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You are looking for someone who is caring and understanding, and who has the ability, professional training, and experience to know how to help you with your problems. Someone you can like, respect and trust, and who likes, respects and trusts you as well.

It takes courage to ask for help.  When you are feeling pain, discomfort, discouragement, uncertainty, loss, or shame, it can be hard to see your way out. Just as we have hopes and fears of life in general, it's natural that we have hopes and fears about therapy.  If you have not been in therapy before, you may wonder how it works, what you are looking for, or even whether therapy is right for you.  If you have had previous experience in therapy, you may worry that it might be or not be like it was before.  Either way, you're struggling and you're asking "Can I trust you?"  Because I am familiar with a wide range of conditions and situations, it's very likely that I can help you. You can count on me to guide and support you to face and overcome problems from a place of courage.

We will work together as a team, you and I.

Have questions? Would like to know more? Feel free to contact me for a free phone consultation.

In addition to working with adolescents and adults in general, I specialize in working with diverse populations, including:

World Travelers

Minorities and Social Justice Workers

Academics and Healers

Creatives

Juanita Dimas, Ph.D.

Hello! After almost 20 years as a licensed psychologist in the San Francisco Bay Area, I relocated to Costa Rica. I have experience in a wide range of issues and settings. I realize that no two people are the same and as such tailor my therapy to meet your specific needs.

Whether you are struggling with anxiety, depression or any other issue, I will help you recognize underlying problems, and optimize your strengths to create a different, healthier way defined by you.

Adolescents and Adults, as well as...

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