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Mariela Monterroso González

Mariela Monterroso González

PsychologyClinical PsycologyCognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy and REBTClinical Neuropsychology

Patient Demographics: Babies, Children, Adult, Eldery

"With over 10 years of professional experience in the care of children, adolescents and adults, I have been able to witness the potential of the human being to achieve positive, effective and lasting changes. As Albert Ellis indicates: by changing the way we think, we change the way we feel, we change our life."

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Procedures (19)

Child raising counseling
Diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
Intelligence quotient (IQ) test
Neuropsychological assessment
Online Medicine
Consultation
Attention deficit disorder (ADHD)
Clinical psychology
Cognitive stimulation of the elderly
Divorce counseling
Elderly therapy and support
Grief counseling
Parent's School
Play therapy
Pre-Surgical Psychological Assessment
Psychodiagnosis
Psychoeducational assessment and curricular adjustments
Relaxation techniques
Vocational guidance evaluation
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Medical conditions (44)

Anxiety
Depression
Emotional crisis
General disorders of development
ADD
Agoraphobia
Alzheimer's disease
Anguish
Anorexia
Anxious or excessive eating
Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Autism
Binge Eating Disorder
Bulimia
Chronic stress
Codependent relationships
Cognitive impairment
Cranioencephalic trauma
Dementia
Difficulty adapting
Emergency psychology
Encopresis (bowel incontinence)
Enuresis (inability to control urination)
Fear of school
Hostile behavior
Hyperactivity
Intellectual disability
Learning disability
Memory problems
Mourning
Neurocognitive disorder
Nightmares
Obesity
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD)
Panic attack
Parent and child therapy
Parkinson
Pediatric psychology
Phobia
Poor school performance
Posttraumatic stress
Rebel child against parents
Shyness
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General Info

Languages

English, Español

Education

Degrees
  • Specialization in Evaluation and intervention in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). INTEA España. February 2019 - April 2019
  • Expert in Neuropsychology. Universidad Miguel de Cervantes. October 2015
  • Masters in Clinical Psychology. Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) - Facultad de Psicología - San José, Costa Rica. September 2008
  • Degree in Clinic Psychology. Universidad Fidélitas. 2004 - 2005
  • Bachelors in Psychology. Universidad de Iberoamerica UNIBE. 2000 - 2003
Fellowships
  • Rational Emotive & Cognitive Behavioral Theory and Techniques (TREC)

  • Curriculum Adjustments / High Endowment, Talent and Creativity Diagnosis

  • Positive Discipline

  • Psychological and Neuropsychological Evaluation

Courses
  • ADOS 2 Certification Observation Scale for Autism Diagnosis

    August 2017 - August 2017

  • ADI-R Certification Interview for Autism Diagnosis -Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center Dr. Valeria Nanclares

    July 2017

  • Focused Therapy on Emotions TFE Externship

    April 2017 - April 2017

  • Triple P Positive Parenthood Program Primary Care

    April 2016

  • Basic and intermediate course in Clinical Hypnosis CPPCR

    2016 - 2016

  • Conceptualization and strategies of TREC treatment in the management of addictions. Michler Bishop Ph.D Director of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Management at the Albert Ellis Institute, NY. Cetrec - UNIBE

    2016

  • Cognitive Therapy for Depression - Beck Institute

    2016

  • Neuropsychology of Child Development - Konrad Lorenz University. Colombia

    2015

  • Formation in the Personality Inventory PAI - CPPCR

    2015

  • Update in the Diagnostic Manual of Mental Disorders - DSM 5, UNIBE

    2015

  • Psychopharmacology for Psychologists - CPPCR

    2014

  • Course on the use of the MMPI-II Personality Inventory - UNIBE

    2012

  • Course: Training in Battery III Woodcock-Munoz, Cognitive Abilities and Achievement Level, 2011

    2012

  • Cognitive Therapy of Personality Disorders CBT - Beck Institute

  • Cognitive therapy for Depression CBT - Beck Institute

  • Conceptualization and Strategies for TREC Treatment in Children and Adolescents - Kristene Doyle Ph.D Director, Albert Ellis Institute, Cetrec-UNIBE

  • Conceptualization and Strategies of TREC Treatment in Anger Management and Resistance - Dom DiMattia Ph.D Life member of the Albert Ellis Institute, Cetrec-UNIBE

  • NeuronUP Cognitive Rehabilitation Platform

Trainings
  • Diploma Degree

    Primary, Advanced, Associate Fellowship Practicum y Supervisora Internacional en Terapia Racional Emotiva Conductual - Albert Ellis Institute, NY 2016

  • Diploma Degree

    Basic Training in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)

  • Diploma Degree

    Training in Brainspotting Level 1 and 2, Unit of Psicotrauma - HNP 2016

  • Diploma Degree

    International Certification in Positive Discipline for Parents and Family (Certified Parent Educator) - Positive Discipline Association

  • Diploma Degree

    Cognitive therapy and education with children and adolescents UCES, March - September, 2015

  • Diploma Degree

    International Certification in Positive Early Childhood Discipline, Positive Discipline Association

Professional

Licenses
  • Professional College of Psychologists of Costa Rica cod. 4494 - active

    Costa Rica

Affiliations
  • Albert Ellis Institute, New York
Positions
  • CEPPA Foundation. Facilitator of culture workshops for peace. 2003-2004
  • UNIBE University Professor : Assistant Professor and Clinical Supervisor in psychodiagnostic courses, psychotherapy and personality. 2009 - Present
  • Private consultation at IPSICO Institute of Cognitive-Behavioral Psychology and Neuropsychology. Children, adolescents and adults. Psychotherapy, clinical, psycho-educational and neuropsychological psychodiagnostics, workshops and school for parents. 2006 - Present
  • Trainer in Psychological Tests for Professionals: Wechsler Scales, Psychological evaluation of children and adults. UNIBE, Professional Association of Psychologists, Associations of Psychologists of San Carlos and Pérez Zeledón, IAFA. 2013 - News
  • Evaluations and processes of psychotherapy - IAFA (2003)
  • International Supervisor and Associate Level in Rational Emotional Behavioral Therapy - Albert Ellis Institute New York
Publications
  • Publicaciones diversas en revistas y periódicos nacionales