Fernando enjoys one-on-one contact with people and leading them from a state of distress or uncertainty to a place where they are better at navigating their lives and challenges. He is a Clinical Psychologist specializing in adjustment to life-altering experiences, as well as anxiety, depression, and relationship/interpersonal problems.
Fernando grew up in New York City (Rockaway Beach). He earned his doctorate at the University of Mississippi, completed 3 years of pre- and post-doctoral training at VA Medical Centers in San Diego and Honolulu, and has since worked in primary care and integrated behavioral health settings. The evidence-based therapies that he utilizes are CBT, ACT, DBT, CPT, PE, CBT for psychosis, RE, and EFT.