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North Carolina Therapists

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I am a systemically trained therapist who has provided therapeutic services to refugee and immigrant populations in an agency setting for 8 years. I am especially experienced in working with survivors of human trafficking and working alongside agencies that serve survivors of intimate partner violence. This has given me the knowledge and experience within complex systems these populations navigate and provide an opportunity for them to find healing, justice, the resources, and the life they have been seeking.


Dr. Osorio offers psychological evaluations for individuals navigating waiver- and trauma-related immigration cases. Throughout her clinical experiences, she has worked with individuals with a history of trauma, domestic violence, and abuse. For over a decade, Dr. Osorio has provided psychological services to the immigrant population and understands their unique needs.

Dr. Osorio has experience as a forensic and correctional psychologist. She has worked with individuals who have been convicted of sexual offenses, both in the community and state and federal prison settings. She conducts evaluations for No Risk Exception for Adam Walsh cases, Risk Assessments, Substance Abuse, etc.

Pys.D., LMFT

Dr. McRitchie is a licensed psychologist and marriage and family therapist. He has provided psychological evaluations for hundreds of individuals struggling with a wide range of psychiatric disorders and challenges including PTSD, depression, anxiety, psychosis, personality disorders, domestic violence, substance abuse, and familial separation. Dr. McRitchie will provide you and your attorney an evaluation report that can be a significant factor in your successful case.

Dr. McRitchie specializes in psychological evaluations for clients seeking hardship waivers, asylum, N-648, U/T Visas, and VAWA cases. He obtained advanced training by Physicians for Human Rights and has been active in their pro bono asylum network since 2021. Dr. McRitchie has appeared numerous times in court as an expert witness. Dr. McRitchie has provided workshops and trainings to mental health providers on the best practices for identifying and managing serious mental illness and suicidal ideation.


My name is Anais Mendieta LCSW, LCAS with Mindful Journey. We specialize in providing comprehensive clinical evaluations for clients going through the immigration process. Our services are offered in English/Spanish and online or in person. Our practice focus on how policies and immigration enforcement impact health and mental health of unauthorized immigrants and their families. Mrs. Mendieta is an immigrant herself and has several years of experience working with marginalized communities in different states and with mixed-status families . Mrs. Mendieta holds a B.A. degree in Psychology and a Master in Social Work with certification in trauma.

Graduate of the Immigration Evaluation Institute

Dr. Lopez is a bilingual (English/Spanish) licensed psychologist in Washington state who specializes in immigration evaluations and utilizes evidence based practices. She works with attorneys across Washington state and helps clients feel heard as they navigate the complexities of the immigration evaluation process. She specializes in Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), U-Visa, T-Visa, Hardship , and Asylum evaluations. Appointments are offered in-person and virtually.


Melissa Rodríguez is a bilingual clinical mental health counselor specializing in trauma therapy. She has 15 years of experience working with the Latinx community in North Carolina and Mississippi.
She provides immigration-related psychological evaluation services for individuals, attorneys, immigrant rights organizations, and nonprofits. Ms. Rodríguez currently works with refugees and has expertise in immigration trauma and traumatic familial separation.


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