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Eric Lopez, LMHC

Stress, Anxiety Addictions Family conflicts Grief Self esteem, Motivation
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About me

My name is Eric Lopez. I am fluent in both English and Spanish. I studied psychology at the University of Florida and earned my Masters of Counseling Psychology from Trinity International University. I am client centered in my approach to therapy and believe empathy and understanding are key to the therapeutic relationship. Having over 15 years of counseling in the state of Florida, over the years I have worked with people suffering from depression, anxiety, addictions, trauma, abuse, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, homelessness, and juvenile delinquency issues. The clients I have worked with have been between the ages of 5 and 85 from all races, ethnicities, cultures, backgrounds, political beliefs, and sexual orientations. The key to counseling and the client receiving true help, in my opinion, is having an open, empathetic, and trusting therapeutic relationship in which the client feels safe, heard and understood. With the client being the expert on their life, therapist and client together can bring clarity to thoughts, emotions, values, priorities, situations, and decisions. I integrate cognitive, behavioral, motivational interviewing, solution focused, existential and other approaches into counseling that is tailored to the client's needs and personality. Helping clients overcome problems and function at their best is my goal and honor. I hold a current License for Mental Health Counseling (LMHC) in the state of Florida.

Professional experience

12yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Addictions Family conflicts Grief Self esteem, Motivation

Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Communication problems, Divorce and separation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and shame, Impulsivity, Isolation / loneliness, Jealousy, Life purpose, Men's issues, Midlife crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood disorders , Multicultural Concerns, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Self-Harm, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

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These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Eric Lopez. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

I found Eric as a last resort in one of my darkest times in life. Other sites I submitted help too either didn't respond or they couldn't take me. I thank God for Eric being a part of my weekly routine now. His thoughtfulness, toughness, and clarity has brought me back from very hard days as he's diagnosed and continues to treat my condition. He's a blessing. I highly recommend him if you need help as I did/still do.

Written on Jul 15, 2024 after therapy with Eric for 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd

Best therapist I have ever had. Relatable, sincere, and easy to talk to. Highly recommend!

Written on Feb 09, 2024 after therapy with Eric for 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, grief, parenting issues, anger management, and coping with life changes

I enjoy his spiritual approach and willingness to pray with and for you.

Written on Jan 31, 2024 after therapy with Eric for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, parenting issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

After a few months with Eric, I have come to regard him as a trusted friend.

Written on Jan 03, 2024 after therapy with Eric for 4 months on issues concerning addictions

I came into therapy knowing exactly what I wanted to get out of it and Eric comes into this practice ready to do his best. I'm very greatful he listens and asks thought provoking questions. Eric digs deeper while always considering my ability to go deeper and respecting the difficulty associated with touching the sore spots.

Written on Dec 30, 2023 after therapy with Eric for 1 month on issues concerning trauma and abuse, self esteem, and adhd

It has been so great working with Eric, his deep connection with has faith and ability to be candid and real has made my journey back into counselling productive and genuine.

Written on Nov 15, 2023 after therapy with Eric for 2 months