AILA South Florida's
42nd Annual CLE

February 24-26, 2021


We are pleased to introduce our services. Our staff of bilingual (Spanish and English speaking), licensed social workers conduct comprehensive psychosocial evaluations to support immigration petitions in the areas of: 

  • VAWA
  • U Visas
  • Asylum
  • Hardship Waivers

In a safe and respectful setting, we examine the unique hardships in each case and provide the opportunity to address unresolved issues and trauma. Also, services in expert testimony on trauma cases, including asylum petitions and persecution of the LGBT community. Due to the COVID-19 we are providing services via telehealth in secure platforms as well as social media.

Our clinical director, Rosa Bramble Weed, LCSW-R, a bilingual (Spanish and English) mental health practitioner, maintains a private practice in clinical and forensic psychosocial services in New York City. In her private practice, Ms. Bramble Weed treats individuals, families and couples, specializing in the psychosocial impact of traumatic events in their lives.

With over 20 years’ experience, she has successfully helped clients cope and heal from traumatic stress disorders, depression, anxiety and psychological effects of interpersonal violence.  Among her areas of expertise are trauma informed treatment utilizing EMDR, Cognitive BehavioralCa Therapy, Breathing Work, Stress Management and Relaxation Visualization.  

Her therapeutic approach is to provide a safe, warm environment in order to develop a basis of healing and recovery. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing. In addition to being a prominent trauma informed therapist, Rosa Bramble Weed conducts psycho-social and testimony for immigration related hearings including Political Asylum, VAWA, U-Visa, V-Visa and Waivers under 212 and i-601.

Rosa Bramble Weed has presented at numerous national and international conferences including  the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Spain and Austria. She has spoken on topics of trauma, WTC Ground Zero Latino clean-up workers, asylum and Latino LGBT community, impact of trauma on children and families, and the interrelatedness of quality of life and marginalized women living with HIV/AIDS.