Dr. Blanco-Oilar explains the definition of psychological trauma, reviews pointers to recognize traumatic reactions, and addresses some of the most frequently asked questions related to trauma recovery. Learn about ways to engage in trauma therapy or talk to a loved one about therapy.
Dr. Blanco-Oilar holds a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology and has been providing clinical services for over 14 years. She is the proud recipient of a Dissertation Award from the American Psychological Association. She provides evidence-based psychotherapy for individuals, couples and groups. She enjoys working with adults and older adults (18+) going through life transitions, relationship challenges, identity exploration, or those experiencing grief and loss, depression, anxiety, postpartum depression, eating disorders, complex trauma, or recent trauma. While she practices as a generalist helping clients with a wide range of presenting concerns, her area of specialty is helping clients heal form recent or past trauma. She is an EMDR provider, an evidence-based treatment for trauma. Dr. Blanco-Oilar she has native fluency both in Spanish well as in English. She is passionate about working with a diverse group of people including those from multicultural backgrounds, immigrants/expats and clients with LGBTQ identities. Dr. Blanco-Oilar also offers psychological testing for adults including full psychological batteries, bariatric, and psychoeducational testing.