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Kenya Pace

(she/her)

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LMHC
6 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Solution oriented
Virtual
I am the wife of a Retired Combat Veteran and a mother to four beautiful children. I understand the complexities of being separated from your spouse for extended periods and feeling alone in the relationship and raising the children. Even the most well-prepared and successful person can find themselves wondering how things became so complicated, messy, or challenging, and feel at a loss when it comes to what to do to put the pieces back together. People have been shaped and molded by their past experiences, both good and bad. Often, people feel drawn to focus on the bad experiences, leading to pain and struggles of many kinds.

Next available: May 6

Candyce Thomas

(she/her)

Candyce Thomas profile image
LCSW
5 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Intelligent
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, founder of Integral Therapy Services LLC. with professional work experience with adults, geriatrics, children and families in both healthcare and mental health settings. My areas of expertise include depression, anxiety, relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, life transitions, 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. My primary goal is to provide a safe and bold space for you to navigate through emotional discomfort toward healing. Taking this first step on your journey to healing takes courage and my goal is to support my client along the way.

Next available: Apr 26

Christen Thompson

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LMHC
10 years of experience
Solution oriented
Intelligent
Humorous
Virtual
Hi, I would like to start with a personal quote I came up with working in addiction treatment for many years. "Fate is for people who fail to take action. Destiny is for people who refuse to accept their failures as fate." Me Simply put, I would be honored and privileged to be a part of your healing journey. I consider myself to be a therapist who is qualified both because of education and utilization of evidence based treatments; and the experiential learning and continued growth of my own life path. I would love to meet you exactly where you are on your current journey and help empower you to move forward. "Unity consciousness is a state of enlightenment where we pierce the mask of illusion which creates separation and fragmentation. Behind the appearance of separation is one unified field of wholeness. Here the seer and the scenery are one." Deepak Chopra

Next available: Apr 29

Sasha Rich, LCSW

(she/her)

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LCSW
15 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! My name is Sasha Rich and am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Florida and the founder of Enriched Counseling Associates in the Jacksonville area. I work with children, adolescents, individuals, and families to help empower and motivate change. I have 15 years of clinical experience and a total of 20 years serving in public and private agencies as a therapist, school counselor, and social worker. Together we can improve your life or your child's life with school issues, grief, self-esteem issues, peer conflicts, family adjustments, and trauma. In my practice, you will be treated with compassion, kindness and empathy throughout our time together. During your intake assessment, we can determine if using our natural environment or pet-assisted therapy would be helpful for you. I am the handler for Hazel, a therapy dog in training. She Is available to assist with face-to-face sessions to provide comfort and control of anxiety, emotional regulation, and mood stabilization. I would be honored to speak with you to see how I can help with any challenges you are facing!

Next available: Apr 26

Ashna K. Wallace, MS, LMHC, NCC

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Ashna K. Wallace, MS, LMHC, NCC profile image
LMHC
10 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
15300 S Jog Roa...
Does this sound familiar: · Feeling stuck? · Trapped? · Struggling to cope with all the demands placed on you? · Feel like you have no control over things in your life? · Struggling to remain organized? · Struggling with life's transitions? · Difficulty managing daily stresses? · Struggling to regulate your emotions? If you answered 'yes' to any of those and are ready to make a change and take control of your life, allow me to help you. Change is not easy, and it can be scary, but it is necessary in order to move forward. Together we can work to identify and overcome the obstacles in your life that are preventing you from reaching your potential and realizing your goals. I can help you gain insight and develop healthy coping skills so that you may experience personal growth. Contact me today for a free 20 minute consultation to see if we would be a good fit to work together. If not, I would be happy to help you find someone who is! If you do not see a day/time that works for you, let me know. I am happy to be flexible if my schedule allows for it. My schedule may not always be up to date during busy times as it changes every week. While I only conduct sessions from Monday to Thursday, I am happy to have a consultation call on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Next available: Apr 26

Sandra Raymond

Sandra Raymond profile image
LMHC
12 years of experience
Virtual
I want to start by connecting with you in a safe space. I believe growth comes from the courage to face its truth and challenging circumstances in a safe and supportive environment. My role as a therapist is to respect your life experiences and explore the support you need for individual internal growth. My therapy approach provides unique ways to identify what changes you want to embrace and assist you in tapping into your inner strength. My intrinsic style is a genuine humanistic approach, and I encourage clients to take advantage of their ideas through individual reorientation. I want my client to visualize that their therapist has a big flashlight so they can navigate their potential to have a more balanced approach in their everyday life.

Next available: Apr 28

Kara Willis

(she/her)

Kara Willis profile image
LMFT
6 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
Hello, I'm Kara. Do you feel overwhelmed with your personal or professional life? Do you struggle to complete daily tasks? Do you struggle to connect with people you once were close to? I help families connect and communicate with one another. I help people manage anxiety, depression, and trauma. Together, we can find ways to heal and build the relationships you desire. It can be difficult to seek help, much less find the right therapist for you. I can offer you a safe, judgement free place to grow and heal.

Next available: Apr 27

Christy Liger

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LCSW
10 years of experience
Direct
Authentic
Virtual
Hello. My name is Christy Liger and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in FL. I have been providing therapeutic services for over 10 years. I have experience working with various organizations providing services in clinical/medical social work, children and families, dialysis, and homelessness. I work with clients with various concerns such as depression, PTSD, bi-polar disorder, anxiety, ADD/ADHD, polysubstance use disorder, and chronic/terminal illnesses.

Next available: Apr 29

Colette Biondi

(she/her)

Colette Biondi profile image
LMHC
40 years of experience
Open-minded
Empowering
Direct
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) located in Ocala, Florida. I recieved my Masters degree from the University at Bufallo in the Sate of New York. I've been practcing for 40 years and work with people of all ages who are struggling with anxiety and depression. I utilize cognitive behavior therapy, active listening and support to help clients gain coping skills and independence. Everyone deserves to become the best version of themselves, feel good and make healthy decisions.

Next available: Apr 26

Marie Jeudy

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LCSW
10 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
Hi, my name is Marie, founder and owner of “HOME” (House of Minds & Emotions). HOME is a private practice designed to assist you in dealing with behavioral, mental & emotional disorders. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with years of experience, I will help you identifying your triggers, support and guide you in setting and achieving your goals. I will encourage you in your journey in order to maintain ultimate health and experience the emotional stability that you deserve. I speak English, Haitian Creole, and French.

Next available: Apr 26

Micheal Chad Franklin

(he/him)

Micheal Chad Franklin profile image
LCSW
20 years of experience
Authentic
Intelligent
Warm
Virtual
I was in the United States Marine Corps from 1998-2003 and during this time I learned a great deal about myself and became more culturally diverse. During my third year of service, I was injured at Officers Candidate School and realized that I needed to develop my counseling skills, so I worked with an agency that counseled teens regarding their addiction. I have been in the social services field for the past twenty years and have been licensed for the past 10 years. When I got out of the Marines in 2003, I went home to North Carolina and my father passed away three days later unexpectedly so, I needed a job and I was able to use my previous years working with teens and became a supervisor at Sipes Orchard Home took in unwanted children from parents, Level II and Level IV agencies, and the Department of Children and Families. After being here at this facility for two years I left as they weren't following the Medicaid standards. I left the agency and went to work for The Cognitive Connection as the Prevention Supervisor providing preventive services for teens and was part of the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) providing groups to adults. I worked with Cognitive Connection for three years and left to go to Pensacola, Florida because I had heard they were starting a MSW program. I felt hopeful as I knew getting my master’s in social work would change my life forever. After I finished the MSW program I immediately started working for Lakeview Services in Adult Outpatient Community Mental Health and then worked in the Drug Court program. I stayed here for three years until I got a job with the DoD in Oklahoma because my wife was trying to get a federal job, so I moved to support her and my family. While working with the DoD I was able to get my supervision for licensing, created an anger management program for the DoD, and stayed until my LCSW license was finalized in December of 2013. When I came back to Florida I worked for Volunteers of America for a couple of years until a federal job opened at Veterans Affairs in Pensacola, FL, in August of 2016. I have been licensed in Florida for the past 10 years, recently became licensed in Texas and Oklahoma. I have some clients who are in therapy with me for several weeks to several months depending on their individual needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Next available: Apr 27

Deborah Scott

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LMHC
20 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, I’m Deborah Scott, a national certified counselor with dual licensure as a mental health counselor and marriage and family therapist. I also hold certification with international reciprocity as a master’s level addictions therapist. I have a master's in science in counseling psychology. I have the privilege of working with adults who are wanting to create personal growth, healthier relationships and improved perspectives.

Next available: Apr 27

Ashley Harrison

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LCSW
10 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in Florida. I received my Masters from Savannah State University and have been practicing for 10 years. I help adults struggling with anxiety and coping with life stressors to develop skills to manage them so they can live their best life.

Next available: Apr 30

Dr. Yanelle Martinez

Dr. Yanelle Martinez profile image
LMHC
13 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
Is life throwing too many demands your way? Are you struggling to find time to connect with yourself and your needs? I understand the challenges of not feeling peace within yourself and your relationships. Together, we can establish healthier patterns to prioritize your self-care, avoid burnout, and transform your inner voice to be more kind to yourself. I'm a Florida Licensed Mental Health Counselor and I enjoy bringing lightness into therapy by listening empathically and without judgement. Let’s work together to uncover and ease your struggles!

Next available: May 1

Tiffany A. Richburg, LCSW

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LCSW
5 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, I'm Tiffany. I understand that talking about your personal challenges can be overwhelming! My therapy style is relaxed and very client-focused. I have experience helping clients learn healthy tools for managing stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, and anger management. I like to focus on identifying your strengths and helping you to maximize them to overcome your obstacles. I'm here to help you sort through your "stuff" and offer you a safe place to be open and honest. We will work together to teach you coping skills to promote positive change!

Next available: Apr 27

Rachel Freiberg

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LMHC
12 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
Rachel Freiberg was born and raised in Parkland, Florida. After completing her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Criminology at the University of Central Florida, she obtained her Master's in Mental Health Counseling at Nova Southeastern University. She then furthered her training and became a Registered Play Therapist by the Association of Play Therapy. She has extensive and diverse experience in school, community health, substance abuse, and penal facilities. She is comfortable in individual, family, and group settings. She is especially experienced in the area of child and adolescent trauma. Rachel designs her treatment plans with a tailored approach to meet the unique needs of each of her clients. Fundamentally, this is based upon creating a strong therapeutic bond by cultivating a safe, judgement free environment. Commonly employed therapeutic modalities include cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, person-centered therapy, and play therapy (for children). Allow Rachel to help guide you in making the positive change you wish to see in your life.

Next available: Apr 29

Melissa Sellers, LMHC/LPC

(she/her)

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LMHC
10 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello, I'm Melissa. Are you feeling lost, stressed or overwhelmed? Taking the steps to make changes in your life is the beginning of enhancing your well being. I strongly believe in working with you to create techniques to fit your specific needs for happiness. Together we will customize a treatment plan to help guide you on a path to a healthy body and mind. We will work towards finding proper self-care skills, balance, and coping skills that work for you. I specialize in providing therapy for adolescents, adults, couples and families of varied needs, including anxiety, depression, and addiction. I have a certification for EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) to assist and aid with any trauma, PTSD, or strong inhibitions. I am passionate about helping you take charge of your thoughts, feelings, & emotions to live a full life. Fulfillment is not a destination; it's a process. My passion is providing excellent clinical services which I deliver in a warm, compassionate setting. I aim to teach you the skills you need to overcome the limitations you are facing so you can go on to lead a productive life. Let's start your goals today! *If you would like to book and do not see an available time slot that fits your needs, please reach out to me at 561-660-1419 or msellerslmhc@gmail.com and I will be happy to accommodate you the best I can.* *EMDR and couples/family therapy will be at a cash-pay rate only. Sliding scale available, contact me for details.*

Next available: May 16

Holly Powell

(she/her)

Holly Powell profile image
LCSW
9 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW ) in the state of Florida. I believe in the importance of building rapport with clients. I want my clients to feel as comfortable as possible, and I do my best to achieve this by using a client-centered approach. I tend to use a Cognitive Behavioral approach with an emphasis on Mindfulness. However, I believe in utilizing an approach that is best for my client this may also include Dialectical Behavioral or Solution Focused therapies. Regardless of what you are dealing with, I am here to help you get through it. I have experience with depression, anxiety, anger management, trauma and much more. Let’s work together and get started on your healing journey.

Next available: Apr 30

Dr. Jessica Perez

(she/her)

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PsyD
9 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
Hello. My name is Dr. Jessica Perez. I am a second-generation Cuban-American woman, born and raised in Miami, Florida. Professionally, I am a Bilingual (English/Spanish) Licensed Clinical Psychologist and the work that I do has one unifying purpose: To help others live authentically and achieve their best potential in their personal goals and relationships. As a Licensed Psychologist, I provide individual and group therapy, as well as conduct high-quality Gifted, Psychoeducational, and Comprehensive Psychological/ Developmental Evaluations across Miami Dade, Broward, and Monroe Counties.

Next available: Apr 29

Lori Kalaaukahi

(she/her)

Lori Kalaaukahi profile image
LCSW
6 years of experience
Open-minded
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
In-person
5344 9th Street...
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in Florida with 6 years of experience in the field. I earned both my bachelor's and master's degrees from Austin Peay State University. I have encountered many people with different challenges, all of which I have dedicated compassion and empathy toward helping. I have experience with helping those in crisis, with anxiety, depression, PTSD, trauma, personality disorders, mood disorders, and more. Do you feel stuck in a cycle of being disconnected or feeling too much? I help people with similar issues to create a balance in their mind, body, and spirit. I would like to applaud you for taking the first step in seeking help, it is not always the easiest thing to do. Rest assured I will try my best to make this process comfortable even if we do come across difficult emotions. It is my top priority to provide you with a safe space where you can speak and feel freely.

Next available: Apr 27

Paulina Bollat

(she/her)

Paulina Bollat profile image
LCSW
4 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Virtual
Hello, I am Paulina. Are you looking for ways to improve your mental health and overall wellbeing? Are you interested in finding a therapist who will work with you to identify issues, understand them, and take action to help you live a better life? I am a licensed social worker in Florida and I work with individuals who are experiencing substance use disorders, stress, psychotic disorders, depression, anxiety and/or other mood disorders. Together, we can work towards awareness, growth, and meeting your needs and individual goals. This is a safe, judgement-free space. I utilize empathy, compassion and evidence-based interventions in my practice. I will work to create a comfortable therapeutic environment for you where we can collaborate towards a better life for you. I am here to help!

Next available: Apr 29

Cadija B.

Cadija B. profile image
LCSW
15 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Warm
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 studies 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.

Next available: Apr 26

Trenace Brown

(she/her)

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LMHC
3 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Open-minded
Virtual
I am focused on changing the stigma associated with mental health, while developing trust, collaboration, and commitment to my clients, with special emphasis on no individual or group is overlooked or forgotten. My goal is to help clients be honest, transparent, and kind to themselves as one takes steps towards change. Mental Health is an emerging topic across various disciplines due to its ability to impact people across all walks of life. We must preserve our mental health and continue to make this a priority. Here, we understand that some of us struggle quietly. We are here to provide support and provide a safe and open space to talk. After personally dealing with a grief, and various life transitions I decided to re-enter this field and pursue my true passion of helping others. Through professional experience in diverse areas such as crisis stabilization, homelessness, disability, and education roles, I have established an eclectic style of counseling that is authentic and flexible. I have experience with teens, adults, and couples. I strive to encourage change by acknowledging the simple wins and overcome obstacles that arise.

Next available: Apr 30

Ashley Harms

(she/her)

Ashley Harms profile image
LMHC
7 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
In-person
2210 Florida Bl...
***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 challenging experiences, reclaim their power, and live a fulfilled, joyful life.

Next available: Apr 26

Brian Harris

(he/him)

Brian Harris profile image
LMHC
14 years of experience
Humorous
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
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.

Next available: Apr 26

Tesia Jean

(she/her)

Tesia Jean profile image
LMHC
8 years of experience
Virtual
Hey there, I am Tesia. I am a licensed clinical counselor in Florida with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping those with stress, self-esteem, anxiety, relationship issues, post-traumatic stress, and abuse. I also have experience working with family and communication-related problems. The first step in therapy is admitting that there are struggles that you need assistance with and with that; I have here to help assist you in becoming a better you. For many people, they have always been the ones to carry on others' problems without anyone being a sounding board for them. Please allow me to help you develop the tools you need in a safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment.

Next available: Apr 27

Derick Chappell

Derick Chappell profile image
LMHC
5 years of experience
Humorous
Challenging
Direct
Virtual
In-person
1133 Louisiana ...
I specialize in helping with family dysfunction, trauma, relationship issues, or feeling stuck in anxiety and depression. Many times, childhood family systems can affect our current views and relationships. My focus is on helping clients gain insight into the origins of their troubles in a non-judgmental and safe environment. I use a collaborative approach with psycho-educational material to create a pathway to achieving your interpersonal goals.

Next available: Apr 26

Jennifer Hudak

(she/her)

Jennifer Hudak profile image
LCSW
6 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Holistic
Virtual
Are you feeling overwhelmed? Anxious? Sad? Lonely? I'm here to tell you that whatever you're feeling is okay. Your feelings are valid and deserve to be heard. By working with me, we will go on a journey within to understand your emotions, validate them, process them and get to a place where you're better able to manage them. I am a holistic mindfulness-based therapist who specializes in helping motivated adults manage their emotions, heal their inner child wounds, increase their self-esteem, improve their relationships, navigate their career and ultimately create a life they love. I am an empathetic, compassionate listener and will take the time to truly be present with you. While being present during our sessions, I will utilize several therapeutic modalities that are evidenced-based and widely used, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness Based Therapy, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, Solution-Based Therapy and Client-Centered Therapy. I am a strong believer in the mind-body connection and take a holistic approach to therapy. Each session will be tailored to you and what we decide together will help you best.

Next available: Apr 29

Melissa Tirado

Melissa Tirado profile image
LMHC
12 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
Hi there, Melissa. Do you feel overwhelmed with the the day by day challenges of life, and are having a hard time coping and managing your thoughts and feelings? Are you struggling to keep up with your relationships, work and health? And find it difficult to live a fulfilled and balanced lifestyle. Im here to help you and guide you in working towards achieving strength, resiliency acceptance and overall stability. I help high performers manage anxiety and avoid burnout. 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, yoga and art to help you develop a stronger relationship with yourself. Whether you're dealing with overwhelm, relationship issues or cycles of anxiety and depression, I'm here to help. In our sessions together, I'll meet you with compassion and evidence-based techniques so you can overcome the hangups and habits holding you back. Let's work together!

Next available: Apr 26

Laura Guarino

(she/her)

Laura Guarino profile image
LMHC
18 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
Hello I am a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Florida. I received my master’s in psychology and mental health counseling from Marist College in Poughkeeie. NY. I have been practicing for 18 years. I work with clients ages 13 and above helping to manage trauma as well as other stressors from life and teach coping skills to not just manage symptoms but live the best version of the clients self.

Next available: Apr 26

Denise Martinez

(she/her)

Denise Martinez profile image
LMHC
5 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
Are you experiencing stress, worry, racing thoughts, impaired sleep, feeling on edge, heart racing, nightmares, or/and flashbacks? Do you replay moments in your head and feel hopeless? Maybe you’re feeling like you are not quite yourself; like you aren’t living your healthiest, happiest and most well-functioning life. My specialty is helping clients uncover the root of their problems and then empower them with the skills necessary to regain a healthier sense of control in those areas. Let me help you on this journey! Imagine yourself empowered, as we find recurring themes and self-defeating patterns. You will discover ways to overcome sadness, fear and other emotional obstacles. Problems, once confronted, lead to insights and newfound strength, self-acceptance and freedom. My advanced training is in EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) which is an extensively researched, effective psychotherapy method proven to help people recover from anxiety, trauma and PTSD symptoms. My experience and training help us to quickly identify key issues, unconscious factors and ways to resolve them. My primary focus is on helping individuals find balance and peace after experiencing trauma, navigating through life transitions, unhealthy relationships, or loss and grief. I can work with you to develop healthy coping skills and gain insight. I love to help others feel at peace and whole again. If there is one thing that I would like for you to know is that the most crucial part of therapy is to find a therapist that you trust. My priority is to create a genuine connection with my clients by creating a safe and non-judgmental space for them.

Next available: Apr 30

Megan Landsteiner

(she/her)

Megan Landsteiner profile image
LMHC
14 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Direct
Virtual
Hi! I'm Megan and reaching out for help is the first step to addressing your struggles. Connecting with a therapist to navigate the issues you are dealing with can help you feel more connected to the people you love, more invested in your work, and all around improve your outlook. I specialize grief and loss, anxiety, and issues of self esteem and self worth. Together we can work to find ways to build healthy coping skills to manage overwhelming thoughts, persistent struggles with social interactions and rebuild connections with yourself and the people you love. Grief touches all of our lives, from losing a job, beloved animal companion or relationship and the process can feel very lonely. I am here to walk with you as you move through the process. I can help you learn more about yourself and build ways to feel more connected, purposeful, and happy. I also have experience in career counseling, domestic violence and sexual assault, as well as working with children. I use a holistic counseling approach with common sense cognitive behavioral interventions. We will work together to combat negative thinking styles with a kindness approach that focuses on your strengths and helps you build a stronger self-image. Challenging your inner dialogue and learning ways to be more honest and open with yourself is part of my counseling approach. I enjoy working with clients who are seeking to better understand how their thoughts impact their feelings. I am willing to work at your pace, and clients often say they feel accomplished after our sessions. We will take note of your success and find ways to build on the skills you are learning to help you reach your potential. I work well with pre-teens all the way through seniors and am comfortable working with both men and women. I strive to create an environment that is safe and inclusive for each person, and am LGBTQIA-friendly. I look forward to talking to you and beginning the process of helping you achieve your goals!

Next available: Apr 28

Rachel Francis

(she/her)

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LCSW
25 years of experience
Solution oriented
Challenging
Intelligent
Virtual
My name is Rachel Francis and I have been a behavioral health professional for over 25 years. I have successfully worked as a professional therapist for agencies to include 3AM Counseling Services, Children and Families Services, the US Military (both Army and Airforce), Hospice Care, and Hospital In-Patient Units. I use a client-centered approach to reduce patient symptomology from mental health issues like Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Grief and Loss, and Life Transitions. My patients have expressed that one of the benefits of a virtual platform is that it reduces access barriers to healing. Stress can cause disturbances in both social and professional relationships, physical health, mental health and sleep patterns. Join me on the journey to a better quality of life.

Next available: Apr 29

Jed Shlackman, M.S. Ed.

(he/him)

Jed Shlackman, M.S. Ed. profile image
LMHC
26 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
In-person
12965 Southwest...
Jed Shlackman, M.S. Ed., LMHC provides a variety of individual, family, and group counseling and healing services. Jed combines traditional humanistic and cognitive oriented psychotherapy approaches with holistic guidance and advanced mind-body and energetic healing methods (such as hypnotherapy, meditation, Reiki, mindfulness, energy psychology, emotional release, trauma healing, sound healing) that can foster deep healing and more rapid transformation - physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. Jed has worked as a counselor for over 25 years and has trained in a wide spectrum of counseling and healing methods. Jed provides a client-centered approach that seeks to identify which resources will best support the client and promote well-being and solutions that truly enhance life and build resilience. Jed is a native of South Florida and studied psychology and counseling at the University of Miami. While beginning his career providing counseling for children and adolescents and their families Jed went through a process of spiritual exploration and self-discovery that led to subsequent training in hypnotherapy, Reiki and energy healing, energy psychology, meditation, sound healing, trauma healing, and other complementary and alternative healing methods. Jed is also an author, with books available on Amazon, and is an amateur musician performing as "Jedi Shaman." Jed provides counseling and healing services with a holistic orientation, which refers to addressing the "whole" person and the systems and environments the person is a part of. This approach incorporates cognitive, humanistic, family systems, and psychodynamic therapies as well as transpersonal psychological therapies, hypnosis, energy psychology, expressive therapies, mind-body healing modalities, and vibrational/energetic healing approaches, as well as somatic therapies and addressing biological systems with herbs, essential oils, diet, and nutritional interventions. As a multi-talented, compassionate counselor with extensive knowledge and diverse experience Jed provide comprehensive healing services and collaboration with clients.

Next available: Apr 26

Chari Skinner

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LCSW
5 years of experience
Virtual
Hi there. Finding a clinician to help you in your journey to feeling well again can sometimes feel overwhelming. I am down to earth and speak to people with compassion, respect, and dignity. I focus on techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy. I truly believe that change is possible when we are willing to face challenges and difficulties head on. It can also be difficult to do that alone, which is where I fit in. It is very important to get to know you from the first session to see if this will be a good fit. My main focuses are on the treatment of Depression, Anxiety, Addiction, ADHD, Grief and guiding parents who are navigating a diagnosis for their children. I work with people to teach them strategies to empower themselves and make lasting changes.

Next available: May 6

Sherry Miller

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LMHC
28 years of experience
Virtual
Sherry Miller, M.S., LPC (OK, TX,WI), LCPC, (IL), LMHC (FL, MA), CSADC (IL), CSAC (WI), LADC (OK), M-CAP (FL), ICS (WI), BC-TMH. Hi there. My name is Sherry Miller. I have a Master of Science in Human Service Community Counseling from National Louis University at Chicago, IL. I pride myself in strict confidentiality; with a unique insight into my consumers. Because I have been in a program of Recovery from Alcohol, Drugs, and Codependency for the past 28 plus years I knows firsthand what it takes to find the truth of oneself and want assist you with your own unique and personal journey of self-awareness. I am dually licensed to treat mental health and substance abuse concerns. I am also licensed as an Independent Clinical Supervisor in the field of Addictions. My clinical interests include family dysfunction, addiction treatment, co-dependency, domestic violence, sexual abuse, and family, individual, or group counseling. I have over 28 years’ experience in the treatment of anger, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, behavioral issues, parent education, fearfulness, addiction issues, and co-occurring disorders. I am board certified to do telehealth (counseling over the internet) for clients that cannot make it to the office for their counseling appointment or prefer the comfort of having their counseling session in the privacy of their own home. I am experienced working with all ages, genders, and the LGBTQ community. In addition, I have experience working on a college campus with college age persons. In my free time you will find me spending time with my cats, and dogs, riding my horses, riding my bike or working out at the gym.

Next available: Apr 29

Toni Estergall

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LMHC
10 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Hey, I'm Toni! Do you struggle with anxiety? Perhaps you have racing or repetitive thoughts that you just can't shake? Or maybe you constantly struggle with fixating on "worst case scenario"? Do you just feel overwhelmed? I empower high-functioning adults to overcome the struggles of anxiety. Whatever the cause of your anxiety may be, I utilize a variety of different techniques, from a holistic approach, to help you overcome these uncomfortable symptoms of anxiety. Together we will focus on you as a whole, looking at all areas and aspects of your life. I integrate nutrition, movement (yoga, pilates, aerobic exercise, and even walking), mindfulness and self-awareness to focus on the root cause of your anxiety. 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 and evidence-based techniques so you can overcome the hangups and habits holding you back. Let's work together!

Next available: May 13

Michelle Muñoz

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LMHC
8 years of experience
Empowering
Warm
Virtual
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor working in South Florida for the past seven years. I graduated with a Masters in Psychology from Florida International University. I have worked with adults, adolescents, and children. I have worked with clients to help alleviate symptoms of depression, anxiety, stress, low self-esteem, ADHD, and interpersonal conflicts. I am fluent in both English and Spanish.

Next available: May 1

Kelly Valk

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LMHC
19 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
Hello! I'm Kelly! Do you feel your past life experiences weigh you down like an anchor and it is hard to "be normal?" Are these memories flooding your day-to-day experiences preventing you from feeling joy and living in the here and now? Is it challenging to see the real you and believe in your worth? I help both adults and children who have experienced traumatic events and who are struggling with low self-worth to claim back their lives and discover that what happened to them does not define them. Together we will take the journey to identify the true you so you can have healthy connections with others and most importantly, yourself! Whether you or your child are struggling with healthy relationships, anxiety, flashbacks, inappropriate behaviors, connecting with your child, or simply life's ups and downs, I'm here to help. Reaching out for help when others have let you down can feel overwhelming and scary but you are making the right choice! You deserve to have a safe and healthy space to heal and grow. During our time together, you will be met with compassion, empathy and evidence-based techniques to help you achieve your therapeutic goals. What do you say? Let's begin this journey together!

Next available: Apr 26

Donna Curran

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LCSW
Solution oriented
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
Are you looking for a way to feel more positive, more hopeful and more confident? Do you want to decrease your anxiety, resolve conflict or improve closeness and trust in your relationship? For over 30 years I have been helping individuals, couples and families to feel better about themselves, improve their relationships and gain greater satisfaction in life. I utilize a cognitive, solution focused, holistic approach, tailoring treatment to each individual's special needs. We will work collaboratively in a confidential, nonjudgmental atmosphere, tracking your progress to ensure treatment is working. I specialize in depression and anxiety, women's issues and relationship problems. At this time, I practice entirely by tele-health giving you a confidential, safe environment. Currently accepting new clients.

Next available: Apr 30

Sharon S Lewis

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LMHC
20 years of experience
Virtual
Hello: I am a licensed mental health therapist with over 20 years of experience. I enjoy working with all ages and realize how difficult it may have been for you to decide to seek assistance with an issue affecting your life, emotions, and physical well-being. My past clients have had a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, addiction issues, OCD, and ADHD. I have also helped clients who have experienced physical and emotional trauma/abuse. My counseling style is attentive, interactive, and reality based. I believe in treating everyone respectfully, with sensitivity, empathy and compassion. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, client-centered therapy, and rational-emotive counseling. With your assistance, we will build a dialog of trust and honesty while identifying your goals for treatment that meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek change. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you! My current schedule is for Monday, Tuesday, and Friday. Appointment times are from 11 AM to 6 PM on Monday and Friday. On Tuesday, the appointment hours are from 1 PM to 8 PM. Thank you.

Next available: Apr 26

Barbara Berry

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LCSW
20 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Holistic
Virtual
In-person
Santa Fe, NM, U...
Relationships are important. They can bring us joy, and connection, and opportunities to grow. You talk to friends and loved ones, you spend time with them, and you likely do caring things for them. And, how much time do you spend deepening your relationship with yourself? Do you pay attention to how you talk to yourself, how you spend time with yourself, how you care for your Self? It is my experience both personally and professionally that when we spend time working on our relationship with Self, not only do we become happier, and more peaceful internally- our external relationships with others improve as well. Would you like to work on your relationship with yourself? Let’s do it!

Next available: Apr 29

Amy White

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LCSW
11 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I am Amy White, a Licensed Clinical Social Work. I received my degree from University of Texas at Arlington and have worked in the field for 11 years. I have had my private practice for five years. I strive to foster a safe environment to discuss any/all topics that will help my clients achieve an even happier and healthier life.

Next available: May 2

Brandee Jones

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LMHC
8 years of experience
Virtual
Hey! I'm Brandee - I'm a licensed mental health counselor in Florida and I'm currently offering telehealth services throughout the state. I graduated from Nova Southeastern University in 2014 with a masters degree in Mental Health Counseling, and received my bachelor's degree in psychology in 2011 from the University of South Florida. Since then, I have worked in various in person and telehealth settings.

Next available: Apr 26

Esha Shrestha

(she/her)

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LMHC
8 years of experience
Virtual
Hey there! I am Esha Shrestha, Licensed Mental Health Counselor based in the Sunshine State, Florida. I have been fascinated with human behavior since forever. This curiosity led me to dive into the world of psychology, earning my stripes with Undergrad in Psychology and Masters in Mental Health Counseling. I am all about understand what makes us tick and helping you find your true potential.

Next available: Apr 30

Dr. Lucas Hall

(he/him)

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LCSW
14 years of experience
Intelligent
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
Hi! I am Dr. Lucas Hall, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Florida and Kentucky with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience working with clients who experience depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, grief and loss, adjustment disorders, work/professional concerns and LGBTQ issues. My style is warm and open. I work to create a space in which clients feel empowered to be open and honest while working to identify areas of growth and change and to move towards those areas. It takes great courage to admit that you need help. I am here to walk with you on your journey toward change and improving your quality of life.

Next available: Apr 29

Fidji Durosel

(she/her)

Fidji Durosel profile image
LMHC
18 years of experience
Virtual
Are you sad or frustrated? Are you overwhelmed with work, school, or life challenges in general? Are you having difficulty communicating with a family member? Would you like to learn effective strategies for improving your quality of life? Are you searching for a compassionate professional who can help you through a difficult time? Answered yes to any of the above questions? You are not alone. I will work with "you" patiently to find the solutions that are tailored to "you". I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting issues, career challenges, behavioral problems, trauma, self-esteem, family conflicts, and adjustment difficulties. I have worked extensively with children and adolescents in school settings, foster care, and the juvenile justice system. I also have experience working with young adults (18-30) as well as older adults, couples, and families. My areas of specialty include depression, anxiety, communication, and behavioral issues. I currently focus on those who are seeking individual counseling therapy. 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 and evidence-based techniques. It's never too late to begin the healing process. Contact me today for a chance to heal.

Next available: Apr 27

Melissa Bryan

(she/her)

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LMHC
9 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in Florida. I have 8 years of experience and a passion for counseling adolescents and adults who face mood disorders, addictions and substance use, as well as everyday life challenges. I utilize a client-centered approach and develop a collaborative and individualized treatment plan to facilitate clients in achieving their personal goals. Therapy is guided by the philosophy of “comfort in healing “and as such clients will experience a space that is safe to express their innermost thoughts and feelings.

Next available: Apr 30

Karen Brochue

(she/her)

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LMFT
23 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hi, there! My name is Karen Brochue, (pronounced bro-SHOE), and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I have 23 years of experience, and I look forward to working with you as the unique individual that you are. My passion is to serve a diverse community, and I am committed to treating you with compassion and respect. I promise to be open and honest with you, and I commit to working just as hard as you do. I have worked with clients with a variety of concerns including: Neurodiversity, LGBTQIA challenges, relationship issues, depression, anxiety, ADHD, Trauma, individuals facing medical challenges, anger management, eating and exercise disorders, and parenting issues. My clients have had excellent, sometimes lifesaving results. I work with Adults and Teens. My approach combines Family Systems Theory, Solution-Focused Counseling, and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. My desire is to help people find their way in the world in a happier, healthier way. I look forward to walking alongside you on your journey and I hope to get to know you soon. I’d love to help. -Karen

Next available: Apr 26

Alison George

(she/her)

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LCSW
12 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello! I am an LCSW based in Florida; although I was recently living in Australia for 21 years, where I practiced there as a licensed clinician for more than ten years. I am also an artist and musician, which I feel creativity lends well to therapy, especially with special needs and younger people. I have extensive experience across the lifespan in a range of modalities, and would love to help you take the next step in your journey of healing!

Next available: May 10

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