Dr. Ana Rondon
MONDAY – THURSDAY 09:00-7:30 PM
FRIDAY 09:00-6:00 PM
Dr. Ana Rondon is a licensed psychologist committed to offering evidence-based treatment to children, adolescents, young adults, and families. She has worked in a variety of academic, community, and clinical settings, with individuals across the lifespan experiencing diverse diagnoses and life stressors. Dr. Rondon has experience treating ADHD, anxiety disorders, disruptive behavior disorders, adjustment disorders, and mood disorders. Through a client-centered approach integrating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques and mindfulness-based principles, Dr. Rondon empowers and supports individuals and families in moving toward their goals. Dr. Rondon provides therapy in both English and Spanish.
Dr. Rondon is a Miami native who began her career in psychology at the University of Central Florida (UCF) where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science. She gained extensive experience in behavior management as a counselor in FIU’s Summer Treatment Program for PreKindergarteners (STP-PreK). Dr. Rondon subsequently earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at The University of Alabama and completed her pre-doctoral internship at The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Through her experiences in Alabama and Wisconsin, Dr. Rondon provided individual, couples, group, and family therapy. Additionally, as a doctoral trainee, Dr. Rondon completed ADHD-specific evaluations with children within a primary care setting and neuropsychological testing with pediatric patients within Birmingham Children’s Hospital. In Wisconsin, Dr. Rondon provided short-term therapy to youth within primary care, elementary school, and outpatient settings. Dr. Rondon then completed a rotation at American Family Children’s Hospital, assessing adjustment to hospitalization and medical conditions. For her post-doctoral fellowship, Dr. Rondon returned to the FIU Center for Children and Families and worked primarily with The Reading Explorers Program. Here, she coached and consulted with teachers and staff on literacy practices at afterschool programs across Miami-Dade County and became deeply involved in the Miami-Dade Campaign for Grade-Level Reading.
Dr. Rondon has specific interest treating children and adolescents with executive functioning skills deficits (e.g., inattention, disorganization, difficulty planning) and self-regulation challenges, which often occur within ADHD. Dr. Rondon has facilitated a mindfulness group for college students with ADHD and, through her doctoral dissertation, examined the relationship between executive functioning, ADHD symptoms, academic achievement, and physical activity.