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130 therapists in Florida specializing in Racism

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Nazma Niles

(she/her)

Nazma Niles, LCSW - Florida Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
3 years of experience
Virtual
I'm a seasoned mental health therapist passionate about supporting kids, teens, and adults in living their best lives. My goal is to provide a cozy, accepting space where we can explore genuine moments of happiness, personal growth, and self-discovery. By taking a holistic and individual-focused approach, I address concerns about relationships, life changes, anxiety, mood disorders, ADHD, and depression. I take great joy in helping clients find clarity and inner peace. On a personal level, I adore nature, art, travel, and dancing. Let's connect – I'd love to learn more about you!

Next available: Jul 22

Carla Turrentine

Carla Turrentine, LCSW - Florida Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
10 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in the state of Florida. I received my Masters from the University of Tennessee in 2008 and have been practicing for 16 years. I help individuals struggling with their life circumstances to help them to identify their own thought processes and actions that may be hindering from becoming the best versions of themselves.

Next available: Jul 19

Christel Mamaril

(she/her)

Christel Mamaril, LMHC - Florida Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMHC
3 years of experience
Solution oriented
Challenging
Virtual
Life is full of adjustments and transitions. My goal in therapy is to accompany people in their journey towards these changes and to provide a safe space for them to heal, grow and re-discover who they are to thrive in life. I want to help individuals identify and cope with issues affecting their mental health by increasing their self-compassion with the help of mindfulness and other solution-focused interventions.

Next available: Jul 17

Malisa Komolthiti

(she/her)

Malisa Komolthiti, LMFT - Florida Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
2 years of experience
Direct
Warm
Open-minded
Virtual
I'm a dedicated psychotherapist and Marriage and Family Therapist, happily serving clients in Indiana, Ohio, Florida, and Colorado. My training journey has led me to embrace EMDR techniques and Harvard's mindfulness approaches in clinical practice. With a doctorate in education and a master's in marriage and family therapy as well as being an intervention specialist, I'm thoroughly equipped to support the unique journeys of adults, children, teens, and parents.

Next available: Jul 17

Susie Switzer

Susie Switzer, LMHC - Florida Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMHC
15 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Direct
Virtual
I work extensively with people to assist them with improving relationships, work to improve management of anxiety, anger management while improving self-confidence, and self-esteem. I also work with depressive-based symptoms and teach coping and improved thought processes to create a lifelong change to your ability to meet your needs. Together, we will identify what's not working and get you back to a baseline that works for you. I work holistically, my therapy provides tools to support needs within yourself, your relationships, and your family dynamic. If you're dealing with overwhelming emotions and feelings, hurtful relationship issues or cycles of anxiety and depression, I'm here to help. When a person is seeking therapy, this is a huge leap of faith towards asking for help that I deeply respect and admire. I will provide a non-judgmental, compassionate space for you to heal and grow. In our sessions together, I will always meet you “where you are” and provide strength-based solutions through evidence-based techniques so you can overcome and move forward in your life. Let's get started!

Next available: Jul 17

Terri Marshall

Terri Marshall, LMHC - Florida Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMHC
10 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I am a licensed mental health counselor. I graduated from UWF and Troy State University. I've been doing therapy for over 5 years. I am a trained trauma therapist and an advocate for the normalization of therapy. I am so passionate, not just about what I do as a therapist, but about specifically working with you. I don't take it lightly. You trusting me with your inner must thoughts, feelings and experiences will be respected, honored and guided at your own pace. Allow me to sit beside you to assist in creating a framework for your healing journey.

Next available: Jul 17

Keanne Owens

(she/her)

Keanne Owens, LCSW - Florida Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
10 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Florida with over 8 years of experience. I currently work as a Psychotherapist and Qualified Supervisor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, Postpartum Depression, and adjustment issues. My therapy style is client-focused, solution oriented, warm, and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, empathy, and compassion. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, psychodynamic, and rational-emotive therapy. I will tailor our sessions to meet your unique and specific needs while empowering you to function at your highest self.

Next available: Jul 17

Erica Knoblock

(she/her)

Erica Knoblock, LMHC - Florida Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMHC
17 years of experience
Virtual
Congratulations on taking the first steps toward your goal of change. As a guide on the path of your transformation, we will work collaboratively. This is your life. I am here to facilitate as much change and growth as feels comfortable to you. I am an LMHC licensed in the State of Florida. I have been practicing since 2007 after I received my graduate degrees in Mental Health Counseling and Education Specialty from the University of Florida. I have previously been licensed as a Radiographer and Radiation Therapist, working with persons who have cancer.

Next available: Jul 18

Brittney McCoy

Brittney McCoy, LMHC - Florida Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMHC
11 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Direct
Virtual
Hello! My name is Brittney McCoy and I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. I have years of experience working with families, adolescence, and adults . Helping people to improve and make changes in their lives is something I love to see and is one of the reasons I really enjoy working as a Therapist. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing and stages of change. I also have a background in Christian counseling and working Cross-Culturally! I can also assist clients that are Spanish speaking but do speak some English. Also in the near future I will be able to meet with those that speak Haitian Creole. Do you struggle with anxiety? Depression? Social and/or familial relationships? Any kind of adjustment disorder? Bipolar Disorder? Or Just want to improve your overall Mental Health? Then I am the Therapist for you! The first step to even requesting counseling can be difficult but you have arrived at Winds of Restoration Counseling and I am ready to help you explore and make change to improve your life now and in the future!

Next available: Jul 17

Shanita Brumwell

Shanita Brumwell, LMHC - Florida Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMHC
11 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
Are you tired of feeling overwhelmed with life challenges and/or mental health struggles? Do you desire to heal from your traumatic past that has been keeping you stuck in your mind and life? The pain you are feeling from life past and/or present circumstances is the opened door for your healing! I am here to support you on your healing journey. With me you will find a safe place to explore your inner world. A place where you can express yourself freely, explore your thoughts, feelings, and the choices you make for your life. Know that this is a place where you are not judged and are free to take the necessary steps to become whole in mind, body, and spirit. I have a holistic client centered approach to counseling. Whether you are feeling overwhelmed, experiencing symptoms from traumatic events, have relationship issues, cycle in and out of anxiety or depression I am here to help. I encourage you to take the next step in contacting me, to begin taking the necessary steps in overcoming your life struggles and/or your mental health needs. I will work with you, where you are at, and help you to reach the goals you set for yourself.

Next available: Jul 17

Zheng Liang

(she/her)

Zheng Liang, LMHC - Florida Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMHC
5 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Intelligent
Virtual
Hi there! My name is Zheng Liang, a traveling Licensed Mental Health Counselor. I graduated from the University of Miami. My journey to this profession was fueled by a desire to help individuals and families grappling with various forms of trauma. I'm particularly moved to assist those in minority communities dealing with cultural challenges and limited support system.

Next available: Jul 17

Michelle Bundrum

(she/her)

Michelle Bundrum, LCSW - Florida Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
8 years of experience
Virtual
I’m Michelle (she/her) and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Central Florida.    Central Florida has been my home for over 15 years. I attended University of Central Florida where I completed both a Bachelors and Masters of Social Work.  During my Masters, I also specialized in Military Social Work and received training in Play Therapy.  Since then, I have gone on to work with families and youth, strengthening relationships, overcoming trauma (particularly sexual trauma), and building their self- worth. I have 6 years of experience as a Clinical Social Worker where I have been able to utilize my bilingual skills specifically with adolescents and their families. Along with acquiring skills in expressive therapies, therapy outdoors,  as well as superhero therapy to utilize fandom and creativity to help clients reach their Better Tomorrow. Currently I am working on becoming a AASECT Certified Sex Therapist. I am a mother, a wife, a survivor, and like you I am flawed.  Each of us is on a journey of self growth and discovery and I would love to be a part of yours.

Next available: Jul 18

Brian Harris

(he/him)

Brian Harris, LMHC - Florida Therapist at Grow Therapy
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: Jul 17

Romeo Ballayan

(he/him)

Romeo Ballayan, LCSW - Florida Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
4 years of experience
Open-minded
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
The intention of services provided to present and future clients are to support them in navigating through the pain. The only way out is through. Not above, below, or around the pain but through it. The good news is you are not alone and don’t have to do it alone. Utilize the resources offered in this collaborative effort in creating the life (mind, body, & soul) you deserve.

Next available: Jul 21

Victoria Wallace

Victoria Wallace, LCSW - Florida Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
8 years of experience
Virtual
Hello and Welcome! I am licensed in Florida with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Next available: Jul 17

Elena Saldamando

(she/her)

Elena Saldamando, LCSW - Florida Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
15 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I provide psychotherapy for people who are grieving, coping with cancer (patient and/or loved ones), coping with fertility treatment, planning/adjusting to retirement, college students, living with a chronic illness, and depression and anxiety. I work with people who are grieving the loss of a loved one/pet, struggling with their hopes and dreams, and grief due to physical issues - such as cancer, fertility, job losses, life transitions, moving, and being a caregiver for a loved one. I also work with people who are struggling to connect with meaning and purpose in the presence of advanced staged cancer. I take a compassionate, analytical and direct approach to counseling while incorporating mindfulness and meaning-making into our sessions. I specialize in grief counseling, chronic illness and mental health, depression and anxiety. I offer both supportive counseling as well as goal-oriented / behavioral modification counseling. I provide free 15-minute consultations for individual counseling. I have evening and weekend availability and am accepting new clients. I am also seeking new clients for my 7-week virtual grief support group. Insurance can be billed if in the network. Kudos for reading all the way through and putting yourself first.

Next available: Jul 23

Mandy Millsap

Mandy Millsap, LMHC - Florida Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMHC
10 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Humorous
Virtual
Greetings! My name is Mandy Millsap, and I am a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) in the state of Florida. I have over seven years of experience in the mental health field as a counselor. I have extensive expertise in working with diverse client demographics with a wide range of concerns. My vision for our work together is empowering you to discover your individual strengths and coping skills through a collaborative approach. My counseling style is warm and empathetic, interspersed with an eclectic path for treatment to match the intervention to the issue or concern. I look forward to working with you to help in healing, obtaining insight, and becoming the best “You."

Next available: Jul 24

Catherine Brenen

(she/her)

Catherine Brenen, LCSW - Florida Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
18 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
I am a licensed Clinical Social Worker, in Michigan with over 15 years of experience as a mental health provider. I serve clients by helping them address various stressors such as anxiety, drug use, depression, interpersonal relationships, trauma, health complications, as well as overall life challenges related to aging. Respect, empathy, positive regard, as well as faith in God and people are foundational to the services I provide. I provide mental health support, based on best practices, to help clients resolve dilemmas and challenges that impacts their mental and emotional health. My clients report they feel very comfortable talking to me and that services directly addresses their concerns and helps them to resolve the issues. My goal is to empower my clients so that they have lifelong skills that supports them, now and in the future if they should ever have any challenges again. My method is non-judgmental, friendly, yet professional, rooted in evidence based best practices. I'll help you resolve your issues based on your life goals and values. Services will be practical, relevant, effective and tailored to your needs. My therapy style is warm and engaging. I don't embrace judgment, fear-based tactics or condemning others. I believe in providing unconditional positive regard while helping you to move forward in pursuit of a high-quality life. My approach combines solution focused, client based, dialectical and cognitive-behavior therapy and can be psychodynamic. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I'm ready to support you through this process! I look forward to working with you!

Next available: Jul 19

Muriel Medina

(she/her)

Muriel Medina, LCSW - Florida Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
12 years of experience
Authentic
Open-minded
Warm
Virtual
In my 12 years of experience, I have worked with individuals who are feeling emotionally stuck due to sadness, irritability, relationship-issues, anger, financial-loss, unresolved-trauma, loss of a loved one and/or anxiety. This may lead to a whirl-wind of emotional-instability that feels chaotic and uncontrollable. But know that you are not alone and there is hope. I will provide you with treatment focused on using evidence-based-practices such as Mindfulness Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Based Therapy and Interpersonal Therapy. I will engage you in creating a treatment plan that works for you! I will assist you in identifying your interest of focus (personal issues) and empower you to process and reach your goals and achieve emotional stability in therapy.

Next available: Jul 17

Dr. Sheryl Weir-Thompson DBA

Dr. Sheryl Weir-Thompson DBA, LMHC - Florida Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMHC
12 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
I am a licensed mental health counselor in Florida and for over 13 years I have had the honor of helping individual and their families navigate through life's challenges. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, & depression. Everyone is unique and one technique or treatment modality will not work for everyone.

Next available: Jul 18

Danesha Ward-Simmons

(she/her)

Danesha Ward-Simmons, LMHC - Florida Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMHC
10 years of experience
Virtual
Danesha Simmons, is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and founder of Dream Identity Counseling, located in the State of Florida. Her passion is to serve Healthcare workers, minorities and striving youth and adults of the community as they learn how to break ineffective generational family cycles, remove unhealthy norms and follow their dreams despite their past and current experiences. Danesha's approach for individuals, families, and the community is to promote holistic wellness. She connects the ability to incorporate integrative psycho-educational modalities, practices of mindfulness, and expressive art therapy techniques to help you grow from a life of carrying those heavy feelings inside to effective coping. She works with her client's to help them learn effective skills to get off their routine “go-mode” of life and promote balance and stress release. As a National Certified Counselor, Danesha holds value in collaborating with community partners to promote social change. As a Certified Trauma Professional, she believes that the individual is a part of a greater system and each shares a role for cohesion and support. As a wellness consultant, she takes a deeper view into how each work employee contributes to personal and workplace wellness.

Next available: Jul 17

Walt McCreary, MSW, LCSW

(he/him)

Walt McCreary, MSW, LCSW, LCSW - Florida Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
35 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Open-minded
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: Jul 17

Gillian Melendez Harris

(she/her)

Gillian Melendez Harris, LMHC - Florida Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMHC
5 years of experience
Virtual
I am Gillian. I am a natural born empath. Do you struggle with the push through mentality? I want the individuals I work with to feel heard, to feel understood, to know they can be 100 percent themselves with zero judgment. I know finding the right therapist can be difficult. My approach is Person Centered based. This means I wholeheartedly believe a person has the capacity for growth. My specialties include working with individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, grief, and addiction. I incorporate Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness Based Therapy. I can help with navigating complex and uncomfortable emotions. Seeking therapy is an act of prioritizing yourself. It takes courage to be vulnerable. It can be difficult to get to a place of peace and find joy in the simplest of things when you are in that so to speak tunnel.

Next available: Jul 17

Charleen Gonzalez

(she/her)

Charleen Gonzalez, LMFT - Florida Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
9 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
*Only Accepting online sessions* Hi, my name is Charleen. I am a Licensed Therapist based in Florida. My typical clients are women in their early 20s to late 30s that are dealing with phase of life issues. That can include a variety of topics such as breakups, career challenges, insecurity, attachment issues, friendship issues, anxiety/depression, and just general "I don't know what I'm doing with my life". I also have worked with many clients from the LGBTQIA community, that are looking for a safe space to seek mental health treatment. I am a gender affirming provider. Living in the age of COVID-19 has really intensified mental health issues for a lot of people. Feelings of isolation, loss, constant stress, awkwardness socializing, and other issues have come up a lot in my practice. I create a comforting and non-judgmental space in my therapy sessions where you are the expert of your life, and I'm here to help figure things out with you. I will provide you with coping skills and a listening ear to all of the challenges you are facing. It's time to put yourself first and stop pouring from an empty cup. Reach out to me to learn more.

Next available: Jul 23

Diana Curry

(she/her)

Diana Curry, LCSW - Florida Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
6 years of experience
Virtual
Hi. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the Orlando, Florida area. I have resided in this area for more than 30 years. Prior to moving to Orlando, I served in the U.S. Army and now a Veteran. I attended college in Orlando with both my Bachelors and Masters from University of Central Florida. I have worked for Department of Children and Families Protective Services and Investigation for children for 16 years before. Towards the last five years of my DCF career, I began my Masters program in Social Work. After graduating, I began to work on my licensure in therapy.

Next available: Jul 17

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