Yalemni Luna DeLaurier, Psy.D.
Yalemni Luna DeLaurier, Psy.D., was raised in New York, NY. She completed an undergraduate education at Fordham University Lincoln Center with a B.S. in Psychology. She earned both an M.S. and a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Dr. Luna DeLaurier completed an APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship at Citrus Health Network. Subsequently, she completed a Post-Doctoral Residency in the Child Crisis Stabilization Unit at the same site. After her postdoctoral residency, Dr. Luna DeLaurier worked in private practice facilitating therapy to clients throughout the lifespan. She is licensed as a psychologist in the state of Florida.
Dr. Luna DeLaurier’s research interests revolve around risk and resiliency factors in families. Specifically, she is interested in exploring resiliency factors among minority families as well as the transitions made during the divorce process. She is also interested in child & adolescent acting out behaviors, and the diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Dr. Luna DeLaurier is an Assistant Professor in the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology at Carlos Albizu University (CAU). She is appointed to the Child Concentration. In addition to academia she has a private practice which focuses on child and adolescent psychotherapy and assessment.