Delia graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree with a Major in Psychology from Mercy College in New York City, NY. She is a Florida Board Certified Addiction Counselor, and a Certified Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) skills trainer and has worked with Chemical abusing/mentally ill patients since 1996.
Delia is a Habit Change Facilitator, trained by Mindscience, an evidence-based mindfulness organization developed by Dr Judson Brewer MD PhD, Director of Research and Innovation at Brown University’s Mindfulness Center. Delia is a Qualified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Teacher, trained at the Oasis Institute at the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine Healthcare, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She is a certified Mindfulness Ambassador through Mindfulness Without Borders, sponsored by the University of Toronto, Canada. Delia has been teaching meditation and Hatha Yoga for more than 30 years.
Currently, she works as a Behavior Change Facilitator for Mindsciences, guiding and coaching online worldwide participants, using app-based interventions: Eat Right Now (ERN) and Unwinding Anxiety (UA). Delia also facilitates mindfulness courses and workshops in person and online in English and in Spanish.
Delia’s commitment is to continue studying evidence-based treatments and Ancient contemplative practices such as meditation, compassion and body work. She is mentored on a weekly basis by Dr. Judson Brewer and the Mindsciences team. She attends retreats and workshops sponsored by Brown University, and other organizations dedicated to healing. Delia believes that mindfulness is a way of living, not just a technique or a methodology. She aspires to continuing to share the practice of mindfulness as a way to face life with equanimity, even in times of adversity.