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Director of Training, Psychology Doctoral Internship Program
Dr. Alvarez-Salvat is employed by Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists, the physician-led multispecialty group practice of Nicklaus Children’s Health System. She is a child and adolescent psychologist within the Division of Psychology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital with a specialty in pediatric psychology, trained to work with children facing chronic medical conditions. In addition, Dr. Alvarez-Salvat serves as director of training for the hospital’s Psychology Doctoral Internship Program. She earned her doctorate from Boston College in Newton, Massachusetts. Dr. Alvarez-Salvat then completed a postdoctoral internship in clinical psychology at the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine/Mailman Center for Child Development, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical child and pediatric psychology at the same institution.
Dr. Alvarez-Salvat specializes in training and development, consultation-liaison services, pediatric health conditions, assessment, adjustment disorders, medication adherence, autism, developmental delays and learning disorders. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and Society for Pediatric Psychology. Dr. Alvarez-Salvat has presented at national conferences and published various articles on topics related to child and adolescent psychology.
Dr. Alvarez-Salvat sees patients at the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital main campus. She is fluent in English and Spanish and provides bilingual consultation, assessment and therapy.
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