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Hello, I’m Dr. Carol Leibovich – Mankes, a Licensed Pediatric Occupational Therapist, Certified Life and Parenting Coach (PLCC) and a Certified Grief Counselor (GC-C) in Aventura.  Fluent in English, Spanish and Hebrew.

I have extensive experience working in public and private practice and school settings providing Occupational Therapy and Parent Coaching/ Education services.  In addition, I was  an adjunct faculty for the masters program at Nova Southeastern University College of Allied Health Occupational Therapy Department.

I am also a Certified Life/Parent Coach (PLCC) and Grief Counselor (GC-C), I provide support and guidance to individuals who have lost loved ones or suffered other types of significant life transitions i.e. divorce, child diagnosed with a disability, infertility, and more develop a healthy grieving process and personal growth.   

My educational background includes: Click Here to View Resume

  • Doctorate and Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy from Nova Southeastern University 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Florida
  • Professional Life and Parent Coaching Certification
  • Professional Certification in Grief Counseling

Occupational Therapy

I evaluate and treat difficulties related to:

  • Behavior Management
  • Self regulation (emotional & sensory)
  • Attentional issues (ADHD, Executive Function)
  • Learning Difficulties or Diagnosed Disabilities
  • Developmental Delays
  • Handwriting Issues

Parent Coaching

I guide, support and Empower Parents Struggling with:

  • Diagnosis of Developmental and/or Learning Disability (ADHD, dyslexia, Executive function, Sensory Processing and more)
  • Single Parenting
  • Child Learning Enrichment and Overall Development
  • Parent/Child Resilience and Happiness
  • Child/teen self esteem, relationships, stress & anxiety, self regulation, organization and more.

Life Coaching & Grief Counseling

I Guide and support children, teens & adults who are facing major life changes such as: 

  • Loss of a loved one/Bereavement
  • Single parenting/Divorce
  • Infertility/Miscarriage
  • Immigration/Cultural Adaptation
  • Life Natural Transitions (Puberty, Midlife Crisis, Empty Nest Syndrome, Retirement)

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