The Institute For Family Therapy    

Integrative and Evidence-Based Treatment for Individual Youths, Adults, Couples and Families

Administrative Staff


Benjamin Mirtenbaum, M.A., is the Executive Director of The Institute for Family Therapy. He is currently a Senior Member at the American Family Therapy Academy. Previously, Benjamin was Director of Family Therapy at Miami Children's Hospital and Clinical Director of HCA Health Systems. He has widely lectured on integrative clinical systems and the use of self in large systems.

Damy IAbelairas is an FIU alumni, graduated with a Bachelors in Psychology. She is Cuban born and a Miami native. She is fluent in Spanish, English and Sign Language. Currently, she holds the position of psychiatric assistant and case manager for the practice.

Nahomi Hernandez is currently a full-time student at Florida International University, where she will be graduating with a degree in psychology. Currently, she is the intake and credentialing coordinator here to help the clients set up new appointments as well as follow-up appointments.