Dr. Brinson is a native of Miami Florida and received her doctoral degree from Barry University. In her years as a psychologist she has developed highly specialized assessment and counseling skills, as well as a compassionate and professional work ethic with a wide variety of clients.
Licensed by the State of Florida, Dr. Brinson also holds a certifications as a Trauma Outreach Specialist and Juvenile Forensic Examiner. She has over 20 years of experience working with children, teens, adults and families. She says, "I enjoy helping parents understand that their kids are not “bad” or that their situation is not “impossible.” “My passion is helping parents balance their child’s strengths and limitations with their own expectations."
In her private practice, Dr. Brinson focuses primarily on psychological evaluations and counseling. Her training is highly specialized in evaluating ADHD, autism, learning problems, giftedness, emotional and behavioral problems. In addition to traditional psychotherapeutic interventions, she utilizes healing techniques that include mindfulness and meditation.
Dr. Brinson offers School-Based Mental Health Services, Pediatric Cannabis Evaluation, Medical Marijuana Consultation, Emotional Support Animal (ESA) Evaluations and Evaluations for College Academic Accommodations
Dr. Brinson has worked in the Department of Education; Department of Juvenile Justice; Law Enforcement; Higher Education; Community Behavioral Health and Media/Entertainment.
She has served as an adjunct faculty member at Barry University, where she taught undergraduate and graduate courses in psychology, behavior interventions and special education. Prior to shifting into full time private practice, she served as the Director of the Counseling Center at Florida Memorial University.