Counseling Group Miami

Psychiatric Care

The Psychiatric team at The Counseling Group offers the highest quality of Psychiatric Care in Miami.   Our team of doctors offer an integrative approach in the care that they provide our clients; they are medically trained and offer their expertise in working with children, adolescents, adults, multicultural populations, ADHD, Mood Disorders and Bipolar Disorder.


Dr. Hugh Humphery

Hugh Humphery, MD

Dr. Humphery brings over 10 years of experience in Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry.  He is a bilingual practitioner from Peru who specializes in externalizing disorders such as ADHD and internalizing disorders such as depression, anxiety, OCD, and eating disorders. He is also well versed in integrative medicine, nutritional interventions and mindfulness. Dr. Humphery is able to offer his clients at The Counseling Group a comprehensive and holistic approach to their treatment, emphasizing the body mind connection.

Dr. Humphery is currently an Assistant Professor of the Department of Psychiatry at Florida International University’s (FIU) College of Medicine and serves as the medical director for The Center for Children and Families (CCF) at FIU. The CCF is a 
multi-specialty center dedicated to treating children and families who struggle with social, emotional, academic and developmental issues.  Previously served as Medical Director for Family Recovery Specialists.

Dr. Humphery is and has been involved in several grant funded research studies:

  • Intervention for Teens with ADHD and Substance Use (ATLAS Study), Co- Investigator, FIU, Miami, FL
  • Examining Tolerance to CNS Stimulants in ADHD (Tolerance Study), Co- Investigator, FIU, Miami, FL
  • Stimulant Induced Weight Suppression and its Impact on Growth (Growth Study), Co-Investigator, FIU, Miami, FL
  • Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of D-Amphetamine Transdermal Drug Delivery System (D-ATS study), Co-Investigator, FIU, Miami, FL
  • Multimodal Intervention for Children with ADHD and Impairments in Mood (AIM Study), Co-Investigator, FIU, Miami, FL
  • Pharmacological Treatment of Adult ADHD and its Effect on Parenting (PTAP Study), Co-Investigator, FIU, Miami, FL
  • Antidepressant Safety in Kids (ASK Study), Clinician, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Trials Network (CAPTN), Duke, Durham, NC
  • Parent Training and Social Skills Group for Children, Clinician, 3-C, Durham, NC


Psychiatrist | Jared Kiddoe

Jared Kiddoe, MD

Dr. Jared Kiddoe is a Medical Doctor specializing in Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry.  He completed his medical education, residency and fellowship training at Duke University, and completed a Master’s in Clinical Psychology. In addition to providing medication interventions, Dr. Kiddoe is also trained to provide psychotherapeutic services in the following areas; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Parent Training, Trauma-Focused CBT, Mindfulness and Couples Therapy. A native of Jamaica and fluent in Patois, Dr. Kiddoe treats children and adults with varying diagnoses including Depressive Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, ADHD, Eating Disorders, Psychotic Disorders and Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Previously worked at Family Recovery Specialists offering outpatient detox management of Suboxone treatment.

While at Duke, Dr. Kiddoe published several papers including a secondary analysis on data examining concordance rates for cognitive impairment among older African American twins and a study evaluating measures of cognitive impairment among African Americans.  He also participated in a study where he helped implement a computer-based intervention addressing attention deficits in at risk first graders.

Dr. Kiddoe has been recognized for his honorable work in the following areas:
  • American Psychiatric Association Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Recipient
  • Chief Resident of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Duke University
  • Member in training for the Executive Council of the North Carolina Council of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
    • Concordance rates for cognitive impairment among older African American Twins. Whitfield, K.E., Kiddoe, J.M., Edwards, C.L. & Vandenbergh, D. (2009).
    • Alzheimer’s and Dementia, 5(3), 276-279. Kiddoe, J.M., Whitfield, K.E., Andel, R., & Edwards, C.L. (2008).
    • Evaluating Measures of Cognitive Impairment among African Americans.  
    • Journal of Aging and Mental Health, 12(4), 488-493.

Psychiatrist | Georgette De Jesus

Georgette De Jesus, MD

Dr. Georgette De Jesus offers our practice more than 15 years of Psychiatric and research experience. Originating from San Juan, Puerto Rico, Dr. De Jesus combines her extensive training in Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Molecular Pathophysiology, ADHD and assessment of complex disorders in order to effectively design the treatment plans our clients. She has training in the Theory and Practice of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy of Children and Adolescents and completed her residency at Duke University. She studied medicine at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine in San Juan and did her Under- grad at the University of Puerto Rico in Biology. Her research is in pediatric ADHD, Mood & Anxiety Disorders from NYU where she evaluated and followed up on depressed adolescents in a therapeutic trial. She was a part of a Task Order group who were responsible for reviewing the evidence for genetic testing and the management of patients with non-psychotic depression with selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors. Dr. De Jesus is fluent and Spanish, English and recently completed inter- mediate French level at AF.




 Some Publications /Poster Sessions/ Grand Round/Meeting Presentations/Workshop:

  • Iatrogenic Psychoses. Annual Convention, Asociacion Puertorriquena de Psiquiatras de Ninos y Adolescentes. Marzo 5, 2011.
  • “No Mas Bullying” – anti-bullying workshop for parents and teachers. Department of Psychiatry, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. February 12, 2011.
  • De Jesus G, Groff K. Movement, Music and Meditation: Alternative Interventions in Youth with Mood and Anxiety Disorders. NYU Child Study Center Grand Rounds. October 24, 2008.
  • Gabbay V, Klein RG, Alonso CM, Babb JS, Nishawala M, De Jesus G, Hirsch GS, Hottinger- Blanc PM, Gonzalez CJ. Immune system dysregulation in adolescent major depressive disorder. J Affect Disord. 2008. Volume 115, Issue 1, Pages 177-182.
Awards & Recognitions:
  • Program for Minority Research Training in Psychiatry (PMRTP) Travel Award, 2003
  • Professionals Associations
  • American Academy for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Asociación Puertorriqueña de Psiquiatras de Niños y Adolescentes, Scientific Committee