Whether you’re coping with everyday life stressors,  relationship difficulties, or the effects of mental health conditions like eating disorders, working with a therapist can be a step toward personal growth. If you’re looking for person-centered mental health care in Lauderhill, consider online treatment. Finding in-person treatment can be challenging due to barriers like a lack of available appointments or long commutes. With online treatment, you can attend sessions from the comfort of your home at a time that suits your schedule. 

Therapy is not the same as life coaching. Every therapist on the BetterHelp platform has a minimum of a master’s degree and years of experience with various treatment approaches. Your therapist will take the time to get to know you and your communication style and recommend an approach to therapy that meets your unique needs.

Whether you’re struggling with intimacy-related issues in your romantic relationships or dealing with the psychological effects of family conflict, therapy can help. If you’re looking for an online therapist, Lauderhill, FL, has many options available. Connect with one of the providers on the list below who provides telehealth services in the Fort Lauderdale area to learn more about how you might benefit from online therapy.

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Dr. Patricia Bell

Clinical therapist offering therapy in FL
Counselor License Type(s): PSYD,LMHC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsIntimacy-related issuesDepression
15 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello! We all have moments and experiences when we seek support and advise from those who have been there, and done that and perhaps more. We seek support from those who are considered experts regarding our needs. Well let me say, you have come to the right site and you, now have an opportunity to work with one of the most highly trained psychotherapist in the field of psychology. My name is Dr. Patricia Bell, LMHC (License Mental health Counselor). I have a PsyD. in Counseling from a well respected and accredited university. And I have more than fifteen years experience in the field of Counseling and Psychotherapy. ​I’m confident that together we can work to help equip you with the necessary tools to help you whether you’re struggling with Relationships, Depression, Anger Management, Substance-related Issues, Anxiety, or Low Self-Esteem Issues, it is important that you know you don’t have to be alone in this journey. I have the experience to help you achieve your goals, overcome these struggles, and live a more fulfilling and meaningful life. During my work process, I often incorporate techniques and ideas from other counseling modalities. However, my foundational reference of training comes from Cognitive therapy. Cognitive Therapy is a modality (therapy) which seeks to challenge and to address negative self-thoughts and behaviors. All in an effort to dismantle and/or alter unwanted behaviors or mood patterns such as depression. My working experiences has included the very young to the most matured with age. I enjoy working with people. And I believe that you too are ready to began your journey of change, as evident by you reaching out. This one act along is a giant positive step in the right direction. I am looking forward to meeting you! Dr. Patricia Bell, LMHC

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Tyler Olsen

Clinical therapist offering therapy in FL
Counselor License Type(s): LMHC,BC-TMHC,MA
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesIntimacy-related issuesAnger managementDepression
8 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hi, I’m Tyler Olsen. I’m a Licensed Therapist in Florida and have over 5 years of experience working with couples, individuals, and adolescents. My passion is people. From a young age, I pursued avenues to help people who struggle being the best version of themselves. I committed myself to help client’s reach their full potential by addressing issues that seem insurmountable and irreversible. I have extensive training in the leading methods for couple’s counseling including Attachment based, Emotion Focused Therapy, and the Gottman Approach. For those interested, I can also incorporate Christian faith-based counseling.  Couples: Are you struggling to connect emotionally, physically or sexually with one another? I can help you experience the fire and passion again. I can help you want to find better ways to communicate, fight fair, and become best friends again. If you or your partner has had an affair, I can help you repair and recover from infidelity. Individual Men: Are struggling with an addiction to drugs, pornography, gambling, or sex? Are you finding it difficult to value your self, or do you lack self esteem or confidence? Do you need help being more assertive in life and relationships? Do you have anger, depression, trust or relationship issues? I can help. I look forward to walking alongside you in working through the issues that seem overwhelming. My desire is to offer and share hope, and through this process, provide the opportunity and atmosphere to allow you and your loved ones to live a life not yet lived.

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Ann DePoole

Clinical therapist offering therapy in FL
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsTrauma and abuseGriefDepression
14 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hi, my name is Ann DePoole. So many of us have been through a difficult year and now we are again trying to readjust. I am extremely thankful that more and more people are talking openly about mental health and helping to reduce the stigma. I believe for anyone to get the most from therapy, there needs to be trust and openness between the client and therapist. I have been a therapist for 12 years, returning to school in my 40s to fulfill a lifelong dream of helping others lead their best life. I believe in mending one soul at a time. My areas of expertise include mood disorders, co-occuring disorders, trauma and substance abuse. Some of the therapies I use are CBT, DBT, motivational interviewing, traumatic incident reduction and acceptance and commitment therapy.

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Glenny Trejos

Clinical therapist offering therapy in FL
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseDepression
5 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Florida with 4 years of professional work experience. I have been in the mental health field in multiple capacities of service for over 20 years of combined experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I believe that the therapeutic relationship between the therapist and client is of the most importance. I am here to support you in that process.

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Richard Whitton

Clinical therapist offering therapy in FL
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsBipolar disorderDepression
15 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Florida with 14 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, & bipolar disorder. I also have experience working with 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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Bailey Delong

Clinical therapist offering therapy in FL
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW,MSW
Stress, AnxietyEating disordersSelf esteemDepression
3 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Florida and a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Massachusetts. I have 5 years of experience working as a Social Worker with children and their families. I specifically have worked with an array of clients ranging from medically fragile individuals to adolescents with eating disorders. My client base has also included depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, and life changes. My therapy style is supportive and empowering. I trust in using modalities rooted in Evidence-Based Practice and I will combine my therapeutic approach to be modeled by family-based therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, humanistic, and family systems. I believe that as individuals we need to be treated in conjunction with the support and environment around us rather than solely treating our individual selves. I will adapt our treatment plan to meet you where you are most comfortable. I look forward to the opportunity to see you grow and I praise you for taking the first leap of change by looking for a therapist.

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Brittany Castellanos

Clinical therapist offering therapy in FL
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemCareer difficultiesDepressionCompassion fatigue
6 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Florida with over seven years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem and confidence, Veteran's issues, & depression. I also have experience working with executive and professional coaching. 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. My sessions at this time are mainly through messaging and live chat sessions only, so please keep that in mind when you are booking. Video and phone calls are on a case by case basis, but I am happy to discuss this with you.

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Brooke Burkholder

Clinical therapist offering therapy in FL
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsParenting issuesSelf esteemCareer difficulties
10 years of experience as a mental health therapist

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 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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Tracy Zuber

Clinical therapist offering therapy in FL
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
25 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Florida with 25 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. 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. 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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Danielle Jediny-Racies

Clinical therapist offering therapy in FL
Counselor License Type(s): LMFT
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseDepression
18 years of experience as a mental health therapist

ABOUT ME Hello! My name is Danielle and I am a licensed marriage and family therapist in the states of Oregon and California. I have been working in the mental health field for 18 years. I have worked with individuals experiencing a variety of issues including family conflict, depression, anxiety, stress-related issues, communication challenges, self-esteem, and many more. My choice to work in this field comes from my experience witnessing how people heal and flourish when understood, heard, and supported by a therapist. I have worked in many clinical settings from inpatient psychiatric hospitals to private practice. I received my Undergraduate Degree in Philosophy from San Francisco State University and my Graduate Degree in Counseling Psychology from California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. I am compassionate, good listener, and respectful of each person's path toward healing and being the person they prefer to be. I will provide support, understanding, and useful suggestions. Please reach out if you would like to discuss my approach and your needs/goals. SPECIALTIES Relationship issues Self esteem Coping with life changes Depression Anxiety Career dissatisfaction and exploration of alternative career path Mood Disorders

How to find a therapist for counseling in Lauderhill

Finding the best therapist close by in Lauderhill 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 in Lauderhill that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing with a therapist.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Lauderhill. 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 Lauderhill, 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 in the Lauderhill region and in the state of Florida. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

A mental health counselor working through their own in-person therapy practice in Lauderhill or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, couples counseling, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, self help tips, offer life coaching, family therapy, or change in negative thinking patterns. A therapist may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain, or that simply want a psychological assessment. 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 Lauderhill area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find Lauderhill 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 Lauderhill, elsewhere in Broward, or in the greater state of Florida.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about therapists and mental health services

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

How does the cost of in-person counseling with a therapist compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Lauderhill 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 Lauderhill 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 Lauderhill 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 a BetterHelp therapist 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). If you're looking for a therapist, Cincinnati offers a variety of professionals who can help with your mental health needs at a price you can afford.

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

Therapists in Lauderhill, 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 Lauderhill psychiatrists to prescribe a drug or medication as treatment, or perform psychological assessments and other psychiatric services.

How does working with a professional 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, post traumatic stress disorder, and more. An online mental health therapist, including the therapists in Lauderhill 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 Lauderhill helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety, depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What mental health issues can psychotherapy address with the help of psychologists?

BetterHelp's verified Lauderhill 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:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy - This type of therapy is provided by therapists who are professional counselors, helping clients identify and change negative thought patterns through structured sessions.
  • Behavior therapy - Therapists use behavior therapy techniques to help clients modify harmful behaviors and develop healthier habits, often through the guidance of a professional counselor.
  • EMDR therapy - EMDR therapists assist clients in processing traumatic memories to alleviate emotional distress and improve overall well-being, utilizing the expertise of a professional counselor.
  • Talk therapy - Therapists engage clients in talk therapy to explore their feelings and develop strategies for dealing with various mental health issues, often guided by a professional counselor.
  • Depression - Therapists offer counseling to help individuals manage symptoms of depression and improve their mood and functioning, often working closely with a professional counselor.
  • Anxiety disorders - Therapists specialize in anxiety disorders, offering strategies to manage and reduce anxiety symptoms effectively, often through counseling sessions with a professional counselor.
  • Stress - Therapists provide tools and techniques to help clients cope with stress and improve their mental resilience, frequently under the supervision of a professional counselor.
  • Eating disorders - Therapists experienced in eating disorders offer specialized counseling to address unhealthy eating patterns and body image issues, with the support of a professional counselor.
  • Grief - Therapists provide support and guidance to clients experiencing grief, helping them navigate the stages of loss, often in collaboration with a counselor.
  • Attachment therapy - Therapists use attachment therapy to help clients understand and improve their emotional bonds and relationships, often with the assistance of a counselor.
  • Relationships - Therapists work with clients to improve communication, resolve conflicts, and strengthen their connections with others, often using the skills of a counselor.
  • Children, adolescents, and teens - Therapists specializing in youth therapy address the unique mental health needs of children, adolescents, and teens, often involving a counselor in the process.
  • Addiction (substance abuse) - Therapists offer counseling for addiction, helping clients overcome substance abuse and maintain long-term recovery, often under the guidance of a counselor.
  • Divorce - Therapists support individuals through the emotional and practical challenges of ending a marriage, often working with a psychologist to provide comprehensive care.
  • Trauma or PTSD - Therapists specializing in trauma and PTSD help clients process traumatic experiences and reduce their symptoms, frequently collaborating with a psychologist.
  • Bipolar disorder - Therapists provide counseling to manage the mood swings and challenges associated with bipolar disorder, often in consultation with a psychologist.
  • Psychodynamic treatment - Therapists use psychodynamic treatment to explore unconscious processes and how they affect current behavior, often guided by psychologists.
  • Career counseling - Therapists assist clients in making informed decisions about their professional paths and resolving work-related issues, often with the help of psychologists.
  • Alcohol use disorders - Therapists offer specialized counseling to help clients manage and overcome alcohol use disorders, frequently under the supervision of psychologists.
  • OCD - Therapists provide strategies and support to manage obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms, often via psychotherapy.
  • ADHD - Therapists offer counseling to help clients with ADHD improve focus, organization, and overall functioning, often via psychotherapy.
  • Mood disorders - Therapists work with clients to stabilize and improve mood through various therapeutic approaches, frequently in psychotherapy.
  • Sex addiction
  • Complex trauma
  • Life transitions

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 Lauderhill 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 in Lauderhill?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a Lauderhill 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.

Lauderhill therapists 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 Lauderhill 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 Lauderhill 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 psychotherapist.

With a lot of people in FL, therapists 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 33319 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help from therapists in your area or beyond, online therapy can be a great option.

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

Before seeing your Lauderhill 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 while offering mental health services. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and learn why you're attending therapy in Lauderhill.

Should I find a therapist or psychologist for therapy 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 from a therapist. A Lauderhill 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 with a Lauderhill counselor 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 that a counselor can help with.

Is mental health care and therapy with a therapist worth it?

Therapy with a licensed counselor 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 therapist 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 Lauderhill, 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.

Lauderhill 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 during telehealth appointments?

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 to customer service through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

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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33311, 33313, 33319, 33351

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