Nicole Torres is a Qualified Mental Health Associate and Community Liaison at Matters of the Mind, LLC Behavioral Health Agency, providing services at our North Las Vegas office. Torres obtained courses from the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico, at Ponce city, Puerto Rico. Torres holds a Bachelor’s of Science from Phoenix University, with a major in Psychology.
Torres worked for Early Autism Project as a therapist. She provided therapy for patients diagnosed with Autism in schools, homes and at the clinic. Torres provided behavioral interventions programs based on Applied Behavioral Analysis. Torres also worked at Nellis AFB Child Development Center providing the well-being and mental, physical, and emotional development of military children from ages infant to 4 years of age. Torres is passionate about helping others, and understands the challenges that the Latin community encounters on a daily basis.
Torres is of Puerto Rican descent and was born in Queens, NY. Torres was raised and lived in Puerto Rico most of her life. Torres understands the difficulties of military life, as she is a proud military spouse. She has been married for 10 years to her husband, MSgt Hernandez Alvarez (USAF), an aircraft mechanic on the 5th Gen F-35 platform. The couple was blessed with two wonderful children. Torres has traveled across the country and even lived in Japan while her husband was stationed there. Torres was present during the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami where she quickly joined the Red Cross in efforts to help with the natural disaster. Torres reports that helping out the Japanese community in time of need has been her most proud accomplishment. She hopes to continue helping the Las Vegas community with just as much passion and dedication.
For more information about her expertise and Matters of the Mind, LLC, please visit www.mmbehavior.org or call (702) 647-6433.