Welcome to Blind Fate Dating, a new, innovative dating platform backed by the latest scientific research and clinical expertise of the designer, Dr. Giamarie Daino, a licensed psychologist. Giamarie Daino, Psy.D. obtained her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia, P.A. The program was APA-accredited. As part of her degree, Dr. Daino received a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy. She received her pre-doctoral training at Pilgrim Psychiatric Center in New York and post-doctoral training at Citrus Health Network in Miami, Florida. Both of the programs were APA-accredited.
Before completion of her doctorate degree, Dr. Daino received two Masters Degrees, one in Clinical and Counseling Psychology and the other in Psychology. She has always been invested in the field of psychology. While obtaining her graduate degrees, she taught as an Adjunct professor where she developed and taught various psychology courses for a period of over seven years. Some of the courses she taught included Human Sexuality, Development throughout the Life Span, and Positive Psychology.
Dr. Daino has extensive experience in psychology and has loved every minute of her professional journey. She served as the former Chief Psychologist and Director of Behavioral Health for multiple correctional facilities across Miami-Dade County. She has worked in various treatment settings including community mental health centers, medical hospitals, jails, schools, immigration centers, and also psychiatric and forensic hospitals.
Dr. Daino has worked with clients with severe and persistent mental illness, PTSD, victims of sex trafficking and abuse, individuals suffering from substance abuse, individuals involved in the criminal justice system, immigrants, veterans, seniors, and those that identify as LGBTQ. She has also worked with many couples and families. She is trained in cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, family systems, TF-CBT, and dialectic behavior therapeutic modalities.
Dr. Daino is enjoying her current venture of having her own private practice located in North Miami Beach, Florida where she sees children, adults, and families. She is also involved with a specialization in psychological assessments (i.e., psychoeducational batteries; forensic and immigration evaluations). She also enjoys Guest Speaking Engagements and Consulting. She is also a Qualified Supervisor for Mental Health Counselors. Dr. Daino is passionate about her work. She takes on a non-judgmental, person-centered approach that takes into account the many complexities of the human condition. She has the goal of working collaboratively with each of her clients while they walk towards their journey of healing.