Dr. Blanco-Oilar holds a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology and has been providing clinical services for over 14 years. She is the proud recipient of a Dissertation Award from the American Psychological Association. She provides evidence-based psychotherapy for individuals, couples and groups. She enjoys working with adults and older adults (18+) going through life transitions, relationship challenges, identity exploration, or those experiencing grief and loss, depression, anxiety, postpartum depression, eating disorders, complex trauma, or recent trauma. While she practices as a generalist helping clients with a wide range of presenting concerns, her area of specialty is helping clients heal form recent or past trauma. She is an EMDR provider, an evidence-based treatment for trauma. Dr. Blanco-Oilar she has native fluency both in Spanish well as in English. She is passionate about working with a diverse group of people including those from multicultural backgrounds, immigrants/expats and clients with LGBTQ identities. Dr. Blanco-Oilar also offers psychological testing for adults including full psychological batteries, bariatric, and psychoeducational testing.
Dr. Blanco-Oilar earned a bachelors degree from Ball State University, graduating summa cum laude . She later obtained a Master of Science Degree and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Oregon. She completed an American Psychological Association approved pre-doctoral internship focused on trauma and eating disorders at the University of Oregon Counseling and Testing Center, and a Postdoctoral Fellowship at Sacred Heart Medical Center focusing on inpatient and outpatient psychological testing. Since becoming licensed, Dr Blanco-Oilar has provided clinical services, supervision and training at university counseling centers and in her private practice in downtown Chicago. Recently , Dr. Blanco-Oilar completed Certification in Post Traumatic Stress Studies from the Trauma Center at the Justice Research Institute in Boston.
Immigration Evaluations Provided by Bilingual Psychologist
Dr. Banco-Oilar has specialized in immigrant mental health for the past 15 years. As part of this specialty, she conducts immigration evaluations for the following cases: Refugees, Asylum, Extreme Hardship (keeping families together) and Domestic Violence (VAWA). Dr. Blanco-Oilar will spend ample time with you, your family, your lawyers, and will conduct an informed, thorough, and detailed evaluation to support your case. Dr. Blanco-Oilar, an immigrant herself, is a native Spanish-speaker, fully fluent in English as well, and also has mid-level fluency in French. Payment plan is available and credit cards are accepted. Please call for more information at 561-496-1094.
La Dra Blanco-Oilar se ha especializado en la salud mental del inmigrante durante los últimos 15 años de su carrera. Como parte de esta especialización, ella ofrece el servicio de evaluaciones migratorias para los casos de Refugiados, Asilo Politico, Permiso Familiar, Violencia Domestica (VAWA o Visa U). La Dra Blanco-Blanco le brindara su tiempo, colaborara con usted, su familia y sus abogados, y usted obtendrá una evaluación detallada en apoyo a su caso. La Dra. Blanco-Oilar habla Español como su lengua materna y ofrece sus servicios en Español. Ofrece planes de pago y acepta tarjeta de crédito. Para mas información favor de llamar al 561-496-1094.
Professional Activities: Dr. Blanco-Oilar is certified by the EMDR International Association. In addition, she is a member of the American Psychological Association, and the Florida Psychological Association. She is licensed in Florida as well as in Illinois.