LaKenya H McCallister
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Merritt Island, FL 32952
Finding solutions is not always easy to do alone. Counseling is the perfect tool to help gain perspective of the challenges that you face. Our hope at McCallister Family Counseling is to provide a safe place for you or your family to feel supported while navigating your way towards positive outcomes. Have you or your family member been depressed, acting out, anxious, or even attempted suicide? Are you unhappy at home, school, or work? Are your days plagued by managing power struggles, constant yelling, and everyone is stressed? Your story does not end here. Let us help you write the next chapter.
(321) 617-5290
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Merritt Island, FL 32952
Finding solutions is not always easy to do alone. Counseling is the perfect tool to help gain perspective of the challenges that you face. Our hope at McCallister Family Counseling is to provide a safe place for you or your family to feel supported while navigating your way towards positive outcomes. Have you or your family member been depressed, acting out, anxious, or even attempted suicide? Are you unhappy at home, school, or work? Are your days plagued by managing power struggles, constant yelling, and everyone is stressed? Your story does not end here. Let us help you write the next chapter.
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Genger Kaye Benson Perez
Counselor, MS, LMHC Verified
Merritt Island, FL 32953
Offers online therapy
Many of the issues I have experience in helping include: anxiety, depression, stress, grief, trauma, self-improvement, divorce, step-parenting and blended family issues.
Hello, how are you? Do you sometimes feel alone, stressed, anxious or overwhelmed with your current life situation? I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and I enjoy helping individuals who realize that it's ok to ask for help during these times. My mission is to help you work through any road blocks that are holding you back from moving forward on your path to a brighter day. I have experience with depression, anxiety, grief and several mental health disorders. I am EMDREA approved EMDR therapist, call me and ask me how EMDR can help with your anxiety, depression, grief and many more mental un-wellness.
(321) 204-8435
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Merritt Island, FL 32953
Offers online therapy
Many of the issues I have experience in helping include: anxiety, depression, stress, grief, trauma, self-improvement, divorce, step-parenting and blended family issues.
Hello, how are you? Do you sometimes feel alone, stressed, anxious or overwhelmed with your current life situation? I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and I enjoy helping individuals who realize that it's ok to ask for help during these times. My mission is to help you work through any road blocks that are holding you back from moving forward on your path to a brighter day. I have experience with depression, anxiety, grief and several mental health disorders. I am EMDREA approved EMDR therapist, call me and ask me how EMDR can help with your anxiety, depression, grief and many more mental un-wellness.
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Staci Parker
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MFT
Merritt Island, FL 32953
Offers online therapy
I have 20 years experience working as a Mental Health Therapist. I have extensive experience and training working with children from ages 1+, as well as adults. With a Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, it is my pleasure to work with families, individuals, and children, focusing on their individual needs, offering my set of expertise. My approach is warm, friendly and fun. I am client-centered and enjoy working with families.
(321) 616-8376
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Merritt Island, FL 32953
Offers online therapy
I have 20 years experience working as a Mental Health Therapist. I have extensive experience and training working with children from ages 1+, as well as adults. With a Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, it is my pleasure to work with families, individuals, and children, focusing on their individual needs, offering my set of expertise. My approach is warm, friendly and fun. I am client-centered and enjoy working with families.
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Lauren Ashley Timney
Counselor, LMHC Verified
Merritt Island, FL 32953
Offers online therapy
My goal as your counselor is to provide you and/or family members with the best quality and most comforting service I can provide.
As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, I have many years of clinical and private practice experience with children and adults. I counsel individuals, couples, families, and groups to promote optimum mental and emotional health. I enjoy helping individuals, couples, families, and groups develop a personal and/or developmental plan to implement positive influences in their life, while evaluating broad or specific issues such as: addictions, substance abuse, family dynamics, parenting, marital problems, stress management, self-esteem, aging, as well as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
(904) 447-8391
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Merritt Island, FL 32953
Offers online therapy
My goal as your counselor is to provide you and/or family members with the best quality and most comforting service I can provide.
As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, I have many years of clinical and private practice experience with children and adults. I counsel individuals, couples, families, and groups to promote optimum mental and emotional health. I enjoy helping individuals, couples, families, and groups develop a personal and/or developmental plan to implement positive influences in their life, while evaluating broad or specific issues such as: addictions, substance abuse, family dynamics, parenting, marital problems, stress management, self-esteem, aging, as well as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
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Kerry Berner
Counselor, BSW, MA, EdS, LMHC-QS, RPT-S Verified
Merritt Island, FL 32953
Offers online therapy
If you or someone in your family is hurting or struggling with pain & you feel you are ready for counseling, we are here for you! Call our office for a FREE phone consultation and our compassionate counselors will take the time with you to talk about the counseling process & making sure we have the right counselor for YOU! .
Now accepting Counselor Supervision and Play Therapy Supervision! At Brevard Counseling, we have counselors who work with CHILDREN as young as 4 using Play Therapy in our Play Therapy Rooms, ADOLESCENTS (struggling with peer pressure, anxiety, divorce, and school issues), INDIVIDUALS (with grief, anxiety, depression, substance issues), and COUPLES/MARRIAGE utilizing the Gottman Method. We have 2 locations! Merritt Island (4 counseling rooms & 1 Play Therapy room) Rockledge (2 counseling rooms & 1 Play Therapy room). We offer many different rate plans including sliding fees if needed and some insurance plans.
(321) 274-4817
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Merritt Island, FL 32953
Offers online therapy
If you or someone in your family is hurting or struggling with pain & you feel you are ready for counseling, we are here for you! Call our office for a FREE phone consultation and our compassionate counselors will take the time with you to talk about the counseling process & making sure we have the right counselor for YOU! .
Now accepting Counselor Supervision and Play Therapy Supervision! At Brevard Counseling, we have counselors who work with CHILDREN as young as 4 using Play Therapy in our Play Therapy Rooms, ADOLESCENTS (struggling with peer pressure, anxiety, divorce, and school issues), INDIVIDUALS (with grief, anxiety, depression, substance issues), and COUPLES/MARRIAGE utilizing the Gottman Method. We have 2 locations! Merritt Island (4 counseling rooms & 1 Play Therapy room) Rockledge (2 counseling rooms & 1 Play Therapy room). We offer many different rate plans including sliding fees if needed and some insurance plans.
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Terry Follett
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Merritt Island, FL 32952
As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I would like to help you learn new strategies and skills in order to get the results you desire.
Are you struggling with a present or past relationship causing you conflict, stress, anxiety, anger, sadness, loneliness, or depression? We can help. Connecting, trusting, communicating, being intimate, and effective problem-solving, are important in developing a satisfying relationship. Choosing the right professional is very important in solving relationship challenges, whether with a partner, extended family, as parent(s), or with a friend.
(321) 504-5985
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Merritt Island, FL 32952
As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I would like to help you learn new strategies and skills in order to get the results you desire.
Are you struggling with a present or past relationship causing you conflict, stress, anxiety, anger, sadness, loneliness, or depression? We can help. Connecting, trusting, communicating, being intimate, and effective problem-solving, are important in developing a satisfying relationship. Choosing the right professional is very important in solving relationship challenges, whether with a partner, extended family, as parent(s), or with a friend.
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Nicole M Charara
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Merritt Island, FL 32953
Offers online therapy
I am a licensed marriage and family therapist. I am currently licensed in California and Florida. I have over 15 years of experience in providing services to children and families. I specialize in working with children and adolescents, as well as, adult anxiety, depression, infertility/pre and post partum issues, and family relationship issues. I am also bilingual and able to conduct sessions in Spanish. I am currently available for online therapy services only. Please see my website at www.nicolecharara.com for more information regarding my services.
(858) 707-7512
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Merritt Island, FL 32953
Offers online therapy
I am a licensed marriage and family therapist. I am currently licensed in California and Florida. I have over 15 years of experience in providing services to children and families. I specialize in working with children and adolescents, as well as, adult anxiety, depression, infertility/pre and post partum issues, and family relationship issues. I am also bilingual and able to conduct sessions in Spanish. I am currently available for online therapy services only. Please see my website at www.nicolecharara.com for more information regarding my services.
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Mike Ronsisvalle
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Office is near:
Merritt Island, FL 32952
I have predoctoral and postdoctoral training in child, adolescent, and marriage and family therapy.
Everyone faces situations that can make life seem overwhelming. I know it can be difficult to make the decision to seek out help. But I also know from experience that the decision to face a problem directly is always a decision of strength. I consider it a privilege to work with individuals, couples, and families who are caught up in the stress of life and who need practical and effective strategies that will help them cope more effectively.
(321) 802-2856
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Office is near:
Merritt Island, FL 32952
I have predoctoral and postdoctoral training in child, adolescent, and marriage and family therapy.
Everyone faces situations that can make life seem overwhelming. I know it can be difficult to make the decision to seek out help. But I also know from experience that the decision to face a problem directly is always a decision of strength. I consider it a privilege to work with individuals, couples, and families who are caught up in the stress of life and who need practical and effective strategies that will help them cope more effectively.
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Hope Murphy MS LMHC
Counselor, MS, LMHC Verified
Office is near:
Merritt Island, FL 32952
Offers online therapy
My practice will offers individual and family counseling.
I have worked in the field of counseling for over 17 years. My clients encompass issues revolved around depression,addictions,eating disorders, relationship issues, anxiety/panic attacks and childhood trauma. I help a person learn to manage these disorders and emotions. Subsequently, a person will become happier, managing life better.
(321) 215-4022
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Office is near:
Merritt Island, FL 32952
Offers online therapy
My practice will offers individual and family counseling.
I have worked in the field of counseling for over 17 years. My clients encompass issues revolved around depression,addictions,eating disorders, relationship issues, anxiety/panic attacks and childhood trauma. I help a person learn to manage these disorders and emotions. Subsequently, a person will become happier, managing life better.
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Debi Shannon
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, EAS-C Verified
Office is near:
Merritt Island, FL 32952
Not accepting new clients
I also am certified as an Employee Assistance Specialist so am aware of how so many struggle with keeping our work life and family life balanced.
Do you feel you are not living your life to its full potential? Do you frequently feel anxious or depressed? Do you find it difficult to balance your work life and your personal life. Are you ready to make your life better? If so give me a call and let your journey begin. My main goal in therapy is to learn about you and start your journey where you, the client, feel you are ready to start. You have taken a huge step when you contact a therapist and set the appointment.
(321) 338-1347
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Office is near:
Merritt Island, FL 32952
Not accepting new clients
I also am certified as an Employee Assistance Specialist so am aware of how so many struggle with keeping our work life and family life balanced.
Do you feel you are not living your life to its full potential? Do you frequently feel anxious or depressed? Do you find it difficult to balance your work life and your personal life. Are you ready to make your life better? If so give me a call and let your journey begin. My main goal in therapy is to learn about you and start your journey where you, the client, feel you are ready to start. You have taken a huge step when you contact a therapist and set the appointment.
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Saffrone G Emerson
Counselor, PhD, LMHC, NCC Verified
Office is near:
Merritt Island, FL 32953
Offers online therapy
As a Christian mother of four gifted ADHD diagnosed children, I find my life work to be an excellent investment; providing our world with the very best research & awareness about ADHD family systems.
Become the Best YOU! Are you ready to improve the overall quality of your life & make the choice to CHANGE & GROW? Then allow Dr. Saffrone to assist you in creating your own path. Dr. S is dedicated to assisting patients improving themselves. The lives of students, couples, families, 1st Responders & individuals are enhanced using CBT & solution focused therapeutic interventions. While addressing the complex life dynamics individuals experience, her goal is to assist & facilitate the changes needed to live your best life. Reach your potential, overcome difficult life transitions, & challenges by implementing new skills & techniques.
(321) 320-6747
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Office is near:
Merritt Island, FL 32953
Offers online therapy
As a Christian mother of four gifted ADHD diagnosed children, I find my life work to be an excellent investment; providing our world with the very best research & awareness about ADHD family systems.
Become the Best YOU! Are you ready to improve the overall quality of your life & make the choice to CHANGE & GROW? Then allow Dr. Saffrone to assist you in creating your own path. Dr. S is dedicated to assisting patients improving themselves. The lives of students, couples, families, 1st Responders & individuals are enhanced using CBT & solution focused therapeutic interventions. While addressing the complex life dynamics individuals experience, her goal is to assist & facilitate the changes needed to live your best life. Reach your potential, overcome difficult life transitions, & challenges by implementing new skills & techniques.
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Michael H Lake
Counselor, MS, LMHC Verified
Office is near:
Merritt Island, FL 32952
Offers online therapy
Looking for change, satisfaction, fulfillment or peace in your life? Struggling with anxiety, depression, stress or grief? Family or partner issues keep you on the treadmill of frustration? Lets work together to to find a happier, effective and more peaceful life.
(321) 420-1468
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Office is near:
Merritt Island, FL 32952
Offers online therapy
Looking for change, satisfaction, fulfillment or peace in your life? Struggling with anxiety, depression, stress or grief? Family or partner issues keep you on the treadmill of frustration? Lets work together to to find a happier, effective and more peaceful life.
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David Nutter
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA, BCC Verified
Office is near:
Merritt Island, FL 32952
Offers online therapy
Marriage & Family Therapy is a specialized psychotherapy field.
Therapy should be a positive experience. Having experience with a wide variety of people and their unique cultures, family structures, occupations, faith traditions and other critical aspects of diversity adds to my practice capability. I enjoy assisting individuals, couples and families with their decision to engage life and love, more effectively. My goal is to provide therapy in a positive, non-judgmental, yet effective way. When people feel stuck or no viable options to change their lives, I assist them by using a consultative approach.
(435) 228-4046
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Office is near:
Merritt Island, FL 32952
Offers online therapy
Marriage & Family Therapy is a specialized psychotherapy field.
Therapy should be a positive experience. Having experience with a wide variety of people and their unique cultures, family structures, occupations, faith traditions and other critical aspects of diversity adds to my practice capability. I enjoy assisting individuals, couples and families with their decision to engage life and love, more effectively. My goal is to provide therapy in a positive, non-judgmental, yet effective way. When people feel stuck or no viable options to change their lives, I assist them by using a consultative approach.
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Holly Champa
Counselor, LMHC Verified
Office is near:
Merritt Island, FL 32953
Offers online therapy
I specialize in working with children, adolescents, and women using a range of cognitive, behavioral, and family therapy approaches.
When anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, or other struggles take over your life, asking for help can be intimidating and scary. You are taking the first step now, probably after receiving a lot of advice and feeling uncertain. I am here to help you using evidenced based interventions that will give you the tools and resources that are the most authentic to your life. After all, you are the expert on you. As a strength and solutions based therapist, my approach is to listen without judging, and to meet you where you are. You do not have to suffer alone.
(321) 985-5043
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Office is near:
Merritt Island, FL 32953
Offers online therapy
I specialize in working with children, adolescents, and women using a range of cognitive, behavioral, and family therapy approaches.
When anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, or other struggles take over your life, asking for help can be intimidating and scary. You are taking the first step now, probably after receiving a lot of advice and feeling uncertain. I am here to help you using evidenced based interventions that will give you the tools and resources that are the most authentic to your life. After all, you are the expert on you. As a strength and solutions based therapist, my approach is to listen without judging, and to meet you where you are. You do not have to suffer alone.
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Melissa Hanson
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Merritt Island, FL 32952
Not accepting new clients
Hello and welcome. I am Melissa Hanson and I am a licensed marriage and family therapist. I believe that each individual is a part of a larger system made up of friends and family, all of whom influence one another. I also believe that our therapeutic system should be collaborative, working to achieve the needs and goals of the individuals and their family. I will work to help you meet your therapeutic goals through proven theoretical approaches best suited for you, based on your unique life experiences and goals.
(321) 396-1302
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Office is near:
Merritt Island, FL 32952
Not accepting new clients
Hello and welcome. I am Melissa Hanson and I am a licensed marriage and family therapist. I believe that each individual is a part of a larger system made up of friends and family, all of whom influence one another. I also believe that our therapeutic system should be collaborative, working to achieve the needs and goals of the individuals and their family. I will work to help you meet your therapeutic goals through proven theoretical approaches best suited for you, based on your unique life experiences and goals.
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Bethany Phillips
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, CAP Verified
Office is near:
Merritt Island, FL 32953
Offers online therapy
"No one is ever beyond help" I specialize in dual diagnosis, CAP certified with the last 4 years in the field. While having a lifetime of personal family ties to addiction. I am not only experienced in the field with education, I understand personally how addiction can complicate and separate family dynamics. I also work with family members to help them learn how to separate the addiction from the person. Adult children that were raised around addiction, coping skills, stages of changes and co-dependency. Addiction is so much more then what meets the eye, what is unseen is what needs to be addressed.
(321) 360-5837
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Office is near:
Merritt Island, FL 32953
Offers online therapy
"No one is ever beyond help" I specialize in dual diagnosis, CAP certified with the last 4 years in the field. While having a lifetime of personal family ties to addiction. I am not only experienced in the field with education, I understand personally how addiction can complicate and separate family dynamics. I also work with family members to help them learn how to separate the addiction from the person. Adult children that were raised around addiction, coping skills, stages of changes and co-dependency. Addiction is so much more then what meets the eye, what is unseen is what needs to be addressed.
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Rosalind Mandler Ms
Counselor, LMHC Verified
Merritt Island, FL 32953
Offers online therapy
I have enjoyed working in the helping professions for over 30 years in both Virginia and Florida.As a warm and caring therapist,I have provided l”solution oriented “counseling services in a wide variety of mental health and criminal justice settings before opening my practice in Merritt Island in 1992.My experience tells me that you will very likely leave our first session feeling more hopeful and that we are a team in addressing your needs, problems,goals dreams.It is quite gratifying to see that many of my referrals are from satisfied former patients.
(321) 244-3465
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Merritt Island, FL 32953
Offers online therapy
I have enjoyed working in the helping professions for over 30 years in both Virginia and Florida.As a warm and caring therapist,I have provided l”solution oriented “counseling services in a wide variety of mental health and criminal justice settings before opening my practice in Merritt Island in 1992.My experience tells me that you will very likely leave our first session feeling more hopeful and that we are a team in addressing your needs, problems,goals dreams.It is quite gratifying to see that many of my referrals are from satisfied former patients.
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Jessica Stebbins
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Merritt Island, FL 32953
Offers online therapy
Do you or your teenager suffer from feeling overwhelmed, stressed, or anxious all the time? Does it keep you from living the life that you always dreamed? Have you experienced trauma? I can help you find your peace and strength! I specialize in working with teenagers and adults to overcome anxiety and trauma and live a meaningful life. I collaborate with clients to help them determine their own goals and identify ways that they can reach those goals.
(321) 348-9735
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Merritt Island, FL 32953
Offers online therapy
Do you or your teenager suffer from feeling overwhelmed, stressed, or anxious all the time? Does it keep you from living the life that you always dreamed? Have you experienced trauma? I can help you find your peace and strength! I specialize in working with teenagers and adults to overcome anxiety and trauma and live a meaningful life. I collaborate with clients to help them determine their own goals and identify ways that they can reach those goals.
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Tysha K. Pittman
Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern, MA, EdS, RMHCI Verified
Merritt Island, FL 32952
Offers online therapy
Today's world brings challenges to children that would be tough for many adults to face, but with a listening ear and a caring heart; change can take place. My master passion is to be responsive to the gift God has given me; to give mindfulness, mindful movement, social/emotional skills, and therapeutic guidance and direction that leads to the repair of broken hearts, and hope for broken families.
(321) 384-3492
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Merritt Island, FL 32952
Offers online therapy
Today's world brings challenges to children that would be tough for many adults to face, but with a listening ear and a caring heart; change can take place. My master passion is to be responsive to the gift God has given me; to give mindfulness, mindful movement, social/emotional skills, and therapeutic guidance and direction that leads to the repair of broken hearts, and hope for broken families.
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Vanessa Matthews
Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern, MA Verified
Merritt Island, FL 32953
Offers online therapy
Across the globe, everyone is dealing with stressors of life, whether it be work, school, relationships, and more. Understanding your feelings, handling life changes, building self-esteem and empowerment are all things that I love to work with clients on. These are things that affect everyone from all ages and all walks of life. If you are looking for balance, clarity, or understanding within your life, my goal is to help you achieve this, reaching mental wellness in a way that meets your needs.
(855) 934-3309
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Merritt Island, FL 32953
Offers online therapy
Across the globe, everyone is dealing with stressors of life, whether it be work, school, relationships, and more. Understanding your feelings, handling life changes, building self-esteem and empowerment are all things that I love to work with clients on. These are things that affect everyone from all ages and all walks of life. If you are looking for balance, clarity, or understanding within your life, my goal is to help you achieve this, reaching mental wellness in a way that meets your needs.

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What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Merritt Island are psychologists, licensed counselors, therapists, psychotherapists, and licensed clinical social workers, all of whom diagnose mental health conditions and provide individualized treatment.

Services offered, education and credentials vary by type of mental health professional. Each professional in Merritt Island then may specialize in certain areas, such as depression, marriage counseling, or anxiety. Although many mental health providers are not licensed to prescribe medication, they may coordinate with a provider who can.

Both in-person and online therapy sessions are available from most psychologists.

How to find a specialist?
You can refine your search using the filters on this page. There are several categories you can filter by to find mental health professionals with the experience you are looking for. You may want to filter for CBT Psychologists in Merritt Island, or Child Psychologists in Merritt Island.

Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Merritt Island psychologists specializing in EMDR.

What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way.’ Each method of therapy can be beneficial for a variety of issues. Psychologists in Merritt Island specialize in therapeutic approaches such as CBT, EMDR, and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), among others. Finding a psychologist or therapist who is a good fit for you is the most important step to discovering what type of therapy, or combination of therapeutic approaches, will meet your individual needs. Learn what to expect from different types of therapy and how they work.

How to use my insurance?
Many therapists accept health insurance. Check to see if your insurance is covered. Feel free to discuss this when you contact the therapist.