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Meyleen Velasquez



Dr. Meyleen Velasquez is an immigrant Latinx psychotherapist specializing in perinatal and infant mental health. Meyleen has a doctorate in social work and focused her research on anti-racist and anti-oppressive mental health services. Her practice supports birthing people and clinicians working from an anti-oppressive framework. Meyleen identified as a Brown person for most of her life until several years ago when Vitiligo changed how she navigates the world.


She sits on the Board of the Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health and has served as a board member of the Washington Association for Infant Mental Health, the Chair for the Florida Chapter of Postpartum Support International, and the President of the Florida Association for Play Therapy. She enjoys training, speaking, and writing and believes the more we can support each other, the better for our communities. You can follow her on YouTube or Instagram @meyleenvelasquez or at

Meyleen Velasquez
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