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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: Jun 27

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: Jun 27

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: Jul 16

Dr. Yanelle Martinez

Dr. Yanelle Martinez profile image
LMHC
15 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: Jun 27

Tiffany A. Richburg, LCSW

Tiffany A. Richburg, LCSW profile image
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: Jul 6

Rachel Freiberg

Rachel Freiberg profile image
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: Jul 1

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: Jul 20

Derick Chappell

Derick Chappell profile image
LMHC
5 years of experience
Humorous
Challenging
Direct
Virtual
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: Jun 26

Melissa Tirado

Melissa Tirado profile image
LMHC
12 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
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: Jun 26

Noeline Coore

(she/her)

Noeline Coore profile image
LCSW
9 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
Hi! I'm Noeline Coore-mother, friend, therapist. My practice centers primarily on children, adolescents, adults, and LGBTQ+ population.. I provide integrated therapies for ADHD, Depression, General Anxiety, family issues, etc. I am trained in understanding systems and relationships. I prefer to coordinate treatment interventions with client's strengths, resources and skills. It is my passion to offer you a safe space to voice your difficulties, navigate your pain, and bring clarity to your struggles. I am here to sort through negative feelings/situations that may be plaguing you, and heal the wounds you have not been able to address alone.

Next available: Jun 26

Lauren Garcia

Lauren Garcia profile image
LMHC
17 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Hello and Welcome! I'm Lauren. I understand that engaging in therapy, especially if it's the first time, can feel intimidating. You've taken the first step by being here, on this page, and I'd like to introduce myself to help you feel a little more comfortable. I am a Florida Licensed Mental Health Counselor. I have over 15 years of experience working with adolescents, teens, and adults having trouble with adjustment, stress management, depression, relationships, and more. Therapy is not one size fits all. I use a variety of evidence-based therapies including, but not limited to CBT, Solution Focused, Strength-Based, and Motivational Interviewing. Using a client-centered approach, I will work to build a trusting relationship, where you can feel comfortable sharing and working on your goals together. I look forward to meeting and learning about you soon!

Next available: Jun 29

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: Jun 27

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: Jun 26

Alexis Highsmith

(she/her)

Alexis Highsmith profile image
LCSW
14 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
Are you struggling with feeling worried or depressed? Are you experiencing difficulty focusing or coping with life situations? Congratulations on taking the steps to improve your mental health. I feel that it is important to have your voice heard and I am here to provide a safe space just for that. I have worked as a therapist for the past 13 years with individuals and families. My goal is to help you reach for personal therapy goals.

Next available: Jun 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: Jun 27

Marcella Britto

(she/her)

Marcella Britto profile image
LCSW
5 years of experience
Empowering
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
Psychotherapy is a way for you to work through challenging feelings, situations, and emotions. I offer a safe, and nonjudgmental space to work through the challenges and emotions you are facing. We will work together to help you identify your strengths to help you achieve your goals while also practicing self-discovery. Understanding yourself and utilizing coping skills are essential for growth and dealing with change. I have a diverse background, having been born in Brazil and having lived in Switzerland, Ecuador, and currently the United States. I am fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. Outside of work, I find joy in exploring various cultures through travel—I've had the opportunity to visit 25 countries so far. I also have a passion for trying new foods and soaking up the Florida sun on weekends My strengths as a therapist are in being empathetic, authentic, and sensitive to my client's needs. I strongly believe that everyone has internal resources that are available to help bring about a successful resolution to life's challenges. *Availability only after 17pm during the weekdays and Weekend Mornings.

Next available: Jun 27

Malisha McPhaul

(she/her)

Malisha McPhaul profile image
LMHC
6 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
I am a licensed mental health counselor in Florida with over 6 years of experience working as a therapist/counselor and mentor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, substance abuse problems, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. I believe that in order to navigate life issues, you need the tools to tackle life challenges. I care about your optimum mental and emotional health. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic. rational-emotive therapy and motivational interviewing. Your treatment will be tailored to your specific needs so that you can accomplish your goals or resolve your concerns. I know that change can be difficult for many of us. However, I believe that everyone has the ability to foster a meaningful and happy life. It takes courage and support to take those necessary steps. If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support and empower you.

Next available: Jun 27

Kari Rodriguez

(she/her)

Kari Rodriguez profile image
LMFT
7 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Empowering
Virtual
Do you feel like you are currently drowning in life's problems? Are you struggling to keep everything together? Are your relationships suffering? My name is Karen (Kari) Rodriguez and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Florida. I have obtained a master's degree in Marriage and Family Counseling with honors from Southeastern University. I am pursuing my doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy, specializing in children and adolescent therapy, from National University. In therapy, I empower my clients to overcome the burden of their anxiety and/or depression symptoms to regain control over their lives. I am passionate about helping clients see positive outcomes in their lives through effective mental health treatment. Therefore, I have received training in evidenced-based practices such as CBT, DBT, and Gottman Couples Therapy. I am certified in Dialectal Behavioral Therapy (C-DBT), I am a certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional (CCATP), and I have training in Gottman Couples Therapy (Levels 1 and 2). I also utilize psychodynamic therapy and attachment-based therapy in treatment as well. I love mixing these approaches to get to your struggles' core. 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 ineffective behaviors that are holding you back. Let's work together!

Next available: Jun 26

Marie Dillinger

(she/her)

Marie Dillinger profile image
LMHC
15 years of experience
Intelligent
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
Welcome! I am Marie Dillinger, a licensed therapist who has been working with individuals, couples and families pursuing counseling for over 15 years. My experience has centered around mood disorders, adjustment issues, complicated grief and trauma. I work exclusively with adults ages 18 and over. The philosophical foundation of my therapy is based on the understanding that what we think influences how we feel which impacts how we behave. Therefore, to change any behavior or feeling we first need to address our thinking. My goal in the counseling process is to assist you in improving the quality of your life by guiding you in how to manage, resolve, and/or reconcile those issues in your life creating difficulty for you.

Next available: Jul 2

Jasmine Broadnax

(she/her)

Jasmine Broadnax profile image
LCSW
5 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
Do you have struggles conveying your emotions effectively? Hello, my name is Jasmine Broadnax, LCSW. Throughout my career, I have assisted individuals of various age groups and families who have encountered difficulty related to Neurodivergent complexities, trauma, Autism, Obsessive Compulsion Disorder, ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, and more. Certified in Trauma and Resilience (CTRC) and EMDR informed. My job is to help you overcome negative habits, achieve new goals, and implement change. Allow me to offer you support and empower you with techniques to break old pattern and develop new healthy skills.

Next available: Jun 28

Carolina Herrera

Carolina Herrera profile image
LMHC
7 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
After graduating with my Masters degree in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University, I was provided the opportunity to gain my experience at Nicklaus Childrens Hospital. I worked with a variety of age groups that exposed me to facilitate individual therapy, group therapy, family therapy and interventions. I also have over a decade of experience working in the fitness and wellness industry, which has influenced my therapy style, as I believe a healthy body leads to a healthy mind; therefore, activity and movement are highly encouraged and praised when working with me. I became a therapist mostly due to my interest in individuals and the recognition that everyone has their own story to tell. I believe each person is unique in their own way and we all have experiences that shape us into who we are today. I am an outgoing and nonjudgmental individual, which allowed me to make many positive relationships with a variety of different people growing up.

Next available: Jul 12

Susan Howell

(she/her)

Susan Howell profile image
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: Jun 26

Karlysse McMillon

(she/her)

Karlysse McMillon profile image
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: Jun 28

Crisha M Thebeau

(she/her)

Crisha M Thebeau profile image
LMHC
17 years of experience
Authentic
Open-minded
Humorous
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: Jun 27

Betty Baumstark

(she/her)

Betty Baumstark profile image
LMHC
21 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Humorous
Virtual
Hi there, I'm Betty. Are you struggling with anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, or major life changes? Maybe you're experiencing a lack of healthy boundaries in relationships or aren't living the life you were meant to lead. Whatever your needs, I am an experienced licensed mental health counselor who works with those struggling with relationship issues, grief, trauma, mood disorders, boundaries, anxiety, depression, daily life struggles etc. Therapy is a process of growth and self-discovery. Transformation and healing are obtained by developing a positive outlook and the adoption of new attitudes and responses. My purpose as a therapist is to help you along the path to a functional and fulfilling life. Whether the obstacles to achieving this goal are habits and behaviors you want to change, relationship issues, or present and past traumas. We will work together to develop a comprehensive plan to alleviate or minimize stressors and struggles. The goal is to move in positive directions while establishing healthy coping skills. There are many reasons that a person may seek counseling. Facing hardships in life can be very difficult, especially when trying to navigate them alone. Letting others into our pain and circumstances can be scary. It can also be a time for immense growth. Therapy can provide both support and hope as you work towards a greater sense of wholeness and healing. I enjoy helping people gain a greater sense of identity and purpose through a creative, emotionally focused, and experiential approach to therapy. Whether 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. I'll meet you with compassion and evidence-based techniques so you can overcome any challenges and barriers holding you back. Let's work together!

Next available: Jun 26

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