Dr. Diego Hernandez is a licensed Clinical Psychologist with a focus on health, wellness, and human performance. He is an trauma expert, Master ART Therapist and Lead ART Trainer.
Dr. Diego is the Clinical Director of Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) Research at the University of South Florida and past Clinical Director of the Military Trial of ART at USF. He is co-author on the peer reviewed ART publications. With 20 years of mental health experience and a combat trauma expert, Dr. Diego works privately and on retreats with active duty military and Veterans. His practice emphasis is with Combat Veterans as well as active duty with emphasis on Special Forces. He currently is a retreat Behavioral Consultant with Warrior Mission at Ease. He is on the medical advisory boards of the Camaraderie Foundation and H.O.O.A.H. and has provided consultation with Mission America, Wounded Warrior project, and the Lone Survivor Foundation.
Dr. Diego has spoken and co-published internationally on ART and has spent sixteen years teaching at university level with experience in designing online curriculum, trained and supervised masters and doctoral level therapists. Teaches mindfulness, relaxation and mediation skills for coping in a human performance context, both to enhance performance and mange specific stressors or illness.
His private practice is located in Tampa Florida. Where in addition to working with Veterans he works with athletes and business professionals, his practice is wellness and performance oriented. Dr. Diego works collaboratively with nutritionists, physicians, and other professionals to comprehensively address chronic illness and medical trauma such as, anesthesia awareness, medical misadventures, surgical, anaphylaxis and loss of limb or mobility.
In addition to workshops and public speaking, Dr. Diego supervises doctoral level students in a clinical training program, and maintains a private practice in Westchase. Dr. Diego is a dynamic and interactive speaker who can help direct your own efforts to live well.
- Master ART Therpaist
- Lead ART Trainer
- Certified Trauma Expert – International Association of Trauma Professionals
- Certified Clinical Trauma Professional – International Association of Trauma Professionals
- Certified Provider of ART Accelerated Resolution Therapy
- Certified Provider of MB-EAT Mindfulness Based Eating Awareness Training
- American Psychological Association Division 38: Health Psychology
- Florida Psychological Association Division: Medical Psychology
- Center for Mindful Eating
- Binge Eating Disorder Association
Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology Argosy University
M.S. Clinical Psychology Argosy University
M.S. Mental Health Counseling Nova South Eastern University
B. A. Psychology Southeastern University