Dr. Damaris Galarza is a bilingual (Spanish/English) Psychological Assistant and Primary Therapist at Iris Healing® under the Supervision of Dr. Helene O’Mahony. She specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy and has worked in the forensic field since 2012.
She received a doctorate in Clinical Forensic Psychology from Alliant International University in 2017. Dr. Galarza’s therapeutic experience includes working with adults from underserved communities and forensic populations providing groups, individual, couples’ therapy, as well as conduct psychological evaluations. After working in the forensic setting and exploring trauma from the aspect of the abuser, Dr. Galarza looks to help those who have been victimized by them.
She brings a non-judgmental and empathetic approach to therapy with her clients, encouraging them to embark in the personal exploration needed to resolve past traumas and have healthier relationships with themselves and others.