Marta Maria Tobeñas, Ph.D.

Dr. Marta Maria Tobeñas is a clinical psychologist from Miami, FL. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in 2010 at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, FL, with honors, where she majored in psychology and minored in Spanish and Business Administration. Dr. Tobeñas attended Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL, where she obtained her Master’s and Doctorate degrees in Clinical Psychology in 2013 and 2019, respectively. She completed her APA-accredited clinical psychology internship at Park Center, Inc. in Fort Wayne, IN, where she provided therapy in individual and group settings using Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for personality disorders and substance use and abuse. Her dissertation was a meta-analysis of behavior problems in deaf and hard-of-hearing children, reflecting her research interests developed throughout her academic career. Dr. Tobeñas is fluent in English and Spanish and has an understanding of Deaf culture and advocacy issues she hopes to bring into her practice in Indianapolis, IN. Dr. Tobeñas has worked in community mental health centers and integrative care facilities with multidisciplinary teams of medical and psychosocial professionals seeing patients of all ages and backgrounds. She has treated a wide range of diagnoses, including mood disorders, personality pathology, and long-term mental illness, in a wide range of modalities, including individual, couples, family, and group therapies. Dr. Tobeñas offers psychotherapeutic and psychological assessment services in both English and Spanish. She utilizes an integrative approach, based on client needs, and pulling from cognitive-behavioral, dialectical, object relations, and psychodynamic models of psychotherapy.

Areas of Special Interest

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Deaf children and their families
Deaf adults