Keisharely Pérez-ArochoTherapist, MS, LCPC
About Keisharely Pérez-Arocho
Recognizing the apprehension that can arise when seeking therapy, Keisharely is dedicated to cultivating a secure and accepting environment, where clients feel safe to explore their challenges and nurture resilience. She wholeheartedly values the individuality of each person's journey, embracing their diverse experiences and backgrounds with genuine warmth, unwavering compassion, and profound respect. Fluent in both Spanish and English, she offers bilingual sessions to better cater to her clients' needs. Beyond her professional endeavors, Keisharely cherishes time with loved ones and finds fulfillment in educating others about mental health through school engagements and social media platforms.
Training and Education
She holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez and a Master of Science in Clinical Professional Counseling from Loyola University Maryland, and she gained practical experience through internships at Gifts Mental Health Clinic and Zen for Change.
Keisharely is also a Certified Child and Adolescent Trauma Professional and has extensive experience working with families and students from elementary, middle, and high school. This has honed her expertise in addressing a range of issues that affect young people. Her training and education have equipped her with a comprehensive understanding of the latest developments in counseling, and she remains committed to staying up-to-date with new developments through continued learning and training.
Keisharely's therapeutic approach is rooted in helping clients develop personal coping strategies and emotional regulation. She draws from a variety of evidence-based models, including person-centered, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness practices, applied behavioral analysis (ABA), and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). Keisharely is dedicated to continuing her education and professional development, always seeking out new training opportunities to expand her expertise and enhance her abilities as a therapist.
In addition to her private practice experience, Keisharely has also provided mental health services in school-based programs, where she gained valuable experience advocating for clients who require accommodations in the school setting. Her experience includes clients with IEP or 504 Plan needs, demonstrating her commitment to supporting clients from all backgrounds and circumstances.