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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: May 29

Candyce Thomas

(she/her)

Candyce Thomas profile image
LCSW
5 years of experience
Authentic
Intelligent
Solution oriented
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: May 31

Dr. Alicia M Moran

Dr. Alicia M Moran profile image
LMHC
25 years of experience
Warm
Intelligent
Humorous
Virtual
"There can be no transforming of darkness into light ... without emotion." -Jung Emotional Intelligence (EI) is the core of my training. It embraces the belief systems of the past that affect your present. It's a state-of-mind that defines thinking that affects emotional awareness. To become aware is not to change, but to understand and accept. Carrying guilt or shame of the past, triggers the conflict of now. I don't offer advice - I offer choices - a chance to choose your own method of healing that fits you - not something others feel 'should' be. Come. Sit. Talk. Let's wander your path together. Licensed in Kentucky, Ohio, South Carolina, Washington DC, Arizona, and Florida

Next available: May 28

Christen Thompson

(she/her)

Christen Thompson profile image
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: May 30

Christy Liger

Christy Liger profile image
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: May 28

Katherine Bishop

(she/her)

Katherine Bishop profile image
LMHC
7 years of experience
Direct
Authentic
Virtual
I believe that therapy is a partnership between the client and therapist and utilize client centered goals, coupled with evidenced based approaches to provide a holistic and dynamic approach for achieving overall well-being. I have experience working with children, adolescents, and adults, dealing with trauma and abuse, as well as adjustment issues. I also work with families to increase effective parenting and communication. As a former military spouse, I am well versed in the complexities of military life and transitions and the hardships these present within the family unit. I look forward to working with you. I'm proud to offer a safe and supportive atmosphere via video chat/phone sessions which can be completed within the comfort of your home or on the go!

Next available: May 29

Marie Jeudy

Marie Jeudy profile image
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: May 28

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: May 30

Mildred Sellars

(she/her)

Mildred Sellars profile image
LCSW
22 years of experience
Direct
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Florida and have over 20 years of experience. I believe that people are meant to live life to its fullest and not just go through the motions. I firmly believe in practicing mindfulness and gratitude daily. We all have something to be grateful for! Life can be challenging, and the pandemic has exacerbated things. At times, all of the pressure and stress can be overwhelming. I am here to help you get through this difficult time. Whether it be grief, relationship issues, depression, anxiety, job performance or finding your purpose in life we can figure things out together. You don't have to do this alone! I like to use a person-centered approach so my clients can take the lead with their concerns and address what they want to talk about during sessions.

Next available: May 28

Craig Lampkin

Craig Lampkin profile image
LMFT
35 years of experience
Solution oriented
Humorous
Direct
Virtual
I am Craig Lampkin and a Native New Yorker. I became a Marriage and Family Therapist because I enjoy processing with individuals and listening to personal journeys, ultimately finding a resolution. I went to a Performing Arts High School in New York City. This experience empowered me to have a unique therapeutic approach. By providing therapy through visual cues and using various therapeutic methods and modalities, individuals can learn new coping, decision-making, and problem-solving skills. I received my BA from Binghamton University in Psychology and MS from Florida State University in Child, Family, and Consumer Sciences, emphasizing Family Relations. I am a Florida Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I am the owner of Rothschild Counseling and Consulting, LLC in Tallahassee, Florida. With over 30 years of experience working with children and families. My scope of practice in Marriage and Family Counseling, Domestic Violence and Batterer's Intervention, Child Welfare, Child-Parent Psychotherapy, Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Parenting, Anger Management, Child Development, Individual and Group Counseling. I enjoy going to the gym, movies, socializing with friends/family, and singing in my free time. As a Marriage and Family Therapist, I find this a unique challenge for couples and families. When two individuals enter a union, they bring a new relationship between their childhood experience and family life experiences. Marriage and Family Therapy's clinical journey brings together the unique qualities, challenges, and building a new foundation to create a new life together. I specialize in working with children and families in child welfare. I particularly enjoy working with young children and teens since these are some of the most challenging developmental years. Often, clients in this age group experience trauma and distress from systemic and familial patterns of behavior. Parenting is also a challenge. With all the daily stressors parents have in today's fast-paced life resulting In low parental capacities and protective factors. Working in trauma is challenging; when individuals experiencing domestic violence are batterers with low insight into their abuse, substance use has difficulty caring for themselves and others. I've worked with Human Trafficking victims and the LGBTQAI+ community. When individuals' basic needs, shelter, food, and clothing and not met, it's challenging to focus on their mental health challenges. Adolescents are a period of life with specific health and developmental needs and rights. It is also a time to develop knowledge and skills, learn to manage emotions and relationships, acquire attributes and abilities, and transition into adulthood. These are the years that mold our young population to blaze new trails and hand the torch to further our communities. I enjoy working with an individual with Developmental Disabilities. This unique population has an increase in resilience as they learn to understand the environment. I want to process with individuals through rehabilitation supports to ameliorate behavioral challenges. Collaboration with social and paid supports is pinnacle in this population's well-being to ensure stability while increasing coping, problem-solving, and decision-making skills. PLEASE NOTE: TO ENSURE APPOINTMENTS ARE STREAMLINED AND EASY TO MANAGE MY SCHEDULE, ALL APPOINTMENTS ARE ON THE HOUR. PLEASE BE MINDFUL THAT THE DAY AND TIME THAT YOU PICK FOR YOUR INTAKE WILL BE THE SAME DAY AND TIME FOR CONCURRENT THERAPY. IF ANY OTHER TIME SCHEDULED THE SESSION WILL BE CANCELLED. PLEASE TEXT ME FOR CLARIFICATION OR WE CAN DISCUSS THIS DURING THE FIRST SESSION.

Next available: May 29

Martha Panipucci

(she/her)

Martha Panipucci profile image
LMHC
34 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
We are on this journey toward healing, change, growth, forgiveness, and understanding. Even though you are the main participant in your story, many times in life we lose sight of where the way is, or even how to find it, so I invite you to join me on this path. Humbly, without judging you or even assuming that I know more, allow me to lend you a different perspective and hopefully see the pain transformed.

Next available: May 28

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 29

Tiffany A. Richburg, LCSW

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LCSW
5 years of experience
Authentic
Direct
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: Jun 1

Stacie Mendez

Stacie Mendez profile image
LMHC
6 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, I am an LMHC and my work is rooted in CBT and DBT theory and the relational tradition - a tradition that recognizes and honors the deeply embedded nature of our emotional lives in early experiences with significant others, be they parents, peers, institutions and culture- society itself. I use a solution focused technique which ensures my clients growth throughout their therapy process.

Next available: May 29

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: May 28

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: May 31

Trenace Brown

(she/her)

Trenace Brown profile image
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: Jun 4

Ashley Harms

(she/her)

Ashley Harms profile image
LMHC
7 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
***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: May 28

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: May 28

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: May 28

Rachel Francis

(she/her)

Rachel Francis profile image
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: May 28

Cynthia Schwartz

Cynthia Schwartz profile image
LCSW
10 years of experience
Open-minded
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello, My name is Cynthia "Does life become overwhelming and out of control at times and that feeling of being in control seems to go out the window? I help people during difficult periods of life whether it's caused by relationships with loved ones, illness, loss and grief, lifestyle changes caused by transitioning and being able to get to the reasons and ways to manage health issues and other issues that would affect your mental health well-being. Whether you're dealing with overwhelm, relationship issues 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 and evidence-based techniques so you can overcome the hangups and habits holding you back. Let's work together!

Next available: May 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: May 28

Toni Estergall

Toni Estergall profile image
LMHC
10 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Intelligent
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 28

Sharon S Lewis

Sharon S Lewis profile image
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: May 28

Amy White

(she/her)

Amy White profile image
LCSW
11 years of experience
Direct
Solution oriented
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: Jun 4

Dr. Lucas Hall

(he/him)

Dr. Lucas Hall profile image
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: May 28

Sammy Glenn

(he/him)

Sammy Glenn profile image
LCSW
13 years of experience
Direct
Empowering
Virtual
Thank you for stopping by my page! What you will experience as my client will always be based upon the following: professionalism, care, and experience. I consider effective mental health treatment to be a life-changing experience and it is my goal as your therapist to support you 100% in reaching your goals. My philosophy is this: "I'll always help if you'll always try." I have worked with a wide variety of people, and find that almost all of us can connect as fellow humans. I am currently licensed in North Carolina, West Virginia, Florida, Tennessee, and California, and make my home in beautiful Southern Oregon. PLEASE NOTE THAT I HAVE A FULL-TIME PRACTICE OUTSIDE OF GROW AND IF YOUR FIRST APPOINTMENT CHOICE IS MADE FOR THE FOLLOWING DAY OR 2-3 DAYS AWAY, I WILL LIKELY HAVE TO MOVE IT OUT SEVERAL DAYS. IF POSSIBLE, CHOOSING A DAY 7-10 DAYS OUT WOULD BE IDEAL. IF YOUR NEED IS MORE EMERGENT, THEN PLEASE ACCESS CARE LOCALLY OR YOU MAY FIND ANOTHER THERAPIST ON GROW THERAPY THAT IS AVAILABLE SOONER. I TRY TO BALANCE HELPING AS MANY AS I CAN WITHOUT COMPROMISING THE CARE. THANK YOU, SAM

Next available: May 28

Carolyn Dower

Carolyn Dower profile image
LCSW
35 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Intelligent
Virtual
Hi, I'm Carolyn Dower, LCSW, LISW with 36 years experience working with adults, teens, and couples to find inner peace, better health, happier relationships, and more fulfilling work. Would you like to understand yourself better so that you can feel better and get more of what you want in life? I help with the range of problems that people can have -- depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, grief, spiritual conflicts, and relationship problems -- or whatever is troubling you. We'll begin by listening deeply to your thoughts, feelings, and needs as you are comfortable sharing them. Together we can find solutions to your problems. We may choose to learn some simple and effective relaxation methods, empowering communication skills, and techniques to heal childhood hurts. All of this works together for good self esteem, good energy, and a good life. Thank you for taking the time to learn about me and how we might work together. Hoping to meet you soon! If you would like to speak to my personal reception team, please call 1-786-755-1863 or email reception+Carolyn587@growtherapy.com. FL License #SW10694 Ohio License #I.2203408 Life Coaching Certificate 2006 Health Counseling Certificate 2007

Next available: May 28

Eddie Melville

Eddie Melville profile image
LMHC
9 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
In-person
7345 Sand Lake ...
Do you have habits, hang-ups, or daily life problems that you just can't seem to shake? Have you sensed that you may benefit from talking about your issues, but just haven't known where to start? I aim to give my clients an opportunity to discuss their struggles, process their emotions, and work towards practical solutions. I enjoy helping clients gain a better understanding of what their problems really are and collaborate with them on setting realistic goals. I believe everyone is capable of learning healthy coping skills that can make life more manageable. Whether you're dealing with depression, anxiety, trauma, addiction, or relationship issues, I'm here to help. I realize whether this is your first time seeking therapy or you've been down this road before, it can be difficult to come to counseling. You deserve a safe space to heal and grow. In our sessions together, I strive to be compassionate while also utilizing evidenced based approaches such as DBT and CBT. I believe you are capable of making the changes you desire to make; take that first step!

Next available: May 28

Jennalee Giraldo

(she/her)

Jennalee Giraldo profile image
LMHC
10 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello! I’m a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) based in Orlando, FL, with nearly a decade of experience after earning my Masters from Nova Southeastern University. I specialize in supporting teen girls and women facing challenges such as anxiety, depression, self-esteem issues, grief, ADHD, and parenting concerns. My approach centers on creating a nurturing space for personal growth and positive change.

Next available: May 28

Michael Trainor LMHC,CAP

(he/him)

Michael Trainor LMHC,CAP profile image
LMHC
30 years of experience
Virtual
I offer Telehealth Psychotherapy as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and as a Certified Addictions Professional in Florida and have 30 years of experience as a psychotherapist. l utilize Mindfulness/Holistic based approaches as well as cognitive-behavioral therapies to assist clients in achieving personal growth. I believe my years as a student of Tai Chi and the martial arts has enhanced my ability to help others heal. I will offer a calm environment to assist you in exploring new paths to balance in your life. I believe the therapeutic relationship and a focus on the “here and now” are critical to this process. Connect with me by video or phone and tell me your story if you like.

Next available: May 31

Ana Maria Calvet

Ana Maria Calvet profile image
LMHC
35 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Warm
Virtual
Proporciono terapia en español a pacientes que sufren de depresión, ansiedad y dificultades de adaptación en cambios migratorios. También me especializo en dificultades de la mujer en los diferentes estadios de su vida. Con más de 35 años de experiencia, puedes contar con mi conocimiento, compromiso y pasión por lo que hago para superar tus sufrimientos y problemas actuales, logrando mejorar tu bienestar y calidad de vida. I’m Ana With more than 30 years of experience, my comprehensive skill set, knowledge, and passion for what I do will help you build the mechanisms needed to improve not only your mental health but also your life as a whole. I believe in equipping my patients with the most effective and up-to-date tools that counseling has to offer, entirely devoting myself to my patients with professionalism and empathy, helping them in the process of overcoming suffering and achieving quality of life. In my extensive career first as a medical doctor and psychiatrist in my home country and now as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the United States, I’ve worked with a significant population of patients in hospitals and private clinics, dedicating myself to people presenting problems such as anxiety and depression; issues related to the different stages in women’s lives; couple’s conflicts; and, in my recent experience as a counselor, I have diversified my line of work to also focus on helping immigrant patients in the process of adjusting to new settings. If you would like to seek counseling with me, know that progress is possible and that you can count on me to help you improve your quality of life. It is my unwavering commitment to support you and help you achieve the well-being you deserve.

Next available: May 29

Ariel Swannick - Peridot Hearts Therapy

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LCSW
11 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hi, my name is Ariel Swannick, I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-QS). I got into social work after going through my own childhood traumas, grief, depression and anxieties. I understand the anger and frustration, the fear of facing your past, and the uncertainty of moving forward. I have worked in the mental health system since 2011, and believe in client-centered therapy. I am here for you and to make the process as easy as possible. I utilize : EMDR Therapy- Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Therapy, is an Evidence-Based Therapy that uses Bi-lateral Stimulation (BLS) to recode incomplete processing of highly charged memories that leads to trauma. Together we will find the right therapeutic approach that fits you and your lifestyle to you can feel happy and healthy. Looking forward to seeing you, Ariel peridotheartstherapy.com

Next available: May 28

Nikki Brown

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LMHC
8 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Humorous
Virtual
Are you ready to transition into a new, healthier phase of your life and in need of someone to help you along your journey? I truly enjoy helping people increase self-awareness, discover patterns, and make positive life changes both big and small. I have provided counseling services for over 6 years, and I have worked with children and adolescents in several capacities for over 10 years. More importantly, I have been human my entire life, and I know how hard life can get - and how amazing it can be when we find the courage to ask for help. In my practice, I have always viewed my clients as the experts on their own lives, and I am simply there to use my training and knowledge to help facilitate their journey to healing. My main goals are always to learn from, teach, and collaborate with you to help you achieve the life you want.

Next available: May 28

Carla Garcia

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LCSW
Virtual
Hi, I'm Carla I'm happy that you are looking for help. That is the whole reason I'm here. I specialized in life transitions, depression, anxiety, and mood disorders. Not everything that makes us sad, has to be bad. Is life! My main focus is to empower and transform patients to see their potential. If you are aware of your potential your self-esteem, your confidence, and your mood will improve. As we work together to identify those areas of your life that needs improvement, you will be learning coping skills and strategies to improve motivation, focus, communication skills, increase concentration and feel back to the person you were once, Me alegra que estes buscando ayuda. Esa es la razon principal de por que yo estooy aqui. Me especializo en transiciones de vidadepresión, ansiedad y trastornos del estado de ánimo. No todo lo que nos entristece, tiene que ser malo. ¡Es la vida! Mi enfoque principal es empoderar y transformar a los pacientes para que vean su potencial. Si eres consciente de tu potencial, tu autoestima, tu confianza y tu estado de ánimo mejorarán. A medida que trabajemos juntos para identificar aquellas áreas de su vida que necesitan mejorar, aprenderá habilidades y estrategias de afrontamiento para mejorar la motivación, el enfoque, las habilidades de comunicación, aumentar la concentración y volver a sentirse como la persona que alguna vez fue.

Next available: Jun 3

Susan Howell

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LCSW
11 years of experience
Open-minded
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
Hello, I'm Susan. Are you feeling weighed down by depression, anxiety, or the stress of everyday life? Do you find it difficult to navigate through daily life while juggling various responsibilities? Are you yearning for a greater sense of well-being and self-compassion? I work alongside my clients to face life's challenges head on with confidence. Together, we can explore your goals and help you find your way back to a place of balance and inner harmony. Taking a comprehensive approach, we will address the unique needs of your mind, body, and spirit, recognizing that your well-being is multifaceted. In our sessions, I integrate cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness practices, and solution-focused techniques, empowering you to build a stronger relationship with yourself and foster your own personal growth. Whether you're battling overwhelming emotions, navigating relationship difficulties, or trapped in cycles of anxiety and depression, I am here to provide the support you need. I understand that reaching out for therapy can feel daunting, but rest assured, you are making a courageous and transformative decision. You deserve a safe and non-judgmental space where you can heal, grow, and rediscover your true self. I look forward to working with you!

Next available: May 29

Yvonne Rodriguez

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LCSW
33 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, my name is Yvonne Rodriguez and I'm a board-certified psychotherapist and clinical supervisor in the states of Florida and Virginia. I obtained my BA in Psychology from Loyola University and my Master's in Clinical Social Work from the University of South Florida. My clinical interests include: Anxiety Disorders, Depressive Disorders, Relationship Issues, Family of Origin Issues, Stress Management and Adjustment Issues. I have been working with individuals, couples and families for over 33 years. My theoretical orientation is based on the principles of Positive Psychology, Family Systems, Cognitive-Behavioral and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. I'm guided by a strengths-based approach to help my clients increase their level of well-being and achieve meaningful growth in therapy. I am also fluent in Spanish.

Next available: Jun 10

Karlysse McMillon

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LMHC
14 years of experience
Empowering
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
Hello, I'm Karlysse Are you struggling to keep up with your relationships, work and health? Do feel that you are caught in a never ending cycle of disappointment and/or stress. Is it hard to be kind to yourself? I help high performers manage anxiety and avoid burnout. Together, we can identify what's not working and develop a plan for how to find balance and get back on track. We'll use a whole self approach, addressing the needs of your mind, body and spirit. I also integrate mindfulness, deep breathing and other expressive techniques 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. 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 habits holding you back. Let's work together!

Next available: May 31

Jessie Scott

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LMHC
15 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
I am happy to help others heal from trauma, learn to cope with mood swings, changes in their lives, anxiety and anger, and help people find meaning and hope in life again. I have been a therapist for over 15 years and have experience with different ages and backgrounds - people make a beautiful tapestry through their similarities and their differences. I believe everyone can achieve balance in their lives if they learn how to cope with whatever is causing stress and distress. I became a therapist because I love to help people feel better; mental health disorders are on both sides of my family, and I have first-hand knowledge of mood disorders. My specialties are anger, anxiety, depression, and adjusting to change. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as the main technique - what we think determines what we feel and how we act and react to others and the world around us. When you can control or change what you think, your life can improve. I use other techniques such as Solution Focused Therapy, Supportive Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, and I am a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. The first session will be to gather information about you and what has been going on to bring you into therapy. You can expect a non-judgmental and relaxed conversation to begin building a therapeutic relationship with me. Trust is something that will build at each session, so sessions will become more relaxed and focused every time we meet. If you have anxiety prior to the first session, remind yourself of why you made the appointment, and how much better you can feel through therapy!

Next available: Jun 10

Camille Spencer

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LCSW
9 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
I am an LCSW and transformational coach. I am trained in EMDR, DBT, CBT and Mindfulness, along with other evidence-based interventions. I work individually with clients to help them reach their full potential and overcome any obstacles standing in their way. It is my absolute passion to inspire clients and give them the ability to triumph over life’s challenges.I provide clients with the tools and coping skills they need to overcome their overwhelming emotions.

Next available: May 29

Jim Zagres

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LCSW
14 years of experience
Empowering
Intelligent
Solution oriented
Virtual
In-person
789 SW Federal ...
Hello! I'm Jim, and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed in both Florida and Connecticut. I'd like to support you in building the life you imagine! Life can be happy, joyous, and fulfilling. However, life can also be challenging at times. Challenges may involve external situations which we're currently facing, they may be internal struggles involving our feelings and thoughts, or both. During these challenging times, it is often beneficial to work with an empathetic, supportive, and knowledgeable therapist who will assist you in taking the steps necessary to deal with such challenges effectively and move forward with your life. I have 14 years of experience as a therapist working with adolescents, adults, and seniors dealing with a variety of issues. I have worked as a therapist in a nonprofit outpatient mental health and substance abuse treatment agency, treating clients with depression, anxiety, and substance use disorders. As a primary therapist in an inpatient substance abuse treatment facility, I have supported clients as they begin their journeys of sobriety and recovery. I have also assisted patients and family members facing end-of-life issues as a home hospice social worker.

Next available: May 28

Crisha M Thebeau

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LMHC
17 years of experience
Open-minded
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hi, my name is Crisha Thebeau and I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). I graduated with my Masters's degree in Community Mental Health from the University of South Florida in 2007. I have been a Mental Health Counselor since 2007. I have been a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida for over 16 years. Before becoming a Mental Health Counselor I worked with at-risk youth in rural Pennsylvania (AmeriCorps*VISTA) and with juvenile offenders in Pinellas County. My entire work history has been to serve others and I have 30 years of experience working with diverse populations, including teens and adults. I am a non-judgemental and all-inclusive therapist and for the last 12 years have worked exclusively with high school students in the school setting. I use a variety of approaches to therapy that include: Cognitive-Behavioral, Solution Focused, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness and Narrative.

Next available: May 28

Kattrina Gonzalez

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LMFT
8 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
235 SW Dade Str...
Hi there, I’m Kattrina. My Therapy is located at 235 SW Dade St suite B, Madison, FL 32340 Please call (850)973-7871 If you’re looking for a safe, CONFIDENTIAL, space to process life struggles such as; stress, anger, parenting, relationships, anxiety, past or current trauma, addiction or emotion regulation then this might be the right place for you. I have experience with collaborating with clients to improve daily functioning and process the things that might be causing complications in their life. I’m a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist who has spend the last 5 years in Individual, child and family therapy. I’ve mostly worked with children and parents struggling to manage emotions, trauma, anger management, depression, ADHD symptoms and other diagnosis. I work closely with the family members and schools to increase harmony and wellbeing. Before that I worked in an out patient rehab for court ordered parenting skills, anger management, addiction and batterers intervention. I’ve done couple’s therapy all throughout my career.

Next available: May 28

Walt McCreary, MSW, LCSW

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LCSW
35 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Intelligent
Virtual
Hello, I am an experienced MSW, LCSW with 30+ years of experience providing therapy and social services in a wide range of clinical settings: individual/group therapy, emergency crisis counseling, EAP and inpatient psychiatric hospitals. I have experience working with individuals, men and women, adolescents, couples and families. I have expertise working with clients/families dealing with bipolar, schizophrenia, anxiety, OCD, depression, adjustment disorders, anger, grief/loss, and family and medical issues. Personal info: Married 33 years, 4 children, 9 grandchildren. I enjoy cycling, fishing and visiting family. I am an active, healthy cancer survivor. I am retired, and my most recent full-time position; a medical case manager. I have a very flexible open schedule. I am a genuine- easy-going, non-judgmental person. I believe everyone has value and worth.

Next available: May 28

Nicole Kleiman-Reck

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LMHC
23 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
I am currently accepting new clients via teletherapy. I have been practicing as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida for the past 22 years and am also a Licensed Therapist in Virginia, largely with a focus in the areas of depression, anxiety, thought disturbance, addiction, emotion regulation, relationship distress, and self-esteem. I feel many of the responses we struggle with are connected to a traumatic event (or perceived trauma) from the past. I am also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and worked in the past with individuals of various ages across the Autism Spectrum. Currently, my primary focus has been in the individual/couples/relational therapy realm. I will encourage you to prioritize the areas you wish to address in therapy and tailor my approach on an individual basis. I believe in client autonomy so the areas that are addressed are the areas you want to address. I draw on several treatment modalities (including, but not limited to, Internal Family Systems, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy) to allow you to further develop your strengths and help you meet all of your treatment plan goals at a speed that works best for you. I also have completed training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy as well as the Developmental Model for Couples and integrate both of these approaches into my relational therapy practice. Overall, I help you to see that managing the stressor is more important than just managing the stress as it will allow you to cope with anything that comes your way.

Next available: Jun 20

Abdy Pacheco

(she/her)

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LCSW
7 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Virtual
Hello, I'm Abdy! (Abdee) I am a Bilingual Latina therapist. Working with adults managing life transitions, relationship issues, improving self-esteem, anxiety, substance use, trauma, depression and working with those impacted by chronic medical issues and mental illness. I focus on empowering and strengthening clients through evidenced-based therapy and a whole self approach, addressing the needs of your mind, body and spirit. You deserve a safe space to heal and grow- if you want to cry, curse, scream… you are in the best place to express how you are feeling. In our sessions together, I'll meet you with compassion and evidence-based techniques so you can overcome the hang-ups and habits holding you back. Let's work together!

Next available: May 28