Leslie Michelle Diaz-Ortiz

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Leslie Michelle Diaz-OrtizDr. Leslie Michelle Díaz Ortiz completed a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Mental Health and a minor in Biology from the University of Puerto Rico, Cayey campus. She completed a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Ponce Health Sciences University- PSHU (formerly Ponce School of Medicine). Dr. Díaz-Ortiz completed a clinical internship at PSHU Wellness Center and Damas Hospital, where she trained in the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and neurocognitive rehabilitation in adults. Her doctoral dissertation focused on the study of epigenetic mechanisms in children with Autism. Later, she completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Neuropsychology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital (formerly Miami Children’s Hospital), where she trained in the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and neurocognitive rehabilitation with pediatric population with complex medical conditions. Dr. Díaz-Ortiz has taught university courses. She has presented at national and international conferences and has several scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals. Currently, Dr. Diaz Ortiz specializes in developmental, diagnostic, and neuropsychological evaluations. She also works on the development of interventions for people with medical, neurological, developmental, and neurodegenerative conditions affecting mood and behavior.

Gender: Female
License: License State: Florida, License No.: PY10504, License State: Puerto Rico, License No.: 006596, License State: Colorado, License No.: PSY.0005412

Clinical Psychology
Ponce Health Sciences University

Experience years: 2 Years
Languages Spoken: Spanish, English
Business Name: Palmwood Center for Psychological Services
Accepting New Patients via Telehealth: Yes
Mon. 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Tue. 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Wed. 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Thu. 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Fri. 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Sat. Closed
Sun. Closed
Age Group Specialization: Children, Seniors
Issues and Disorders:

ADHD, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Autism/PDD, Chronic Illness, Depression, Developmental Disabilities, Health & Wellness, Learning Disabilities, Neuropsychology, Sleep Disorders, Sport and Exercise, Stress, Alzheimer’s/Dementia

Treatment Methods:

Behavioral Medicine, Cognitive/Behavioral, Evaluation/Diagnostic, Neuropsychological Testing or Consultation, Psycho-Educational, Psychological Testing and Evaluation, Short-Term (Brief Treatment)

Cultural Specialization:

Ethnicity - Hispanic (Latino)

Contact Information
8890 W Oakland Park Blvd, Sunrise, Florida 33351

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