Welcome to DrDeLaLuz.com
Dr. Nicole de la Luz is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in children, teens, and adults. She helps anyone fix distorted thoughts, reduce worry, reduce stress and anxiety, thereby improving daily performance, relationships, and increasing happiness! She will support you with her warmth and empathy. Her therapeutic philosophy is an extension of her personality in that she looks for the strength you have within, helps you to see it, and encourages your growth. She receives feedback from her clients consistently describing her genuine concern for them. Clients feel safe to discuss personal issues with her because they see that she really cares.
She has extensive training in Cognitive Behavior Therapy. As a mother of two, Dr. de la Luz has been impacted to use a more sensitive approach when serving parents and families. She understands the challenges unique to being a parent and a stay-at-home-mom and can relate as only a parent can.
Dr. de la Luz has extensive training in anxiety disorders spanning back to 1996 while she attended the University of Texas at Austin. She is originally from Michigan. She completed her Masters of Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She wanted to more comprehensively clarify answers to her clients’ presenting concerns and found that many therapeutic questions could be answered by conducting and interpreting neuropsychological and psychological-educational assessments. She therefore attained her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University. NSU is a large private university that has been recognized by the Carnegie Foundation as an innovative research university. Dr. de la Luz trained under professors renowned in their contributions to the field of psychology: http://cps.nova.edu/faculty/fulltime.html, and http://cps.nova.edu/faculty/emeriti.html.