Amanda Alvarez, PsyD - Child and Adolescent Psychologist

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Child and Adolescent Psychologist 

Dr. Amanda Alvarez is a child and adolescent psychologist within the Department of Psychology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. She earned her doctorate from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Dr. Alvarez then completed an internship at University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine/Jackson Health System. She then pursued a post-doctoral fellowship in psychology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Her clinical interests include dialectical and cognitive behavioral therapy, mood disorders, emerging personality disorders, suicidal ideation, self-harm, as well as behavioral problems, anxiety, and difficulties related to life stressors.

Dr. Alvarez is a member of the American Psychological Association. She has presented at medical conferences.

Dr. Alvarez is employed by Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists (NCPS), the multispecialty medical group practice of Nicklaus Children’s Health System. She is bilingual in English and Spanish. 

The Department of Psychology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital offers unique therapeutic programs in both inpatient and outpatient settings using a collaborative approach that enlists the cooperation of professionals, child and family. It offers consultations, therapy, and assessment services to children and adolescents, including psychological, psycho-educational, developmental, and neuropsychological assessments. The care team works with medically complex children and adolescents, as well as addresses a wide range of conditions that include attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD,) anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders, bipolar disorder, developmental delays, psychotic disorders and autism, among others. 

Primary Office

Nicklaus Children's Clinical Psychology Dept
3200 SW 60 Court #205
Miami, FL 33155
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Additional Office

Nicklaus Children's Pediatric Specialists At Pinecrest- Psychology
11521 South Dixie Highway 2nd Floor
Pinecrest, FL 33156
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Fellowship - Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Internship - Jackson Memorial Hospital
Other NPDB Professional School - Nova Southeastern University

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