Even if you live at a beach, your life can be anything but. Stress, anxiety, and problems in your personal life don’t stop just because there is sand between your toes. If you’re having a problem, there is no shame in speaking to a counselor about your problems. 

A counselor based in Miami Beach can help make your life the beach that it deserves to be. Sunny, a vast expanse in front of you, and a desire to explore more. Speak to a counselor today and see how you can be a part of something. 

This is Jennifer Albert's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Beach, Florida (Miami Beach, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

My only goal is to help you and your family work through life's challenges — big and small. I am a Florida Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with an online therapy practice. I completed by M.S. in Marriage and Family Therapy at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 2000. I have a B.S. in Social Work from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania. In the fifteen years since I began helping individuals and families as a therapist, I have focused my practice on brief therapy and solution-focused therapy. My goal is to make sure my...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Beach, Florida (Miami Beach, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

Hello, my name is Christy! I am a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Florida. I have been working in the field for over 16 years. I received my masters degree at the University of North Florida. In my experience when people are given the right tools or skills it empowers them to cope with any life situation. I believe therapy is the means in which one develops these skills. That is why I use both a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy approach as well as Person-Centered. I look forward to our time together, guiding you through life's journey towards a more f...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Beach, Florida (Miami Beach, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.A.,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Grief, Eating disorders, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 30

Hi! My name is April Adler and I am a Mental Health Counselor licensed in the State of Florida. I graduated from the University of South Florida with a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, a program dedicated to self-discovery, mindfulness, and learning to focus on what we CAN change vs. what we can’t. I have over 30 years of counseling experience working with a variety of modalities including: Grief Counseling, Eating Disorders, Depression/Feelings of Hopelessness, Addictions/Substance Abuse, Spiritual Growth, 12-Step Recovery, Daily Coaching, Self-Es...

This is Kellie Kizis's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Beach, Florida (Miami Beach, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 15

Hi, I am a licensed clinical social worker in Florida with over 15 years experience working as a social worker and counselor . I have worked with clients, as well as some of their families, with a wide range of needs including depression, anxiety, parenting concerns, cancer diagnoses, and Lack of self love. I have also helped many people with grief and loss concerns, as well as those who have experienced trauma. I also am knowledgeable on medical concerns as well as body wellness due to working in the hospital, for hospice, and in a fitness center. I also particip...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Beach, Florida (Miami Beach, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

I am a family and marriage counselor licensed in Florida with an specialty on Medical Family Therapy, I have been working for over 12 years of experience working as a counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including loss & grief, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, career challenges and family issues. I also helped many people and their families, who have been adjusting to new health diagnoses and the changes it brings into their lives. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, s...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Beach, Florida (Miami Beach, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 20

Welcome! Something in your life has initiated this search for support and you’ve come to the right place. I want to acknowledge you for investing in yourself. A wise person seeks out counseling support to get the life they want. I want to help you get there. Here is a little about me and how I plan to support you: I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida. Over the past 20 years, I have helped thousands of people to manage conditions such as depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder. Now, I specialize in working with busy professionals who are manag...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Beach, Florida (Miami Beach, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW ,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hello! My name is Lindsey and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have worked in a wide range of therapeutic settings including: inpatient addiction treatment, working with survivors of human trafficking and seeing clients in a private practice setting. I received my undergraduate degree in Social Work from Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee and my Masters degree in Social Work from the University of Tennessee. As a therapist, my goal is to bring hope, acceptance, and healing to those who are hurting or facing difficult life challenges. I emphasize...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Beach, Florida (Miami Beach, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

Hi, my name is Lori De Leo. I am impressed that you are considering counseling, as it can be a difficult decision to make. You might appreciate a little background information about my education and work experience. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with an undergraduate degree in Psychology and a master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from the University of Louisville. I have been in the mental health profession for over 20 years working with all ages, with various cultural backgrounds, and in a variety of environments. For instance, I have, by choice,...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Beach, Florida (Miami Beach, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

From the first breath of life to the last, relationship with others is a living passion. When relating becomes dysfunctional, life is turned inside out and upside down. Through practiced clinical skills, client sensitivity, and compassion born through faith, the therapeutic approach I bring to clients can foster a life-balance of living, loving, and relating once again, or for the first time ever. It can be a difficult task. I am here to help make it easier. In addition to a normal practice of building healthy relationships and families, I also specialize in w...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Beach, Florida (Miami Beach, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMHC,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 38

Hi! My name is Mary Walker. I have been dually licensed as a Mental Health Counselor and a Marriage and Family Therapist for over 30+ years. I am a Board Approved Supervisor for both disciplines. I have worked in many different settings and have maintained a private practice in Wilton Manors, FL, for over 13 years. I have worked with clients of all ages and a wide range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, substance use, couples/intimacy, trauma, and sexuality issues. I am skilled in providing Individual, Group, and Couples/Family therapy. I wo...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Beach, Florida (Miami Beach, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hi, I am Jessika Rutledge (she/her/hers), I am a bi-racial female, licensed in the state of Florida. I have been working in the mental health field for over a decade in various capacities. I started with serving the elderly population that lived with developmental disabilities in both community and institutionalized settings as a rehabilitation therapist. I transitioned into behavioral health where I assessed and developed behavioral modification and management plans for adults and children with Autism and other behavioral disorders. As I further explored my passi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Beach, Florida (Miami Beach, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,MCAP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Hi, I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida, in addition to being a Master’s Level Substance Abuse Professional. I have over 10 years working with a variety of people seeking help for anxiety, depression, substance abuse, life changes and career challenges. I am well versed in career challenges and life stage transition. My own experience relocating to Florida from New York 10 years ago, allows me to be empathetic to people adjusting to changes in their lives. My work is a mosaic of styles combining Cognitive-Behavioral, psychodynamic, dialect...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Beach, Florida (Miami Beach, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Certified Life Coach I have extensive experience in individual and family counseling. My clinical focus includes moving individuals and families forward into life changing experiences. I use an eclectic approach to counseling sessions which combine cognitive-behavioral, trauma-focused and client-centered therapy techniques. My experience as a clinical therapist has allowed me to service many different populations and ages and I am confident that I will be able to support you in initiating change.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Beach, Florida (Miami Beach, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.A., M.S., LIMHP
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 7

I am a therapist that will meet you where you are at, walking at your pace and encouraging in each step of your path. I strongly believe that Jesus makes miracles every day, touches lives for a better life, and always works in the favor of His children. I believe that my calling is to help each individual with genuine care, respect and dignity. I believe that in order to avoid substance abuse and mental/emotional health relapse one must address the triggers, patterns, and trauma that caused the maladaptive coping skill. I enjoy so much witnessing how children, ado...

This is Nancy Hoover's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Beach, Florida (Miami Beach, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS, LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 28

I retired three years ago from the largest hospital system in Jacksonville, Florida. I was employed as a mental health therapist for twenty-six years in their behavioral health division. Since my retirement our country has endured the hardship of a pandemic, the very slow recovery from all that that entailed, and and now the uncertainty of international issues. There is evidence of widespread unhappiness, doubt, fear of what the future holds, and, generally, joylessness. Therapists are needed now more than anytime I can recall and that leads me to my desire to ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Beach, Florida (Miami Beach, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,CCTP,LCDC-I
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Clinical social Worker that has worked across various settings with broad clinical experience. I have worked in both outpatient and inpatient settings. My work has led me to work with clients diagnosed with mental health and substance use disorders from adolescents to geriatrics to wellness. I have extensive experience with trauma work that is often masking a substance misuse diagnosis . I empower the client while developing a treatment plan tailored to meet the your needs. I prefer to engage you in every step of the recovery process. For examp...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Beach, Florida (Miami Beach, FL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Florida with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with depression, stress, anxiety, trauma, motivation, self-worth, self-esteem and confidence. It takes a lot of courage and strength to even take the first step in searching for the right therapist. It can also be difficult to open up to someone you have never met before, which is why I believe in providing a safe and nonjudgmental space, where we can work together to help change recurrent patterns in your life and gain insight into your behavior.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Beach, Florida (Miami Beach, FL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
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, & coping with grief and loss. 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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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Beach, Florida (Miami Beach, FL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Florida with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I work primarily with minoritized/oppressed populations (i.e. people of color, LGBTQ+ members, etc.) and 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 - Miami Beach, Florida (Miami Beach, FL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Grief, Anger management, Coaching
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Florida with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping client with stress, substance use disorder, depression, stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, coping with grief and loss, & anger management. 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.

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Miami Beach?

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 Miami Beach 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 Miami Beach 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 Miami Beach 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 Miami Beach 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 Miami Beach 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 Miami Beach 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 Miami Beach 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 Miami Beach, 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 Miami Beach, 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 33141 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 Miami Beach:

33109, 33139, 33140, 33141

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.