Florida is quite the state to talk about. It’s a beautiful state where the sun always shines and there is an adventure around every corner. It’s home to some vast beaches and Disney World, the happiest place on earth. 

However, sometimes you aren’t the happiest person on earth, and no amount of fun seems to change that. That’s when your counselor comes in. A counselor can make your mental health shine like the sun again, and you’ll be as happy as Mickey Mouse waving at the guests at Disney World. 

 

This is Valerie Richards's avatar and link to their profile
Florida
LMHC, CST, EdS
Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues
Years of Experience: 12

Vive Ut Vivas means to live life to the fullest. That statement is exactly what I want to help my clients to do. Through therapy, I want to provide my clients with the tools that they need to live their life to the fullest and to discover the potential they have within themselves. My goal is to work with individuals to face challenges and move beyond those challenges in a supportive, positive and therapeutic way. My specialties include sex therapy, depression, anxiety, family/relationship conflict, co-parenting issues, relationships (including couples and parent/c...

This is Heidi Salonia's avatar and link to their profile
Florida
LMHC,CTTS,BCETS
Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Grief, Eating disorders, Self esteem, Coaching
Years of Experience: 25

I was forced to enter the basement of my soul and look directly at what was hidden there, and to choose, in the face of it all, not death but life. -Henri Nouwen I am a client centered therapist extensively trained in the areas of trauma, grief, and eating disorders. I also work with executives and individuals in the work force who need coaching on stress management and career development. Within the scope of my expertise, I have had the pleasure and honor to help people of all cultures, races, sexualities, and religions “HEAL”; be it in individual the...

This is Leighann Schaffer's avatar and link to their profile
Florida
LMHC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 11

Hi there I am Leighann and I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who is passionate about working with clients who isolate themselves, appear sad, angry or irritable. My goal for clients is to help them find happiness again, overcome their anger, enhance their social skills, be able stand up themselves, as well as to know that their trauma is just one chapter in their life and not the whole story. My clients will start to feel hopeful again. You have the right to feel good about yourself. I have vast experiences working in the school counseling setting, ...

This is Damon Pourtahmaseb-Sasi's avatar and link to their profile
Florida
MS,LMFT
Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 6

I'm a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who works primarily with systemic and existential models. No matter what modality a therapist uses, the two most important things required for growth in therapy are that 1) the client wants to change, and 2) the client trusts and feels comfortable with their therapist. I assume that every client I see wants to change, and so I focus on ensuring that I be the kind of therapist they need: empathetic, curious, non-judgmental, and knowledgeable of the best practices for whatever challenges they're struggling with. My mo...

This is Michelle Jimenez 's avatar and link to their profile
Florida
LMHC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and I have 11 years of experience working with individuals and families as well as extensively working with adolescents. I have helped people with a wide range of concerns including posttraumatic stress disorder, childhood trauma’s, depression, anxiety, parenting issues, relationship and family issues, stage of life challenges, the pain of recovering after a divorce, decision-making, and problem-solving. Other related experience includes working with incarcerated youth who come from the hard streets of Miami. I have also he...

This is Timothy Weaver's avatar and link to their profile
Florida
LMHC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 39

Timothy Weaver earned his Bachelor's degree in Psychology at Rutgers University, his Master's degree in Human Relations at the University of Oklahoma, and All But Dissertation towards his Doctorate in Education in Counseling Psychology & Guidance at Rutgers University. He is licensed as a Mental Health Counselor and Supervisor in the state of Florida, and has over 30 years of experience in the field of mental health. His work experience includes working in the United States Air Force as a Mental Health Clinician, working as a Licensed Professional Counselor in th...

This is John Phelps's avatar and link to their profile
Florida
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of Florida. I studied at Florida Atlantic University where I received my Bachelors degree in Psychology (2011), and Masters degree in Social Work (2014) specializing in practice with Adults and Families. During my education I completed my internships in a Crisis Stabilization Unit (Baker Act Facility) and in a college counseling center. Since then I have continued my career as a Therapist working for a community mental health agency working with client's of all ages with diverse backgrounds. I have also vo...

This is Tammera Carbo's avatar and link to their profile
Florida
LPC, LCMHC, LMHC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 30

My name is Tammera Carbo and I am a licensed professional counselor in Alabama, a licensed mental health counselor in Florida and a licensed clinical mental health counselor in North Carolina. I have 30 years of experience providing counseling services and have worked in inpatient, residential, outpatient and school settings. I have worked with clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting issues and self-esteem issues. I have also helped clients with anger management and ADHA concerns. I provide professional, research base...

This is Dr. Frances Sanchez-Duverge's avatar and link to their profile
Florida
PsyD,MS,MA
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Sleeping disorders, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 3

My name is Dr. Duverge, I am a clinical psychologist with a focus and expertise on working with young adults struggling to navigate the challenges of an ever-changing world. My goal is to provide my clients with a safe space to discuss their fears, expectations, and disappointments without judgement or feeling as though there is "something wrong" with them. I have experience in a variety of psychological tumults. My orientation is based on identifying problematic patterns of thoughts and behaviors that lead us to negative feelings and perceptions and ultimately ne...

This is Bhakti Cohen's avatar and link to their profile
Florida
M ED,ED S,LMFT
Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 15

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist for nearly 16 years and work in private practice. MY PRACTICE IS LIMITED TO COUPLES AND FAMILIES OF ALL PERSUASIONS. If, however, an individual presents with relationship/family issues, I will also be glad to see them. Psychotherapy is a second career for me. Prior to returning to graduate school, I was a parent and an educator. I’m also a spouse, and now a grandmother. My husband and I are married 48 years and are blessed with 2 sons, their partners, and 6 beautiful grandchildren. In addition to practicing as a ...

This is Ashley Manasse's avatar and link to their profile
Florida
LMHC,CAP,ICADC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Many people go through life with some level of trauma or abuse that they have sustained without even realizing that it plays detrimental role in development. Upon building my own level of cognitive awareness to work in this field, I have realized that I have always wanted to help others who might not be able to see their own full potential yet as every person is capable and deserving of growth and healing. I have been practicing mental health counseling for the past several years and find therapy a truly useful tool for anyone who is struggling, whether it is a...

This is Andrea Beaudoin's avatar and link to their profile
Florida
MS,LMHC,CCTP
Specialties: LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida with several years of experience as a counselor and also many years as energy healer and life coach. I am originally from Maine and moved to Florida after my graduate program. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, career and entrepreneurial challenges, bipolar disorder, and PTSD. I have worked with many people who have experienced emotional or physical trauma or abuse, recently or in the past. My counseling style is warm and supportive, with...

This is Peter Downes's avatar and link to their profile
Florida
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 3

Thanks for taking the time to consider me for therapy. I specialize in short-term, goal oriented therapy, helping people work through difficult problems such as anxiety, depression, relationships and loneliness. Trained at Fordham University, as well as the Albert Ellis Institute and Beck Institute, my approach begins with the here and now. I assist clients in developing concrete ways to overcome issues standing in their way. My belief echoes the old saying 'You are not the problem, the problem is the problem'. Currently, I only have Sunday availability. ...

This is Janice Carr's avatar and link to their profile
Florida
LMFT, LCMHC,NCC
Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 12

ABOUT ME Hello! So glad you’re here! I am dual licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of Florida and a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in the State of North Carolina. My career path has not been traditional and took many different twists and turns in the corporate and commercial world before I found my place as a counselor and therapist. My professional experience has expanded the knowledge and life experience I’m able to incorporate into helping you address, understand, resolve or just alleviate your life problems along with yo...

This is Pamela Detlefsen's avatar and link to their profile
Florida
LMHC, CAP
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

A warm hello and congratulations on taking this important step in improving your well-being and enhancing your future. Life's circumstances, our ongoing internal struggles, or both, can result in situations where we are compelled to reach out for help. This is a natural part of the human experience, especially today, in complicated times. I have 17 years of experience providing clients with compassionate guidance to identify realistic solutions for the challenges that face us all. I use varying approaches to build and enhance the therapeutic relationship. I a...

This is Ximena  Abondano 's avatar and link to their profile
Florida
RN, MSN, LMHC
Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 30

My name is Ximena. I am an intuitive, optimistic and creative therapist with over 30 years of experience. I am a warm and compassionate counselor who speaks from the heart. I believe in the power of the human spirit to overcome adversity and challenges by extracting their hidden wisdom. My own healing journey has lead me to explore deeper and further understand the subject of personal empowerment within the context of relationships, and substance abuse. So often in life we are faced stressful and overwhelming situations that leave us feeling disempowered...

This is Holly Ellison's avatar and link to their profile
Florida
LMHC,ATRBC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 11

Are you frustrated, feeling overwhelmed, or unsatisfied with your life? I'd like to applaud you for taking the first step to improve your life: finding a therapist. As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor for the state of Florida and a nationally credentialed Board Certified Art Therapist, I am committed to therapeutically assisting you generate solutions to enhance your life using unique and modern evidence-based practices. I have over ten years of experience working with children and adults through individual and group sessions providing counseling in commu...

This is Mary Marotta's avatar and link to their profile
Florida
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 30

Being that I always wanted to be a social worker that goal manifested into a long time career path in social work, private practice and medical psychiatric complex case studies. My experience involves 30 plus years working with children and families in child welfare and juvenile justice programs, domestic violence and sexual assault trauma related events, clinical assessment in a psychiatric setting, and private out-patient therapy. I have been fortunate in my life to work in so many varied and diverse mental health and social - environmental settings that my ex...

This is Victoria Naginsky's avatar and link to their profile
Florida
M.S,LMHC,NCC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Welcome ! Something in your life has initiated this search for support and you have come to the right place. I applaud you. My name is Victoria, and I am both a licensed professional therapist and a Nationally Certified Counselor in the state of Florida. I have been working in the mental health field for 6 years now. I have worked with individuals experiencing a variety of issues including substance abuse, depression and anxiety, family conflict, trauma, stress-related issues, communication challenges, self-esteem, and many more. I have extensive experience wor...

This is Julia Ortega's avatar and link to their profile
Florida
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Our world is in flux. Transitions can be intimidating. Mental and emotional turmoil can range from mild to incapacitating. I've had the opportunity to serve people from various backgrounds in various settings. From advocacy work with those impacted by domestic violence, children and families involved in the foster care system to adults struggling with addictions and mental health crises in acute psychiatric and intensive outpatient settings. I have learned so much and grown, professionally & personally from every interaction and I continue to build on this experie...

What Can Therapists In Florida Help You With?

A therapist in Florida can practice anything from marriage and family counseling to CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), and can help with depression, stress, or anxiety.

They can help you set and achieve career goals, work on current issues you may be facing, or deal with your past. Around 10343500 people are living in Florida, and because an estimated one in four people are dealing with some form of mental illness nationally, it is likely that you or someone you know could benefit from the support of a licensed counselor.

Why Are Many Residents In The State Of Florida Working With A Licensed Counselor?

The reasons people choose to see a psychologist vary, of course, but there are a number of reasons why starting therapy sessions on our platform can help you. Whether you live in the city of or in the Washington county, we can match you with a licensed therapist who can suit your needs.

Take a look at our extensive network of counselors and online psychologists in Florida who are ready to help you get happy!