Introducing, Andre Caruso, Psy.D
Dr. Andre Caruso is a licensed clinical psychologist based out of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He appreciates the opportunity to assist others in improving their mental health, wellness and reaching their own level of awesomeness. Dr. Caruso offers a full range of therapeutic services for a variety of presenting problems. He works with individuals, adolescents, couples, and families who desire to enhance the relationships they have with themselves, others, and their profession. His areas of expertise involve working with people suffering from the effects of depression, anxiety, brain injury or trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), grief/loss, relationships difficulties, self-esteem issues, career development, vocational concerns, professional challenges, infidelity, conflict management, and/or other challenging life’s stressors. Dr. Caruso does specialize his work with both the LGBTQ and Hospitality communities.
Dr. Andre Caruso earned his doctorate in clinical psychology from Nova Southeastern University. Prior to founding DACPACS, Inc, Dr. Caruso was the COO of the Biscayne Foundation, a non-profit organization and the Vice Principal of the Biscayne Academy, a school for special needs children. Earlier in his career, as Director of Training, Dr. Caruso help train and shape the minds of interns and practicum students from multiple local graduate programs. In addition, Dr. Caruso was responsible for Program Development and Oversight, some of the treatment programs include: Traumatic Brain Injury, Developmentally Disabled, Life Enhancement (geriatric), and Pediatric cognitive retraining. Currently, Dr. Caruso serves as the Chairman of the Board, for the LoveGood Foundation, a non-profit focusing on increasing the equality and reducing the stigma of the LGBTQ community.
Dr. Caruso has worked in the hospitality industry for over 25 years. He has experience in every facet of a restaurant, from his start washing dishes and making pizza as a teen, to the GM of multiple successful restaurants. With 2 decades of managerial experience under his belt, Dr. Caruso combines that knowledge and passion with his clinical and behavioral training, to offer a unique and exceptional approach to improving a restaurant’s mental health.