About us

Laura P. Betancourt, PsAn

Mexico City (on site) and Worldwide (online)

WhatsApp: (52) 55 8564 9850

Our Credentials

Multicultural bilingual psychotherapist working on-site in Mexico City and Online worldwide, both doing therapy and psychological assessment. 

In private practice since 1999 with Mexican adolescents and adults and with the English-speaking expat community in Mexico, as well as online with people living in different countries.

Psychotherapist for the Victims’ Resource Advocacy Program (VRAP) of the U.S Department of State and the U.S. Department of Justice

Expert Witness for the Forsyth County Juvenile Court, in Atlanta, Ga, in adoption and family reunification cases.

Professor in several schools: The California School of Professional Psychology, Alliant International University, Universidad Iberoamericana and Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey.

Chief Editor of the Archives of Psychology Journal and translator for psychology, psychotherapy and psychoanalysis articles and books.

Worked on seminars and workshops dealing with topics as: Psychopathology, Psychological Assessment, Sexual and psychological abuse, Divorce, Migration, Bereavement, Pre-marriage Counselling, Parenting, Adolescence, amongst others.

·         Academic Background:

Bachelor´s Degree in Psychology 

Specialty in Educational Psychology 

Master´s Degree in Psychology

Master´s Degree in Psychoanalytical Psychotherapy  

Doctoral Candidate in Mental Health

·         Memberships:

American Psychological Association (APA)

Society for Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychology (APA Division 39)

Global Clinical Practice Network (GCPN) established by the World Health Organization’s Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse (WHO).

Mexican Psychology Society (Sociedad Mexicana de Psicología)

Mexican College of Psychology Professionals (Colegio Mexicano de Profesionistas de la Psicología)


“I was looking outside of myself to find strength and confidence but these come from within. They have always been there.”

Anna Freud

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