Treatment Options

Pharmacological treatment, psychotherapy and referral, nutritional guidance and more.

Precision Medicine

A comprehensive approach using the latest scientific knowledge to create a tailored treatment plan to meet your specific needs.

Psychiatric Experts

Affordable self-pay pricing, or reimburse out of network services to insurance.

Roger Rivera, DNP

Psychiatry/Family Medicine
University of Florida /Educator
Mente Suave Psychiatry & Medicine

Welcome to Mente Suave Psychiatry & Medicine, where Roger Rivera, a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and Psychiatric–Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), brings over 15 years of medical competency in psychiatry, family medicine, critical care, emergency medicine, and trauma surgery.

Roger, doctorly trained at the University of Florida, is not only a seasoned practitioner but also holds a Nurse Educator Certification from the same prestigious institution. His commitment extends beyond clinical practice; he is dedicated to both treating and teaching the art and science of integrative psychiatric care. His diverse specialties and commitment to patient well-being drive his approach.

A proud veteran, Roger served in the United States Marine Corps as an infantryman, bringing a wealth of discipline, teamwork, and commitment to excellence into his medical practice.

Currently leading a research project on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at the Puerto Rico Medical Center Trauma Hospital, Roger aims to implement a PTSD protocol using precision medicine.

Our Approach

At Mente Suave Psychiatry & Medicine, we embrace an integrative approach that combines mind and body treatments, mental health evaluations, and psychiatric clinical care. In today’s challenging times, achieving a balance in life and emotional wellness is often elusive. Our commitment involves utilizing an array of testing, encompassing genetic, metabolic, nutritional, hormonal, and other measures, coupled with leveraging the advancements of evidence-based research in Neurobiology. This allows us to tailor short and long-term treatment goals, ensuring a personalized approach to the physical and mental well-being that meet the unique needs of each client.

Roger Rivera

What we treat:

Mente Suave

"Helping you find balance as the first step towards healing and improving or restoring the quality of life."

The Stories of Success

K. Q
K. Q
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Roger has not only helped me mentally as well as guide me, but those around me have also thrived noticing with my improvements and accomplishments. I remember not wanting to go through psychiatric care, now I cannot see my life without the help, thank you
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Dr R has helped me for a long time now, in some of my most difficult of times, he is very knowledgeable and passionate in helping, I am very thankful for all he has done, I have had many providers over the years, but he is truly a special being.
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Roger has been my kids psychiatric provider since moving from up north, he really listens and is immensely helpful, he really made the transition less painful, and has helped the boys so much, I can’t thank him enough