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Dr. Paula García Chaves
Founder & Licensed Psychologist


Online Therapist

MINDLOVE Online Therapy Founder and Licensed Psychologist.

Dr. Paula García Chaves, Costa Rican, professional code #12243.

Blending Psychoanalysis with Buddhist Psychology in Clinical Practice.

Ally Psychotherapist to LGBTAIQ+, BLM, Disabilities & Chronic Pain, Neurodiversity (ADHD, Aspies).

Humanitarian Aid Professional Provider and Human Rights Advocate.

Vegan for Radical Compassion towards Non-Human Animals and a Healthier Mental World.

Bilingual: English and Spanish.

Board Member of the Gender and Sexuality Commission at the College of Professionals in Psychology of Costa Rica (CPPCR).


Member of the International Therapist Directory: Professional profile


Business Friend of PETA, invited to join in alliance as part of their initiative to support compassionate businesses.


MINDLOVE Online Therapy was listed by PETA as one of the Best Vegan Woman-Owned Businesses in March 2024.


Healing Racial Trauma with Liberation and Decolonization Therapy.

Certified for providing Online Psychological First Aid and Crisis Intervention.
Experience working at Addiction Rehabilitation Private Clinics.

Experience at Costa Rican CPPCR Suicide Hotline “Aquí Estoy”.

Certified for providing Mindfulness based Therapy.

Certified for providing Psychological Aid and Treatment to Involuntary Migrants and Refugees.

Providing online psychotherapy to Ukrainians affected by the war since March 2022 until present moment. As part of Berlin, Germany based project #therapistsforukraine “It’s Complicated” platform. 

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)

Researcher and Author of "Quantitative Study of Latin American Online Psychology in 2020: Professional experiences in the psychotherapeutic virtual space".

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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