With a wide range of sports facilities, including places to play tennis, basketball, baseball, and soccer, Miami Shores is a haven for sports enthusiasts. In the sport of life, the rules seem unclear and the stakes extremely high. Getting through each day can be a major ordeal.

Anxiety, depression, and grief add to the difficulty of life’s unfortunate circumstances. It’s hard to control your mind, emotions, and actions when you’re struggling with mental health issues. What you need most is help and support. Talk to a counselor in the Miami Shores area to start working toward your most cherished goals.

This is Danielle Proch's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Shores, Florida (Miami Shores, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am Danielle Proch, a Florida Licensed Mental Health Counselor and National Certified Counselor. I graduated from Liberty University Bachelor of Science Psychology Counseling Program in 2011 and the Liberty University Master in Psychology Counseling Program in 2014. I've served as a Bereavement Coordinator in a hospice for 2 years in Pittsburgh, PA. It was an honor to work with the dying because they taught me how to live. Since moving to Florida I have worked at a Community Health Drug and Alcohol Detoxification Center and in Community Mental Health for co-o...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Shores, Florida (Miami Shores, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ed.D,LCPC,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 14

Hello! My name is Dr. Rachel Kinison. You can call me Rachel or Dr. Rach, as my friends lovingly call me. I have my doctorate degree in Pastoral Community Counseling. I have a masters degree in Counseling. I have been counseling for almost 15 years. I have a few disabilities that I don't let get me down. I have Cerebral Palsy (mild), Dystonia (a movement disorder that is related to Parkinson's), and I suffer from migraines. All of this is managed well with Botox treatments every three months. I live in Illinois and I plan of moving to Florida, where the wi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Shores, Florida (Miami Shores, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

We live in a world in which we must rely on relationships. The most common need I hear from clients is the desire to improve their personal and professional relationships. Improving these relationships in our lives goes a long way toward improving our own mental health. I have been helping individuals and families navigate important relationships and transitional times in their lives, by helping them find strengths within themselves to solve their problems. With a strong background in Organizational Development, I have worked with everyone from executives n...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Shores, Florida (Miami Shores, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,NCC,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Sleeping disorders, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I hold a Florida and Colorado licenses as a mental health counselor. I've worked with families, couples, and individuals for more than six years, and I've worked with others in career counseling for more than eleven years. I spent 12 years as a career counselor in the U.S. Army before switching to the role of a Mental Health Counselor. I work with clients who have a variety of issues, such as trauma, PTSD, anxiety, depression, marital problems, parenting issues, employment difficulties, and a variety of other mental health problems. My therapy approach is kind, ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Shores, Florida (Miami Shores, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ed.D., LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Hello, I am Dr. Carol Parham, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. I earned a doctorate degree in education and a master’s degree in counseling. I am an adoption-competent trainer/therapist and a certified trauma therapist. Throughout my mental health internship and licensure years I have worked with children, adults and families toward improving how to navigate through life’s daily challenges. I have provided therapeutic mental health services for children and adults that include topics of anxiety, anger, stress, depression, low self-esteem, living placement a...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Shores, Florida (Miami Shores, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the Tampa Bay area of Florida (and recently Massachusetts!). I have been working in the mental health field for over 9 years in community mental health treating co-occurring disorders in teens and adults. I have had the opportunity to partner in therapy with many individuals in their journeys to achieve their goals. I am experienced in helping individuals overcome challenges related to stress, anxiety and adjustment-related conditions, depression, self-esteem, communication, school and work-related challenges, and recover...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Shores, Florida (Miami Shores, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

You have just taken your first step towards a happier life! I believe counseling is a sign of strength and shows that you are ready to make positive changes to fully benefit your mental growth and wellbeing. While you may still be anxious, possibly depressed, you now know that you actually have the strength to embark on the path of healing and growth. Should you be here out of concern for a loved one, your child, or your relationship with someone, your concern and willingness to take action can be a first step in healing for both of you. We all have the innate des...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Shores, Florida (Miami Shores, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

Welcome to a peek into my life. I am a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC), in the beautiful sunshine state of Florida. I have been blessed to have many tassels on my hat of life. I began teaching Anatomy/Biology at the high school level over 36 years ago, then became an adjunct professor in the mental health program, where due to my background in Biology I was asked to teach Human Sexuality to the counseling students. I have practiced mental health counseling for 20 years, and during that time have had the opportunity to develop a great bag of tools to help ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Shores, Florida (Miami Shores, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,QS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Timothy Mayer graduated from The University of Pittsburgh and obtained his Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He has worked full time in the addiction treatment and mental health field for over twenty years as a hands-on field professional, counselor, clinical director, and administrator. His earlier employers include Homeward Bound (a fully accredited Outward Bound Program for the State of Massachusetts Department of Youth Services), Lawnwood Pavilion (where he managed the Impairment Professional Program)...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Shores, Florida (Miami Shores, 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Shores, Florida (Miami Shores, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I have always felt passionate about helping others. I noticed that acquaintances would share their hopes, dreams, challenges and heartaches with me, including strangers. I love to encourage and assist others in reaching their goals and highest potential. This sparked a desire in me to do it in a professional setting. I started my education in mental health counseling later in life, changing professions as my passion for this work continued to grow. I graduated from the University of the Southwest in January 2019, obtaining an MS in Clinical Mental Health Counsel...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Shores, Florida (Miami Shores, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

My name is Svetlana Sokol, LCSW. I have been licensed since 2007. I utilize Cognitive Behavioral, Solution Focused and Client Centered approaches with my clients. I have been working in medical field since 2005. This experience has connected with clients dealing with chronic illness, family issues, grief and loss, end of life, and post traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression. I am passionate about helping my clients find support, and personal happiness. I appreciate your courage to trust me to walk with you.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Shores, Florida (Miami Shores, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Hi, my name is Dominique Roumain, LCSW. I am a licensed clinical therapist (LCSW) since 2012, graduating from Chicago State University in 2007 with a Master of Social Work. I began my work in the mental health/social service field in 1998. I have since worked in multiple community based and private settings with multiple populations, which has afforded me the opportunity to expand my knowledge base. My particular interest and expertise are working with individuals suffering from anxiety and depression, loss and life transitions, relationship difficulties and wome...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Shores, Florida (Miami Shores, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

My name is Marihelena and I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, who specializes in treating anxiety, depression and I offer relationship counseling as well. I have had the pleasure of working with different populations across various settings while providing therapeutic services at the highest standards. My number one priority is you, and to provide you with a safe and comfortable online environment to work on any goals that you may have. I sincerely love what I do, and I will do my very best to provide you with all the support that you may need. I use a va...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Shores, Florida (Miami Shores, FL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 13

I am a licensed therapist in the state of Florida with over 13 years of professional work experience with adults and children who are seeking to symptom relief of stress and anxiety, trauma related issues, coping with grief and loss & adjusting with life changes. My approach to the theraputic process includes research based evidence methods of CBT, EMDR, Jung's Shadow and Intuition, as well as, Roger's Unconditional Positive Regard. Overall I believe in treating everyone with respect, dignity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and theraputic plan to meet ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Miami Shores, Florida (Miami Shores, FL)
Therapy Specialties: Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Florida with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with life changes. 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 - Miami Shores, Florida (Miami Shores, FL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Florida and Colorado with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, & compassion fatigue. 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 - Miami Shores, Florida (Miami Shores, FL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

I am licensed in Florida with 30 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 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 Shores, Florida (Miami Shores, FL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in Florida with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. 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 - Miami Shores, Florida (Miami Shores, FL)
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

I am licensed in Florida with 14 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, relationship issues, & trauma and abuse. 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!

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

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 Shores 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 Shores 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 Shores 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 Shores 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 Shores 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 Shores 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 Shores 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 Shores, 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 Shores, 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 Shores:

33138, 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.