Jennifer Grennell
Registered Clinical Social Work Intern, RCSWI Verified
Venice, FL 34285
Do you struggle with low mood and intrusive, anxious thoughts or are you the parent of a teen who is dealing with these challenges? Therapeutic intervention with a trained professional can help get you or your child on the path towards stability and confidence. I have a great deal of experience working with individuals ages 13 – 30 years old. I am very passionate about strengthening relationships as well as empowering individuals by accessing and utilizing their own strength and resilience. I have a master’s in social work from Florida State University and I am in the process of earning licensure as an LCSW.
(941) 275-9183
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Venice, FL 34285
Do you struggle with low mood and intrusive, anxious thoughts or are you the parent of a teen who is dealing with these challenges? Therapeutic intervention with a trained professional can help get you or your child on the path towards stability and confidence. I have a great deal of experience working with individuals ages 13 – 30 years old. I am very passionate about strengthening relationships as well as empowering individuals by accessing and utilizing their own strength and resilience. I have a master’s in social work from Florida State University and I am in the process of earning licensure as an LCSW.
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Victoria Monaghan
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Venice, FL 34293
Offers online therapy
I am a licensed therapist who is committed to helping individuals and families build a lifestyle they love and enjoy. My specialties include family therapy, parent guidance, and working individually kids, teens, and survivors of trauma. I especially have a have a passion for working with teen girls navigating sexual identity and the rising issues with social media. I also take interest in counseling young adults eager to heal from complex trauma, establish healthy relationships, and launch into the next stages of life; whatever that may be.
(941) 205-7899
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Venice, FL 34293
Offers online therapy
I am a licensed therapist who is committed to helping individuals and families build a lifestyle they love and enjoy. My specialties include family therapy, parent guidance, and working individually kids, teens, and survivors of trauma. I especially have a have a passion for working with teen girls navigating sexual identity and the rising issues with social media. I also take interest in counseling young adults eager to heal from complex trauma, establish healthy relationships, and launch into the next stages of life; whatever that may be.
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Michele Messina
MA, CAGS, LSP Verified
Office is near:
Venice, FL 34284
Offers online therapy
Michele is available to administer psycho-educational assessments of intelligence, academic achievement, cognitive processing, social development, emotional regulation, adaptive functioning, school readiness, executive functioning, and attention/concentration. Her evaluations include valuable recommendations for both school and home. She provides a range of counseling services to address the needs of students and their families and is a Certified Child & Adolescent Anxiety Treatment Professional (CCATP-CA).
(941) 676-9547
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Office is near:
Venice, FL 34284
Offers online therapy
Michele is available to administer psycho-educational assessments of intelligence, academic achievement, cognitive processing, social development, emotional regulation, adaptive functioning, school readiness, executive functioning, and attention/concentration. Her evaluations include valuable recommendations for both school and home. She provides a range of counseling services to address the needs of students and their families and is a Certified Child & Adolescent Anxiety Treatment Professional (CCATP-CA).
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Viktoria B Toth
Counselor, LMHC, RPT, CATP Verified
Venice, FL 34285
Today's society brings many challenges to children, adolescents and their families. While some face setbacks at home, others might struggle with school issues or have difficulties in social situations casting a shadow over childhood. Although parenting and family life can be the most rewarding experience, they are also complex tasks with ever changing challenges, especially if the family deals with, for example, trauma, anxiety, ADHD, grief, blending families, school/ peer problems.
(941) 877-5612
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Venice, FL 34285
Today's society brings many challenges to children, adolescents and their families. While some face setbacks at home, others might struggle with school issues or have difficulties in social situations casting a shadow over childhood. Although parenting and family life can be the most rewarding experience, they are also complex tasks with ever changing challenges, especially if the family deals with, for example, trauma, anxiety, ADHD, grief, blending families, school/ peer problems.
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Ellen C Ferguson
Counselor, LMHC, MA Verified
Venice, FL 34292
Are you or a loved one struggling with stress, anxiety or depression? Are your coping skills helping or hurting you? In life, we all experience times when we struggle whether it be with guilt, shame, grief/loss, relationship issues or adjustment to change. With a little help, we can move through this and get to a brighter life. In the 20 years I have been a therapist I have helped many people with these issues. One of my favorite quotes is “If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got. If you want something different, do something different.” Counseling is the process that can help with this.
(941) 304-5250
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Venice, FL 34292
Are you or a loved one struggling with stress, anxiety or depression? Are your coping skills helping or hurting you? In life, we all experience times when we struggle whether it be with guilt, shame, grief/loss, relationship issues or adjustment to change. With a little help, we can move through this and get to a brighter life. In the 20 years I have been a therapist I have helped many people with these issues. One of my favorite quotes is “If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got. If you want something different, do something different.” Counseling is the process that can help with this.
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Carrie Lynn Phelps
Counselor, LMHC, CST-T, LMT Verified
Venice, FL 34292
My areas of expertise include issues of substance abuse, anxiety, depression, anxiety, and PTSD. I have a Body, Mind, Spirit approach, where I help clients connect within themselves to find the underlying issues that are creating problems in their lives, then help clients learn to identify the thought patterns that can cause dysfunction and develop strategies to lead happier and healthier lives.
(941) 803-1724
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Venice, FL 34292
My areas of expertise include issues of substance abuse, anxiety, depression, anxiety, and PTSD. I have a Body, Mind, Spirit approach, where I help clients connect within themselves to find the underlying issues that are creating problems in their lives, then help clients learn to identify the thought patterns that can cause dysfunction and develop strategies to lead happier and healthier lives.
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Theresa A Benedict
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
It is my goal to assist clients in recognizing and maximizing their strengths so that they can experience more enjoyment in their lives. By providing a safe, supportive and understanding environment I am able to help my clients in making healthy changes. I truly enjoy collaborating with clients to address areas of concern and to facilitate growth. My approach to therapy is non-traditional, solution focused and very effective. Therapy is individualized to the client's needs and goals. I work in both short-term and long-term milieu depending on the client's preferences and needs.
(941) 357-7365
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Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
It is my goal to assist clients in recognizing and maximizing their strengths so that they can experience more enjoyment in their lives. By providing a safe, supportive and understanding environment I am able to help my clients in making healthy changes. I truly enjoy collaborating with clients to address areas of concern and to facilitate growth. My approach to therapy is non-traditional, solution focused and very effective. Therapy is individualized to the client's needs and goals. I work in both short-term and long-term milieu depending on the client's preferences and needs.
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Dale Simpson
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Venice, FL 34285
When you or family members are hurting, you need competent, experienced psychological help. Training and experience for a doctor of psychology is significantly different than that of masters level counselors. While there are good counselors for certain types of clients, you want a doctor's perspective for your assessment and treatment. I bring a caring heart and years of experience in private practice to our sessions. Furthermore, my training includes graduate level education focusing upon the integration of psychology and faith. Get the expertise and experience you need in a consultant. Contact me to get your healing started.
(941) 357-1552
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Venice, FL 34285
When you or family members are hurting, you need competent, experienced psychological help. Training and experience for a doctor of psychology is significantly different than that of masters level counselors. While there are good counselors for certain types of clients, you want a doctor's perspective for your assessment and treatment. I bring a caring heart and years of experience in private practice to our sessions. Furthermore, my training includes graduate level education focusing upon the integration of psychology and faith. Get the expertise and experience you need in a consultant. Contact me to get your healing started.
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Cosmic Warrior Wisdom, LLC
BCC
Venice, FL 34293
Offers online therapy
Julie Clark is a Board-Certified Coach specializing in Narcissistic Abuse Recovery, Psychospiritual Coaching and Entheogenic Medicine Integration. Clients recovering from Narcissistic Abuse are guided to establish a solid and lasting inner identification with the Authentic Self, dissolving trauma-bonding patterns and restoring a healthy inner vibration. For those integrating Entheogenic Medicine Work, clients will decode and ground messages from their journeys to deepen the transformation process. All coaching incorporates Psychospiritual principles and is designed to efficiently evoke profound results that will not fade with time.
(504) 814-7420
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Venice, FL 34293
Offers online therapy
Julie Clark is a Board-Certified Coach specializing in Narcissistic Abuse Recovery, Psychospiritual Coaching and Entheogenic Medicine Integration. Clients recovering from Narcissistic Abuse are guided to establish a solid and lasting inner identification with the Authentic Self, dissolving trauma-bonding patterns and restoring a healthy inner vibration. For those integrating Entheogenic Medicine Work, clients will decode and ground messages from their journeys to deepen the transformation process. All coaching incorporates Psychospiritual principles and is designed to efficiently evoke profound results that will not fade with time.
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Martha A. Smith
Counselor, LMHC Verified
Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
People often turn to a professional counselor when they are having trouble with relationships--either with self or others. Sometimes we feel stuck in life situations and are unable to move forward. We all need balance in life and sometimes it helps to have some guidance reaching that goal--whether in our personal or professional arena. We can work together to find the most beneficial approach for you to get your life on track.
(941) 487-0925
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Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
People often turn to a professional counselor when they are having trouble with relationships--either with self or others. Sometimes we feel stuck in life situations and are unable to move forward. We all need balance in life and sometimes it helps to have some guidance reaching that goal--whether in our personal or professional arena. We can work together to find the most beneficial approach for you to get your life on track.
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Jennifer Parella
Counselor, LMHC Verified
Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
Are you feeling stuck or unfulfilled as though you "should" be happier or doing better? Wish you had someone to really get you and understand? Big life changes, excessive worries, painful relationships, losses, perfectionism, or academic, work issues may be robbing you of your happiness. Or maybe you're trying to figure out how to manage health & weight issues or balance family, caregiving, school, or work with self-care. You're wondering how you got here and want to make changes. You want someone to help who will be supportive and non-judgmental but who will also address the behaviors, thoughts, & habits that aren't working.
(941) 254-2584
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Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
Are you feeling stuck or unfulfilled as though you "should" be happier or doing better? Wish you had someone to really get you and understand? Big life changes, excessive worries, painful relationships, losses, perfectionism, or academic, work issues may be robbing you of your happiness. Or maybe you're trying to figure out how to manage health & weight issues or balance family, caregiving, school, or work with self-care. You're wondering how you got here and want to make changes. You want someone to help who will be supportive and non-judgmental but who will also address the behaviors, thoughts, & habits that aren't working.
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Aimee Dos Santos
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MEd Verified
Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
#1 belief is healing is not linear and that there is NO one size fits all therapy! I am extremely versed in traditional therapy that is data based, but believe that often practitioners miss the mark when it comes to looking at the client as whole/ not just numbers. My approach is holistic compassionate care, that offers clients a flexible way to heal and discover new nuggets of truth, in both traditional therapy and alternative ones. I have a particular passion for empowering woman in seeking their purpose and worth. I also have a deep love for working with children/teens that have difficulty navigating through the world/emotions.
(941) 202-5631
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Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
#1 belief is healing is not linear and that there is NO one size fits all therapy! I am extremely versed in traditional therapy that is data based, but believe that often practitioners miss the mark when it comes to looking at the client as whole/ not just numbers. My approach is holistic compassionate care, that offers clients a flexible way to heal and discover new nuggets of truth, in both traditional therapy and alternative ones. I have a particular passion for empowering woman in seeking their purpose and worth. I also have a deep love for working with children/teens that have difficulty navigating through the world/emotions.
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Paul Zitowitz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LCSW Verified
Venice, FL 34285
Mr. Paul Zitowitz has more than 25 years experience working with adults dealing with issues of mood disorders (depressions, stress, anxiety, etc.); and normal life transitions. This experience includes marital therapy as well as the use of hypnosis for weight reduction, smoking cessation, pain management and stress. He also has experience in treating insomnia without medication. He specializes in PTSD; trauma (both childhood and adult); mood disorders (depression, anxiety; panic attacks); gender identity support, insomnia.
(941) 584-8931
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Venice, FL 34285
Mr. Paul Zitowitz has more than 25 years experience working with adults dealing with issues of mood disorders (depressions, stress, anxiety, etc.); and normal life transitions. This experience includes marital therapy as well as the use of hypnosis for weight reduction, smoking cessation, pain management and stress. He also has experience in treating insomnia without medication. He specializes in PTSD; trauma (both childhood and adult); mood disorders (depression, anxiety; panic attacks); gender identity support, insomnia.
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Lisa R Richardson
Counselor, LMHC, NCC, IATP, LPC Verified
Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
As a Master's level Art Therapist, my practice incorporates the creative process with a Humanistic approach to help you develop healthy coping skills to manage emotions, moods, and behaviors. The union of art and psychology helps increase feelings of self-esteem and self-worth as you discover your strengths and life potential. When words are not enough, we use the creative process as a tool to facilitate exploration of beliefs, identifying the root cause of challenges that disrupt balance in daily functioning. In sessions, we will work in areas of mindfulness, identifying and establishing personal boundaries, and managing emotions.
(941) 876-5054
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Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
As a Master's level Art Therapist, my practice incorporates the creative process with a Humanistic approach to help you develop healthy coping skills to manage emotions, moods, and behaviors. The union of art and psychology helps increase feelings of self-esteem and self-worth as you discover your strengths and life potential. When words are not enough, we use the creative process as a tool to facilitate exploration of beliefs, identifying the root cause of challenges that disrupt balance in daily functioning. In sessions, we will work in areas of mindfulness, identifying and establishing personal boundaries, and managing emotions.
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Kyla Whipple
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, CSAT Verified
Venice, FL 34285
Experiencing betrayal from a spouse's affair or pornography addiction, experiencing physical, emotional, or sexual abuse, or other painful life circumstance can be devastating and traumatic. You may find yourself struggling with daily tasks and relationships, having trouble concentrating, on high alert, disoriented, and feeling a variety of difficult emotions. You are not alone and there is hope for recovery and healing!
(941) 220-0391
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Venice, FL 34285
Experiencing betrayal from a spouse's affair or pornography addiction, experiencing physical, emotional, or sexual abuse, or other painful life circumstance can be devastating and traumatic. You may find yourself struggling with daily tasks and relationships, having trouble concentrating, on high alert, disoriented, and feeling a variety of difficult emotions. You are not alone and there is hope for recovery and healing!
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April A McLean
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Venice, FL 34293
Offers online therapy
We are living in a time of uncertainty and fear. Feelings of anxiety and depression are significantly increased in people across the board. For some, symptoms from past traumatic events are being triggered. Other people are having increased conflict with their partner or they are struggling with the sudden transition into a full-time parenting/home schooling role. Many people who lived with more minor mental and emotional struggles are finding it harder to get through each day.
(941) 205-7195
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Venice, FL 34293
Offers online therapy
We are living in a time of uncertainty and fear. Feelings of anxiety and depression are significantly increased in people across the board. For some, symptoms from past traumatic events are being triggered. Other people are having increased conflict with their partner or they are struggling with the sudden transition into a full-time parenting/home schooling role. Many people who lived with more minor mental and emotional struggles are finding it harder to get through each day.
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Steven James Mersinger Jr
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT, CSAT Verified
Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
There is a quote by J.R.R. Tolkien, "not all those who wander are lost". I think this is a solid descriptor of my life's journey. To the outside observer, I've looked similar to a vagabond as I've "wasted my potential" walking barefoot through Orlando serving the homeless, living in Brazil while working with at-risk children abandoned to the streets, and even more recently as I've dove into therapy with men and women struggling with sexual addiction and the fallout of effects upon their loved ones. I've wrestled with my own struggles and mental health diagnosis of OCD and now have the privilege of serving others.
(941) 232-7754
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Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
There is a quote by J.R.R. Tolkien, "not all those who wander are lost". I think this is a solid descriptor of my life's journey. To the outside observer, I've looked similar to a vagabond as I've "wasted my potential" walking barefoot through Orlando serving the homeless, living in Brazil while working with at-risk children abandoned to the streets, and even more recently as I've dove into therapy with men and women struggling with sexual addiction and the fallout of effects upon their loved ones. I've wrestled with my own struggles and mental health diagnosis of OCD and now have the privilege of serving others.
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Guardian Counseling
Counselor, MA Verified
Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
What keeps us in bondage can vary tremendously from one person to another. We know that our past plays a huge part in what keeps us in bondage to pain, thoughts that destroy us rather than move us forward, strife within ourselves and our relationships. We are here to take you through the process of healing the pain, retraining your mind, mending your relationships, and ultimately breaking the chains that keep you from being what God has created you to be.
(941) 214-2230
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Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
What keeps us in bondage can vary tremendously from one person to another. We know that our past plays a huge part in what keeps us in bondage to pain, thoughts that destroy us rather than move us forward, strife within ourselves and our relationships. We are here to take you through the process of healing the pain, retraining your mind, mending your relationships, and ultimately breaking the chains that keep you from being what God has created you to be.
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Diane Katherine Clukey-Chenard
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, RYT Verified
Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
For more than 20 years I’ve helped teens and adults navigate anxiety, depression, and trauma in healthy and productive ways. I bring an understanding of behavior, relationships, and adversity and how they can play out in negative ways in everyday life. I love working with couples to help them find a way to improve communication and strengthen their bond. Together we work towards moving forward together or kindly apart. I bring years of working with the LGBTQIA+community helping folks celebrate who they are while at the same time acknowledging the stress and unique family factors this amazing community deals with on a daily basis.
(941) 220-5027
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Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
For more than 20 years I’ve helped teens and adults navigate anxiety, depression, and trauma in healthy and productive ways. I bring an understanding of behavior, relationships, and adversity and how they can play out in negative ways in everyday life. I love working with couples to help them find a way to improve communication and strengthen their bond. Together we work towards moving forward together or kindly apart. I bring years of working with the LGBTQIA+community helping folks celebrate who they are while at the same time acknowledging the stress and unique family factors this amazing community deals with on a daily basis.
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Lindsay Dec
Counselor, LMHC Verified
Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
Everyone has times in their life when they need help. You may be having symptoms that are keeping you from your best life and you're ready for change. Therapy can help you get back on track, build skills to navigate daily life, increase your confidence, and build connections with others. There are many evidence-based approaches we can discuss to find a good fit for you. I integrate a physiological approach into counseling. We can use biofeedback, neurofeedback, and mindfulness to complement talk therapy. I am assisted by my registered therapy dog, PJ.
(941) 307-7792
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Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
Everyone has times in their life when they need help. You may be having symptoms that are keeping you from your best life and you're ready for change. Therapy can help you get back on track, build skills to navigate daily life, increase your confidence, and build connections with others. There are many evidence-based approaches we can discuss to find a good fit for you. I integrate a physiological approach into counseling. We can use biofeedback, neurofeedback, and mindfulness to complement talk therapy. I am assisted by my registered therapy dog, PJ.

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Teen Therapists
Adolescence can be a time of both disorientation and discovery. The transitional period can raise questions of independence and identity; as adolescents cultivate their sense of self, they may face difficult choices about academics, friendship, sexuality, gender identity, drugs, and alcohol.

Most teens have a relatively egocentric perspective on life; a state of mind that usually abates with age. They often focus on themselves and believe that everyone else—from a best friend to a distant crush—is focused on them too. They may grapple with insecurities and feelings of being judged. Relationships with family members often take a backseat to peer groups, romantic interests, and appearance, which teens perceive as increasingly important during this time.

The transition can naturally lead to anxiety about physical development, evolving relationships with others, and one's place in the larger world. Mild anxiety and other challenges are typical, but serious mental health conditions also emerge during adolescence. Finding a teen therapist in Venice and addressing a disorder early on can help ensure the best possible outcome.