Marino E. Carbonell is a licensed psychotherapist specializing in the field of addiction treatment for the adolescent and adult population, offering individual and family psychotherapy. He maintains a private practice in Miami, Florida.
With over 20 years of experience as an addiction specialist, and a graduate of Nova Southeastern University specializing in Child and Youth Studies, he is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among his areas of expertise are substance and alcohol abuse, internet gambling, relationship problems, parenting and family issues.
He is a Licensed Psychotherapist and APA Board Certified in Professional Counseling; has a doctorate in Child and Youth Studies from Nova Southeastern University ’s Fischler Graduate School of Education and Human Services and a master’s in Mental Health Counseling; a specialist in the field of addictions, is certified in Addictions Counseling from the University of Miami; is a Certified Addictions Professional (C.A.P.) since 1994 and a Fellow of the American Psychotherapy Association. He is a member of the American Counseling Association.
Dr. Carbonell has vast community involvement and has served as consultant to several private schools in South Florida . He travels locally to public and private schools lecturing about the symptoms and consequences of substance and alcohol abuse to students and parents.
D r. Carbonell is a member of the board of directors of Informed Families. He is a past recipient of the Special Speakers Recognition Award from Informed Families. Additionally, he has written extensively about the subject of addiction and cognitive moral development in young adults.
Dr. Carbonell is a practical, interactive, solution-focused therapist. He is an advocate of talk therapy as a treatment approach--providing support and practical feedback to help clients resolve current problems and long-standing patterns. He incorporates a blend of conventional and alternatives approaches, drawing upon a variety of styles and techniques to incorporate what will be most helpful for each client. With sensitivity and compassion, he works with each client to help them build on their strengths to identify and achieve life goals.