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50+ United Health/Optum therapists in Florida

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Richard Manuel Correa

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LCSW
25 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
15792 Southwest...
155 mi
I have worked in the clinical field for over 25 years and have been licensed as a clinician for over 15 years. I am dual-licensed as a clinical social worker (LCSW) and as a marriage and family therapist (LMFT). I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Rutgers University and a Master’s Degree from Florida International University in Social Work. I am certified in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and have had extensive training in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), and the Gottman Method Couples Therapy. I moved into a successful private practice over seven years ago.

Christy Jordan

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LMHC
15 years of experience
Virtual
Do you feel hopeless, lost, overwhelmed or looking for direction in your relationships, personal life or professional life? I provide therapeutic techniques and a safe space to get you to your goals, figure out what those goals are, create room to breathe and create a future of peace and purpose. I offer EMDR and EFT therapy to process the past, trauma, and clear out any memories, thoughts or feelings that maybe getting in the way or moving forward. I offer career, education, relationship and life direction. Finding Hope Today provides teletherapy online with same week. Specialties include substance abuse treatment and counseling, victim of past trauma and abuse healing, self-esteem, anxiety, depression, life coaching, career and education readiness and counseling, behavior modification, and family strengthening .

Roshini Joseph

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LMHC
13 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, beautiful soul. I know the day-to-day may not be so great for you right now. Life has a way of showing up in a very real way at the most unexpected times, knocking the wind right out of us. In the ever-changing cycles and transitions of life, sometimes, we say goodbye to people we never thought we would, we separate from familiar places and things whether we’re ready or not, and we face the unknown with lingering uncertainty, not quite sure where to go, what to do, or to whom we can turn. Surviving comes at a cost to our overall health and wellness. I am so grateful you are here – and while it may be difficult for you to believe while you are questioning your self-worth: You are worthy, breathing and existing as you are. Progress is subjective. So is happiness. So is success. The recipe for the version of self you can admire most begins here, now. Let's take a regenerative approach to wellness, together. Let's cultivate humanity. In our virtual therapeutic platform, my goal as your therapist is to help you: · Clear unresolved traumas · Envision and design your Quality World · Process stressors and how they impact your life. · Equip yourself with mental and emotional tools to cope and live life on life’s terms. · Create simple, realistic, and attainable goals to effect change in your day-to-day life. · Love yourself, find your inspiration, and know your self-worth. · Develop your ability to change your perspective on displeasing or undesired changes in your life—present and future. · Improve the quality of your interpersonal relationships. · Decrease your levels of stress, anxiety, and depression. · Discover and express your sense of self and individuality. · Focus on your self-love and self-care. · Explore healthy hobbies/activities/outlets. · Attain a state of balance, peace, and happiness in your life—the true essence of wellness.

Zheng Liang

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Zheng Liang profile image
LMHC
5 years of experience
Virtual
Hi there! My name is Zheng Liang, a traveling Licensed Mental Health Counselor. I graduated from the University of Miami, specializing in family and couples therapy. My journey to this profession was fueled by a desire to help individuals and families grappling with various forms of trauma. I'm particularly moved to assist those in minority communities dealing with cultural challenges and limited legal protections. For the last five years, I have served my community’s most vulnerable populations: refugees, individuals with chemical dependence, domestic violence victims, and the LGBTQ+ community in Miami. My approach is culturally responsive and I welcome everyone. To my BIPOC community, non-native English speakers, those of all beautiful shapes and sizes, and individuals with disabilities — I see you, I hear you, and I'm here for you.

Amber Poma

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Amber Poma profile image
LMHC
5 years of experience
Solution oriented
Direct
Warm
Virtual
Hi there, I'm Amber. Do you feel pulled in a million directions, unable to fit it all in? Are you struggling to keep up with your relationships, work and health? Is it hard to be kind to yourself? I help high performers manage anxiety and avoid burnout. I also help those struggling with depression and past trauma. Together, we can identify what's not working and get you back to balance. We'll use a whole self approach, addressing the needs of your mind, body and spirit. I also integrate mindfulness to help you develop a stronger relationship with yourself. Whether you're dealing with feelings of being overwhelmed, relationship issues, trauma or cycles of anxiety and depression, I'm here to help. Seeking therapy can feel scary but you're making the right choice. You deserve a safe space to heal and grow. In our sessions together, I'll meet you with compassion, empathy and evidence-based techniques so you can overcome the hang ups and habits holding you back. Let's work together!

Dr. Jillian Baldwin

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PsyD
2 years of experience
Virtual
Hi there! My name is Dr. Jillian Baldwin (but please feel free to call me Jillian), and I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (Psy.D.) based in Miami, FL working with clients statewide via telehealth. I work with adolescents and adults, utilizing relationship-based interventions paired with individualized behavioral plans and skill-building to support clients in reaching their goals. My communication style is accommodating, personable, and at times playful! I strive to work collaboratively and creatively with my clients, emphasizing and building upon their strengths and supporting them in moving in the direction of their values. What drives me most as a psychologist is a genuine interest and love for people. Every individual has their own story, history, strengths, difficulties, and unique way of viewing the world. I, like everyone, have experienced the sense of relief and the genuine connection that comes from truly feeling heard and understood by someone, especially when it appears that most people do not. As a psychologist, I strive to create this experience by providing a safe and understanding therapeutic environment where my clients can feel comfortable being themselves.

Cadija B.

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LCSW
15 years of experience
Virtual
Cadija Barnett is a dedicated Licensed Psychotherapist with a holistic approach, focusing on the spiritual aspects of mental health. With 15 years of experience in the social service field, she has provided counseling, life coaching, and consulting services to individuals, families, groups, and companies. In 2013, she founded Holistic Mental Health Services, creating a safe and inclusive environment for those seeking mental health support. Recognizing the significance of spiritual connection in healing, in 2019, Ms. Barnett began intensive training to deepen her understanding of spiritual practices related to Mental and Holistic Health. She studied under renowned teachers nationally and internationally, driven by her observation of the pervasive need for spiritual connection among her clients and society. Understanding the interplay between the mind, body, and spirit, Ms. Barnett integrates spiritual principles into her services, offering holistic guidance and support to navigate life's challenges.

Dr. Michele Meyer

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Dr. Michele Meyer profile image
LMHC
30 years of experience
Virtual
My mission is this: To give people hope and coping skills in challenging times and times of transition. I am trained in several treatment modalities, but Grief Counseling, Solution Focused Therapy, and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy are my specialties. I tailor my therapy to meet the individual needs of each of my clients. I have experience counseling all ages- and I welcome clients from six years to seniors! I have a passion for working with educators because I have walked in the shoes of a teacher, school counselor and school administrator and I understand the current challenges are they facing. I can also help you process grief and/or trauma, and support you in making relationship or career changes or create long term career goals. My mission is to always give you hope, and help you plan and move into a better life path than where you were when I met you on your journey. I look forward to working with you and building a trusting relationship that will lead you to having hope, feeling peace and competence. I love to help my clients be their authentic self, discover their strengths and gifts, reach goals, achieve dreams, and be their best self in all relationships.

Kara Barrentine

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LMHC
10 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
***Please note I have evening and weekend availability. Do you feel overwhelmed by the responsibilities of daily life? Are you struggling with feelings of depression or anxiety? Is it difficult for you to be kind to yourself? Are you suffering from panic attacks, intrusive thoughts, or alcohol/drug abuse? Maybe you are dealing with relationship issues, family conflict, or work/life balance. I am here to help provide support and guide you toward defining your values, tapping into your resources, and living a fuller life. I am a LMHC in Florida with over 10 years of experience working as a mental health clinician. I studied at FSU where I obtained a Master of Science and Specialist in Education in Counseling and Human Services. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, addiction, mood dysregulation, trauma, and adjustment issues. I use an eclectic approach incorporating CBT, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Positive Psychology, and Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) that is individualized for each client. I strive to provide a warm, non-judgmental, and safe environment where the client is free to navigate difficult topics without judgment.

Carolina Ferrer

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LCSW
16 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
11920 Fairway L...
77 mi
Much of my professional experience includes a vast range of ages including children, adolescents, young adults, and seniors. I value the importance of community connections by reducing the stigma of mental health in organizations as well as stress reduction techniques. I enjoy working with couples, and families who are struggling in communication. I specialize in overcoming life difficulties including trauma, grief and loss, relationship issues, ADD/ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, coping skills, self-esteem, infertility, family conflict and unexpected birthing outcomes. As well as overcoming perinatal/ maternal post-partum disorders. I am a compassionate bilingual licensed clinical social worker who has served the SWFL community for over 16 years. She is also a qualified supervisor and a mentor for those seeking clinical supervision for licensure. Carolina Ferrer is a unique psychotherapist who incorporates, body, mind and body practices as well as group meetings connections

Kristen Umholtz

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LMHC
5 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
406 Lake Howell...
67 mi
Hi there, my name is Kristen and I am a licensed mental health counselor in the state of FL. Do you lack direction in your life? Feel like you have an internal battle of anxiety in your mind? Struggle with feelings of sadness or lack of motivation? Everyone's struggles look a little different, which is why my goal as a therapist is to customize the treatment to fit YOUR specific needs. As a counselor, I act as a guide to help my clients on their journey toward growth and a better future. I encourage my clients to come up with positive coping skills and improve their daily routines as we work together to accomplish their treatment goals. I have several years of experience working with clients who struggle with addiction to alcohol, drugs, and sex. While I specialize in addictions I enjoy helping individuals who struggle with anxiety, depression, codependency, attachment issues, and bipolar disorder. As an intern, I lead group sessions in a treatment facility and also worked with teenagers in a local high school. Once I became licensed I started to focus on building my private practice. I currently work in Maitland FL seeing clients in person and on telehealth platforms.

Imani Williams, MSW LCSW QS

Imani Williams, MSW LCSW QS profile image
LCSW
8 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
Do you feel like you are being held back because of a depressed mood, anxious feelings, or past trauma? Are you uncomfortable with being vulnerable, and trusting others? Are you struggling with shame or guilt? Imagine having meaningful relationships, feeling confident, and having more control over your life. What would that look like?

Brian Harris

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Brian Harris profile image
LMHC
14 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
In-person
1 Alhambra Plaz...
153 mi
Love can be experienced as a nebulous idea and a practical feeling across a lifetime. Brian Harris is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Certified Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapist, Qualified Mental Health Counselor Supervisor, and a Ph. D. Student in Clinical Sexology. He has over a decade’s proficiency in treating a myriad of concerns ranging from people who have persistent psychosis, neurodiversity, and sexual deviancy. Employed as a nursing assistant, opera singer, and first mate, Brian has appreciated and celebrated many people’s unique journeys. His ethical and sincere dedication to the overall wellbeing of each client is guaranteed.

Brandon Crotty

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LMHC
26 years of experience
Virtual
Thank you for taking time to learn a little about me. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Certified Addictions Professional with over 25 years of counseling experience in clinical, private and educational settings. I practice Client-centered therapy. For those who are unfamiliar with Client-centered therapy it is based on the practice that the CLIENT is best able to decide what to explore and mark as a goal of treatment. I empower all my clients without compromising empathy. Whatever the reason any individual, couple, or family comes to me, I challenge their skillset to solve problems and restore resolve; not simply provide short-term solutions. The first step to achieve this is to build a rapport with essential empathy and unconditional positive regard. I believe in relationships. Seems a little elementary but one's physical, mental, and overall wellness is dependent on relations that we have with each other. No matter how large or small one's family is, and/or social circle we were all meant to establish and grow relationships. No level of true self-reflection would escape this fact. I witnessed this to be true in all of my clients as with myself. I currently reside Central Florida with my wife, son, and three daughters. As a family we enjoy an active lifestyle supportive of one another and the family dynamic. I welcome the opportunity to work with you, feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Jasmine P Evans

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LMHC
6 years of experience
Virtual
Hey guys! I'm Jasmine and I am here to assist you on your Therapeutic Journey!! Taking this step will help you get closer to being a better you. Trust The Process!!! When we connect, we will focus on the goals that you set for yourself. We will unpack the layers of your life while collaborating and discovering what makes you unique. We will also explore your world while conquering daily challenges that you may be facing. Do you need assistance with self/social awareness? Do you struggle with conflict resolution (reasonable thinking)? Do you lack a pure and/or positive mindset? If so, I can help. I will work diligently to help transform your mind to POSITIVE THINKING. We will plant the seeds of the unknown to grow your control over your life! Support, empathy and authenticity will fill the atmosphere while in session. Just know that you are taking the necessary steps to a brighter future. There is nothing wrong with improving yourself through therapy. While planting the seeds of positivity, I will guide you through your personal growth. I can't wait for the opportunity to serve you. Let's Get To Work!

Lindsay Scoffil

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Lindsay Scoffil profile image
LMHC
4 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Clinical Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida with 4 years of post-graduate experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, relationship issues, and trauma & abuse. I also have experience working with 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started! We all have a path that we go down in life and many times the experiences we have in life make us who we are as a person, and this also contributes to our career choices. We all have past traumas, and my traumas encouraged me to want to help others just as I had guidance on my journey. I have an empathic gift that would be a shame to not share. In 2009, I received my bachelor’s degree in psychology from Western Kentucky University. In 2014, I received my master’s in clinical Mental Health Counseling from Florida Gulf Coast University. I stayed at home with my son for the first 5 years of his life. I worked for Heads Counseling as a traveling trauma therapist for two and a half years. During this time, I worked with children that have open DCF cases and became certified in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. For the past, year and a half I have been working in Corrections. Corrections has expanded my experience to include working with substance abuse, personality disorders and psychotic disorders.

Daniel Blakeman

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LMHC
5 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida with a Masters in Marriage and Family therapy. I specialize in relationships and family dynamics with specialized level two training in the Gottman method. I am a father of two which includes a step-daughter and special needs son, and have been married for 19 years. In couples counseling I am fair and even-handed, not taking sides. Christian counseling is available and part of my own personal journey. As I respect each individual's personal journey, it will only be included by your request. We all list the styles of therapy that as counselors we employ but at the end of the day you are coming to a therapist to be heard, be understood, and to be supported. I will do that for you without judgment or criticism. Let’s talk today!

Dr. Shari Howington-Carlin

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Dr. Shari Howington-Carlin profile image
LMHC
14 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, I'm Shari ... Are you ready to meet your best and most powerful self? Much of our experience in life is fluid and unpredictable. As an Ocean fanatic, I have found that we never know when the next "high or low tide" will ebb and flow. I empower high-functioning individuals to learn to navigate from the "flow", to "ride the waves", or how to "go with the flow". There is time for watching, treading, sailing, surfing, and anchoring. Where ever you are in the "flow" of life, we can use the tide mark to understand the "flow of opportunity", to create, fine-tune, or protect what you have grown. Together we can create what you need to better your performance. If you are interested in making a greater impact, healing, or planning for personal growth, Today is the Day --A rising tide of opportunity awaits you! I am a LMHC with a Doctorate in Organizational Leadership in Health Care Education and it would be an honor to "ride the next wave" with you!

Wes Francois

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Wes Francois profile image
LCSW
13 years of experience
Solution oriented
Challenging
Empowering
Virtual
I enjoy working with clients of all ages and backgrounds. Some of the challenges I’ve worked with include trauma/PTSD, behavioral/school problems, ODD, grief, attachment issues, anxiety, and depression. With over 10 years of experience, I have specialized training in working with trauma/PTSD, anxiety, and depression. My clinical approach utilize EMDR to help clients address trauma and other mental health challenges in their lives. My ideal client is motivated by change and seeking guidance to achieve it.

Rennie Manning,LMHC

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Rennie Manning,LMHC profile image
LMHC
31 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
4351 Davinci Av...
179 mi
Hi I'm Rennie Manning. I received my BFA in theatre Arts from Jacksonville University, went on to study acting and theatre in London for a year, "pounded the pavement" in NYC for four years and then it was back to grad school for my Masters in Counseling Psychology. I mention my theatre training because it has been invaluable in my counseling work. I strive to 'wear the shoes" of my clients, see the world through YOUR EYES, LEARN YOUR WORLD VIEW, and most importantly practice active listening! It's exciting to work with you because YOU train me as a partner and through role plays, everyone gets heard. I will honor you and offer a safe space. Together we can identify what's not working and get you back to balance - whether its relationship issues, feeling overwhelmed, or struggling with cycles of anxiety and depression. I'm here to help.Seeking therapy may feel scary at first but you're making the right choice! You deserve a safe space to heal and grow. In our sessions together I'll meet you with compassion and evidence based techniques so you can overcome the habits and hangups holding you back. It's time to be kind to yourself! Let's work together! I want to hear about you!

Dorimar Arroyo, LMHC, NCC

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LMHC
8 years of experience
Virtual
Bilingual in English and Spanish. Bilingue en Ingles y Espanol. I am licensed in Florida with 8 years of professional work experience. Soy licenciada en la Florida con 8 anos de experiencia como terapeuta profesional. I have experience in helping patients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, motivation, self-esteem, and confidence, & career difficulties. Tengo vasta experiencia ayudando a mis clients con sus estresores, ansiedades, con perdidas de seres queridos u otra indole, motivacion, auto estima y auto confianza asi como cambios o desarrollos de carreras. I work with my patients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process. Trabajo con mis pacientes para crear un ambiente abierto y seguro en el cual los pensamientos y sentimientos pueden ser compartidos sin temor a ser juzgados. Tomar el primer paso hacia la terapia se puede sentir extrano, pero es el camino a una vida mas plena lo cual requiere valentia. With the application of cognitive behavioral therapy, client-centered, motivational interviewing, and solution-focused brief therapy methods as well as other individual techniques that match your individual needs, we can work towards alleviating how you feel and create insights into your unique situation. Con la aplicacion de la terapia cognitiva conductual, centrada en el ciente, tecnicas de motivacion y con metodos de solventacion de problemas ademas de otras tecnicas que pueden ser adaptadas a tus necesidades individuales, podemos colaborar hacia aliviar como tesientes y desarrollar diferentes perpectivas hacia tu situacion la cual es unica e individual.

David Berry

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David Berry profile image
LMHC
29 years of experience
Authentic
Open-minded
Warm
Virtual
Hi there, I'm David, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who serves clients and their families in Florida via tele-therapy and in-person at various locations near the beaches in the Jacksonville metro area. Do you feel pulled in a million directions, unable to fit it all in? Are you struggling to keep up with your relationships, work and health? Is it hard to be kind to yourself? I walk alongside clients with genuine curiosity and care, providing mental health support that draws from a variety of evidence-based therapeutic approaches and techniques so that clients can move from survive toward thrive. I also work with clients to build strong relationship foundations for marriage and parenting, for creating a new start after a breakup, or for embarking on second marriages. In addition, I offer help for clients working though ongoing problems, such as undesired changes in physical intimacy, emotional distance between spouses, parenting frustrations, career transition chaos, or grief from loss. In addition to relationship, marital, and family counseling, I specialize in working with men to avoid burnout and successfully navigate transitions in today’s world. My passion is to provide a safe space to heal and grow so that individuals, couples, and families can succeed in creating the whole mosaic their lives are meant to be. Let's work together!

Curlene Michelle Williams

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LCSW
8 years of experience
Virtual
I am caring, compassionate, and a very good listener. I am a Christian, wife of a Veteran, mother, and grandmother. My heritage is Caribbean-American. I grew up in South Florida with four sisters and two brothers. I was very independent at a very young age and willing to help out wherever. I am a musician starting with piano in elementary school, then clarinet in middle school, and bass clarinet and bassoon in high school. I love music and find it beneficial in every aspect of life. I decided to grow my family before pursuing a career. I decided to pursue a career in the mental health field because of a family member being diagnosed with a severe mental health disorder. I earned my AA in Psychology, then a dual degree in Psychology and Behavioral Science. After my undergrad, I went on to receive my master's in social work. I have worked with Veterans, homeless, hospice, young adults, children, elders, couples and individuals with severe mental health diagnoses. In my pursuit to help my family member, I became even more passionate about mental health and reducing the negative stigma attached to it. This passion I share with everyone I encounter.

S. Abraham Varghese Ph.D, LCSW, CAP

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S. Abraham Varghese Ph.D, LCSW, CAP profile image
LCSW
20 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
4138 Lamson Ave...
85 mi
I have a broad range of training and experience in different counseling approaches, including the American Psychiatric Association and World Health Organization-approved treatment modalities like EMDR (for PTSD and other trauma-related disorders), CBT, DBT, Psychoanalytic Approaches, and other traditional treatment modalities for mood disorders and addiction. My counseling practice embraces changes focusing on a more fulfilling life and coping with one’s thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. I work with clients individually to understand their issues and apply evidence-based treatment methods to meet their needs. In Couples/Family therapy, my therapeutic approach focuses on increasing understanding and empathy, helping the couples to validate one another, and strengthening their communication. I have experience working with individuals struggling with PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Panic Attacks, Social Anxiety, Addiction, and Grief.I utilize a positive, collaborative, and person-centered approach to assist clients in meeting their goals and developing skills to reach their fullest potential. I look forward to working with you. "Working with People, Changing Lives."

John Craig, LCSW

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LCSW
35 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! My name is John Craig. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). I aim to offer you a safe and secure setting with the resources that can help you work through and overcome mental health problems. I work with adults and specialize in depression, anxiety, panic disorders, PTSD and trauma, obsessive-compulsive disorders and other psychological problems that interfere with living a happier and more fulfilling life. My counseling approach is warm, nonjudgmental, client-centered and empathetic. I employ a range of science-based treatment methods. If you feel you are ready for a change, please contact me for an initial consultation to help determine if we are a good fit and to establish an initial therapy session. I look forward to hearing from you soon. John Craig, LCSW

Paula Woodburn

Paula Woodburn profile image
LMHC
30 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Warm
Virtual
Hello, have you ever wondered why you react to things that seem mundane and everyday? Are you curious why simple things that should be easily mastered produce dread and avoidance? Sometimes the reasons are not immediately in front of you but require a journey into your past. I come alongside to walk you through the process of meeting your inner child. I seek to empower you as the adult to reparent that child, to correct the negative feelings that arise as a result of childhood issues. I help create new perspectives to formulate more a more positive self-image. I encourage you to dream to see yourself in better situations, and to better able to manage those situations. We will use the whole person approach addressing the mind, body and spirit. Though able and willing to use a strictly clinical approach, I am a Christian Counselor who will use the principles and teachings of the Bible to address the issues that are common to all of us. I will also use evidence based techniques to help you overcome the things that hold you back from being your best self. I am warm and nurturing and eager to help you develop a better relationship with yourself.

Gennifer Williams

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Gennifer Williams profile image
LCSW
7 years of experience
Warm
Humorous
Solution oriented
Virtual
You deserve to feel well and live your most authentic life. I provide tools to help you embrace a deeper understanding of yourself, strengthen your coping mechanisms, improve your mood, and thrive with increased daily functioning, self-efficacy, self-esteem, self-awareness, and authentic self-expression. When life feels overwhelming, our minds can convince us that we are alone in our daily challenges and during our most difficult times. We get used to handling it on our own. I believe there is a better way. Working with a psychotherapist who can deeply connect with where you are on your healing journey can be transformative. Transformation might look like addressing symptoms, resolving a problem, or seeking something more. By guiding you to deeper insights and clearer understandings, together, we are better able to confront the barriers that may be holding you back from the life you want to live.

Roberta DeCastro

Roberta DeCastro profile image
LMHC
10 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Holistic
Virtual
In-person
6919 Southwest ...
125 mi
I'm a licensed mental health therapist and the CEO at Altha Mental Health Institute & Quantum Healing Regression, my practice is located in Boca Raton, Fl. I'm pursuing my PhD in Clinical Psychology working on my thesis. I'm a passionate scholar-practitioner in the field of clinical psychology who divides my time between clinical practice, training and consulting, and scholarly writing and research. My warm, open-minded, and non-judgmental style cultivates a process that is both active and challenging. I'm not just here to listen; I'm here to help you get unstuck. Together we'll explore and confront the blocks in your daily life, as well as past events that are still holding you back. Our sessions will focus on increasing your self-acceptance, authenticity, and connectedness with others. You will develop skills to reduce feelings of shame, anxiety, and hopelessness. Because no two individuals are the same, our treatment plan will be tailored to reflect your goals. My process draws on evidence-based techniques from cognitive behavioral therapy, as well as psychodynamic and Gestalt approaches.

Joseph LoCicero

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Joseph LoCicero profile image
LMHC
29 years of experience
Intelligent
Warm
Virtual
Hi, my name is Joe, and I'm happy that you are looking into counseling. I believe that I can help you. I have nearly 30 years of counseling experience working with various populations. My specific treatment areas include treating depression, anxiety, behavioral issues, anger control problems and impulse control disorders. I became interested in therapy after I took my first Psychology class in college. It is fascinating to me trying to understand human thinking, feeling, and behavior, alone and with others. I have a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology(1986) and a Master of Arts degree in Mental Health/Rehabilitation Counseling(1993) from the University of South Florida. I am a licensed mental health counselor in Florida since 1997. For 12 years, I provided mental health services for children and teenagers with emotional and behavioral problems in the school system. Since 2004, I have had my own agency that provides mental health services and behavioral analysis services for the state of Florida's developmental disability program. I also provide mental health services for the elderly. For the last couple of years, I have provided telehealth therapy services for various populations.

Ashley Young

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Ashley Young profile image
LMHC
8 years of experience
Virtual
When we work together, your life may improve in the following ways: Your relationship to your anxiety and stress will change. You'll learn to be kinder to yourself. You'll explore new hobbies and interests. You'll find pockets of joy in your life where you haven't before. You'll say what you mean, and stand up for what you believe in. You'll help others in a meaningful way without sacrificing your self-worth. ​You'll step through uncomfortable breakups or makeups with your boss, employees, boyfriend, girlfriend, or frenemy in a graceful and assertive manner. Currently accepting new patients with Cigna, Aetna, and United Healthcare. When we work together, your life may improve in the following ways: Your relationship to your anxiety and stress will change. You'll learn to be kinder to yourself. You'll explore new hobbies and interests. You'll find pockets of joy in your life where you haven't before. You'll say what you mean, and stand up for what you believe in. You'll help others in a meaningful way without sacrificing your self-worth. ​You'll step through uncomfortable breakups or makeups with your boss, employees, boyfriend, girlfriend, or frenemy in a graceful and assertive manner.

Ashley Harms

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Ashley Harms profile image
LMHC
7 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
In-person
2210 Florida Bl...
184 mi
***If you wish to schedule and do not see any available appointment times that work for you, please complete the intake forms and select ANY available appointment time. You can then email me directly with the date/time that works for you and I will adjust*** My purpose in my career is to guide my clients to a more joyful, validated, and empowered life. I specialize in treating addictive behaviors, anxiety, depression, trauma, mood disorders, codependency, and relational struggles. I thoroughly believe in transparency and explaining the why behind every intervention that I suggest. I utilize multiple modalities based upon the client’s strengths, including, but not limited to: cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectal behavioral therapy, expressive therapies, existential therapy, exposure therapy, recovery coaching, psychoeducation, solution focused therapy, mindfulness based therapy, narrative therapy, Gottman strategies, and harm reduction. I have extensive experience working in individual, couples, family, outpatient, and inpatient settings. As a person in long-term recovery and a sur-thriver through adverse life experiences, my heart and passion are in helping individuals and families learn and overcome their uncomfortable experiences, reclaim their power, and live a fulfilled, joyful life.

Richard Soper

(he/him)

Richard Soper profile image
LCSW
7 years of experience
Virtual
Appointments are available outside of 8-5 working hours starting as late as 7 pm! It takes courage to reach out for help when you struggle or feel stuck. As a therapist, I'm dedicated to creating a secure setting where my clients can express themselves and work through obstacles, adversity, and life changes. Therapy provides an opportunity for clients to question long-held beliefs that may no longer be beneficial to their present lives and make lasting change. In my practice, I work to create a non-judgmental and affirming environment where you can explore, process, and feel.

Morgan Bryan, Bilingual LMHCounselor, EMDR

(she/her)

Morgan Bryan, Bilingual LMHCounselor, EMDR profile image
LMHC
13 years of experience
Virtual
To My Clients Hi. I am Morgan! I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. More specifically I am someone that enjoys sparking change in people’s lives. Are you currently feeling stuck in life? Do you encounter environmental stressors, trauma responses, and destructive coping mechanisms? Together, we will work on strategies that will allow you to address the root causes of your difficulties. One of my biggest goals as a therapist is to validate you and to foster a safe place where you can feel comfortable to process your feelings.

Lori-Ann Palazzo

Lori-Ann Palazzo profile image
LMHC
20 years of experience
Virtual
I have over 20 years experience as a licensed mental health counselor and substance use working with individuals of all ages. I provide a safe, non judgmental environment. I support individuals by allowing you to gain insight, recognize, and utilize your own abilities to reach your goals. I currently work with adults. Together we can identify what is working and not working and get you back to feeling like yourself! Seeking therapy can be scary but your making the right decision. If you would like to contact the intake team, call 786-755-1863 or email reception+Lori-Ann8046@growtherapy.com.

Toula Zoulas

Toula Zoulas profile image
LMHC
25 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Direct
Virtual
Welcome! As many of us know the modern world can be a frantic place, one where demands are constant, and space is limited. In therapy you have a chance to pause and take stock, to become more aware of our feelings and to re-examine the choices we are making in a reflective and constructive way. I aim to provide a supportive relationship within which my clients can safely explore and better understand themselves and their relationships. I take an active role in helping people investigate a broader range of options than at first may appear and invite them to expand the limits of their imagination. I wish to encourage confidence and resilience in managing feelings of doubt or despair, and to help find a positive and affirming way ahead. My clients consist of children, adolescents and young adults experiencing roadblocks from emotional turmoil to family stressors and communication issues affecting that satisfaction and joy we all strive for. Like most people, we want to lead a life of significance and balance, and we know we are meant for more. You don't have to experience this alone with the right support you will learn that happiness is not a mysterious force it is the result of a set of skills that anyone can learn. Working together we will improve on positive emotional well-being and getting to your comfort zone.

Lillian Arbelo

Lillian Arbelo profile image
LCSW
30 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, I am a therapist with 30+ years of experience both in NYC and in Florida. I have worked in many mental health and medical services with individuals, families, children and elders. I have always attempted to create a safe and supportive environment where clients can explore their feelings and thoughts; gain insight into their behavior and improve their relationships, work and overall, well being. I am part of the therapeutic team (client and therapist), your team to identify the triggers you may suffer with and come to a resolution whereby you do not continue to experience pain/trauma. I bring to the session not only my knowledge but the experience of accompanying you on your journey as you move forward in your life.

Latesha Lanier-Brown

Latesha Lanier-Brown profile image
LMHC
12 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
3318 East Silve...
111 mi
Are you an adult or parent of an adolescent who is struggling with anxiety, depression, or life stressors? Is your child having issues with self-esteem or peer relationships? Do you desire to build a relationship with your child that is open and has positive communication? Would you like to strengthen your parenting skills? If you have been seeking guidance in any of these areas, I would be honored to be your co-pilot as we navigate through your concerns and create a plan to help you obtain your goals. I work with children, teens, and adults. I utilize evidenced-based practices to strengthen your emotional intelligence and provide you with tools you will be able to easily use outside of the therapy session. I welcome you to a nonjudgmental and safe environment that will foster your growth. I look forward to hearing from you soon!

Larry Reidt

Larry Reidt profile image
LMFT
23 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
Hello! My name is Larry. Life can get pretty overwhelming and sometimes we need a helping hand. I have 20 plus years experience helping folks with overwhelming anxiety, depression, burnout, relationship issues and recovery from trauma. My approach is to join you in partnership to identify your needs and create personalized solutions. I enjoy working with a wide range of folks from all walks of life. I am LGBT friendly and affirming. I take a “whole person” holistic approach while employing evidence based practices. As such, we can work to help you integrate your family life, work life, spirituality as we work toward healing and becoming your very best self. Seeking therapy is a brave thing! You've already taken the first step. Let's work together.

Diane Foley

(she/her)

Diane Foley profile image
LMHC
10 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
1275 South Patr...
66 mi
I am an experienced Licensed Mental Health Counselor based in Florida. I have an extensive background in educational and business settings working with adults, adolescents, and children. I offer a non-judgmental and empathetic approach to individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, PTSD, ADHD, low self-esteem, anger management, grief, trauma, and parenting challenges. I’m happy to apply the experience and skills I’ve obtained in my career to help individuals and families navigate through the struggles that come with daily life. I am open-minded and flexible and I offer you the opportunity to find hope in your future and create realistic goals for yourself or your family.

Therapist Cornishia Simmons

(she/her)

Therapist Cornishia Simmons profile image
LMHC
7 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
3117 Spring Gle...
182 mi
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with a heart for people. Driven by passion and purpose, I chose the path of mental health counseling as a way to educate, empower, and encourage women, children, and adolescents to initiate change and strive towards a better tomorrow. Valuing the counselor-client relationship, I seek to truly know each of my clients. I received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology at the Florida A & M University and a Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the University of North Florida. I am credentialed as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor for the state of Florida.

Zoe Lorca

(she/her)

Zoe Lorca profile image
LCSW
9 years of experience
Virtual
If you are struggling with issues such as substance use, narcissistic abuse, anxiety, self-harm, disordered eating, trauma, grief or depression having the self-compassion to seek help is a powerful first step. I believe that compassion is the key to helping us along our healing journeys. My goal is to work with you develop a compassionate path out of old thoughts, old habits and old behaviors toward your happy, joyous and free authentic self. When you feel as though your old ways of coping are no longer working, I am here to help you develop new skills, perspectives and confidence in the change you create based on my 9 years of experience. I collaborate with you to create a strengths based personalized path to recovery using a variety of methods including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Compassionate Inquiry, Solution Focused Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Mindfulness.

Vikke R. Brooks

(she/her)

Vikke R. Brooks profile image
LMFT
28 years of experience
Virtual
Vikke R. Brooks is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 28 years of experience as a clinician working in the Behavioral Health sector. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with concentrations in Substance Abuse Studies and Counseling from Nova Southeastern University. She then obtained a Master of Science Degree in Marriage & Family Therapy from Nova Southeastern University. She has worked for the Department of Corrections, Department of Homeless Services, Hospitals, and Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities. She also has years of experience in Utilization Management, both hospital and insurance-based. As a dedicated and compassionate therapist, Ms. Brooks is committed to supporting individuals on their journey toward healing, personal growth, and self-discovery. With a deep understanding of the complexities of human experiences, Ms. Brooks creates a safe and non-judgmental space where clients can openly explore their challenges, emotions, and thoughts. With years of experience in the field, Ms. Brooks has honed her skills and developed a unique approach that sets her apart. Beyond her clinical work, Ms. Brooks has authored a few children's learning activity books, as well as a Memory Keepsake Journal Collection. She has also conducted training on the stages of grief, coping with loss, and compassion fatigue. Her dedication to education and empowerment is evident in her commitment to helping clients in their journey toward stronger relationships and emotional well-being.

Sephora Portier

Sephora Portier profile image
LCSW
5 years of experience
Virtual
Sephora Portier is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the sunny state of Florida. Sephora has over 5 years of experience in the healing and support of children, adolescents, and adults. She has worked in the Child Welfare System, Juvenile Justice, Corrections, with those facing homelessness and extensively with family units with the goal of elevating, healing, and transformation. Sephora wants to collaborate with YOU to be the best version of YOU. Her sessions are organized with the use of different modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Trauma Focused Therapy, tailored to the needs of her clients.

Dwane Melton

(he/him)

Dwane Melton profile image
LMHC
5 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
5709 Gulf Drive...
84 mi
At Prosper Counseling we realize that one type of therapy does not fit all clients. Individual therapy is as individual as the client. We develop treatment plans for the person collaboratively sitting in front of us. While we do specialize in certain areas as individual counselors, we are prepared to serve the needs of those who are willing to help in the process. Below you will find a partial list of areas that we can assist with: We offer a wide range of services to meet every type of need. Our counselors see clients who are 18 and above, but in special circumstances, accommodations may be considered for young adults above the age of 14 with parental/guardian consent.

Amber Gossert

Amber Gossert profile image
LMHC
15 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
241 Atlantic Bo...
184 mi
Hello! I'm Amber! As a therapist, I have a passion for guiding others through life's challenges. With over a decade of experience, I've gained experience working with teens, families, and individuals struggling with ADHD, depression, and anxiety. I've helped a diverse range of clients find their way toward greater clarity and happiness. My clients mean everything to me and I'm committed to helping them achieve their goals and make positive changes in their lives. ​ Whether you're a stressed-out teenager or an adult struggling with tough issues, I'm here to help. I believe that empathy, support, and encouragement are key ingredients to fostering healing and growth. I'm here to offer you a non-judgmental and safe space to explore your thoughts and feelings. So if you're looking for a therapist who will truly listen and guide you toward a brighter future, let's connect! Together, we can work towards discovering new paths, having a more fulfilling and meaningful life, and finding joy in the journey.

Candy Garcia

(she/her)

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LCSW
6 years of experience
Virtual
Welcome! Im Candy! Work, life , relationships they all feel so hard to manage. Are you struggling to keep up with your relationships, work and health? Is it hard to be kind to yourself? I get it! I am a down to earth, warm and easy going therapist. I am a therapist that cares about her patients' progress; I am excited by helping patients reach there goals and seeing there progress. My area of expertise is in treating interpersonal relationship conflict, trauma, and anxiety management.

Tricia Black

(she/her)

Tricia Black profile image
LCSW
25 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 25 years of experience with a wide range in many areas including substance abuse, mental health, grief counseling and couples counsel. My therapy style is very interactive, compassionate and warm. My therapeutic modalities vary on the client, no one person is the same. Some of the modalities used are Client-Centered, Motivational Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, CBT , Solution Focused Therapy and Psychotherapy. I believe in treating everyone with dignity and respect and will meet you where you are. I strive to create a warm and open environment and have found being interactive allows an individual or couple to be comfortable with talking and engaging. Listening as a therapist is an extremely important skill as well as being able to communicate effectively. Finding the right therapist is not always easy and for some can be discouraging, I commend you for reaching out and truly hope I can be part of your journey.

Wendy Sloan

Wendy Sloan profile image
LMHC
23 years of experience
Virtual
Congratulations on taking the first steps to a healthier you. My name is Wendy and I am Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 20 years of experience. I believe the relationship with a client should be one that is filled with respect, compassion, and sensitivity. I utilize methods such as person -centered and Solution-Focused Therapy styles along with motivational interviewing. This approach allows for you to be empowered to solve your own problems using your own abilities. This is a goal oriented approach to problem solving that often allows you to see the change you are looking for sooner. I also utilize cognitive behavioral therapy, but above all, I believe in meeting you where you are and supporting you every step of the way. I work with adults, adolescents, children, families and couples. I am glad you have taken the first steps towards making a change in your life and I hope I can help you on your path towards a happier, healthier, you. When you are ready, I am here to support you.

Eva Chocron

(she/her)

Eva Chocron profile image
LMFT
10 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
Hello, thank you so much for considering me to join you on your journey towards choosing yourself first. I am honored to be your therapist. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I speak English and Spanish fluently and have a culturally sensitive approach to counseling. I specialize in relationships and understanding underlying patterns unseen on daily interactions. I work with couples, children and parents in discovering new tools to manage current demands and stressors, and help my clients live their potential and best self. I earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the Central University of Venezuela (Universidad Central de Venezuela), where I graduated with honors, and received my Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Nova Southeastern University (NSU).

Raymond Navarro

Raymond Navarro profile image
LMHC
12 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
7401 Wiles Road...
124 mi
Raymond Navarro has experience working in substance abuse and mental health. He received extensive training in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT), trauma-informed mental health care for children and adults, and substance abuse treatment. He is well-suited to help clients of all ages and demographics. I understand that in today's times getting to therapy can be difficult. I am highly experienced in conducting therapy through telehealth, and I also provide in office therapy.

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