GABRIELA (GABY) RAMOS
Gaby holds a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) and is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in MFT. She obtained her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Florida State University and earned her Masters degree from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Los Angeles, California. Gaby is working towards her Marriage and Family Therapy license credential and is currently under the supervision of Teresa Woodruff, LPC, ATR-BC, CPCS. While earning her Masters, Gaby mentored young girls in Los Angeles through non-profit organizations such as Girls Today, Women Tomorrow and RealGirl. She has training in Mindfulness Tools: Helping Children and Teens Stress Less and Connect More from The Institute for Girls Development and Stand Up! Speak Out!® Curriculum Training: Empowering Skills for Girls’ Friendships at The Institute for Girls Development. Her most recent training was in Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy (PACT). Her experience includes working with children, adolescents, adults, and couples.
Gaby is passionate about working with children and teens who identify with having Sensory Processing Sensitivity (SPS) also known as Highly Sensitive Persons. She led a year-long Highly Sensitive Persons group where she focused on empowering others with tools, skills, and knowledge about the trait. Her main goal is to establish a trusting relationship that promotes safety and nervous system regulation through the use of embodied awareness and a person-centered framework. Gaby uses a relational Gestalt approach to therapy, as well as Mindfulness-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help children and teens reduce anxiety, increase self-esteem, develop mindfulness and nervous system regulation strategies, and enhance psychological flexibility.