Dr. Ana Ojeda is a licensed clinical psychologist within the Department of Psychology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and also serves as adjunct assistant professor and clinical voluntary faculty member at Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. She earned her doctorate from Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Dr. Ojeda then completed an internship in psychology at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital. She then pursued a postdoctoral fellowship with a focus on children and adolescents with severe psychopathlogy at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, followed by a second postdoctoral fellowship with an emphasis on adolescents and adults affected by HIV/AIDS and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital. Her clinical interests include psychiatric disorders including major depressive disorders, mood disorders including bipolar disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), along with the treatment and prevention of suicide and self-injury.
Dr. Ojeda is board certified in clinical psychology. She is a member of the American Board of Professional Psychology and American Psychological Association. Dr. Ojeda currently serves as President of UrbanPromise Miami, which she co-founded in 2010 to provide support and resources to at-risk children, adolescents and families living in under-resourced communities. She has received numerous recognitions and awards for her work in the community including the “Honoring the Hispanic Entrepreneurial Spirit” award from the Spanish American League Against Discrimination (SALAD) and the Susan Keeley Community Service Award from The Melissa Institute: For Violence Prevention & Treatment, where she served for two years as a board member.
Dr. Ojeda is employed by Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists, the multispecialty group practice of Nicklaus Children’s Health System. She sees patients at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and is bilingual in English and Spanish.