Giovanna Rivano Gomez, PsyD
Staff Psychologist; Coordinator of Eating Concerns Assessment and Services
Education: BS in psychology from Nova Southeastern University, MS and PsyD in clinical psychology from Nova Southeastern University; clinical internship at Northwestern University Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS); postdoctoral fellowship at Oliver-Pyatt Centers.
Professional Interests: Mind-body health and wellness, anxiety/stress management, eating concerns and body image, substance use, identity development, life transitions, and trauma. Supporting Latinx students, international students, and undocumented students; providing culturally sensitive psychotherapy; and promoting diversity. Interest and practice in Acceptance and Commitment therapy (ACT), Compassion-Based Therapy, Mindfulness, and other therapeutic approaches that promote an individual’s ability to thrive.
Personal Interests: Spending time with my family and friends, yoga and meditation, cooking, traveling, and exploring new places.
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Liaison to the Office of International Affairs (OIA)