Aileen Herrera is the Director of the Selective Mutism Program for the Mental Health Interventions and Technology (MINT) program at Florida International University. She graduated from Florida State University in May of 2015 Suma Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and a minor in Child Development. During her undergraduate, Aileen worked for two years as a research assistant at the Anxiety and Behavioral Health Clinic at Florida State University. She was also a behavioral counselor at FIU’s Pre-K Summer Treatment Program for young children with disruptive behavior problems.
Aileen went on to receive a Master of Science in Professional Counseling Psychology at Florida International University. She completed her practicum at FIU’s Center for Children and Families where she was trained in providing individual and group treatment for children ages 2 to 7 with behavioral problems using Parent-Child Interaction Therapy. Aileen also recently completed her clinical internship with MINT in which she provided individual and group cognitive-behavioral treatment in English and Spanish to children and adolescents with anxiety.