Coral Springs


1725 N. University Drive

Suite 350

Coral Springs, FL 33071

Telephone: (954) 227-2700

Fax: (954) 227-2704

Linda Berlin, Psy.D.


Psychological Associates

Boca Raton


7000 W. Palmetto Park Road

Suite 407

Boca Raton, FL 33433

Telephone: (561) 347-0997

Fax: (561) 347-0996


Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How do I know whether I need a psychiatrist or a therapist or both?

A. In general, a therapist would be well-suited to helping you make this decision. Therefore, it is recommended that you make your initial appointment with a therapist in order to assist you with establishing an appropriate and effective course of treatment.

Q. What is the difference between a Psychiatrist, a Psychologist and a Therapist?

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Q. How do I choose a therapist?

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Q. Do we accept insurance and should you use it?

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Q. Which foreign languages do our clinicians speak?

Q. What hours are you open?

A. Our therapist are available Monday through Saturday, including evenings. Our Psychiatrists are available Monday through Friday, including evenings.









Luis Chaves Villamil, M.D.

Dr. Chaves is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist and Board-Certified Addiction Psychiatrist. He received his M.D. degree from Universidad Nacional de Colombia. After working many years in the field of psychiatry in Colombia, he moved to the United States to work at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, in research studies involving treatment of bipolar disorder and substance/alcohol use disorders.

Dr. Chaves completed his internship and residency in Psychiatry at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, where he was elected Chief Resident and awarded the Annual Resident Research Award for best research project by a senior resident. After graduating from residency, he completed a fellowhip in Addiction Psychiatry from the University of Miami.

Dr. Chaves is fluent in English and Spanish. He specializes in treating patients with depressive disorders, substance/alcohol use disorders, bipolar disorders, PTSD, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder and ADHD/ADD.

If you would like to make an appointment with Dr. Luis Chaves Villamil, he can be reached at (954)227-2700 or (561)347-0997.


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