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Miami, Coral Gables, Brickell & Miami Beach
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The relationship with yourself and others, begins here.

About Love Discovery Institute

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At the Love Discovery Institute (LDI), the path to self-discovery is intricately woven with self-love and the pursuit of genuine connections. Nestled amidst the tranquil beauty of Coral Gables, our institute emerges as a sanctuary for emotional and relational healing.

Discovering Self-Love and Genuine Connections

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Love Discovery Institute

Heal, grow, and build resilience for life's challenges.

LDI embodies the profound connections that unite us in the human experience.

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How do we support you on your journey?

Our array of services, ranging from bespoke sessions to in-depth couples retreats, is crafted with precision and heart. Incorporating a full spectrum of evidence-based therapies, we address issues ranging from trauma to infidelities, all of which demand the utmost care, understanding, and delicacy. Be it coaching, sex therapy, or psychotherapy, our mission is to echo and amplify the individual and collective narratives we encounter. And with the flexibility of modern times, we provide these therapeutic encounters both in the serene ambiance of our Coral Gables facility and through the accessible medium of Telehealth.

Venturing beyond traditional therapy, our comprehensive toolkit also encompasses psychological assessments, personality evaluations, and tailored measures, all designed to foster deeper understanding and synchronize the rhythms of relationships.

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Our Vision

Our vision is to create a world where individuals, couples, and families can heal from past wounds, embrace opportunities for personal and relational growth, and build authentic and meaningful connections that enrich every aspect of their lives. We aspire to foster an environment where everyone feels empowered to embark on transformative journeys of self-discovery, resilience, and relational enhancement, ultimately contributing to a global community characterized by empathy, understanding, and profound human connection.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients embark on the journey of self-discovery and love. By cultivating curiosity and encouraging exploration, we help our clients tap into their inherent potential and unlock their innate capacity for healing and growth. At the core of our mission is the belief that authentic and meaningful relationships start with a deep and abiding love for oneself. Through our holistic approach and specialized framework, we aim to help our clients learn how to navigate the complexities of interpersonal relationships and find the capacity to love themselves and improve the quality of their lives.

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Our Values

  • Love: We believe that love is at the core of our work, and we approach our clients with compassion, empathy, and a deep commitment to nurturing their inner-work and well-being.

  • Openness: We encourage a curious and non-judgmental approach to exploring clients' inner worlds, while also valuing authenticity and accountability in our work.

  • Value: We strive for excellence in our practice, and we value continued training and professional development to ensure the highest quality of care for our clients.

  • Empowerment: We are intentional in our approach, working collaboratively with our clients to empower them to achieve their personal goals and realize their full potential.

Meet Our Co-Founders, Dr. Carolina Pataky and Dr. Max Riv

The institute is rooted in the expertise and passion of our co-founders, Dr. Carolina Pataky and Dr. Max Riv. Both authorities in the intricate tapestry of relational therapies, Dr. Pataky is a marriage and family therapist, a certified sex therapist, and clinical sexologist. Dr. Riv is a clinical psychologist who's focused his work on depth, relational, and sex therapies. Their shared vision: to curate a space where holistic therapies seamlessly intertwine, rejuvenating the mind, body, and soul. At LDI, the ethos revolves around the transformative power of self-love, the beauty of unabashedly receiving affection, and the mastery of cultivating relationships steeped in trust, joy, and unwavering commitment.

LDI stands as a testament to the depth of connections that define our shared human experience. With open arms, we invite you to journey with us and savor the magnificence of life and love in all its shades.
Dr. Carolina Pataky, Love Discovery Institute, Coral Gables, FL

Marriage & Family Therapist

Board Certified Sex Therapist

Clinical Sexologist

Dr. Carolina Pataky
Dr. Max Riv, Love Discovery Institute, Coral Gables, FL

Clinical Psychologist

Relational Depth Therapist

Integrative Sex Therapist

Dr. Max Riv