Maria Santiago-Valentín is a Learning Disabilities Consultant, Mindfulness Educator, Applied Behavior Analysis Technician, and case manager. Maria is listed as ABA Therapist in the International Directory BA-eService published by the Université de Lille III of Nantes, France. Maria was Honourable Speaker on July 9-10, 2018 at the Global Mental Health Summit in Paris, France where she presented An Overview of the Neurological Base of Bipolar Disorder published by the Journal of Childhood and Development Disorders of England and the Longdom Journal of Belgium. She is pursuing a Doctorate in Education in Reading, Literacy and Assessment at Walden University. María’s 2019 eBook: Bipolar Disorder Etiology and Treatment Overview: Mindfulness, Medication, Digital Psychiatry and Classroom Accommodations won 1st Place under the category Special Needs/Disability Awareness in the Royal Dragonfly Book Awards in November 2019. She is a collaborating partner of the Organization of Battered and Abused Individuals founded in Trinidad Tobago by Sherna Alexander, Honorary Life Member of All Ladies League and the WomenEconomicForum. She is Editorial Board Member of the International Journal of Psychiatric Research and Recognized Research/Doctoral Candidate by Euraxess - Luxembourg with the European Commission.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS