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MINDLOVE Online Therapy Founder and Licensed Psychologist.
Dr. Paula García Chaves, Costa Rican, professional code #12243.
Blending Psychoanalysis with Buddhist Psychology in the Clinical Practice.
Humanitarian Aid Professional Provider and Human Rights Advocate. Vegan.
Bilingual: Spanish, English.
Researcher and Author of "Quantitative Study of Latin American Online Psychology in 2020: Professional experiences in the psychotherapeutic virtual space".
Speaker on the application, effectiveness and benefits of Online Psychology at the
2nd International Congress and 9th Costa Rican Congress of Psychology: "Psychology in the 21st century: Meeting of Realities, Trends and Innovation". (2021)
Certified for providing Online Psychological First Aid and Crisis Intervention. Experience of working at Addiction Rehabilitation Private Clinics.
Internship at Costa Rican Suicide Hotline “Aquí Estoy”.
Certified for providing Mindfulness based Therapy.
Certified for providing Psychological Aid to Involuntary Migrants and Refugees.
Currently supporting and providing psychotherapy to Ukrainians affected by the war, participating in the project #therapistsforukraine from the Berlin based Online Therapy platform “It’s Complicated”.
Currently supporting Costa Rican ONG “IRCA CASABIERTA” that secures and aids the well-being of resettling or crossing Central American LGBTIQ migrant and refugee community.
Certified Yoga Teacher since 2007. Currently studying and training “Trauma-Sensitive Yoga in Therapy”. Bringing the body, breathing and movement consciousness into the clinical practice for trauma healing treatment with those clients in which this evidence based technique could apply and be beneficial.
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