This is a medical specialization that is dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of mood disorders (depression and bipolar disorder), anxiety (panic attacks and generalized anxiety disorders), thought (schizophrenia and other psychoses), cognitive skills (dementia), eating disorders, disorders in the use and abuse of alcohol and drugs. The specialist uses strategies which go from psychotherapy to pharmacology. Some examples of illnesses treated are: depression, bipolar disorder, panic attacks, and schizophrenia, covering populations which go from infancy to the elderly.
2002: Specialist in Family and Community Medicine, Universidad de Costa RicaSpecialist in Family Medicine and Psychiatry.
Psychiatry and Mental Health, Escuela Autónoma de Centro America, Universidad de Costa Rica.
Medical Surgeon Specialist in Psychiatry UNAM, Hospital Español de Ciudad de México, (Spanish Hospital in the City of Mexico).
2012-2014 Children Neuro-psychiatry, Fellowship de la Universidad de Toronto, Canadá.