Therapists in Fort Pierce, FL

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Phyllis Mccolister-Cunningham
Counselor, MS, LMHC, CAP
Verified
Fort Pierce, FL 34982
I received my Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Palm Beach Atlantic University and a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Barry University. I am licensed in the state of Florida as a Mental Health Counselor and certified by the Florida Certification Board as a Certified Addictions Professional. I am also trained EMDR trauma therapist by EMDRIA. Offer Immigration Evaluations and Substance Use Evaluations.
I received my Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Palm Beach Atlantic University and a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Barry University. I am licensed in the state of Florida as a Mental Health Counselor and certified by the Florida Certification Board as a Certified Addictions Professional. I am also trained EMDR trauma therapist by EMDRIA. Offer Immigration Evaluations and Substance Use Evaluations.
(772) 252-6231 View (772) 252-6231
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Tasha A Stanford
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA-CMHC, BA-Psyc, SAC
Verified
Fort Pierce, FL 34981
With years of working behind the scenes in the criminal justice field and personal experiences I have been witnessed to the struggles and lack of access to intervention, prevention and recovery services that are available for all level of mental health needs. I provide compassionate, patient and whole person healing from support and resources for self-awareness too empowerment with healthy coping skills. Whether you're looking for Psychoanalysis and Psychodynamic therapies, Behavioral, Cognitive, Humanistic, Integrative or Holistic therapy, I am here to provide the support and guidance you need to achieve your goals.
With years of working behind the scenes in the criminal justice field and personal experiences I have been witnessed to the struggles and lack of access to intervention, prevention and recovery services that are available for all level of mental health needs. I provide compassionate, patient and whole person healing from support and resources for self-awareness too empowerment with healthy coping skills. Whether you're looking for Psychoanalysis and Psychodynamic therapies, Behavioral, Cognitive, Humanistic, Integrative or Holistic therapy, I am here to provide the support and guidance you need to achieve your goals.
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Reclamation Counseling LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Fort Pierce, FL 34981  (Online Only)
I received my master's degree in social work from Barry University where I have completed trauma-informed care curriculum. Prior to becoming a licensed clinical social worker, I proudly served in the United States Army. As a licensed clinical social worker, I have over 6 years of experience providing quality therapeutic services to those who are on the journey to reclaiming and restoring balance.
I received my master's degree in social work from Barry University where I have completed trauma-informed care curriculum. Prior to becoming a licensed clinical social worker, I proudly served in the United States Army. As a licensed clinical social worker, I have over 6 years of experience providing quality therapeutic services to those who are on the journey to reclaiming and restoring balance.
(772) 663-4391 View (772) 663-4391
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Robin Aché
BFA, MSW
Fort Pierce, FL 34946
I do not assume. I expect that most people in need may be unaware or afraid or not tolerant about discussing issues that are discouraging or of abuse. I believe that my client would want me to listen very carefully and in addition, I would want to provide my client with the best suggestions to reach their professional and personal goals. I believe that strategy is extremely important as well as time.
I do not assume. I expect that most people in need may be unaware or afraid or not tolerant about discussing issues that are discouraging or of abuse. I believe that my client would want me to listen very carefully and in addition, I would want to provide my client with the best suggestions to reach their professional and personal goals. I believe that strategy is extremely important as well as time.
(772) 248-4087 View (772) 248-4087
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Dr. Larthenia Howard
Marriage & Family Therapist, EdD
Verified
4 Endorsed
Fort Pierce, FL 34950
Hi, I’m Larthenia, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Florida, and a LMFTA in Washington State. I work with individuals, couples, and families who have ongoing challenges connecting in relationships, and who experience depression and anxiety. I’m no different from the clients I see. I’ve been through wonderful and difficult experiences that have shaped who I am. Therapy helped to put my life back in order, and my own growth through personal life struggles is what helps me relate so deeply with clients. I enjoy guiding people toward positive changes and witnessing them achieve more fulfilling lives.
Hi, I’m Larthenia, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Florida, and a LMFTA in Washington State. I work with individuals, couples, and families who have ongoing challenges connecting in relationships, and who experience depression and anxiety. I’m no different from the clients I see. I’ve been through wonderful and difficult experiences that have shaped who I am. Therapy helped to put my life back in order, and my own growth through personal life struggles is what helps me relate so deeply with clients. I enjoy guiding people toward positive changes and witnessing them achieve more fulfilling lives.
(772) 494-2675 View (772) 494-2675
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Dr. Rhaina A Smeds Psy. D.
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Fort Pierce, FL 34950
Dr. Smeds offers effective outpatient, individualized, psychological care. Her decades of experience and training enable her to provide a wide range of therapies for mental health needs, and provides a neutral ground to individuals, families, children, adolescents and couples.
Dr. Smeds offers effective outpatient, individualized, psychological care. Her decades of experience and training enable her to provide a wide range of therapies for mental health needs, and provides a neutral ground to individuals, families, children, adolescents and couples.
(772) 758-2212 View (772) 758-2212
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Providence Life Counseling & Coaching LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, CLC
Verified
Fort Pierce, FL 34982  (Online Only)
The unresolved issues of an individual's life are clear and present dangers that inhibit their progress in all aspects of life. As a clinical social worker, therapist & life coach I would like to partner with you an guide you in facilitating your journey through change assisting you in learning healthy adaptive ways to improve your response to encounters with life stressors and challenging life transitions, inclusive of mental health issues. I counsel with focus on positive outcome by engaging clients to become goal oriented and committed in pursuing their desired life goals, navigating life challenges and promote their well-being.
The unresolved issues of an individual's life are clear and present dangers that inhibit their progress in all aspects of life. As a clinical social worker, therapist & life coach I would like to partner with you an guide you in facilitating your journey through change assisting you in learning healthy adaptive ways to improve your response to encounters with life stressors and challenging life transitions, inclusive of mental health issues. I counsel with focus on positive outcome by engaging clients to become goal oriented and committed in pursuing their desired life goals, navigating life challenges and promote their well-being.
(772) 266-7639 View (772) 266-7639
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Krista Brown
Marriage & Family Therapist Intern, RMFTI
Verified
2 Endorsed
Fort Pierce, FL 34950  (Online Only)
Sometimes it’s scary to take the first step to getting help, yet here you are. You did it! Today, you showed strength. Let’s build on your strengths to find solutions.
Sometimes it’s scary to take the first step to getting help, yet here you are. You did it! Today, you showed strength. Let’s build on your strengths to find solutions.
(954) 951-5372 View (954) 951-5372
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Pamala Keen
Counselor, LMHC
Verified
Fort Pierce, FL 34950
Are you struggling to get through each day? Feeling like you are just getting by one day at a time? Wanting to feel better but not sure how? Therapy can help and reaching out is the first step. As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, I will work with you to build a trusting therapeutic relationship by providing a safe environment to share your thoughts, feelings, and concerns. We will walk the path of self-healing and mental wellness together, one small step at a time. Start each day with a Joyful Heart and you will begin to see a change in your life.
Are you struggling to get through each day? Feeling like you are just getting by one day at a time? Wanting to feel better but not sure how? Therapy can help and reaching out is the first step. As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, I will work with you to build a trusting therapeutic relationship by providing a safe environment to share your thoughts, feelings, and concerns. We will walk the path of self-healing and mental wellness together, one small step at a time. Start each day with a Joyful Heart and you will begin to see a change in your life.
(772) 272-9241 View (772) 272-9241
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Arilea S. Fenty
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, ASDCS, CDP
Verified
3 Endorsed
Fort Pierce, FL 34982
Therapy can be so difficult to start. Are you wondering, how do I even select the right therapist? I commend you for taking the first step in your search, as this is not an easy process. I begin my sessions with the understanding that you are the expert of your life. I believe clients have great insight into the presenting problems, but need help processing and problem solving. Are you feeling stressed or anxious? Is life becoming overwhelming with your day-to-day responsibilities or past experiences?
Therapy can be so difficult to start. Are you wondering, how do I even select the right therapist? I commend you for taking the first step in your search, as this is not an easy process. I begin my sessions with the understanding that you are the expert of your life. I believe clients have great insight into the presenting problems, but need help processing and problem solving. Are you feeling stressed or anxious? Is life becoming overwhelming with your day-to-day responsibilities or past experiences?
(772) 758-7767 View (772) 758-7767
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Pandora Scotto
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Fort Pierce, FL 34982
Not accepting new clients
Are you struggling with feelings & behaviors that no longer serve you? Are you unable to move beyond the past? Do you yearn for a more fulfilling way to live your life? If so, the process of therapy offers an opportunity to begin making these changes. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and an EMRD specialist who believes that through the self healing process transformation is possible. If you find yourself struggling with thoughts of being a failure, you are not good enough, you don't matter, you don't feel safe then EMDR ( Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) can help.
Are you struggling with feelings & behaviors that no longer serve you? Are you unable to move beyond the past? Do you yearn for a more fulfilling way to live your life? If so, the process of therapy offers an opportunity to begin making these changes. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and an EMRD specialist who believes that through the self healing process transformation is possible. If you find yourself struggling with thoughts of being a failure, you are not good enough, you don't matter, you don't feel safe then EMDR ( Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) can help.
(772) 209-3641 View (772) 209-3641
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Jessica Malley
Counselor, LMHC
Verified
Fort Pierce, FL 34950  (Online Only)
You're no stranger to "working on yourself." At some point, though, all the practices and techniques you'd been using stopped being enough and just became one more thing on a mile-long to-do list. It seems like things were better at one point but you now feel like you've plateaued. You want to experience a deeper level of healing but you don't know how to get there. That's where I can help. I'm Jessica, and I help spiritually-minded people get unstuck, heal on a deeper level and live more authentic lives. Together, we'll move beyond trendy (and often bypassing) techniques and create lasting, more meaningful changes in your life.
You're no stranger to "working on yourself." At some point, though, all the practices and techniques you'd been using stopped being enough and just became one more thing on a mile-long to-do list. It seems like things were better at one point but you now feel like you've plateaued. You want to experience a deeper level of healing but you don't know how to get there. That's where I can help. I'm Jessica, and I help spiritually-minded people get unstuck, heal on a deeper level and live more authentic lives. Together, we'll move beyond trendy (and often bypassing) techniques and create lasting, more meaningful changes in your life.
(772) 362-3116 View (772) 362-3116
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Desiree Corina Williams
Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern, MA, EdS
Verified
Fort Pierce, FL 34947
Are you feeling like you're at the end of your rope? Have you tried everything but nothing seems to work? If you answered yes, then I want you to know there is light at the end of the tunnel. You've already taken the first step in the right direction. I provide a warm, structured, therapeutic environment creating a "safe space" for my clients to authentically be themselves while addressing their challenges. I'd like the opportunity to become apart of your journey towards personal growth, and becoming a better you starting TODAY!
Are you feeling like you're at the end of your rope? Have you tried everything but nothing seems to work? If you answered yes, then I want you to know there is light at the end of the tunnel. You've already taken the first step in the right direction. I provide a warm, structured, therapeutic environment creating a "safe space" for my clients to authentically be themselves while addressing their challenges. I'd like the opportunity to become apart of your journey towards personal growth, and becoming a better you starting TODAY!
(772) 742-5232 View (772) 742-5232
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Desiraee Thomas
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Fort Pierce, FL 34951
Clients can expect to take away from each session better ways to manage and cope with their lives and any struggles. I will create a warm environment to feel safe and supported.
Clients can expect to take away from each session better ways to manage and cope with their lives and any struggles. I will create a warm environment to feel safe and supported.
(772) 247-0510 View (772) 247-0510
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Debbie Hoeffner
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CRRTS
Verified
3 Endorsed
Fort Pierce, FL 34982
My intention is always about healing. It is no longer about managing and coping with the disturbing thoughts, feelings, sensations, or incidences. I have extensive training and experience with treating trauma and anxiety. My methods help those move beyond PTSD, phobias, generalized anxiety, guilt, anger, grief, etc.
My intention is always about healing. It is no longer about managing and coping with the disturbing thoughts, feelings, sensations, or incidences. I have extensive training and experience with treating trauma and anxiety. My methods help those move beyond PTSD, phobias, generalized anxiety, guilt, anger, grief, etc.
(772) 672-3254 View (772) 672-3254
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John S Wilks-Young Jr. Lmhc
Counselor, MA, MBA, MHA, ORDM, LMHC
Verified
Fort Pierce, FL 34949
A profoundly talented, humane, empathetic, Eclectic Psychotherapist/Sex Therapist devoted to giving excellent consideration and conceiving innovative treatment plans for youths and grown-ups managing multifaceted mental parts encountering or presented to any fixation. Shown history of accomplishment working with different populaces from the LGBTIQA+ community to sexual issues, in one-on-one and group settings. Viable inspiration, communicator, and supporter with an innate capacity to deal with a wide range of personalities, diffuse stressful circumstances, proactively resolve issues.
A profoundly talented, humane, empathetic, Eclectic Psychotherapist/Sex Therapist devoted to giving excellent consideration and conceiving innovative treatment plans for youths and grown-ups managing multifaceted mental parts encountering or presented to any fixation. Shown history of accomplishment working with different populaces from the LGBTIQA+ community to sexual issues, in one-on-one and group settings. Viable inspiration, communicator, and supporter with an innate capacity to deal with a wide range of personalities, diffuse stressful circumstances, proactively resolve issues.
(772) 291-1733 View (772) 291-1733
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Lisa Nicolette
Counselor, MS, LMHC
Verified
3 Endorsed
Fort Pierce, FL 34950
Waitlist for new clients
Do you ever feel like you don't quite fit in? Do you feel anxiety by the demands of daily life? Have others told you that you're too intense or not putting in enough effort? Do you struggle to advocate for yourself or your child? If this sounds familiar, I would be honored to support you in discovering your strengths, identifying behaviors you'd like to change, and gaining confidence in your sense of self. Through neurodivergent-affirming therapy, we can shift our perspective from challenges to celebrating unique strengths. The more we understand ourselves, the better we can advocate for our needs and achieve personal growth.
Do you ever feel like you don't quite fit in? Do you feel anxiety by the demands of daily life? Have others told you that you're too intense or not putting in enough effort? Do you struggle to advocate for yourself or your child? If this sounds familiar, I would be honored to support you in discovering your strengths, identifying behaviors you'd like to change, and gaining confidence in your sense of self. Through neurodivergent-affirming therapy, we can shift our perspective from challenges to celebrating unique strengths. The more we understand ourselves, the better we can advocate for our needs and achieve personal growth.
(772) 946-1683 View (772) 946-1683
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Dr. Taylor Palmitier, Psy.D.
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Fort Pierce, FL 34950  (Online Only)
Are you struggling to cope with everyday stressors? Are you feeling anxious, depressed or "stuck" in life? Do you feel disconnected from others? Do you want to improve the way you handle problems? If you're ready to embark on a journey towards personal growth and improved well-being, I invite you to reach out. Together, we can explore the challenges you face and develop strategies to help you lead a more fulfilling life.
Are you struggling to cope with everyday stressors? Are you feeling anxious, depressed or "stuck" in life? Do you feel disconnected from others? Do you want to improve the way you handle problems? If you're ready to embark on a journey towards personal growth and improved well-being, I invite you to reach out. Together, we can explore the challenges you face and develop strategies to help you lead a more fulfilling life.
(772) 742-4695 View (772) 742-4695
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Elizabeth Toback
Mental Health Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified
Fort Pierce, FL 34982
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 30 years experience helping people make changes to enhance their life and/or gain understanding of the areas in their life that are causing distress. I work with adolescents and families as well as adults. Many times we continue to live our lives feeling bitter, depressed or anxious and not really knowing why or how to implement change. Help is available though and through the therapeutic alliance, varied interventions and therapeutic technique's; change is possible. I believe in empowering my clients with their inherent strengths to accomplish these changes.
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 30 years experience helping people make changes to enhance their life and/or gain understanding of the areas in their life that are causing distress. I work with adolescents and families as well as adults. Many times we continue to live our lives feeling bitter, depressed or anxious and not really knowing why or how to implement change. Help is available though and through the therapeutic alliance, varied interventions and therapeutic technique's; change is possible. I believe in empowering my clients with their inherent strengths to accomplish these changes.
(772) 758-8737 View (772) 758-8737
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Gwendolyn McLeod Successful Solutions Llc
MS, CAMS, CDVS, CPC
Fort Pierce, FL 34946
How much does your past interfere with your present? Are there hidden wounds or misguided beliefs from your childhood or previous relationships secretly governing your behaviors and affecting your life from the shadows? How exactly would wrestling with the root causes of these questions help you to deal with the negative characteristics or traits that are currently manifesting and negatively impacting your life?
How much does your past interfere with your present? Are there hidden wounds or misguided beliefs from your childhood or previous relationships secretly governing your behaviors and affecting your life from the shadows? How exactly would wrestling with the root causes of these questions help you to deal with the negative characteristics or traits that are currently manifesting and negatively impacting your life?
(772) 362-5169 View (772) 362-5169

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How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Fort Pierce, FL

90+

Average cost per session

$125

Therapists in Fort Pierce, FL who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
87% Depression
79% Coping Skills
78% Self Esteem
76% Relationship Issues
74% Trauma and PTSD
67% Family Conflict

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

76% Aetna
76% Cigna and Evernorth
74% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Fort Pierce, FL see their clients

70% In Person and Online
30% Online Only

Gender breakdown

88% Female
12% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Fort Pierce?

Search for nearby therapists or counselors by inputting your city, town, or suburb; or zip code; or a provider’s name into the search bar. From there, you can filter providers by the issues they treat, cost, insurance, gender, and other factors to find providers who are well-suited to your needs. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or zip code into the search bar.

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Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

The Psychology Today directory lists providers who offer legitimate mental health services to the public, including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and counselors.

Many have been licensed by the country or state where they practice; providers whose license or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Some clinicians or organizations provide services for which their state or country does not offer licenses, such as pastoral counseling. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counselor?

Therapists, psychologists, and counselors are all licensed mental health professionals. In the US, psychologists have earned a doctoral degree. The terms “therapist” and “counselor” are used somewhat interchangeably, but generally therapists offer longer-term, mental health care, while counselors offer shorter-term care that may focus on one domain, such as marriage, career, or academic challenges.

Clients should consider factors such as insurance coverage and their primary reason(s) for seeking therapy to determine the type of professional best suited to their needs. Someone struggling with mental health challenges such as depression or anxiety, for example, may wish to seek out a clinical psychologist or therapist, while someone navigating career obstacles or marital upheaval may benefit from seeing a counselor who can offer short-term, targeted support.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, a therapy session in the United States could cost between $100 and $200 or more. If you have insurance, the expense of mental health care is typically lower, but it varies based on your insurance plan details and whether you choose an in-network or out-of-network mental healthcare provider.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your zip code.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship. Therapists in the United States are bound by the regulations set out by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), which aims to protect sensitive health information. With very few exceptions, a therapist will only discuss their client with others when the client has given their written permission. The instances in which a therapist would be required to disclose personal information are: if a client poses a danger to themselves or others, if the therapist suspects the abuse of a child or an elderly or otherwise dependent adult, or if they are legally forced to by court order. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed with a client before their first session.