Leticia is a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor in Washington DC under the Supervision of Katie Dawson LPC. She has 13 years of clinical experience. Leticia has worked in private practices, mental health agencies, hospitals and schools.
Leticia is trained and specialized in therapy with adults and also with young kids. With children, Leticia uses play therapy in sessions and partner with parents, family members and school officials, to guarantee the best treatment to this population. With adults, Leticia has expertise working with individuals dealing with anxiety, depression and PTSD.
She has worked with clients from different cultural background and includes cultural aspects in therapy.
She tries to understand the singularity of each client, providing a safe place for each of them in a very unique way. She believes it is important for clients to be protagonists of their treatment and have the autonomy to make decisions.
Since 2005, Leticia has been improving her clinical skills, through intensive trainings. She holds a Master Degree in Clinical Psychology and she is a Clinical Psychologist in her home country. Leticia is a Psychoanalyst following the Lacanian Orientation.
Psychoanalysis offers a safe space to tell and to edit our own history, where new solutions to symptoms and repetitions can be created. She is current member of the Lacanian Compass, a group dedicated to the development and promotion of the Lacanian Psychoanalysis in the United States.
Leticia is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. She provides individual therapy virtually and in-person for out of network kids-adults in DC.
Areas of Experience
Child and Adolescent
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
Trauma and PTSD
Plus many more...
Typical Office Hours
9am-8pm Monday-Thursday (varies)
"Leticia is great."
"I really enjoy working and digging in!"