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Embracing kindness and compassion over judgement in order to become a conduit for peace, understanding, and regulation. 
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At Karuna Psychological Services, LLC we embrace kindness and compassion over judgement, and by doing so, we become a conduit for peace, understanding, and regulation. 


Our services are carried out following our core VALUES:
Compassion       Acceptance
Respect            Love          Gratitude

Professionalism      Communication 


By using Evidence Based Practices we value your experiences and join you in making sense of the past, bring peace to the present and hope for the future. 

We provide evidence based treatment including, but not limited to:

  • EMDR (Eye Movement and Desensitization and Reprocessing)

  • TF-CBT (Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)

  • CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) 

  • MI (Motivational Interviewing)

  • Interpersonal Therapy


Depending on early collaboration, assessment of needs and goals, we will tailor the treatment approach that best suits you.

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Yashira Oropeza-Díaz, Psy.D., M.S.C.P., LMHC, CCTP, MA-PGS

Graduated in Clinical Psychology from Carlos Albizu University in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in 2012 and a post-doctoral master's degree in Clinical Psychopharmacology from Alliant International University in San Francisco, California, in 2015.  Yashira is a fully bilingual (English/Spanish) Clinical Psychologist and Licensed Mental Health Counselor.  She possesses academic appointments as Instructor at Tufts Medical School and UMass Medical School. She also serves as a Clinical Supervisor and Consultant in mental health clinics in the community. 


Yashira is an Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) trained therapist and provides this service in both weekly therapy format, or intensive, short term processing interventions for recent traumatic episodes, and stress.


Dr. Oropeza-Diaz is a Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Certified Clinician (TF-CBT), and a Certified Clinical Trauma Practitioner (CCTP) from the International Association of Trauma Professionals. She has been also certified as a Problem Gambling Specialist (MA-PGS) since 2012.

During her professional career, Dr. Oropeza-Diaz has been trained in trauma infomed interventions such as Attachment, Self-Regulation and Competency (ARC) framework, and the Structure Sensory Interventions for Children, Adolescents and Parents (SITCAP). Both evidence based trauma interventions respectively.  She has provided services to community based health centers serving families and has collaborated with multicultural consultation to the Trauma Center at JRI for the Complex Trauma Treatment Training project. 

Currently, Dr. Oropeza-Díaz provides consultation and training in trauma informed practices in the community in collaboration with the University of Massachussetts, Medical School, Child Trauma Training Center.  She also provides clinical supervision to doctoral students from the University of Hartford and post-doctoral residents in psychology.

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Ananda Hernández-Rivera, Psy.D., M.S.C.P., ADS, MA-PGS

Graduated in Clinical Psychology from Carlos Abizu University in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in 2012 and a post- doctoral master's degree in Clinical Psychopharmacology from Alliant International University in San Francisco, California, in 2015.  He is a fully bilingual (English/Spanish) Clinical Psychologist.  Ananda is a certified Problem Gambling Specialist (MA-PGS), and an Acu-Detox Specialist from the National Auricular Detoxification Association.


During his professional career, Dr. Hernandez-Rivera has been trained in substance abuse treatment, suicide prevention, Motivational Interviewing, (MI) and smoking cessation treatment.  He has also received training from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (S-BIRT). He has provided services to community based health centers serving individuals and families, as well as clinical supervision to post-doctoral residents in Psychology.


Currently, Dr. Hernández-Rivera carries out disability evaluations for the Department of Social Services (DSS) and community mental health services in Western Mass and Hartford County.

He also provides assessment, evaluations, individual therapy and supervision in Western Mass and is a faculty member and Doctoral Internship Supervisor at the Multicultural Psychology Internship Program in Springfield, MA.



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- Trauma Focused Treatment
- Consultations and Professional Trainings
- Clinical Supervision
- Psychological Assessments 
- Geriatric psychology
We offer Treatments for many conditions:

*Depresion and Mood Disorders

*Anxiety Disorders

*Interpersonal difficulties

*Neurocognitive Disorders

*Grief and loss

*Psychosomatic conditions

*Trauma related disorders

*Life transitions and adjustments

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Karuna Psychological Services, LLC

360 Bloomfield Ave. Ste 301

Windsor, CT 06095


Karuna Psychological Services, LLC

200 North Main St. 

South Building Suite 3

East Longmeadow, MA 01028


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