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Meet Rosario Garcia Fino, tLMHC


Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, Universidad Manuela Beltran, Bogota, Colombia.

Master of Arts of Physical Education, Kinesiology emphasis, University of Northern Iowa

Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, University of Northern Iowa


Anxiety, Depression, Life Transitions, Multicultural Counseling, Work and Academic Stress, Anger Management, Relationship Issues, Chronic Pain, Trauma, Abuse, ADHD, Crisis Intervention, Self-harm Behaviors, Eating Disorders, Adolescents and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder


Rosario (She/her/hers) is a bilingual (Spanish / English) clinical mental health counselor based in our Waterloo office who works with clients with different presenting concerns. Rosario utilizes a variety of therapeutic approaches including problem-solving, trauma-informed care, relational-cultural therapy, strength-based, person-centered, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and mindfulness techniques to support clients in achieving their goals.

Rosario has worked with individuals ranging from 12 years of age into adulthood. Previously she worked with survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. She strives to foster an open-minded and supportive environment to help clients overcome difficulties and develop healthy habits and coping mechanisms to live a healthy life.

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