Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Bradenton, FL 34205
Welcome! My practice focuses on Women's Mental Wellness. Are you are adjusting to a life transition such as graduation from college, motherhood, divorce, widowhood, an empty nest or caring for elderly parents? Are you experiencing a situation that's left you feeling a sense of loss, overwhelmed, anxious, or unfulfilled? If you've answered "yes", please know that you are not alone. There is help and there is hope. I believe you'll find my style to be supportive, non-judgmental and attuned to your own pace and needs. We will work together to help you navigate this difficult experience by employing the best approach for you.
Coping Skills
(941) 564-0735
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Bradenton, FL 34205
Coping Skills
Welcome! My practice focuses on Women's Mental Wellness. Are you are adjusting to a life transition such as graduation from college, motherhood, divorce, widowhood, an empty nest or caring for elderly parents? Are you experiencing a situation that's left you feeling a sense of loss, overwhelmed, anxious, or unfulfilled? If you've answered "yes", please know that you are not alone. There is help and there is hope. I believe you'll find my style to be supportive, non-judgmental and attuned to your own pace and needs. We will work together to help you navigate this difficult experience by employing the best approach for you.
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Counselor, MEd, MS, LMHC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bradenton, FL 34201
Welcome!! Today is the time for emotional growth and healing. Together, in the safe emotional space of our sessions, you can explore the gaps between your actual and true self, untangle patterns of past choices and behaviors, and explore new ways of interacting with the world. Through the hard but rich work of therapy you can enjoy a deeper understanding of yourself, a strengthened emotional resilience, and a better ability to negotiate relationships and negative emotions and enter the process of real and true healing. I work with older teens, adults, and couples with a variety of issues.
Coping Skills
(813) 803-6640
Verified
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Office is near:
Bradenton, FL 34201
Coping Skills
Welcome!! Today is the time for emotional growth and healing. Together, in the safe emotional space of our sessions, you can explore the gaps between your actual and true self, untangle patterns of past choices and behaviors, and explore new ways of interacting with the world. Through the hard but rich work of therapy you can enjoy a deeper understanding of yourself, a strengthened emotional resilience, and a better ability to negotiate relationships and negative emotions and enter the process of real and true healing. I work with older teens, adults, and couples with a variety of issues.
Photo of Dale Thompson, LMHC, Counselor
Counselor, LMHC Verified
Verified
Bradenton, FL 34202
More than 20 years of experience as a professional counselor. Specializing in issues with Marriage, Men and Troubled Youth. Identified as a Licensure Supervisor in the State of Florida as well as a Continuing Education provider since 1993 for professionals seeking mandatory licensing classes.
Coping Skills
(941) 845-6590
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Bradenton, FL 34202
Coping Skills
More than 20 years of experience as a professional counselor. Specializing in issues with Marriage, Men and Troubled Youth. Identified as a Licensure Supervisor in the State of Florida as well as a Continuing Education provider since 1993 for professionals seeking mandatory licensing classes.
Photo of Jane Ogden, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Bradenton, FL 34209
I am here to support you and your family when you need help dealing with difficulties that come into your life. Change is a given, but sometimes change can be tough, whether it is caused by divorce, death of a loved one, serious illness, or other life transitions. I believe in a strengths based approach - I am here to help you find the resources within yourself to move through the challenges you face. Together we can work towards helping you live a life that is consistent with your values and goals.
Coping Skills
(941) 357-1557
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Bradenton, FL 34209
Coping Skills
I am here to support you and your family when you need help dealing with difficulties that come into your life. Change is a given, but sometimes change can be tough, whether it is caused by divorce, death of a loved one, serious illness, or other life transitions. I believe in a strengths based approach - I am here to help you find the resources within yourself to move through the challenges you face. Together we can work towards helping you live a life that is consistent with your values and goals.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bradenton, FL 34208
Free parking downtown! :) While our outer lives may seem well organized, our inner lives are often plagued with unexpressed conflict and confusion. Those who dare to cultivate self-awareness are often surprised by its healing effects - that the process itself unlocks energy and propels one forward. It is never too late. I look forward to witnessing your transformation and discovering how your unique set of issues and ways of working come to bear in the therapeutic alliance that will be uniquely ours.
Coping Skills
(941) 932-8691
Verified

Office is near:
Bradenton, FL 34208
Coping Skills
Free parking downtown! :) While our outer lives may seem well organized, our inner lives are often plagued with unexpressed conflict and confusion. Those who dare to cultivate self-awareness are often surprised by its healing effects - that the process itself unlocks energy and propels one forward. It is never too late. I look forward to witnessing your transformation and discovering how your unique set of issues and ways of working come to bear in the therapeutic alliance that will be uniquely ours.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bradenton, FL 34201
Laura earned her Master of Social Work (MSW) Degree through The Ohio State University in 1997 and practiced Psychiatric Social Work in Ohio until 2018, when she returned to her home state of Florida. While in Ohio, she worked with individuals, couples and families in Inpatient Psychiatric Treatment, Community Mental Health and other outpatient settings for 20 years before making the move to a small Christian group private practice. Laura is now a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Florida.
Coping Skills
(941) 702-9358
Verified
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Office is near:
Bradenton, FL 34201
Coping Skills
Laura earned her Master of Social Work (MSW) Degree through The Ohio State University in 1997 and practiced Psychiatric Social Work in Ohio until 2018, when she returned to her home state of Florida. While in Ohio, she worked with individuals, couples and families in Inpatient Psychiatric Treatment, Community Mental Health and other outpatient settings for 20 years before making the move to a small Christian group private practice. Laura is now a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Florida.
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MS, NCSP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bradenton, FL 34203
I specialize in child therapy, Selective Mutism, OCD, behavioral issues, child and adult trauma, and gifted testing. I am a School-Based Registered Play Therapist, trained in EMDR and a certified PCIT Therapist. I focus therapy on play-based, EMDR and cognitive behavioral strategies with a strong understanding of how children process and communicate. The family is always an integral part of therapy with children so I love bringing in parents and siblings in order to create a better future for the whole family.
Coping Skills
(727) 261-1689
Verified
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Office is near:
Bradenton, FL 34203
Coping Skills
I specialize in child therapy, Selective Mutism, OCD, behavioral issues, child and adult trauma, and gifted testing. I am a School-Based Registered Play Therapist, trained in EMDR and a certified PCIT Therapist. I focus therapy on play-based, EMDR and cognitive behavioral strategies with a strong understanding of how children process and communicate. The family is always an integral part of therapy with children so I love bringing in parents and siblings in order to create a better future for the whole family.
Photo of Sarah M Luchansky, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bradenton, FL 34202
Hello, and thank you for taking the time to read a bit about me. I recently moved to the Sarasota area and I am excited to start practicing in this area. I have been working in behavioral health for 10 years. I have extensive experience diagnosing and treating individuals with autistic spectrum disorders, ADHD, anxiety disorders, social skills deficits, mood disorders, and learning disabilities.
Coping Skills
(941) 328-8310
Verified
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Office is near:
Bradenton, FL 34202
Coping Skills
Hello, and thank you for taking the time to read a bit about me. I recently moved to the Sarasota area and I am excited to start practicing in this area. I have been working in behavioral health for 10 years. I have extensive experience diagnosing and treating individuals with autistic spectrum disorders, ADHD, anxiety disorders, social skills deficits, mood disorders, and learning disabilities.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bradenton, FL 34205
The journey of one's life can be thrown off course by unexpected changes, trauma, grief, life/family transitions, and emotional struggles. I am dedicated in creating a safe place for individuals and families to understand themselves better and explore these life challenges. Everyone needs to feel understood and accepted at some point in their lives. My goal is to recognize each person's individual needs and help create a path to a more fulfilling life. I am committed to providing holistic, inclusive, and personalized interventions that are effective in getting you back to your complete self.
Coping Skills
(858) 859-0822
Verified
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Office is near:
Bradenton, FL 34205
Coping Skills
The journey of one's life can be thrown off course by unexpected changes, trauma, grief, life/family transitions, and emotional struggles. I am dedicated in creating a safe place for individuals and families to understand themselves better and explore these life challenges. Everyone needs to feel understood and accepted at some point in their lives. My goal is to recognize each person's individual needs and help create a path to a more fulfilling life. I am committed to providing holistic, inclusive, and personalized interventions that are effective in getting you back to your complete self.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Bradenton, FL 34207
I have been in practice for more than 25 years. I have a tremendous respect for the analytic process and for the individuals who are courageous enough to explore their emotional lives. I work with individuals, couples and families. Psychotherapy enables people to have a clear understanding of the themes and patterns in their lives. Having an awareness of our internal life, enables us to grow and create a sense of self.
Coping Skills
(941) 548-6484
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Bradenton, FL 34207
Coping Skills
I have been in practice for more than 25 years. I have a tremendous respect for the analytic process and for the individuals who are courageous enough to explore their emotional lives. I work with individuals, couples and families. Psychotherapy enables people to have a clear understanding of the themes and patterns in their lives. Having an awareness of our internal life, enables us to grow and create a sense of self.
Photo of Robert Bakst, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CAP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bradenton, FL 34207
I have over 30 years of experienced providing therapeutic services for clients dealing with addiction, anxiety, bereavement, depression, stress, and trauma. The services I provide are individual, marital, and family therapy for children, adolescents, and adults. A positive treatment outcome will enhance your self-esteem and improve your mood by assisting you in developing the tools to deal effectively with your problems.
Coping Skills
(941) 803-1142
Verified
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Office is near:
Bradenton, FL 34207
Coping Skills
I have over 30 years of experienced providing therapeutic services for clients dealing with addiction, anxiety, bereavement, depression, stress, and trauma. The services I provide are individual, marital, and family therapy for children, adolescents, and adults. A positive treatment outcome will enhance your self-esteem and improve your mood by assisting you in developing the tools to deal effectively with your problems.
Counselor, LMHC, SAP, MAC, CAP, ICADC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bradenton, FL 34201
How do you do?! I'm Shawn. Although in no way limited to the succeeding, I currently specialize in the treatments of: Addiction; Anxiety; Coaching; Co-Occurring Disorders; Depression; Dual Diagnosis Disorders; EAP's; 1:1; Conjoint Familial; Conjoint Marital; Conjoint Partner; LGBTQIA; and Specialized Group Therapies. Other than the exception of Group, which can run for up to an hour and a half, sessions usually run for an hour in duration. I've been working with the services, aforementioned for over 21 years.
Coping Skills
(727) 233-5524
Verified
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Office is near:
Bradenton, FL 34201
Coping Skills
How do you do?! I'm Shawn. Although in no way limited to the succeeding, I currently specialize in the treatments of: Addiction; Anxiety; Coaching; Co-Occurring Disorders; Depression; Dual Diagnosis Disorders; EAP's; 1:1; Conjoint Familial; Conjoint Marital; Conjoint Partner; LGBTQIA; and Specialized Group Therapies. Other than the exception of Group, which can run for up to an hour and a half, sessions usually run for an hour in duration. I've been working with the services, aforementioned for over 21 years.
Photo of Marly Ayala-Icaza, Counselor
Counselor, LMHC Verified
Verified
Bradenton, FL 34210
Multicultural and Multilingual Mental Health Counselor with Nursing degree specialized in acute psychiatric patients, crisis intervention, personality disorders and pain management
Coping Skills
(941) 840-5227
Verified
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Bradenton, FL 34210
Coping Skills
Multicultural and Multilingual Mental Health Counselor with Nursing degree specialized in acute psychiatric patients, crisis intervention, personality disorders and pain management
Photo of Jeffery Scott Duncan
MPA, MA, LMHC In Verified
Verified
Bradenton, FL 34209
As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor Intern, Jeff combines 30 years of business experience, 35 years of marriage and thousands of hours in service to clients seeking a professional counseling experience. He endeavors to assist those struggling with life issues through individual as well as couples counseling.
Coping Skills
(941) 214-2074
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Bradenton, FL 34209
Coping Skills
As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor Intern, Jeff combines 30 years of business experience, 35 years of marriage and thousands of hours in service to clients seeking a professional counseling experience. He endeavors to assist those struggling with life issues through individual as well as couples counseling.
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Psychologist, PhD, MBA Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bradenton, FL 34206
My experience includes working in a state psychiatric hospital, mental health court, skilled nursing facility, & individual therapy. As a result, I am experienced working with individuals suffering from a broad range of severe & persistent mental illness: depression, anxiety, stress, bipolar disorder, substance abuse, borderline personality disorder, anger issues, trauma, binge eating disorder, and more. Amongst others, I am trained in CBT, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy - clinically proven to assist individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder, Mindfulness, and Cognitive Processing Therapy for individuals with trauma/PTSD.
Coping Skills
(941) 229-1202
Verified
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Office is near:
Bradenton, FL 34206
Coping Skills
My experience includes working in a state psychiatric hospital, mental health court, skilled nursing facility, & individual therapy. As a result, I am experienced working with individuals suffering from a broad range of severe & persistent mental illness: depression, anxiety, stress, bipolar disorder, substance abuse, borderline personality disorder, anger issues, trauma, binge eating disorder, and more. Amongst others, I am trained in CBT, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy - clinically proven to assist individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder, Mindfulness, and Cognitive Processing Therapy for individuals with trauma/PTSD.
Photo of Life by Design, Counselor
Counselor, RN, LMHC, CHT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bradenton, FL 34201
Life is to short to settle for bad relationships, suffer from low self esteem, anxiety, addictions or depression. But often, finding the "right" therapist" to help you resolve these issues, can leave you feeling like you are looking for a needle in a haystack. I have been told that I have a gift of helping others. It is my sincere desire to help you get the results you desire. By helping you clarify your goals, and then by keeping each session focused on steps toward that goal, you can achieve the change you are looking for. My style and approach to therapy is never a "one size fits all" but will be customized to fit your needs.
Coping Skills
(941) 740-5408
Verified
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Office is near:
Bradenton, FL 34201
Coping Skills
Life is to short to settle for bad relationships, suffer from low self esteem, anxiety, addictions or depression. But often, finding the "right" therapist" to help you resolve these issues, can leave you feeling like you are looking for a needle in a haystack. I have been told that I have a gift of helping others. It is my sincere desire to help you get the results you desire. By helping you clarify your goals, and then by keeping each session focused on steps toward that goal, you can achieve the change you are looking for. My style and approach to therapy is never a "one size fits all" but will be customized to fit your needs.
Photo of Denise T Stracener, Counselor
Counselor, LMHC Verified
Verified
Bradenton, FL 34208
I am looking forward to meeting you or your family. I particularly enjoy working with persons of all ages, from toddlers to adults, who are having challenges at home, in school, at work, or in their peer or family relationships. Have there been situations in your life that have caused stress, sadness, anger, or behavioral issues? I would like to assist you or your family in adjusting to these stressors and in learning new ways of coping. I also assist parents with improving cooperation at home, reducing family conflicts, and using effective discipline. Please contact me to schedule an appointment.
Coping Skills
(941) 803-1219
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Bradenton, FL 34208
Coping Skills
I am looking forward to meeting you or your family. I particularly enjoy working with persons of all ages, from toddlers to adults, who are having challenges at home, in school, at work, or in their peer or family relationships. Have there been situations in your life that have caused stress, sadness, anger, or behavioral issues? I would like to assist you or your family in adjusting to these stressors and in learning new ways of coping. I also assist parents with improving cooperation at home, reducing family conflicts, and using effective discipline. Please contact me to schedule an appointment.
Photo of Jennifer R Millar
BA, MA, LMFT(I) Verified
Verified
Bradenton, FL 34205
I have worked with and significantly helped clients for 5 years now. I come with a lot of insight and personal experience. I have always been drawn to this field and have finally reached a point in my life to be able to fulfill my calling. I want to help you learn where your issues originate and how to manage them. My availability is flexible for your convenience and I currently work via HIPAA-compliant video conferencing.
Coping Skills
(941) 229-1398
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Bradenton, FL 34205
Coping Skills
I have worked with and significantly helped clients for 5 years now. I come with a lot of insight and personal experience. I have always been drawn to this field and have finally reached a point in my life to be able to fulfill my calling. I want to help you learn where your issues originate and how to manage them. My availability is flexible for your convenience and I currently work via HIPAA-compliant video conferencing.
Photo of Dr. Stacy Louk Walker, Counselor
Counselor, PhD, LMHC, NCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bradenton, FL 34201
Harmony Harbor Counseling is the place in Sarasota for a comprehensive Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Program! As a counselor with a Ph.D. in Pastoral Counseling and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, my goal is to help you find a healthy, mindful balance between the mind, body, and spirit. Life has many challenging times and there are many reasons we lose our way and need help to get back on track. Most importantly, life is too short to not know our own value and our unique gifts, just by being ourselves.
Coping Skills
(941) 322-7367
Verified
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Office is near:
Bradenton, FL 34201
Coping Skills
Harmony Harbor Counseling is the place in Sarasota for a comprehensive Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Program! As a counselor with a Ph.D. in Pastoral Counseling and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, my goal is to help you find a healthy, mindful balance between the mind, body, and spirit. Life has many challenging times and there are many reasons we lose our way and need help to get back on track. Most importantly, life is too short to not know our own value and our unique gifts, just by being ourselves.
Photo of Crystal Clark, Counselor
Counselor, LMHC Verified
Verified
Bradenton, FL 34205
Let me help you GROW through life changes. Growing Through Changes Therapy, PLLC is here for people of all backgrounds. I understand how hard the process of finding the right person to confide in may be. My goal is to make you feel comfortable with where you are at in life and working together to achieve personal goals. Therapy works best in an environment of openness and trust. Therefore, finding the right therapist to confide is important and I welcome any questions that will make this process comfortable.
Coping Skills
(813) 294-9128
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Bradenton, FL 34205
Coping Skills
Let me help you GROW through life changes. Growing Through Changes Therapy, PLLC is here for people of all backgrounds. I understand how hard the process of finding the right person to confide in may be. My goal is to make you feel comfortable with where you are at in life and working together to achieve personal goals. Therapy works best in an environment of openness and trust. Therefore, finding the right therapist to confide is important and I welcome any questions that will make this process comfortable.

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Coping Skills Therapists
With coping skills or coping mechanisms, we learn to overcome issues like stress, depression, anger or anxiety.

Pro-active coping involves dealing with a problem by using constructive coping activities such as planning, confrontation, self-control and restraint. Overuse of coping mechanisms, like avoiding problems or working obsessively, can exasperate the weakness.

Emotion based coping skills reduce symptoms by addressing our feelings e.g. discussing the issues, distraction, relaxation, reframing or humor can all help. But negative coping mechanisms, which tend to be impulsive, like denial, projection, rationalization, repression or wishful thinking can make the underlying problem worse.

Some coping methods are more like bad habits than constructive life skills e.g. drinking and drugs. Other examples might include skin biting, nail biting or hair pulling (trichotillomania).

If you find it hard to cope or are having trouble coping, therapists in Bradenton can help develop constructive coping skills for children, coping skills for kids and life coping skills.

If you're looking for help with coping skills in Bradenton or for a Bradenton coping skills therapist, these professionals provide coping strategies. They include Bradenton coping skills therapists, coping skills psychologists, coping skills psychotherapists and coping skills counseling.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Bradenton are able to work with a wide range of issues and communities, including the BIPOC community in Bradenton. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Bradenton

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in Bradenton you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in Bradenton and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in Bradenton or family therapy in Bradenton.