Veronica Rivera


VerofotocaracoloresVeronica (she/her) is a counselor, advocate, social activist, and immigrant with years of experience creating, developing, and implementing community health outreach programs. She has worked creating older adults’ groups, Latino mothers’ groups, and youth groups. Veronica understands and values cultural and spiritual traditions that have supported families through the generations to find personal, family and community healing.

Veronica is trained in Brief Dynamic Psychotherapy, Integrated Psychotherapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and incorporates a culturally specific lens to her responsive counseling to clients interested in exploring their own healing. She offers services in her client’s primary spoken language Spanish, English or Spanglish.

In addition to a Master’s in Social Work, Veronica has completed training in the following: Spirituality, Life Project, and Personal Development by El Instituto Fe y Vida on Lewis University, Romeoville, IL.; Sharing a Vision of Hope by Instituto Fe y Vida on St Edward’s University, Austin Tx. and Promotoras de la Educacion by LYDC in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

In her free time Veronica enjoys sewing, crafting and cooking. She enjoys being in contact with nature doing walks in parks or gardening. Veronica is now accepting new clients through telehealth.