Dr. Galindo is a first-generation Mexican-Venezuelan who immigrated with her family to San Diego in 1988. After being awarded a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, she completed her internship at an American Psychological Association accredited program at Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth, New Jersey.
Dr. Galindo's clinical experience began in 2006, and she has worked in a myriad of settings, including psychiatric hospitals, community mental health centers, inpatient addiction treatment facilities, university counseling centers, and private practice. During her clinical training, she had the opportunity to complete a variety of psychological evaluations on children, adults, and older adult populations.
Dr. Galindo is a multilingual clinician who has provided therapy in Spanish, English, and French. Her therapy practice is based heavily on psychodynamic theory, and she is a fellow at the San Diego Psychoanalytic Center. However, Dr. Galindo believes a well-balanced clinical practice benefits from utilizing many approaches, and she completed a Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Intensive training, which allowed her to run DBT skills groups and individual DBT therapy with adults. She specialize in treating adults struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, personality disorders, and other emotional disturbances. Dr. Galindo is passionate about her clinical work and strives for a strong working relationship with the individuals she works with in our office.
As a registered psychological assistant, Dr. Galindo works under the supervision of Kirstin Filizetti, PhD as she pursues licensure in the State of California. Feel free to contact our office for more information about Dr. Galindo by calling (619) 940-7774.