Life can feel like a ball rapidly bouncing off walls, unsure of where it’s going. When you have anxiety, you're flying around everywhere. When you're depressed, you fall to the ground. When you're unsure of where to go, you're bouncing around with no destination. A counselor based in Dania Beach can help you. 

Dania Beach is known for its jai alai, a game involving bouncing balls off walls. A counselor can help you bounce to your goal by giving you ways to cope with your depression and a plan for you to reach your goals. Speak to one today if you want to learn more. 

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Jasmine Foster

Offering therapy in FL
License: LCSW
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
4 years of experience

My name is Jasmine Foster, and I would like to commend you for reaching out to BetterHelp to embark on a journey of self-exploration, healing and recovery to cultivate a enriching and fulfilling life for yourself. The foundation of therapy encompasses the following tenets : safety, collaboration, authenticity, vulnerability, and willingness. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Florida, I have collaborated to assist many individuals to meet their personal goals and address their concerns that are hindering them from living their most healthy and optimum lives. I am trained in ART (Accelerated Resolution Therapy) and am passionate about assisting individuals to reprocess their traumatic and distressing memories and experiences so they can recover and take control of their lives once again. I am also passionate about supporting individuals to explore healthier ways to cope with depression, stress, anxiety, phobias, and PTSD. My therapeutic approach is warm, authentic, and individualized, and I believe in tailoring my approach to the needs of the individual. I utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Somatic techniques, Psychodynamic theory, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Mindfulness approaches to guide individuals to meet their treatment goals. Many of us struggle with engaging in unhelpful and destructive ways of coping due to the unresolved wounds and pain from our childhoods and traumas, and I am a firm believer in exploring one's story to gain insight into the 'why' that shapes us to be the way we are so we can heal and be our most authentic selves and behave according to what we value most. If you are ready to live your most authentic life, I would consider it a privilege and honor to be apart of your recovery journey. I look forward to collaborating with you and guiding you to be one step closer to your most valued self.

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Jenelle Campos

Offering therapy in FL
License: LMHC,CAP
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsRelationship issuesSelf esteemCoping with life changes
22 years of experience

Greetings! I am Jenelle Campos, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Certified Addiction Professional in the state of Florida. In 2004, I earned a Master of Science degree from Nova Southeastern University and have practiced as a clinician in the mental health counseling field for approximately twenty-three years. To add on, I worked as a school counselor and provided out-patient counseling services to a diverse population of clients encompassing all ages, genders, and cultural/ethnic backgrounds. I possess the ability to speak Spanish and provide bilingual services. I am passionate about supporting others in their efforts to promote positive changes in life. Those shifts consist of making informed healthy/responsible choices, supporting the spiritual, physical, and emotional well-being, and healing on multiple levels. My therapeutic interventions are specifically tailored to each client’s needs. I believe in mindsets and shifts in the development of personal growth. I want to empower the client with tools to help them gain a deeper understanding of themselves, along with developing healthier patterns of thinking and behaviors. I provide my clients with knowledge to understand the relationship between thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, also known as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Additionally, I utilize a holistic approach which looks at the person collectively, not just their mental health needs.  Various areas are considered such as physical, emotional, social and spiritual wellbeing. My clients are provided with a non-judgmental and supportive environment. Honesty and willingness are key factors in change. With me guiding and supporting you in your needs, successes can be achieved in all aspects of your life. I believe in empowering my clients and coaching them to become the best versions of themselves. Nothing is impossible, mindset is everything!

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Ayanna Facey

Offering therapy in FL
AddictionsRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
13 years of experience

I am a licensed mental health counselor in Florida with 13 years of professional work experience. I help my clients cope with addiction, relationship issues, trauma, abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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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Nelsy Villalobos

Offering therapy in FL
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseGriefSelf esteemDepression
12 years of experience

My name is Nelsy Villalobos. I am a licensed clinical social worker based out of Jacksonville, Florida with over 11 years of clinical work experience. I have worked with individuals and their families for over two decades providing a combination of clinical services, school health services, community support services, and case management to assist my clients with stress and anxiety, depression, unresolved trauma, the processing of abuse and coping with grief and loss with the goal of increasing their motivation, self esteem, and self confidence. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. I check messages Monday - Friday, a few times a day and respond within a 24 hour period. I do appreciate your patience on occasions when it takes a little longer to tend to professional / personal responsibilities. I understand that taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process! I am looking forward to working with you.

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Kathleen Carpentier

Offering therapy in FL
AddictionsRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseIntimacy-related issuesDepression
22 years of experience

I am licensed in Florida with over 20 years of professional work experience. within the community. I have experience in with coping with grief, loss, addiction. relationship issues, trauma and abuse & intimacy r issues. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. I believe you are the expert in you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process and to provide tools to get that clarity. Your progress is yours. Understand we all move forward at our own personal pace; concentrate on the forward motion not the speed! I will help you understand life changes and develop skills you need to adapt. Thank you Kathy

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Sunshine Wilder

Offering therapy in FL
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseAnger managementDepressionADHD
19 years of experience

Hello, my name is Sunshine Wilder and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Florida. In 2004, I graduated with a Master’s degree in Social Work and have been working for the past 19 years with children, teens, and adults in various settings such as child welfare, specialized therapeutic foster care, and outpatient therapy. I have experience working with individuals with a wide range of needs such as stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, anger management, depression, ADHD, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), attachment issues, and Bipolar Disorder. I consider my treatment approach to be one of an eclectic nature with modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Behavioral Modification, Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Coping Skills Development. 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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Samantha Norton

Offering therapy in FL
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
5 years of experience

Welcome to your new safe space. My name is Samantha but I go by Sam and I am a licensed mental health therapist in Florida and I have 4 years of professional work experience, I create an open and safe environment for my clients to share their thoughts and feelings without fear of judgment. I specialize in helping clients cope with stress and anxiety, addictions and relapse prevention, self-esteem, and depression. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling life, and I am here to support and empower you in that journey. Let's work together to create the best version of yourself.

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Anieka Dicker

Offering therapy in FL
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsParenting issuesSelf esteemCoping with life changes
10 years of experience

I am licensed in Florida with 10 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 am a parent educator trained in both Circle of Security and Nurturing Parenting. I also focus on the emotional and psychological harm caused by racism for BIPOC and work to support by validating lived experiences. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. 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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Quinn Smalley

Offering therapy in FL
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
6 years of experience

Hello and welcome! I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Registered Art Therapist in Florida with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence & coping with life changes. I believe in the power of telling life stories and addressing key moments in time that shaped us. Your story deserves to be held with care in therapy. It's not easy to choose a therapist and I am honored you have chosen me to guide you through your personal healing.

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Anna Losito

Offering therapy in FL
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemCareer difficultiesDepressionCoping with life changes
15 years of experience

I am licensed in Florida with over 20 years of experience as a relationship expert, psychotherapist, and professional life coach. I have lots of experience helping clients (Adults over the age of 21) with stress, overwhelm and anxiety, increasing motivation, improving self-esteem, confidence, positive thinking, career challenges, life transitions, low moods & depression. I believe in treating everyone with compassion and in a non-judgemental space. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process!

How to find counseling in Dania Beach

Finding the best therapist close by in Dania Beach can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor serving your area, you can find a therapist in your city that is accepting new clients and fits your goals. Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, marriage, family issues, or other emotional challenges, feel proud that you have begun your search to find the mental health care services that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Dania Beach. Perhaps you're interested in narrowing your search for a psychotherapist that can offer psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), talk therapy, provide group therapy, marriage and family therapy for individuals or couples, or couples therapy. Each type of therapy can offer various benefits and address or treat different disorders. If you're still unsure or are new to counseling in Dania Beach, feel free to contact the provider via email to find out which methods they practice.

It is also important to understand that mental health professionals in the United States are accredited to provide care, helping individuals and couples, with a variety of licenses. These include licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), and clinical psychologist or doctor of psychology (PsyD). Regardless of their licensure, they are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

Mental health professionals working through their own in- person therapy practice in Dania Beach or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, or change in negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain. Verified providers can provide licensed marriage and couples therapy, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

There are all kinds of therapists working with clients today across the United States and in the greater Dania Beach area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists, have in mind what type of therapy you'd like your provider to be most experienced with and choose an experienced provider with a practice located near you in the city of Dania Beach, elsewhere in Broward, or in the greater state of Florida.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy with a licensed counselor and BetterHelp serving the Dania Beach area can be found below:

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Dania Beach therapist?

The average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Dania Beach due to a higher cost of living. The price also depends on the type of provider you are looking for. See the following average prices for various mental health providers without insurance:

  • Counseling with a psychiatrist: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist: $100

While many psychologists in Dania Beach may not take health insurance, some 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 or clinicians throughout the state of Florida you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $65 to $100 per week (billed every four weeks).

How is a licensed therapist on this online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Dania Beach, Florida working on BetterHelp are licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited as a doctor of psychology (PhD / PsyD), licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW / LICSW), or licensed professional counselors (LPC). All of these psychology clinicians have a Masters Degree or a Doctorate Degree in their field of psychology sciences, and follow the APA Code of Ethics. They have been qualified and certified by their state's professional board after successfully completing the necessary education, exams, training and practice with a patient, and extensive experience in a healthcare clinic or treatment centers, in order to become a mental health provider. While their lived experience, expertise, careers, and background vary, they all possess at least 3 years and 1,000 hours of hands-on experience with adult and sometimes teen patients, and have the necessary therapist credentials to provide a safe space for long lasting emotional healing in therapy. 

Please note BetterHelp does not offer or provide care from psychiatrists to prescribe a drug as treatment, or perform psychological assessments.

How does working with a counselor in BetterHelp online therapy sessions work?

BetterHelp clinicians treat clients online across the United States (individuals and couples) through life transitions, inner child exploration, long term depression or anxiety, and more. An online mental health professional, including the therapists in Dania Beach above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults virtually as an accredited licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) or licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT). You do not have to commute to a an office as a psychotherapy client.

Through BetterHelp therapy, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat therapy sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, use the in app journaling feature, and receive worksheets. You'll also find support groups or group therapy lead by a therapist in Dania Beach helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety or depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What mental health issues can psychotherapy address?

BetterHelp's verified Dania Beach therapists specialize and have clinical experience in a wide range of mental health issues and modalities, helping clients to feel better and improve their lives every day. See below for examples.

Specialties on BetterHelp include:

You may also be struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy or with a sex therapist. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists or licensed marriage family therapists (LMFT) who work with clients in relationships. You can also try a Dania Beach therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. 

How do I know if online counseling is right for my family?

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 you may feel that they may lack the skills to provide objective guidance. Counselors are trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A psychologist in your city can support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health, life concerns, or healing needs. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another good benefit of therapy is having an understanding, 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 Dania Beach 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 may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With a lot of people in FL, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of profiles above and others within BetterHelp's team, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching to find a a nearby psychotherapist close to 33312 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help in your area or beyond, online therapy can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Dania Beach counselor?

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading to understand the therapy process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your psychotherapist, any emotional pain you may feel, and the ways in which you hope to improve. 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 learn why you're attending therapy.

Should I find a therapist or psychologist if I feel fine? 

Some simply don't feel the need to see a psychologist. However, some people may avoid attending therapy due to stigma or preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although psychologists 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 feedback and advice. A Dania Beach licensed clinical social worker 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 mental health care and therapy worth it? 

Therapy is effective and has the power to change individuals' lives. Each client is at a different stage of their emotional healing journey in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, skills, and goals. A psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities to help you feel your best and put you on the path to healing. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, a mental health professional has an understanding of various disorders like ADHD and depression with many hours of experience in treating adults in their practice. For this reason, seeing an evidence based psychologist in Dania Beach, Florida can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy services each year, showing it's a popular option and is proven to be effective.

Dania Beach has many clinicians who practice person or client-centered individual therapy in-person and through online therapy to assist clients in their healing journey. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with providers all over the United States and change therapists easily at any time. Many people struggling with anxiety and depression, substance abuse, body image issues, and more find therapists that are a good fit for them, feel supported, and gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy.

Do therapists judge you in therapy sessions?

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to help you and them regarding ethical concerns. Mental health professionals are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. If you are concerned about sharing details about yourself, feel free to withhold personal information. Their job in the therapeutic relationship is to create a safe place, help you gain a deeper understanding of your mental health, and support you. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.

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Take some time today to learn more about the team of therapists at BetterHelp to understand the services available to you clearly. If you are new to therapy or have any questions about the services and terms, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to

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

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:

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33004, 33312

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