This is Ashna Wallace's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Coral Gables, Florida (Coral Gables, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMHC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

What could you achieve if nothing was standing in your way? You struggle with your relationships with others (family, significant other, friends, coworkers) where you don't feel heard or respected. You feel you're not taken seriously and are dismissed. You feel you're not seen as an equal or that you have much to offer. This leaves you feeling frustrated. Maybe you feel like crying, maybe you feel like screaming, or maybe you feel like crawling under the covers and hiding from the world. While the steps to reach our goals are simple, they are not always easy. ...

This is Dr. Rebecca Curtis's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Coral Gables, Florida (Coral Gables, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 29

I have supervised candidates in a PHD program in clinical psychology at Adelphi University In New York, candidates at the W. A White Institute for psychiatry, psychology and psychoanalysis, and psychiatrists and psychologists in China via SKYPE for many years. I like to help people with problems in living relationships, depression, etc. I have worked with many people in the arts. I really like working with dreams. You can read about me on Wikipedia. I like to do video sessions. You will need to send me a statement that you consent to counseling. I'll also ne...

This is Sara DeRoo's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Coral Gables, Florida (Coral Gables, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LMSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 10 years of experience working as therapist and life coach. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, with a special focus in adoption and foster care issues. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I consider the client/therapist relationship to be the most important thing in counseling. I believe in treating anyone with respect, ...

This is Rene Abayan-Rosenstein's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Coral Gables, Florida (Coral Gables, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Florida. I have 8 years of clinical experience in working in individual and group settings. I am skilled in working with individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, mood disorders, emotion regulation, addiction issues, self-esteem issues, and issues functioning in the community. I also have experience working with the unique issues presented to Veterans. I utilize a whole health approach to focus on what is most important to each individual while incorporating DBT, CBT, and motivational interviewing strate...

This is Arlene Bishop's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Coral Gables, Florida (Coral Gables, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,CAP
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 24

I am a Licensed Clinician in Florida and a transplant from New York with over 24 years of experience working as a Psychiatric Social Worker. I have worked with a diverse group of clients including from the Caribbean, seeking assistance for several diagnoses such as ADHD, Bipolar Dis., Depression, Anxiety, Addiction to Relationship issues, Career Challenges, and PTSD. My counseling style can be described as eclectic drawing from my wealth of experiences. I integrate many clinical approaches such as Solution Focused, Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical, Psychodyna...

This is Lisa Richardson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Coral Gables, Florida (Coral Gables, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,LPC,CCTP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

Welcome to Better Help. Your journey into self-care has begun with your efforts to find a solution for change. Please let me introduce myself. I am Lisa Richardson a licensed mental health counselor for the past 10 years with a license in Florida - MH11228, and in Connecticut - LPC001923. I am also a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. My counseling degree is a Masters of Arts in Art Therapy from Albertus Magnus College. I have a private practice in Florida which opened in 2015, before, I have worked at community mental health facilities in Connecticut...

This is Rhonda Rittenhouse's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Coral Gables, Florida (Coral Gables, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management
Years of Experience: 13

I have been a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist for over ten years. I have worked with various groups from families, individuals, incarcerated individuals, court ordered family education and I have worked extensively with end of life concerns. I like to take a holistic approach to therapy. Many times there are several layers to what may seem like a one layer concern. I like to match the type of therapy to the client. Preferred theories are cognitive behavioral and interlaced with rational emotive behavioral theories and behavior modification. I ...

This is Annie Cummings's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Coral Gables, Florida (Coral Gables, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 23

Hello, my name Annie and I'm a licensed clinical social worker with over 20 years experience as a therapist. I have worked with a number of clients with a variety of concerns including depression, anxiety, stress, grief and loss, abuse and parenting issues. I also have a great deal of experience working with the geriatric population. I received my educational training at Fordham University in New York City as a Master of Social Work. My professional training included working at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center on the dual diagnoses unit as well as ...

This is Linda Eaton's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Coral Gables, Florida (Coral Gables, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 20

Linda has been a FL licensed mental health counselor since 1999 and a GA licensed professional counselor since 2019. The specialty of Linda's practice is attachment-focused therapy. Clinical training and experience includes: • Registered clinician with ATTACh (Association for Training on Trauma and Attachment in Children), which requires extensive training in attachment and trauma • Over 15 years experience working with adoptive families with a focus on attachment in the parent-child relationship • Conducting multi-family group therapy to parents of children...

This is Dr. Jenenne Valentino-Bottaro's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Coral Gables, Florida (Coral Gables, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 11

I am a Mental Health Clinician licensed in Florida. I work with individuals that are struggling with eating disorders, trauma, substance use, anxiety, depression, autism, and other neurological disorders and with caregivers. I bring my specialized programs to encourage interconnection, bonding, building relationships, post traumatic growth and resilience trough expressive arts, play, and animals and nature. For over 11 years, my specializations include addressing complex trauma, early childhood development trauma, eating disorders, co-occurring disorders (trauma...

This is Betty Baumstark's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Coral Gables, Florida (Coral Gables, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

Betty is a Licensed Clinical Counselor who believes that to have a successful outcome in therapy, the client and therapist must first build a strong rapport. Once that foundation is laid, Betty will use one of several therapeutic modalities, depending on the issue at hand. These modalities may include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Psychotherapy. An Integrated approach can be utilized as well. Betty is known for being a good listener, car...

This is Margaret   "Maggie" Nash's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Coral Gables, Florida (Coral Gables, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 24

After “curing” most of Washington DC except Congress, I moved to Fort Myers, Florida. With 24 years of private practice experience I still love this work. I’m an author and provide T.V. interviews upon request. Humor is an essential part of my life and my practice. Humor is integral in grieving, healing, recovery and problem solving. Therefore it is incorporated into my treatment. There are a myriad of issues for which you may be seeking help. Often they involve problematic relationships or relationships with self. To self many of us are unforgiving and punishin...

This is Pauline Schuck's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Coral Gables, Florida (Coral Gables, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 20

I am a licensed clinical social worker with over 20 years of experience with counseling others around grief and loss, depression, and chronic health issues. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My a...

This is Laura Romig's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Coral Gables, Florida (Coral Gables, FL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 21

I am licensed in Florida with over 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, motivation, self-esteem, and confidence, & depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Coral Gables, Florida (Coral Gables, FL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Florida with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Coral Gables, Florida (Coral Gables, FL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Florida with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, parenting issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Coral Gables, Florida (Coral Gables, FL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I have been working as a therapist in Florida for the last three years (LMHC). Previously I worked in Puerto Rico for ten years. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, anger management, motivation, self-esteem, and confidence, & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage, and I am proud of you for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Coral Gables, Florida (Coral Gables, FL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 31

I am licensed in Florida with 31 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Coral Gables, Florida (Coral Gables, FL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 24

I am licensed in Florida with 24 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma, depression abuse, anger management, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Coral Gables, Florida (Coral Gables, FL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

I am licensed in Florida with 13 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & parenting issues. I also enjoy working with professionsals facing burnout and compassion fatigue. I pride myself on being a strong woman that has a passion to empower and uplift other woman. When working with couples, I am very firm with "what is right is right and wrong is wrong", I will never take sides, my goal is to get you to a place of compromise. I love teenagers. I have such a re...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Coral Gables?

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating. However, there are a few methods you can try to narrow your search for a counselor in the Coral Gables area if you find it challenging to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you'd like to pursue before finding a therapist or psychologist. You might be interested in psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couples therapy. Each therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective therapists which methods they practice.

When you're ready to search, search for 'therapist near me in Coral Gables and scroll through the options. Next, consider your goals for the gender of your therapist, the type of therapy they're most experienced with, and their specialty. Finally, choose a therapist located near you in the city of Coral Gables or elsewhere in Miami-Dade or the state of Florida.

Mental health professionals working through private practice or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships and communication skills, working through life's obstacles, or changing negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a listening ear and validation. Verified Coral Gables therapists can provide licensed marriage and compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

What Is The Cost Difference Between Conventional Therapy And BetterHelp? 

Forbes reports that the average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Coral Gables due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of Florida may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With BetterHelp therapists serving the city of Coral Gables and elsewhere throughout the state of Florida you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).


Did You Know BetterHelp Therapists Are Not Limited To In-Person Visits?

Online therapists, including the US-based therapists above, can work with people like you in or around Coral Gables to offer creative forms of communication and treatment. You do not have to commute to a therapist's office to meet with one of these counselors.

Through BetterHelp, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, receive worksheets, and sign up for mental health webinars. Additionally, the BetterHelp app offers a journaling feature.

Suppose you're struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists specializing in behavioral health and relationships. You can also try a provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available therapists above and consider which might work for you.

San Jose has many professionals who provide client-centered individual counseling in person and through online therapy. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with therapists all over the US. Many individuals gain further insight into their lives through internet-based counseling. In Coral Gables, therapy can be easily accessible and a click away.


How To Know If Therapy Is Right For You?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but they may struggle to provide objective guidance as a therapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A therapist may support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health or life concerns. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another benefit of therapy is having a safe space with a non-judgmental party who can support you through challenging experiences.

Many people have sensitive topics that they may feel ashamed to discuss with their friends or partner. A San Jose therapist can help you confront these concerns and open up through unique methods of support. There are also many types of therapy, such as art therapy, where you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Coral Gables, FL, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of therapists above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a therapist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby therapist close to 33146 or the surrounding zip codes, consider other available therapists through the BetterHelp therapist page.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Therapy Platform

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and FacebookFor mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

Take some time to learn more about BetterHelp therapists and counselors to understand the services available to you clearly. If you have any questions, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online counseling, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched with a counselor within 24 to 48 hours.

Emergency Situations

If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency, don't use this site's online services. If you are in life-threatening danger, call 911. If you require support for a crisis, reach out to the hotlines below:

·      National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

·      National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

·      Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

·      Veterans Crisis Line: Call 1-800-273-8255 (and press 1) or text 838255. For support for the deaf and hard of hearing community, please use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255.

·      Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ Lifeline): (866)488-7386 

·      SAMHSA National Helpline (Substance Use): (800)662-4357

·      National Eating Disorder Association Helpline:1-800-931-2237 (M-Th: 9 AM-9 PM EST, Fri 9 AM - 5 PM EST)

·      Child Help Hotline: Call 1-800-422-4453 or use the online chat feature

·      National Anti-Hazing Hotline: 1-888-NOT-HAZE (1-888-668-4293) 

·      Physician Crisis Support Line: Call 1-888-409-0141 if you are a first responder or medical provider experiencing crises related to Covid-19

·      Sexual Assault Hotline: Call RAINN at 1-800-656-4673

Zip Codes Served By BetterHelp Therapists

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Coral Gables:

33134, 33143, 33146, 33156, 33158, 33206

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy and BetterHelp can be found below:

How Do I See A Therapist For The First Time? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading about the counseling process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your therapist. When you attend your session, let them know if you have any concerns about therapy or feel unsure about what to talk about. They may help guide you with open-ended therapeutic questions. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and why you're attending therapy.

Should I Attend Therapy If I Feel Fine? 

If you don't feel the need to see a therapist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending counseling due to preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although therapists often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend therapy. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general advice. A therapist may help you gain power over your life and emotions while you navigate day-to-day experiences.

Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies might allow you to improve your self-esteem, work through relationships, and gain a better sense of your mental health goals. The success you may find through therapy can be dependent on your process.

People may also attend therapy for specific motives, such as bullying, an autism diagnosis, a desire to learn mindfulness meditation, personality concerns, trouble with office workers, specific phobias, and many other principles.

Is Crying In Therapy A Breakthrough?

Crying can be a breakthrough for some individuals who struggle to express emotions. Others might find that they often cry during sessions. Crying can be normal and healthy, so whether you cry or not may be a personal aspect of sessions.

Are Therapists Worth It?

We may all be on different paths in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, and goals. A therapist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family member, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Therapy can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy each year, showing it's a popular option and may be often effective.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to protect you and them from ethical concerns. Therapists are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. Their job is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing therapists if you don't feel safe or respected.