Articles by Iván G. Rodríguez-Flores, M.S.

Iván G. Rodríguez-Flores was born and raised in Carolina, Puerto Rico, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Master of Arts in Industrial-Organizational Psychology. He is currently completing his Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in Clinical Neuropsychology at Carlos Albizu University, Miami Campus. His research interests are geared toward traumatic brain injury, sports-related concussions, Alzheimer’s disease, cerebrovascular diseases, depression, and applied social psychology. His clinical work has included providing psychotherapy in English and in Spanish to individuals within the community and to veterans, and administering neuropsychological assessments to individuals with neurological conditions. He will be applying for internship in the fall of 2017, and hopes to pursue a career in neuropsychology providing services in a hospital setting in addition to providing services to patients on an inpatient and outpatient basis.

How to Stay Organized as an Aspiring Counselor or Therapist

How to Stay Organized as an Aspiring Counselor or Therapist

I want you to think for a minute about all the things you have learned throughout your training experience.

Remember the day that you started your first externship or internship? Do you remember all of the emotions you were feeling, the thoughts running through your head, and that knot in your stomach that wouldn’t go away?

How many times did you ask yourself, “Where do I start?” How many times did you tell your peers, “I just don’t know where to begin”? How many times did a supervisor or professor give you a sly smile and say, “Well, what do you want to do?” leaving you with a perplexed face and even a sense of panic?