Relevant Experience

10/2010 – Present. Florida Atlantic University, FL

Licensed Clinical Psychologist/Outreach Coordinator

  • Providing individual, group, and relationship .counseling to students and their families.
  • Conducting workshop and presentations on topics like anxiety, mental health stigma, depression, and assertiveness.
  • Overseeing and coordinating outreach events with an emphasis on delivering primary and secondary interventions. 

10/2004-3/2011. Anaga Psychotherapy Center, FL


  • Providing therapy to children, adolescents, and adults
  • Facilitating adolescents substance abuse and anger management groups

4/2007-3/2011. Miami Dade College, FL

Community Instructor-Kids in Divorce Succeeding

  • Helping children ages 5-13 to understand and cope with their parents' divorce
  • Guiding parents towards a better understanding of their children's attitudes, behaviors, and coping mechanisms.

Marisol Blanco was born and raised in Cuba until she was 14 years old.  Since then, she has dedicated herself to creating a career path in the field of Psychology that is both, rewarding and growth-promoting.  She obtained a Master Degree on Mental Health Counseling and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. On her spare time, Marisol enjoys writing therapeutic books for children, illustrating, painting, and spending time with her close ones. She also enjoys volunteering in her community.  Marisol's goal is to share her professional skills and experiences with others in an effort to help prevent bigger psychological or emotional distress.

Relevant Experience

2013 – Present. Light Houses Behavior and Habilitation Services, Inc.

Behavioral Assistant

  • Providing behavioral interventions to children in the Autistic Spectrum.
  • Collecting data to implement behavioral programs.
  • Conducting family behavioral interventions. 

2010 - Present. Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church.

Catechist and volunteer

  • Teaching religious principles to children.
  • Assisting with the church's community events.

2002-2004. Big Star Day Care. 


  • Developed lesson plans and seasonal activities.
  • Taught children with disabilities aged 1-5 years and K-12.

2001-2008. Miami Dade County Public Schools. 

Substitute Teacher.

  • Developed lesson plans and seasonal actvities.
  • Taught children with disabilities K-12. 

About Dr. Blanco


Maria C. Suarez was born and raised in Cuba. She studied medicine in Cuba at Facultad de Ciencias Medicas in Havana. She migrated to the US in 1995 and since then, started to work with children. She also started to pursue a professional degree in the field of Psychology. In her spare time, Maria enjoys writing and painting for children and spending time with her family and pets.

Series of Therapeutic Books for Children

Books Available on Amazon

About Ms. Suarez