Meet Dr. Hernandez


Dr. Ananda Hernandez-Rivera graduated in Clinical Psychology from Carlos Albizu University in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in 2012 and a post-doctoral master’s degree in Clinical Psychopharmacology from Alliant International University in San Francisco, California, in 2015.  He is a fully bilingual (English/Spanish) Clinical Psychologist.  Ananda has been certified as a Problem Gambling Specialist (MA-PGS), certified as an Acu-Detox Specialist from the National Auricular Detoxification Association, and a Certified Telehealth Mental Health Professional.

During his professional career, Dr. Hernandez-Rivera has been trained in substance abuse treatment, suicide prevention, Motivational Interviewing, (MI), and smoking cessation treatment.  He has also received training from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (S-BIRT). He has provided services to community-based health centers serving individuals and families, as well as clinical supervision to psychology interns and post-doctoral residents in Psychology. He has also served as a faculty member and clinical supervisor in the Trauma-Informed Post-Internship Program in Springfield, MA.

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205 S. Hoover Blvd. Ste 202
Tampa, FL 33609
(813) 563-1155

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