GLADYBEL GORBEA, Ph.D.
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Licensed senior level clinical psychologist and mental health counselor committed to the movement of global mental health services surrounding the availability, access and quality of multidisciplinary care and treatment for people with mental disorders. Dynamic professional offering comprehensive training and experience as clinical psychologist, interventionist, advocate, published author and educator committed to advancing a new way of thinking about health and illness by integrating psychological, medical and physiological approaches to reach a new biopsychosocial model of treatment methodology recognized today as health psychology for Preventive & Wellness Medicine integrating metabolism, nutrition, wellness and spirituality treatment plans. Create, administer and evaluate psychological, psycho-diagnostic and psycho-educational assessments with emphasis on:
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Anxiety / Depression
Social and Interpersonal Problems
CENTRO MULTIDISCIPLINARIO SERVICIOS A LA MUJER, San Lucas, Ponce 2017-Present Clinical Psychologist
Operating in a multidisciplinary environment, serve as the Only Psychologist of the “Psicología de la Salud” Program, providing counseling, clinical psycho-diagnostic, psychotherapy and psychometric evaluation, intervention and preventive measures for women. Provide counseling and seminars to 300+ monthly pregnant women on prenatal care and psychological traumas (anxiety, postpartum, abortions, loss) and direct/deliver seminars to parents and families addressing issues on child sexual, physical and institutional abuse. Process medical records using Practice Fusion System and Neomed Electronic System.
Children- Provide case management, treatment and intervention services for children living in families with parental substance misuse and/or mental health issues to address child development or behavioral issues and incorporate treatment plans for implementation by both parties to ensure an effective outcome. Conduct assessments define individualized service plan, and coordinate referrals to appropriate services to improve child and family outcome.
Adults & Geriatric-performed psychological testing and structured behavioral observations for adult service recipients with mild to profound developmental disabilities, autism and cases of dual diagnoses mental disorders. Military-Assess, counsel, and treat active duty soldiers with trauma/stressor related disorders, military and conflict related mental health issues such as PTSD, depression, suicidal thoughts, intermittent explosive disorder, and military sexual trauma. Conduct crisis interventions and mental health assessments to determine diagnosis.
Gained recognition due to successful treatment plans by integrating metabolism, nutrition, wellness and spirituality expertise. SOMNOS, Ponce, PR 2011-2017
“The only State of-the Art clinic specialized in somnology services in Puerto Rico-accredited by the American Association of Sleep Medicine” Psychologist
Served as mental health expert performing psychological evaluations to analyze and diagnose disorders (depression, anxiety, and substance (illicit drugs and alcohol abuse) related to sleep disorders. Integrated natural medicine alternative vs. prescribe medication. Clinic of Medicine and Bariatric Surgery, Ponce, PR 2013-Present Form part of the multidisciplinary team and a clinic accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) to provide psychological services for pre-during and post bariatric intervention on-call basis. Perform pre-surgical evaluations and cognitive screening of cardiac, renal and obese patients. Clinical / Diagnostic
Treatment Planning &
Individual / Group
I/O INDUSTRIAL PSYCHOLOGY & PSYCHOLOGY PROFESSIONAL SERVICE Clinical Psychology Practitioner
Offer clinical psychological services including individual, conjoint, and family psychotherapy addressing couple and family issues, depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder and domestic violence. Provided individual psychotherapy, consultation and evaluation, and brief intervention for clients ranging in age from 5 to 85, as well as psychometric testing and counseling. Industrial Psychology
Provide psychological counseling, assessments and therapeutics to private clients. Facilitate organizational development and change during continuous improvement process initiatives. Identify and improve existing processes and protocols across billings and collections, human resources, employee testing, selection, and training. Formulate and lead performance enhancement programs for petroleum industry, municipality work consortium.
Representative Corporate Clients:
Petro-Taino Transport Corp.-Trucking company for Oil Derived Products-Gasoline, Diesel and Jet Fuel, throughout Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.
o Crafted Motivational Seminars for employees’ engagements and OSHA-Safety & Security Seminars. o Called to counsel employees after Hurricane Maria disaster; interviewed and prepared psychological plans. o Formed part of the company’s reorganizational committee to mitigate downsizing impact.
ROCHE Pharmaceuticals-Healthcare company that manufacturer medicines, and other products as vitamins, tests and diagnoses. Performed employee evaluation and assessment of emotional and psychological conditions. Offered individual and group therapy, participated in meetings.
EAP- Lucy Lopez Roy, Psychology Consulting Agency-Led the design, development, and execution of seminars, for hospital’s RN, MD and employees regarding labor issues, depression and family counseling.
KAIROS- Advertising Agency. Participated at special program for School Counseling and employees contract termination.
SM Electrical Contractor-Implemented a Wellness, stress management & OSHA Program for 200+ employees. COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Roman Catholic Diocese of Ponce- Reduced psychological distress; enhanced and promoted psychological well-being for adult patients in partial daytime hospitalization environment at Roman Catholic Dioceses of Ponce referrals as part of the church marriage mediation resolution and treatments.
Authored and provide spiritual counseling and gateways: “Matromonios sobre la Roca and “5 Lenguajes del Amor” EDUCATION
PONTIFICAL CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO, Ponce, PR Doctorate in Philosophy with Specialty in Clinical Psychology, 2011 Department of Correction and Rehabilitation of Juvenile Institutions Villalba Internship Clinical Psychologist
Shadowed inmate evaluations to assess the emotional and psychological state for individual therapy sessions, crisis intervention for suicidal cases, group therapy to drug and alcohol abusers.
Master of Arts in Industrial /Organizational Psychology, 2001 BS Science, 1995
LICENSES & CERTIFICATION
Licensed Psychologist #4126
Department of Health, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
BLS Provider-American Heart Association
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-COORDINATOR OF PRACTICES AND INTERNSHIPS PROGRAM GRADUATE IN PSYCHOLOGY Hogar Crea, 1-5/2007- THERAPIST IN CASES OF FAMILY AND DISORDERS OF BEHAVIOR AND PROBLEMS OF ADDICTION Rhacsi, 6/2005-12/2005- THERAPIST IN CASES OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND DYSFUNCTIONS IN PATTERNS OF CONDUCT Sor Isolina Ferre Ponce, P.R, 2000-P.R.PROGRAM SUPERVISOR ASSIGNED TO WORK STUDENT AT RISK OF SCHOOL DROPOUT EXTRACURRICULAR
Prevention of drug use
Prevention of recurrence of drug use
Conference on Stress Management
Conference on "Mental Health Care" by Dr. William Glazer, Psychiatrist at Yale University Publication- writer for monthly newspaper “Noticias de Ponce”; Effect of Andropause on the Male Gender
Radio Station- participates at “Puerto Rico Arranca” segment for “La Catolica Radio” station. TRAINING & CONTINUING EDUCATION
Colloquium on Women Resource on the theme of the Depression Workshop on child psychoanalysis and play therapy-Ponce School of Medicine, 3 hours contact
Training on aggressive patient management strategies, 8 contact hours.
Discussion: Diagnostic modalities in child psychoanalysis: contemporary applications to the clinical and community context-Pontificia Universidad Católica de Ponce
Concierge in addiction; Prevention of the recurrence of drug use INVESTIGATION & RESEARCH
Work on Anxiety towards Death
Anxiety towards Death as a function of Gender and Age
Research Project for the Master's degree in Industrial Psychology on Labor Motivation and Absenteeism
Data management in research related to self-efficacy in students according to gender, age and social group
Doctoral dissertation carried out with a population of males from 35 to 55 years of age in a study that measures the correlation between life satisfaction and depression.