Dr. María Emil Jiménez
Dr. Maria Jimenez, a native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, is a distinguished clinical psychologist whose journey in the field has been marked by an unwavering commitment to exceptional service and a visionary approach. She earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the esteemed Ponce School of Medicine, and from the outset of her career, she exhibited a unique perspective on psychological practice. Following her graduation, Dr. Jimenez assumed a pivotal administrative role within the Mental Health and Addiction Services Administration. Her dedication to service led her to the Puerto Rico Department of Correction, where she directly engaged with the youth community, demonstrating her enduring dedication to the betterment of individuals.
Seeking to expand her expertise and enrich her professional background, Dr. Jimenez relocated to Florida, where she completed rigorous post-doctoral training. She emerged as a preeminent advisor in the selection, administration, and interpretation of psychological assessments for Spanish-speaking individuals, and her services extended to the broader population. Her distinguished career is characterized by a unique approach that caters to clients of all age groups, encompassing children, adolescents, and adults. Her competence and compassion are the hallmarks of her professional journey.
Dr. Jimenez continues her unwavering commitment to the community by providing clinical evaluations and therapy services now. Having acquired certifications in trauma-informed care, she aspires to make a meaningful impact on those in need, delivering individualized treatments for unique life challenges through her new venture, Dynamic Psychometrics LLC. Dr. Jimenez holds a profound passion for the science of psychological testing, recognizing that the accuracy of treatment is contingent upon the precise identification of underlying issues. Her comprehensive approach to assessment remains central to providing clients with the support they require.
Certified Clinical Trauma Professional
Doctoral Degree (Psy. D.) in Clinical Psychology from Ponce School of Medicine.
Trained Forensic Examiner
Dr. Lourdes Ruiz Diez-Muro
Dr. Ruiz, a highly accomplished bilingual psychologist proficient in both English and Spanish, has recently relocated to Florida. Her journey in the field of psychology is marked by exceptional achievements, beginning with her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Carlos Albizu University. During her doctoral program, Dr. Ruiz exhibited remarkable dedication and skill, graduating Magna Cum Laude and earning a prestigious Doctoral Award for her outstanding performance in clinical practicum.
Dr. Ruiz’s professional journey continued at the Medical Science Campus University Hospital, where she conducted neuropsychological evaluations and further solidified her credentials in the psychodiagnostic field. Her extensive career has seen her practice clinical psychology in Puerto Rico and California, accumulating over 30 years of invaluable experience. Throughout her career, she has worked with diverse populations, including children, adults, the elderly, families, survivors of natural disasters, and trauma patients. Her expertise also extends to the assessment and diagnostic field.
At the core of Dr. Ruiz’s mission as a psychologist is the unwavering commitment to providing clients with psychotherapy that is firmly grounded in scientific principles and tailored to their unique needs. Her approach is characterized by warmth, empathy, and a deeply humanistic perspective, ensuring that her clients receive the highest quality care informed by her wealth of experience and expertise. Dr. Ruiz is dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of those she serves.