Juan was born and raised in Mexico City.

Juan is a New York State licensed Mental Health Counselor and a Board-Certified Music Therapist. Juan specializes in the use of cognitive-behavioral approaches to help his clients better manage their emotions and make choices that are more consistent with who they want to be and the life they want to have.

Juan has experience treating anxiety and panic related problems, depression, explosive anger, excessively controlling and Obsessive-compulsive traits, relationship distress, existential crisis (indecision and ambivalence about future), grief, abuse and trauma.

Juan is bilingual Spanish/English and is competent working with children, adolescents and adults (individuals, and couples).

*Note: Within this practice, music therapy will not be used as a modality of treatment unless specifically requested and deemed relevant by the client.