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Jan Hernandez

Clinical therapist offering therapy in FL
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW, BCD
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesGriefIntimacy-related issuesDepression
35 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a graduate of Bryn Mawr College of Social Work and Social Research Masters Program. Since then, I have worked in adoption, with hospice, and with a variety of people with different problems in my private practice of 25 years. Some of these include relationship counseling, individual counseling, obesity, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, chronic illness, alcoholism, drug addiction, women's issues, and geriatrics. Working with people to be the best that they strive to be is always the only goal that I have. I will help you discover what is right with you. We will use your strengths to make you the best you can be. It only takes a serious commitment from you. Sometimes we may have to dig a little deeper, and that is OK, too. There is no "cookie-cutter" counseling! However, I will always treat you with the respect that you deserve, and encourage you to use the intelligence that you have within you to resolve your issues. It takes courage to change; it often takes a person in emotional pain as well. Whatever has brought you here, I salute you for taking that first step! I look forward to helping you on your journey as you find out how small changes in behavior and thinking can lead to big changes in your life, one step at a time. I am a Certified Diplomate through the National Psychotherapy Association, a Masters Addictions Counselor through the National Association of Addiction Counselors, a member of long-standing in the National Association of Social Workers, and a Masters Addictions Counselor through the National Association of Forensic Counselors. Let's get started on your being the best that you want to be! You are incredibly and beautifully complicated, and you will be impressed with all of your complexities that we will discover together as you begin your journey of self-discovery! Jan

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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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Paige Bond

Clinical therapist offering therapy in FL
Counselor License Type(s): MA,LMFT
LGBTRelationship issuesCoping with life changes
7 years of experience as a mental health therapist

My name is Paige Bond. I go by She/Her pronouns and am a white cisgender neurodivergent woman. I want to use this page to tell you a little bit more about me so that you are sure I am the right fit counselor for you! *My regular working hours are Monday-Thursday 9:00am- 4:00pm EST. Available for Live Chat sessions LATER than posted availability. I do my best to respond to messages 1x per day.* I help folx experiencing relationship anxiety and who are in or navigating sexually alternative lifestyles get the DREAM relationship they want but just need a lil guidance. That’s where I come in! I help my clients find balance, playfulness, and fulfillment in their relationships by teaching them practical tools to use in everyday interactions so they can bridge the gap with the ones they love most. When people start coming into therapy hashing out a new problem every week, it can seemingly take forever for resolutions to unfold. It's not exactly the express lane to problem-solving if you catch my drift. You need something more so you can take action. I take a different approach by offering ACCELERATED RESOLUTION THERAPY along with giving practical tools and exercises for you to use before, during, and after our sessions. First, we’ll assess the cracks in your foundation and get a sense of what your DREAM relationship looks like so we have some direction of where to go. Then, we’ll work on making repairs for built up disconnections from unresolved conflict. After working together, you’ll have the skills to handle real conflicts with a partner when insecurity shows up so you can reconnect with intention and be authentically you. I’m a sex-positive therapist here to let your unique expression of living relationally SHINE. I tend to work with folx who might identify as kinky, polyamorous, non-monogamous, be a sex worker, or part of the LGBTQIA+ community. My training in the Gottman Method, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Relational Life Therapy, and the Institute for Relational Intimacy gives away my obsession for learning how to create long lasting and healthy relationships. My training in Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) can help you get relief from stress and painful experiences that are impacting you today. Why might an Accelerated Resolution Therapy be helpful? I’m a big believer in regular online talk therapy as much as the next therapist, but that can be proven tough to be efficient for some situations, specifically with stressful events or trauma. When starting traditional therapy, you can spend the first 4-6 sessions just getting to know each other, the situation, and forming goals for treatment. Some people drop out of traditional talk therapy early on because they feel like it isn’t working and progress is too slow. With ART, you can see results as soon as the first session. I love to offer short term-solution focused therapy and have a schedule that fluctuates in availability every couple months to honor flexibility for me and my clients.

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Minerva King

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

My name is Minerva M. King, LCSW, and I am a Survivor. Over a decade after earning my master’s degree with honors from Florida Atlantic University I specialize in therapies which include Rapid Trauma Resolution/Hypnosis, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, Victims Services, and Certified Sex Offender Treatment, among others. I am also a Qualified Clinical Supervisor securing competency, knowledge and skill in the next generation of Social Workers. All endeavors dedicated toward the improvement of mental health wellness for a better quality of life for all who are ready to realize their potential. For almost 15 years, prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, I serviced individuals and families, face to face in agency and individual private practice settings. Confident that I could make a greater difference in assisting survivors of the pandemic, I transitioned my delivery of services into an E-Counseling practice. My hope is to offer an extended reach of accessible, affordable, and accountable therapeutic services, while respecting your safety and circumstances during this time of crisis. If you are experiencing symptoms of anxiety, depression, grief and loss (of any type), substance use and/or abuse or trauma, ect..., and are ready for real change, this is an opportunity to rewrite your experience and explore effective options toward a new normal and extraordinary life. Throughout my practice I’ve had the privilege of serving 1000’s of clients, and many of their families. The most rewarding outcomes in treatment began with negative narratives transitioning into the impressive development of emotional intelligence, hence allowing for newly forged positive story lines. In working with you, I utilize a strength-based approach focused on empowering mind, body and spirit. A commitment that I myself made many years ago in my journey toward healing and happiness. Change can only take place when awareness is achieved. Awareness is the key to improving understanding to self; improving relationship with others; increasing management of thoughts, emotions and behavior. During our time together I will encourage you to engage in exercises related to the many tools and techniques discovered during our sessions. All resources I provide you are specific to your goals. All information discussed during our sessions will be private and confidential unless there is reason to believe that you, a child, elderly or others may be at risk of being harmed. You will be sharing as much or as little sensitive and intimate information with me, your therapist. throughout our sessions. Initially you may not be used to sharing your most private and intimate details with someone not personally familiar to you. It is not my role as a clinician to make judgments, give advice or force solutions. Rather the therapist’s role is to help you find the best course of action taking into consideration your beliefs, culture, lifestyle, value and revealed circumstances. In therapy the focus is always on you. You may find yourself enjoying the therapeutic time that is solely devoted to you.

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Natalie Gomez

Clinical therapist offering therapy in FL
Counselor License Type(s): MA,Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC,Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
21 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello, Thank you for reading my profile. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor / LPC in the states of Florida, New York and New Jersey. I have over 18 years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults. The majority of my experience has been with victims of trauma, sexual abuse or rape. I also specialized in men's issues. I also have experience working with clients who have HIV/AIDS . Coming from a multicultural military family, I understand the stressors and situations that come from being in a military lifestyle. I also understand the challenges that come with being multicultural. I offer a warm, compassionate, non-judgmental environment for each individual to express themselves openly and address the issues of concern. Although I do follow the therapeutic approach of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), I am eclectic in my therapeutic approach, based on the fact that each person I meet with is a unique individual. so as a therapist I must adapt to your needs and provide assistance and insight into the issues that are causing you concern. Remember that therapy is the first big step to freedom, and I appreciate your courage. I look forward to working with you! Specialties: Multicultural Military Trauma - Rape, Sexual Assault & Abuse HIV/AIDS Self-esteem issues

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Catalina Ortiz

Clinical therapist offering therapy in FL
Counselor License Type(s): LMHC,MFT,NCC
Relationship issuesFamily conflictsParenting issuesSelf esteemCoping with life changes
9 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hi my name is Catalina, I am a mental health counselor, marriage and family therapist licensed in Florida with over 7 years of experience. I have worked in mental health clinics and private practice providing counseling, psychotherapy and psycho-education for adolescents, adults and elders with culturally diverse clients in Miami and Qatar. I believe encountering emotional obstacles in life is not only what makes us human, but also what allows us to transform and grow into wiser individuals. As humans, we know emotions by contrast; we can only know what it is to be happy if we have ever experienced sadness. Therefore, if you are going through a difficult situation, remember you are in a moment of growth and you have in your power the opportunity of being enlightened. Let me accompany and guide you in the search for your inner strength and help you discover that the control of your life and emotions lays within you. You are the expert in your life, hence my role as your therapist is to support and encourage you from a non-judgmental perspective. I will also help you discover useful resources that you can put into practice immediately to overcome what is affecting you. Each and every one of us is unique, therefore therapy should also be a completely individual experience. There is no universal solution for every problem, so my priority is to discover what works for you and together find the right answers to achieve your goals. Some of the interventions I use are: Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Narrative Therapy and Psychological Astrology. I am here for you!

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Raquel Miret

Clinical therapist offering therapy in FL
Counselor License Type(s): MS,LMHC
Relationship issuesFamily conflictsParenting issuesAnger managementSelf esteem
6 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida, with 4 years of experience. I have worked with teenagers, young adults, adults, families and couples. I pride myself in providing highly individualized psychotherapy services to address anxiety, self-worth, depression, family conflict, adjustment issues, anger, power and control, and relationship issues. I have received training in, and feel comfortable implementing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness- Based Cognitive therapy, Anger Management, Parenting skills, Domestic Violence and Motivational Interviewing. I have pursued this profession to apply my knowledge and understanding to those individuals in need of services. My counseling style is compassionate, empathetic, interactive, and accepting. I believe in treating all people with dignity, honesty and consideration. I enjoy helping others understand their ability to control their thoughts and actions by expressing their emotions in a healthy, meaningful manner. I have a passion to help others and I feel I have been a safe place for many clients and will continue to hold this standard. You made the decisions to value yourself and your mental health. Now it is time to begin your journey to become the best version of you. To feel mentally healthy, empowered, confident, and to know you are in control of your thoughts, feelings and behaviors. I look forward to working with any individual who is ready to take the first step in to a better, healthier, more positive future.

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Amaogechukwu (Amaoge) Acholonu

Clinical therapist offering therapy in FL
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issues
3 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida with 4 years of professional work experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including stress, depression, anxiety & relationship issues. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where their thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. My approach combines Cognitive-Behavioral, Client-Centered, Motivational Interviewing, and Solution Focused therapy. I tailor my approach to meet the needs of my clients. 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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Jennifer Halsey

Clinical therapist offering therapy in FL
Stress, AnxietyLGBTGriefIntimacy-related issuesDepression
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, lgbt-related issues, coping with grief and loss, & intimacy related issues. 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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Sean Kweskin

Clinical therapist offering therapy in FL
AddictionsRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseIntimacy-related issuesSelf esteem
25 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in California with 25 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & intimacy related issues. 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!

How to find a therapist for counseling in Southwest Ranches

Finding the best therapist close by in Southwest Ranches 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 Southwest Ranches 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 Southwest Ranches. 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 Southwest Ranches, 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 Southwest Ranches 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 Southwest Ranches 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 Southwest Ranches area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find Southwest Ranches 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 Southwest Ranches, 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 Southwest Ranches 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 Southwest Ranches 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 Southwest Ranches 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 Southwest Ranches 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 Southwest Ranches online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Southwest Ranches, 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 Southwest Ranches 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 Southwest Ranches 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 Southwest Ranches 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 Southwest Ranches 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 Southwest Ranches 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 Southwest Ranches?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a Southwest Ranches 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.

Southwest Ranches 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 Southwest Ranches 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 Southwest Ranches 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 33330 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 Southwest Ranches counselor?

Before seeing your Southwest Ranches 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 Southwest Ranches.

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 Southwest Ranches 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 Southwest Ranches 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 Southwest Ranches, 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.

Southwest Ranches 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

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.

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33330, 33331, 33332

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