Clara Lora Ospina, Psy.D.

Gubernatorial Appointee
Finance & Operations
Health Committee
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Dr. Clara Lora Ospina is a licensed psychologist with over 20 years of combined clinical, managerial and supervisory experience, and she currently works at Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital as the Clinical Director of the Adult Outpatient Center for Behavioral Medicine (AOCBM) and the Director of Internship Training. Prior to this, she worked for the VA Healthcare System and in the private sector in Boston, MA, for 11 years and was a Clinical Director at Commonwealth Psychology Associates before returning to Miami in 2014 to set up her own practice in Coral Gables.

Dr. Lora Ospina earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Florida International University, and her masters in mental health counseling and doctorate in clinical psychology from Nova Southeastern University. In addition to her clinical and supervisory work, Dr. Lora Ospina has been an Adjunct Professor at Emmanuel College, and is currently a Voluntary Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine.