Dr. Sayra González Huertas

Dr. Sayra González is a clinical psychologist, educator, and consultant with extensive experience working with diverse populations. She completed a master’s and doctorate in clinical psychology at Carlos Albizu University, San Juan. Her research focused on multiculturalism and its relationship to mental health. She earned her undergraduate degree in psychology from the Honors College at Adelphi University in New York where her research centered on the Puerto Rican experience in the diaspora.

In private practice, she has worked with individuals, couples, and families struggling with inner conflicts such as depression, anxiety, grief, and trauma with the goal of supporting them towards leading healthier, more authentic and fulfilling lives. Her therapeutic approach is integrative and collaborative, aiming to create an empathetic and empowering environment for every individual. In her work, she draws upon evidence-based approaches including cognitive-behavioral, emotions-focused, and mindfulness-based practices with sensitivity towards diversity. Dr. González is also a fierce believer in the power of education as a tool for personal growth. She has presided the School Psychology Association of Puerto Rico and collaborates with various committees within the American Psychological Association and United Way of Puerto Rico.

Dr. González is a voracious reader whose personal library includes tomes on health, spirituality, social justice, and a surprising number of books on cooking and the food industry. She is an avid traveler who loves photography, writing, and trying out new recipes in her kitchen.