Albarosa Alicea, PsyD
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
What I do...
The way in which we cope with life challenges is greatly influenced by how we perceive the world and ourselves. Using psychotherapy, we can collaborate to help you obtain a fresh perspective on your unique situation. I can also teach you skills to become better prepared to take on difficult challenges in the future and be more successful in life.
Psychotherapy can be an effective tool in providing you with the necessary support to overcome complex life situations. By seeking therapy, you will be actively taking responsibility to change and improve your life. Psychotherapy is an effective form of treating emotional distress and mental illnesses, change unwanted behavior and manage life challenges. It is a road we can walk together.
Hello. I am a licensed clinical psychologist with private practice in Aguadilla, on the northwest coast of Puerto Rico. I offer psychotherapy services in Spanish and English for children, adolescents, adults and the elderly. I practice evidence based individual, couples and family therapy, as well as psychological testing. I serve a diverse group of people with the utmost respect for their circumstances and particular sensitivity for minority clients. For the last 15 years I have helped hundreds of people in their journey to achieve personal growth and an increased sense of wellbeing.
Bilingual services in Spanish and English.
Individual, couples and family therapy.
Psychometric, psychological and developmental evaluations in Spanish and English.
Sub-specialties in cases of sexual abuse, domestic violence, trauma.
LGBTTQ and other minorities affirming services.
Soon E-therapy services.
Private fees vary according to the type of service requested.
Most insurance accepted, including: Tricare, Medicare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Advantage, Triple S, MCS, Humana, Mapfre, etc.
Credit Cards (AMEX, Visa, Mastercard, Discover)
The office is located at the Ramey Base-115 Belt Rd.- Aguadilla, PR 00603. Don't get confused by the number 239 on the map.
The coordinates are: 18.499145, -67.141780:
If you are driving from road PR-107 :
Turn right as if going to the Rafael Hernandez airport, just in front of the golf course.
Drive until you find Homeland Security at your right and the National Guard at your left corner. Turn left here, this is Belt Rd.
Drive for approximately 1-2 minutes and you will find the office at the left side of the street. The office is across the street from Job Corps. There is free parking available.
If you are driving from road PR-110:
Drive past Lufthansa until you reach the end of the road; turn right.
Drive briefly, turn left at the second entrance (7th St.). There are speed bumps in this street.
At the end of the street, turn right on Belt Rd.
Drive passing the UPR, Banco Popular, Marriott Hotel and Job Corps. The office will be across the street from Job Corps. There is free parking available.
Some topics and resources of interest:
What is psychotherapy? How does it work?: https://www.apa.org/helpcenter/understanding-psychotherapy
What is clinical psychology?: https://www.apa.org/ed/graduate/specialize/clinical
Anxiety disorders: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/anxiety-disorders/index.shtml
Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder-adhd-the-basics/index.shtml
Bipolar disorders: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/bipolar-disorder/index.shtml
Crisis hotline in Puerto Rico (Línea PAS) phone: 1 (800) 981-0023 24 hrs./7 days a week
Depressive disorders: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/depression/index.shtml
Men and depression: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/men-and-depression/index.shtml
Mental health in children: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/children-and-mental-health/index.shtml
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline phone: 1 (800) 273-8255
Obsessive compulsive disorders: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/obsessive-compulsive-disorder-when-unwanted-thoughts-take-over/index.shtml
Post-traumatic stress disorder: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd/index.shtml
Sexual orientation and gender identity: https://www.apa.org/helpcenter/sexual-orientation
Suicide - warning signs: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/warning-signs-of-suicide/index.shtml