This is Mary Demick's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Surfside, Florida (Surfside, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 10

Hello there! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and have been working in the mental health field for over 10 years. I have experience working with women facing many different life challenges across the life span, and I specialize in women’s issues, parenting, anxiety, and trauma. My approach to therapy is person-centered and strength-based. I partner with you to identify what your strengths are, and how we can use those assets to tackle the current challenges you are facing. Something is concerning you right now, and I am here to partner with you to work th...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Surfside, Florida (Surfside, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Psy.D., LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 32

Hi, there! I go by "M.A.," though I have other nicknames, too. I'm a licensed family therapist and a licensed psychologist; I completed my graduate education programs in Miami, FL. I work from a multigenerational family systems approach and incorporate psychodramatic (& sociometric) methods into my clinical work; these are each relational in theory, in reality/in practice, and in the healing process. I believe in establishing clear boundaries and learning what someone's emotional needs are, so that they can make healthy choices and potentially get grounded as o...

This is Kerin Schornstein's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Surfside, Florida (Surfside, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Eating disorders, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

The most important relationship you will have in life is the one you have with yourself. If you are struggling within please know that there is hope. I can help by providing a safe and nurturing environment. Together we can explore whatever issues are currently problematic for you and work on them in therapy. I am here to listen and to help you discover ways to cope and live life to the fullest. I have been working in the mental health field for over twenty years and have a variety of experience. I received my Masters degree in social work at Barry Universit...

This is Kimberly Lincoln's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Surfside, Florida (Surfside, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

I graduated with my Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Palm Beach Atlantic University in 2010 and I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in both Florida and North Carolina. I have spent a lot of time working with children and youth in the child welfare system as well as with families and helping to bring healing to the family unit while stabilizing whatever crisis the family is currently facing. I have also worked extensively with women who are survivors of childhood sexual trauma, individuals in the LGBTQ community, couples, and men with codependenc...

This is Jacqueline Adamson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Surfside, Florida (Surfside, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT,SAP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 18

I am a marriage and family therapist licensed in Florida and Texas with over 15 years experience working as a therapist. I have worked with many clients experiencing a wide range of concerns including depression and anxiety, relationship and parenting issues, work/life balance, trauma, and abuse. My counseling style is compassionate and engaging. I believe as a part of the human condition we all come to face difficulties in life and we are all deserving of respect, empathy, and understanding in our time of need. My approach combines counseling techniques to...

This is Susan Urtz's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Surfside, Florida (Surfside, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 25

I am a licensed mental health therapist in the state of Florida with over twenty-five years of counseling experience working with individuals, couples and family systems in a therapeutic capacity to promote constructive solutions that lead clients to live more positive and productive lives. I have worked with clients to address a variety of issues, to include depression, anxiety, ADHD, low self-esteem and family conflict. As a therapist, I strive to provide my clients with a consistent level of compassion and support, ensuring to respect clients' diversity an...

This is Kimberly Dubner's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Surfside, Florida (Surfside, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Hi! My name is Kim. I’m happy you’re here and reading this page, it means you’re ready to make a change. Taking that first step and asking for help can be really hard, but you made it to this point and you’re headed in the right direction. Remember, ANYONE can benefit from therapy...you’re not alone. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida. I have a background in child development and education; followed by a graduate degree in Community Counseling. I have over 20 years in the counseling field including work in school environments, cri...

This is Karen  Robb's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Surfside, Florida (Surfside, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

Hello, my name is Karen Loomis Robb and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Florida with experience in working with individuals, couples and families for over 20 years. I am client centered in my treatment with a gentle approach as we begin to address your challenges. I am certified in Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) which is a trauma informed approach to help address early attachment, as this is the foundation for all relationships. I will provide emotional support for you to help manage any symptoms that may feel overwhelming for you a...

This is Sara Creel's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Surfside, Florida (Surfside, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 5

Hello, I began my adult career by studying the natural world, and working in natural resources management for over a decade. Later, I decided to go back to school to study psychology. There are several ways in which my natural resources experiences have influenced my counseling style. I am trauma-informed, have experience working with clients who suffer from depression, anxiety, PTSD, substance addiction, familial crises, and mood disorders. My approach is client-centered and my therapeutic modalities of choice include Choice Therapy, Cognitive Behaviora...

This is Melissa Whitlow 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Surfside, Florida (Surfside, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LMHC, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida and a Licensed Professional Counselor in Arkansas with 16 years of counseling experience. I work with individuals and couples facing issues with depression, anxiety, communication, infidelity, parenting issues, addictions and OCD. My approach to counseling is from a cognitive-behavioral framework to help empower the client towards change. The loss and hardships that I have faced in my own life have helped me to be empathic with my clients. If you are ready to make changes in your life and relationships I am ...

This is Sara Simpson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Surfside, Florida (Surfside, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Hello! I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida with 6 years of clinical experience. I have worked with children, adults, families, and couples in various treatment settings. I am open to working with both men and women, young, middle age and older adults, and people of all gender, race, and sexual orientations. My areas of specialization and interest include juvenile justice, parent-child relationship challenges, managing anxiety and depression, life transitions, family stressors, self-worth, and trauma. My counseling style is warm and ...

This is Dr. Tristan Faith's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Surfside, Florida (Surfside, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

I am a licensed mental health therapist and PhD who has worked with families, teens, children, couples and individuals for over 25 years. I have worked in psychiatric hospitals, therapeutic agencies, private practice, as a crisis therapist, at a school for autism and with gang involved youth. In addition to my counseling degree, I am also certified in hypnotherapy and Gestalt therapy. I have taken classes in DBT and EMDR. I am also a registered addiction specialist in the state of Florida where I ran a 5 star rated outpatient addiction program. I double majored i...

This is Melissa Lierse's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Surfside, Florida (Surfside, FL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

Greetings! Sometimes in life we need to pause and seek support. Sometimes healing comes through a listening ear and feeling heard and understood by someone. I would love to be that someone for you to help you process and get through life's hurtles. My stance is one of non-judgement and compassion. During our sessions we will connect, grow and adapt to lives challenges. As an experienced LCSW I have comfortability with a wide range of issues including Depression, Anxiety, Personality Disorders, and Relationship issues. I really look forward to the opp...

This is Misty  Rummage's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Surfside, Florida (Surfside, FL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 7

Hi, my name is Misty. I am a licensed counselor in Florida with over seven years of professional work experience. I help clients learn to handle stress, anxiety and depression as well as teaching skills to cope with addictions, having a lack of motivation, having low self esteem, and building 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 &...

This is Caroline Vieira's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Surfside, Florida (Surfside, FL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

I am Caroline, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who is passionate about helping those struggling with anxiety, depression, stress, anger, and trauma. I believe in providing a safe and healing place to work through life’s challenges. My personal and professional life experiences have provided me with a strong foundation of patience and compassion to help my clients effectively. I strive to understand each client’s specific context and unique perspective and view each counseling relationship as a collaborative endeavor. I offer personalized, bilingual (English...

This is Christi Wilson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Surfside, Florida (Surfside, FL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Florida with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with issues associated with grief, motivation, stress, self esteem, and lack of 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.

This is Jennifer Browning's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Surfside, Florida (Surfside, FL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in California and Florida with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress, many anxiety conditions, trauma and abuse, and depression. I also have experience working 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Oswaldo Castro's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Surfside, Florida (Surfside, FL)
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Family conflicts, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Florida with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with lgbt-related issues, family conflicts, anger management, 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.

This is Felipe  Regueira 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Surfside, Florida (Surfside, FL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Florida with 4 years of professional work experience. My counseling style is easy going and introspective, while always helping clients learn to manage their stressful emotions in a healthy manner. I hope to provide objectivity in assessing a client’s life patterns so they can be seen in a more positive light and transgressed if a client sees it as appropriate. My goal is also to teach you tools to address your concerns on your own so that your time with me will pay dividends once our time together is over.

This is Gabriella Benoit's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Surfside, Florida (Surfside, FL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, 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, coping with grief and loss, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. 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 Surfside?

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 Surfside 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 Surfside 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 Surfside 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 Surfside 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 Surfside 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 Surfside 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 Surfside 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 Surfside, 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 Surfside, 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 33154 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 Surfside:

33154

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.