How can you be unhappy when you live in a place called Sunny Isles Beach in the sunny state of Florida? Well, no matter how beautiful it is, if you have a mental health disorder that is making you miserable, there is nothing you can do unless you get treatment. Luckily, there are several of the best counselors in the state who practice in Sunny Isles Beach. 

Sunny Isles Beach was the location for MTV’s 2008 Spring Break celebration, so you know it is a fantastic place to be but if you are depressed or have another mental illness, being happy takes more than just a pretty beach and sunny skies. It is important that you get treatment from a Sunny Isles Beach therapist or counselor right away, so you can start feeling better. 

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunny Isles Beach, Florida (Sunny Isles Beach, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 6

My 30+ years of diverse clinical experiences have given me great insight into helping you manage the things that overwhelm and burden you. I use Solution-Focused, future driven, positive psychology to help you build the future you want. My expertise is in treating anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, grief, children with ADHD or behavior concerns, as well as parenting and other family issues. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I also like to incorporate joy and laughter into...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunny Isles Beach, Florida (Sunny Isles Beach, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMHC,CTP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 10

Mrs. Trish Montanari, LMHC holds a Master of Arts in Counseling and Guidance from New Mexico Highlands University. Her BA is in Criminal Justice. She has studied mental health therapy from a range of perspectives, combining a pragmatic, problem-solving approach with the understanding that some problems are not easily resolved. She has experience as a therapist and an assessor working with children, families, and individuals in the private sector as well as home therapy, groups, and community mental health agencies. While she was completing her undergraduate stu...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunny Isles Beach, Florida (Sunny Isles Beach, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 22

I commend you for asking for help. You are taking a great step in shaping the rest of your life! I am a licensed mental health counselor and qualified supervisor with 30 years of professional behavioral health experience. I have worked in inpatient, outpatient, and community settings, with adults, teens, and children, and have provided mental health and substance abuse/addiction treatment. I have also worked in administrative roles; managing programs, developing and implementing quality improvement initiatives, and have developed and evaluated new programs. As ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunny Isles Beach, Florida (Sunny Isles Beach, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,MHSP,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

I provide therapy on this website to residents of Tennessee and Florida. I have been counseling for the past 17 years. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take those first steps towards change. I have found that the courage you are now using to seek help can lead to great rewards and I would be honored to work with you. I provide help for a wide range of concerns such as depression, anxiety, grief and loss, and recovery from narcissistic abuse. My counseling style is interactive, informal, and solutions oriented. My personal...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunny Isles Beach, Florida (Sunny Isles Beach, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Eating disorders, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

Kathleen Ferrara, MS, LMHC Welcome! My name is Kathleen and I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 12 years of clinical experience providing mental health and substance use counseling services to a wide variety of different populations and age groups. I received my undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in psychology and my graduate degree from Capella University in Mental Health Counseling. I have had the privilege of working within a variety of settings, such as hospitals, residential crisis houses, eating disorder treatmen...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunny Isles Beach, Florida (Sunny Isles Beach, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

Since graduating with my Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology in 2008, it has been my desire to help people work through some of life's most difficult challenges. I have experience working with both men and women, as well as adolescents, who struggle with anxiety, depression, PTSD, anger issues, co-occurring disorders, psychosis and many others. I am currently a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in Florida. I use many methods to help my clients that including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy ( CBT), Person Centered Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunny Isles Beach, Florida (Sunny Isles Beach, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 15

Hello. My name is Vanessa and I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. I hold a bachelor's degree in Psychology and a dual master's degree in Mental Health Counseling and Marriage and family therapy from Barry University. I graduated in 1999 and obtained my license in 2003. I strive to create a warm, energetic and non-judgmental environment that helps you feel comfortable so we can work together to build a strong therapeutic relationship and succeed in completing your life’s goals. My approach to psychotherapy and career/life coaching is from a holistic perspe...

This is Donna San Salvador's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunny Isles Beach, Florida (Sunny Isles Beach, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LMHC, NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I have experience working with individuals (adults and adolescents), couples, and families. I am an EMDR Trained Therapist, specifically designed for trauma treatment! I assist clients having issues with anxiety, depression, gender dysphoria, substance abuse, anger management, relationship conflict, and grief. I understand that each client is unique and work with them to find the best way to achieve their goals, and thoroughly explore all treatment suggestions. Choosing counseling is usually a decision made after the client has explored other methods of resolving ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunny Isles Beach, Florida (Sunny Isles Beach, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida. I have been working in the field for15 years in the areas of community mental health, private practice, the foster care system and the Juvenile Justice system. This varied experience has given me the ability to work with all different populations and comfortable to help them work through all different kinds of concerns. I have experience working with families, couples and individuals. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, atta...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunny Isles Beach, Florida (Sunny Isles Beach, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Kendra Alex is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 10 years of experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She obtained her degrees from Florida State University and began her career in Houston, Texas at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Kendra worked with patients and family members affected by Cancer and related conditions. She conducted support groups, provided inpatient and outpatient services and anticipatory grief counseling. Kendra transition in to hospice care at Big Bend Hospice where she provided grief counseling and case management service...

This is Michelle Archer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunny Isles Beach, Florida (Sunny Isles Beach, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC,LMHC,MSEd
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am an independently licensed therapist in Ohio and Florida with over 10 years of experience working as a director in outpatient mental health counseling ,substance abuse counseling, MAOTP, and foster care. I have spent 11 years providing mental health therapy in both the community agencies and a private practice setting. I have over 15 years of substance abuse and addiction counseling. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, posttraumatic stress disorder,...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunny Isles Beach, Florida (Sunny Isles Beach, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,MCAP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I have a 20+ year background in providing counseling and psychotherapeutic services to integrated behavioral health patients of all ages, from the chronically mentally ill, those who suffer from terminal medical illnesses, in addition to those battling severe chemical dependency problems. I also have experience in providing therapy for inmates as well, and I'm currently attending medical school to develop learning along the the biochemical spectrum of clinical disorders for future psychiatric practice.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunny Isles Beach, Florida (Sunny Isles Beach, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, in the state of Indiana and Florida, I have been providing therapy for individuals and families since 2014. I have experience working with individuals who struggle with depression, anxiety, self-harm, suicidal ideation, regulating their emotions for various reasons, and self esteem issues. I like to give clients tools to help them be successful in coping throughout their life. It is important to me to make sure clients can regulate their emotions and have the tools to build their confidence and trust themselves and recogniz...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunny Isles Beach, Florida (Sunny Isles Beach, FL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Florida with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, & depression. I also have experience working with concentration, memory and focus (adhd). 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!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunny Isles Beach, Florida (Sunny Isles Beach, FL)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions
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 addictions. 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!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunny Isles Beach, Florida (Sunny Isles Beach, FL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Hello! My name is Alyssa and I am a licensed mental health counselor in Florida with a wide range of professional experience. Throughout the past 10 years, I have helped many people realize their strengths, power, and potential. I believe the key to living a full, content life is to learn to love yourself and to know that all of us can handle the curveballs life throws at us. All it takes to be successful is vulnerability and perseverance. I enjoy helping clients with reducing stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, increasing self-esteem and confidence, as ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunny Isles Beach, Florida (Sunny Isles Beach, FL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in Florida with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, anger management, & 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. 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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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunny Isles Beach, Florida (Sunny Isles Beach, FL)
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 6

I am Licensed in Florida with over 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with family conflicts, trauma and abuse, 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. 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 - Sunny Isles Beach, Florida (Sunny Isles Beach, FL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Florida and in Idaho with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunny Isles Beach, Florida (Sunny Isles Beach, FL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Hi. My name is Heather Gramme. I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW). I am licensed in California, Florida, and Idaho as a LCSW. I have 5 years of experience working as a licensed clinical social worker, 4 years of experience working as an associate clinical social worker, and 6 years of experience working as a bachelor/master level social worker. I use a very eclectic approach when I work with clients to ensure I meet the unique needs of each client. Treatment approaches that I commonly use are: cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness based, solution fo...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Sunny Isles 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 Sunny Isles 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 Sunny Isles 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 Sunny Isles 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 Sunny Isles 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 Sunny Isles 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 Sunny Isles 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 Sunny Isles 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 Sunny Isles 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 Sunny Isles 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 33160 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 Sunny Isles Beach:

33160

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.