., MS., CHT., Registered Marriage & Family Therapist Intern
Rosa Pereira is one of the founders and the Administrative Director of Insight Behavioral Center. She was born in Argentina and grew up in Brazil. Rosa has an extensive background in Finances, but after working several years in that field, she decided to pursue her old dream of studying Psychology. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Albizu University and later she received with Utmost Distinction a Master in Psychology with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy from the same University. In the last years, Rosa worked with Trauma Focused Therapies serving victims of crimes, especially domestic violence. She is certified in Life Coaching and other Behavioral Therapies. As a Marriage and Family Therapist, Rosa can help you to create a deeper emotional connection and to restore long lasting differences with your partner or other family members. She is a believer in the effectiveness of the holistic treatments and the power of meditation. Rosa is committed to support you in building a more fulfilling future to improve your quality of life and the life of your significant ones.
Rosa is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
Meet Dr. Maylin Batista., PhD., LMHC., CCS., CHT
Dr. Maylin Batista is a Cuban American, bilingual psychotherapist with an international certification in Clinical Hypnosis. She is a Board Certified Clinical Sexologist and Licensed Mental Health Counselor. In addition, Dr. Batista is a Certified Instructor of Hypnosis, Reiki and Neuro-linguistic Programming and Motivational Speaker. Dr. Batista combines traditional psychology with holistic perspectives such as Hypnosis, Reiki, NLP, EMDR and Emotional Freedom Technique. Her focus remains on enhancing self-esteem, promoting independence and assertiveness training while working through loss, trauma, improving communication skills and improving relationships. She is committed to provide quality care to children and families to help them achieve a healthy lifestyle. Doctor Batista is fluent in English and Spanish.
Meet Elisa Rizo., MS., LMHC
Elisa Rizo is a License Mental Health Counselor and holds a Professional Educator Certificate in Guidance and Counseling. Elisa was born and raised in Cuba where she finished the equivalent of a Bachelor Degree of Arts in Psychology. After moving to the United States, she graduated with Distinction from Albizu University with a Master of Science in Psychology with concentrations in Mental Health Counselor and School Counselor. Elisa has worked with Trauma focused therapies helping people that have experienced domestic violence and other traumatic incidents. She has also worked as School Counselor helping children to develop the social and emotional skills needed to better access their education, and collaborating with parents and teachers in this endeavor. Elisa believe that greatness resides inside every human being and that life circumstances and personal decisions might make us forget, hide or go against our human greatness. Elisa will support you in your personal journey and search, listen with compassion and help you to develop practical solutions to any current challenges you might be experiencing. Elisa enjoys practicing yoga, traveling, and reading.
Meet Camila Montesano., MS., Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern
Camila was born and raised in Argentina till the age of 11 years old. After moving to the United States and finishing high school, she started to study a Bachelor in Psychology at Florida International University (FIU). Later, Camila graduated with Distinction from Albizu University with a Master of Science in Psychology with concentration in Mental Health Counseling. In the past years, Camila has worked with Trauma Focused Therapies helping people that have experienced domestic violence and other traumatic events. She is currently working as School Counselor providing children the emotional support needed to become well-adjusted adults of tomorrow. Camila is also pursuing her certification as a Behavior Analyst, and throughout her career, she has worked with individuals of all ages and varying disabilities providing ABA therapy. Camila is a warm-hearted and compassionate young professional committed to support you in your personal journey of growth and evolution. She firmly believes that you are stronger than you ever imagined. Camila is fluent in English and Spanish.
Meet Valeria Jimenez., Receptionist
Valeria was born and raised in Colombia, arrived in the US at age of 15 after studying in the German School. She is the daughter of a general surgeon and a bacteriologist and is pursuing her career in Psychology with a minor in Business Administration at FIU. She strongly believes that being humble, sincere and loving is the key for a better way of living. Her favorite quote is from Felix Lope de Vega: “When faced with an offense, the only worthy attitude is to ignore it. If we cannot ignore it, then it’s better to overcome it; if you cannot, you’ll have to laugh at it. If we can’t laugh at it, then most likely we deserve it.” Valeria honors her family, loves her friends, enjoys listening to good music, and reading a good book. She is a huge animal lover. Valeria is committed to make you feel welcome, inspired, and informed from the first call to the last visit of your healing process.
Valeria is fluent in English and Spanish.