Dr. Odalys J. Waugh
Dr. Odalys J. Waugh is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor(LMHC) practicing in Miami, Florida for over 21 years and is a Board-certified Qualified Supervisor. She has a Ph.D. in Clinical Sexology. Dr. Waugh was born in Cuba and raised in Spain for 20 years before finally making Miami her home. She has worked in private practice for over 10 years and specializes in working with individuals, families, and couples. Dr. Waugh has her expertise in the areas of domestic violence and Autism related disorders. She is fluent in English and Spanish and is the author of the book “Learning our life” which highlights how to live a rewarding life. Her approach to helping others is through educating and, empowering clients. Dr. Waugh practices cognitive behavior therapy, in addition to applying the theories of Alfred Adler, Abraham Maslow, and Carl Young in her therapeutic setting. She enables clients to gain a clearer understanding of themselves through an open-ended, non-judgmental, clear, and honest conversation. She provides clients with a comfortable environment by inviting them to practice adaptable behaviors that enrich their life. Dr. Waugh passionately believes in enhancing everyday living and with that thought in mind she works with clients to help them develop a sense of optimism and view themselves with a lens of strength and empowerment.