About Dr. Mendoza

A Miami native, Dr. Mendoza earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology with honors from the University of Miami in 1995, and a Masters of Psychology in 1997 and a Doctorate of Psychology in 2001 from Nova Southeastern University. 

She completed her pre-doctoral internship in clinical psychology at Cornell University’s Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in New York City in 2001 and her post-doctoral residency in clinical psychology at the Citrus Health Network Community Mental Health Center in Miami, Florida in 2002. 

Prior to opening her own practice in 2006, Dr. Mendoza served on the Psychology Faculty and was a Clinical Supervisor at Citrus Health Network Community Mental Health Center in Miami, Florida.

She is a member of the American Psychological Association and Florida Psychological Association and is the 2009 President of the FPA's Dade-Monroe Chapter. In addition, Dr. Mendoza is a member of the medical staff in the Department of Pediatrics at Baptist Children’s Hospital in Miami, Florida.