Dr. Payan is a bilingual (English/Spanish) psychologist with a thriving private practice in Miami, Florida, called Mindful Amity Psychological Services. For more than ten years, she has provided services to children and adolescents and is qualified to provide infant mental health therapy. In her practice, Dr. Payan focuses on creating or repairing the parent-child relationship, as she regards this as the most important relationship in a child’s life. She has worked with many families on various issues, including anxiety, depression, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, and behavior problems. Dr. Payan also serves as Clinical Director at a clinic that treats children in the Autism Spectrum Disorder and with any other neurodevelopmental disorders/delays. She offers telehealth services to residents of Florida and enjoys guiding parents in their parenting skills, so that they may find more joy in the role.
Stressing about our kids’ well-being is stressful to parents, too. (Hello, cortisol!) Dr. Ailyn Payan, Psy.D., shares three key tips for managing your family’s anxiety as kids go back to school during COVID-19.