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Ismar Alburquerque NCC, LMHC, LMFT


Licensing & Certifications:

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (License number MT4276)
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (License number MH20271)
  • National Certified Counselor
  • Certified Cognitive Processing Therapy Provider
  • Certified Strength at Home Group Facilitator

Professional Background

Ismar Alburquerque is a Bilingual Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist located in Orlando, Florida. As a Native Spanish Speaker, she conducts therapy in both English and Spanish, depending on the need or preference of the client. She currently works at an agency where she primarily provides services to Veterans, their partners and families.

As a couples therapist, Ismar is passionate about helping individuals and/or couples reach their relationship goals and guiding them through their healing process. She has received extensive training in couples and family therapy modalities, such as Gottman’s approach, The Five Love Languages, Strength at Home, the effects of violence and aggression in intimate relationships and building intimacy and trust within relationships. She is also trained on PTSD focused approaches, including Cognitive-Behavioral Conjoint Behavioral for PTSD and Cognitive Processing Therapy.

Additionally, Ismar also provides mentorship and guidance to student interns and registered interns completing their practicum and internship at her work location, and allowing her to give back by walking alongside the future licensed clinicians of the mental health field.


Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Central Florida
Master of Arts in Counseling Education, University of Central Florida

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Areas of Focus

Ismar Alburquerque empowers individuals and families to navigate trauma and cultivate strong, enduring relationships. She provides support to individuals and couples, facilitating healing and personal development through evidence-based therapeutic methods.

Ismar Alburquerque incorporates various therapeutic methods into her practice, including:

  • Couple/Marriage therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Premarital counseling
  • Individual therapy focused on relational/familial factors
  • Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and/or Aggression/Violence in Intimate Relationships)
  • Parenting
  • Trauma and PTSD

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