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At My Psychiatrist, we are here to help—however you need us, and wherever you are.

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Patricia Ares-Romero, M.D

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Patricia Ares-Romero is the Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for My Psychiatrist and My TMS for Miami-Dade County; an executive team member and thought leader with vast experience in leading innovative behavioral health initiatives.  She will be responsible for expanding the healthcare offerings in Miami-Dade County, with an innovative approach to create a vision for the future of behavioral health.…

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Adriana Aristizibal, MSN, BSN, APRN, ANCC-BC

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Foreign educated Physician. American Nurses Credentialing Center Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, graduated from Florida International University (FIU), serving all ages with special expertise in treating individuals who have depression, anxiety and/or psychotic symptoms.

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Maria Companioni, APRN

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Maria Companioni has practiced in various settings including home health, hospitals, and private practices. Additionally, she has worked on both in-patient and out-patient clinical trials and has over five years of experience working with Acute and Chronic Mental Illness.

Maria graduated Magna Cum Laude from her nursing program.…

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Tara Fischer, APRN

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Tara Fischer graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. After graduation, in 2014 she relocated back home to Florida to begin her nursing career at an acute adult/geriatric inpatient psychiatric unit in Miami, Florida. Tara worked at this private facility for five years.…

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Humberto Caro Gautier, MD

Psychiatrist; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Dr. Humberto Caro Gautier (Dr. Caro) was born and raised in Dorado, Puerto Rico. He completed his bachelor’s degree in biology at Universidad de Puerto Rico; his medical degree at Universidad Central del Caribe in Bayamon, Puerto Rico; and his residency in general adult psychiatry at Drexel University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA.…

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Nelson Cordero-Torres, MD

Board-Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Born and raised in Moca, Puerto Rico, Dr. Nelson Cordero-Torres (Dr. Cordero) attended college at the University of Puerto Rico where he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Science. He continued his medical studies at Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine in Bayamon, Puerto Rico where he received a Doctorate of Medicine.…

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Sandeep Mendiratta, MD

Board-Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Dr. Sandeep Mendiratta completed a combined BS/MD accelerated program at Northeast Ohio Medical University. He then trained at the University of Florida and subsequently became a board-certified diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Dr. Mendiratta has significant clinical inpatient and office experience, having treated adults, adolescents, and children across different disciplines of psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, and addiction medicine.…

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Maria Pimentel, DNP, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Maria Pimentel is a professional, empathetic, and active listening practitioner who joined Ventre Medical while pursuing her Doctorate of Nursing Practice. Pimentel, who previously worked as a registered nurse at Florida’s Henderson Behavioral Health, specializes in psychiatric treatment and evaluation. She currently practices at Ventre’s Oakland Park and Sheridan locations in Florida.…

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Ignacio Zabaleta, MD

Psychiatrist

Dr. Ignacio Zabaleta earned a doctorate at the Universidad Iberoamericano in the Dominican Republic after completing his undergraduate degree at Loyola University in New Orleans. Prior to joining Ventre Medical, he completed a psychiatric residency program at the Larkin Community Hospital in Miami, FL.…

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Baharak Khabazghazvini, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Dr. Baharak Khabazghazvini’s career is the result of extensive exposure to diverse cultures, populations, and contrary environments. At a young age, she developed deep compassion that led her to become a healer: a devotee of medicine who can nurture and alleviate the pain and suffering of others, so she acquired the art of medicine.…

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Cindy Derequito, DNP, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Cindy Derequito received her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the University of Florida and went on to complete an accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Florida Atlantic University. Afterward, she worked as a nurse at an acute inpatient drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility for seven years.…

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Marie Hankins, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Marie Hankins specializes in managing major depressive disorders using medication and/or alternative treatment options, including Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). Her approach to supporting mental health focuses on individualized needs and collaborative goals. She pays particular attention to educating the public on treatment-resistant depression and advocates for improved access to psychiatric services.…

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Alain Joubert, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Alain Joubert is an International Medical Graduate (IMG), Foreign Educated Physician, and a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified (PMHNP-BC). A graduate of Florida International University (FIU), he is passionate about providing mental health services to individuals of all ages, and he has special expertise in treating mood disorder, ADHD, psychotic disorder, and substance dependence.…

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Sydney Barfield, ARNP, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Sydney Barfield MSN, PMHNP-BC was born in Columbus, Ohio and has lived across the US and abroad. She eventually settled and began her career in nursing in Orlando, Florida. Sydney used her bachelor’s in psychology from Duke University to create and implement educational events for youth focused on using visual arts to overcome mental health challenges.…

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Maryam Davari, MD

Psychiatrist

Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Dr. Davari attended college at the University of Houston, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Neurosciences. She continued her medical studies at Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica, West Indies where she graduated Honors with a Doctorate in Medicine.…

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Osner Etienne, ARNP, PMHNP

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Osner is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP-BC). He is fluent in English, French, and Haitian Creole. He has more than 10 years’ experience in various behavioral health settings, including the psychogeriatric unit at Broward Health Medical Center and other psychiatric hospitals in South Florida.…

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Raphael Palacios, ARNP, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Born in Jersey City, NJ and raised in Florida’s Treasure Coast, Raphael started his journey in the medical field by serving as a Hospital Corpsman in the United States Navy. After his honorable discharge in 2007 he obtained his Associate’s Degree in Nursing at Charity School of Nursing in New Orleans, LA.…

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Gena Penn, ARNP, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Gena Penn is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner trained to diagnose psychiatric conditions, provide psychotherapy, and prescribe medications to individuals across the life-span. She has provided care to patients from a wide range of backgrounds and life experiences.…

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Ana Maria Borrero, APRN

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Ana graduated in 2019 as a Psychiatric APRN with a post graduate degree from University of South Alabama & graduated with honors in 2011 as a family nurse practitioner from Florida International University. Ana is double board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. …

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Marcia Edwards, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Marcia Edwards, I was born in Jamaica, lived in New York and later relocated to Florida. I am a board certified psychiatrist nurse practitioner (PMHNP-BC), trained to provide care in psychiatric illness and prescribe medications as well substance abuse and psychotherapy.…

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Tesharia Folks, LCSW

Therapist

Tesharia (pronounced Tuh-shaw-ruh) obtained her Master’s degree in clinical social work from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2017 and has gone on to obtain specialized training in reproductive loss and perinatal mental health. With a passion for healthy people and relationships, Tesharia utilizes her clinical skills to meet her clients where they are and walk alongside them in their individualized path to wellness.…

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Andrea Goulbourne-Smith, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Andrea Goulbourne-Smith is Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner trained to diagnose psychiatric conditions, provide psychotherapy and treatment to individuals across the lifespan. Andrea is compassionate, professional and a good listener.

Andrea completed her Bachelor’s of science in nursing at University of Phoenix, during this time she worked in an acute inpatient drug and alcohol unit for 8 years.…

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Ernesto Lajara, APRN

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Ernesto received his bachelor’s degree in nursing from Miami Dade College. Afterward, he worked as a psychiatric nurse in the inpatient setting at Mount Sinai hospital for eleven years. Ernesto completed his MSN as a family nurse practitioner and later a Postmasters as a mental health nurse practitioner.…

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Lisaimy Mallo, LCSW

Therapist

Lisaimy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and her motto since Undergraduate studies has been to instill confidence in others through my profession. She graduated from University of Florida in 2016 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, Minor in Leadership, and Pre-Medical track.…

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Annaliese M. Thomas, LCSW

Therapist

Annaliese is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker that has been practicing for the last 8 years. She attended the University of New Hampshire where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Annaliese earned her Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from Boston University in 2013. …

Our Patients Love Us

I am always welcomed and treated professionally by all the staff. I want to say that if the staff becomes overwhelmed Dr. Joubert will come out and call me himself. It nice to see that they work as a team Doctors and Staff. It's a real pleasure to visit this office everyone has a smile and in constant camaraderie thank you this was a great day.

Rosemary B.

I was especially impressed with the thoroughness of all aspects of my experience with Ventre Medical. Despite the limitations of personal contact due to the pandemic, I never felt that my care was compromised. The staff was attentive in every way, and my experience with Dr. Caro was also thorough, enjoyable and comforting. Yes, 5 stars

Don G.

We had a lovely first visit with Dr. Caro! He cares very much, we felt after our visit with him! I felt that there would be some light at the end of our visit, for me as my husband's caregiver! Thank you to the staff who all we just lovely to us as well!

Sanford B.

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