Profile of Dr. Carol Quintana
Dr. Carol Quintana is dedicated to helping people become the best version of themselves. Her training in DBT, certification in Clinical Hypnosis, and specialization in trauma and dissociation allow her to aid patients in acquiring skills and working through issues of emotional dysregulation that interfere with achieving balance in body, mind, and spirit. She takes pleasure in creating a safe, supportive space for patients to address and work through their psychological problems. Dr Quintana enjoys working with adults going through life transitions such as career changes, relationship difficulties and coming to terms with all forms of childhood trauma.
Dr. Quintana offers individual, family, and couple's therapy and works with children, adolescents, and adults. She has specialized training in working with dissociative identity disorder (DID). She currently leads DBT parent groups and works with parents one on one whose children are participating in our practices’ DBT program. She cares about her patients and is honored to be part of their lives. Dr. Quintana is a New York and Florida State Licensed Psychologist. As a bilingual psychologist, Dr. Quintana can provide services to both an English and Spanish speaking clientele.
Dr. Quintana completed her Master of Science and Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology at Fielding Graduate University based in California. Dr. Quintana undertook her internship at the Roberto Clemente Family Guidance Center in the Lower East Side of New York where she received training in family systems while working with adult clients. She is Foundationally trained in DBT by Behavioral Tech and is a member of the South Florida DBT Consortium. She has completed level two training of Gottman Method couple’s therapy. Dr. Quintana is certified in clinical hypnosis from the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. Her certification in Circle of Security Parenting (COSP), an attachment-based approach to parenting education, allows her to help parents effectively address behavioral difficulties with young children from a relationship-focused perspective.
Dr. Quintana joined Dr. Kalsner-Silver’s practice in 2016 after four years at the Dr. Helen May Strauss Clinic in Union City, New Jersey where she applied her skills in the treatment of children and adolescents as well as their parents. She also conducted psychological testing and evaluations addressing a variety of concerns in both Spanish and English. Previous clinical training includes two years at the Metropolitan Regional Diagnostic and Treatment Center for childhood physical and sexual abuse in Newark, New Jersey; two years at University Behavioral Healthcare in Newark, Child and Adolescent Services, Outpatient Services; and one year at University Behavioral Healthcare, Piscataway, Children at Risk, Resources, and Intervention (CARRI).
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