Vivian A. Charneco, M.D.

Founder & CEO
Bilingual (English/Spanish) Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist

Dr. Vivian Charneco is the founder and Medical Director of Mindful Behavioral Healthcare. Dr. Charneco has over 25 years of experience in treating mental health and behavioral conditions. Her initial training in the medical field was in Puerto Rico, where she completed a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Puerto Rico. She completed medical school at the Ponce School of Medicine. Later on, she attended the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, where she received her psychiatric training and completed a fellowship in Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatry. She also received training in Psychoanalysis at the Philadelphia Psychoanalytic Institute.

Dr. Charneco held different professional roles throughout her career at several setting, both clinical and administrative in nature, where she applied and improved her knowledge in adult, adolescent, and adult psychiatry.

After years of practice in traditional psychiatry, she realized that it was necessary to incorporate a holistic approach in order to integrate mind, body, and spirit. During this quest, she had the opportunity to be trained in Hypnotherapy and Hypnosis techniques by renowned psychiatrist Dr. Brian Weiss, author of the book “Many Lives, Many Masters.”

Dr. Charneco is fully bilingual in English and Spanish and is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, Florida Psychiatric Society, and PanAmerican Medical Association.

Gustavo V. Ruiz, M.D.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) Psychiatrist

Jose O. Gonzalez, M.D.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) Psychiatrist

Ingrid Encinas, APRN

Bilingual Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Tachaeana Anderson, APRN

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Orville Murray, PAPRN

Psychiatric Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Paul Estrada, PAPRN

Psychiatric Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Rosa Beltré

Bilingual (English/Spanish) Child, Adolescent, and Adult Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Patrick Crews, L.C.S.W.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Hector Acevedo, LCSW

Bilingual (English/Spanish) Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Addictions Professional

Deborah Rivera, Ph.D., L.M.H.C.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) Child, Adolescent, and Adult Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Michael Trainor, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Certified Addictions Professional

Felipe Fonseca, LMHC

Bilingual (English/Spanish) Licensed Mental Health Counselor as well as Certified Addictions & Anger Management Professional

Emily Akos, IMH

Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern, Specializes in Play Therapy with Children