Do you find yourself overthinking, constantly nervous, rapid heart beat and struggling to understand what you are experiencing? I specialize working with those experiencing anxiety, trauma and low self-esteem. My goal as your therapist is to help you feel safe, understood and find the coping skills to best address your needs. I am currently offering virtual (and in person, upon request) individual therapy sessions. I am fluent and culturally competent in both English and Spanish and I am able to provide therapy in both languages.
If you are seeking the inner strength to make significant progress in your life and to navigate and adapt to life's inevitable changes... I am here to guide you and support you. You are unique with a story like no other. It is in the telling of that story in a safe space to a person who is empathic and capable of receiving it, that the pain of the past can lose its hold. Things can change, repetition end and life can become richer and fuller, allowing for better relationships and greater success.
Need to be heard? Scared to ask for help? Feeling lost? Experienced significant loss? Struggling with your self worth and self image? Not feeling as confident as you have in the past? Have you been silenced? Do you feel like there isn't anyone whom you can trust? Feeling guilt? Tired of labels? Look no further. I am here to optimize your strengths with the end goal being a sense of self realization and life fulfillment. I am currently only seeing clients virtually via Zoom.
Parenting a child, teenager or young adult with ADHD or behavior issues feels like an uphill battle. The struggle can lead you into a downward spiral with interchanging feelings of anger and guilt. Just when you think you’ve resolved one issue, another one arises, and you question if your child will ever overcome their obstacles, or if this is what the rest of their life will be like. Finding the right therapist is scary because you want to make sure you choose someone who understands you and your child. Fortunately, with the right guidance, it’s easier than you think - going from frustration and uncertainty to confidence and peace.
**** TELEHEALTH AVAILABLE!!**** . My first treatment goal is to help you feel comfortable in our therapeutic relationship so that we can address the tough issues with which you are dealing. I hope to be able to help you better connect to yourself, your partner or your family as I believe strong relationships are the foundation of healing. Together, we will identify the root of the problem so you can begin healing at that point while learning healthy coping skills to maintain progress.
Are you waking up a 3 a.m. worrying about your problems? Let me use my 20 years of proven professional experience to help you! I will listen to you empathetically and together we will come up with a plan. I use evidence-based interventions that suit your individual case to help you improve, resolve problems, and create the changes you desire. I specialize in the treatment of depression and anxiety, surviving the impact of a trauma, life transition, work-related stress, grief and loss, relationship problems, low self-esteem, children behavior problems at home and at school, ADHD, parenting.
As a bilingual, Licensed School Psychologist I specialize in gifted and psycho-educational evaluations in South Florida. I also provide services including behavior modification plans, collaboration with teachers, individual counseling, and parenting classes. Ultimately, my goal is to assist families in helping their children reach their maximum potential emotionally, socially, and academically. Every child has strengths which are too often overlooked; therefore, further understanding a child can make a world of a difference in the effectiveness of their education delivery and, more importantly, in how the child feels.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CBT, EMDR, NLP
I help couples and adult individuals dealing with relationships difficulties, depression, anxiety, traumas impacting your personal and/or professional lives. I approach it in a constructive and individualized way. Your goals, from feeling better to improving your relationships to helping you develop a sense of purpose in your life, will dictate the direction in which we will work together. I am totally committed to you and your goals.
I am a Licensed Psychotherapist with more than 20 years of clinical experience. I have an eclectic approach, since I was trained in Psychoanalysis in my native Argentina, completing my formation with a more goal-oriented approach in US. For the past fifteen years I am working also as a Clinical Supervisor along with my private practice. I work with adult and elderly population, my practice style is goal-oriented, cognitive therapy; guiding patients to manage their life in a positive way appealing to their own internal resources. They learn how to find effective solutions facing their circumstances.
We might feel overwhelmed by nervousness or depressed. Maybe we are having a difficult time in our marriage, relationship or work. Maybe we are having issues with our kids. Or maybe we feel stuck and we have not found a way to move forward. We are experiencing issues that cannot be treated with classical medicine. What can we do? Psychotherapy and counseling are more than a place to vent. Based on clinical interventions and theories, psychotherapy helps people improve their lives.
Marriage & Family Therapist, License, MFT, MS, CHHC
Connection is KEY! To any therapeutic process their MUST exist a deep level of Trust . I am here to support you! Finally at the point to try a powerful and unique approach to therapy that will not only heal from the root but will do so in half the time of traditional talk therapies?If you keep doing what you have always done, you will keep getting what you always gotten"A very wise and true statement! My Integrative approach to therapy includes Cognitive Behavioral approaches combined with Energy Psychology and Mind-Body modalities. Take the chance for change.. overcoming difficult life challenges is closer than ever before!
We at the Miami Psychology Group (MPG) believe in providing effective, kind and supportive treatment. All our professionals participate in ongoing training to maintain the highest standards in our field. We encourage all clients to participate in initial interviews to see if the practice professionals can meet your needs and most importantly help heal, address and consult on the presenting reason or reasons for attempting treatment. We do not participate in insurance and can provide information on how to have your insurance cover some of the cost if that option is available to you through your insurance.
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Substance Abuse Counselor and Sex Therapist. Began my work as a psychotherapist in 1998, emphasizing Personal Empowerment, Mindfulness of the Present Moment and Gratefulness. I worked at South Miami Hospital's Addiction Treatment Detox Unit for six years and two years in their Intensive Outpatient Addiction Treatment Program. Treating individuals with Substance Abuse by guiding them to Recovery Thinking, focusing on their thoughts in order for them to access their internal world and create a commitment to change. I am now in Private Practice conducting therapy sessions in English and Spanish.
I am a psychologist and psychoanalyst with expertise in working with adults. Troubling moods, behaviors and relationships are often associated with painful feelings and self criticism. I aim to work with you to identify inner, often perplexing barriers to having the freedom to love, work and play in the ways you desire. Inner conflicts and feeling undeserving of good feelings and experiences are often outside of conscious awareness and yet have a devastating impact.
If you are here, it is likely because you are in pain and want to feel better. Know that whatever your struggles are, you are already in the right place. As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I compassionately help individuals build greater insight and provide them with tools to better navigate thoughts, emotions and urges that keep them stuck and that are interfering with who they want to be and the life they want to live. I can guide you in accepting and tolerating realities that are difficult to accept while also learning how to communicate, cope, and problem solve more effectively.
I provide caring, compassionate & open-minded counseling to individuals, couples & families; specializing in Sex Therapy, relational/marital counseling, LGBTQ+ issues & adolescent/family communication & Multiracial/Multicultural counseling. Counseling can be a difficult process & my goal is to help you through that process in the most comfortable & successful way, as it is a lasting investment in an improved sense of self & life. I pride myself on creating & maintaining an open, honest & non-judgemental environment, allowing & supporting personal growth in all areas of your life. As a LMHC, Certified Sex Therapist, Ethnic Minority Mental Health Specialist & KINK Knowledgeable Professional, I enjoy providing therapy & advocacy for those I counsel.
Counseling, consultant and mentor over thirty years of relevant experience with Educational Facilities, Corporations and Organizations on personal and professional development. Bilingual with multicultural perspective and ease for intercultural communication. B.A. in Early Childhood Education and Masters in Psychology from Colombia, and Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy in USA. Extensive experience in providing children, individual, family, marriage and group therapy, serving as a resource for government agencies and community groups. Experience as supervisor, international speaker, school and University teacher. Practice with Cancer patients and their families, grieving, children with academic challenges, career orientation, assessing individual's needs, couples in relational problems, and diagnosis.
I have over 20 years of experience in clinical therapy. I did my training in Caracas, Venezuela, where I obtained 2 degrees from the Universidad Central de Venezuela, I was summa cum laude and valedictorian in both careers: Psychology and Sociology, then I completed a 3 year postgraduate specialization in Clinical Psychology at "Centro de Salud Mental del Este, El Peñon" a teaching Psychiatric Hospital, where I also was summa cum laude. Both my dissertations where based on the Rorschach (the ink blot test). I have been practicing psychotherapy in the United States since 2002, as a LMHC.
Empowerment is key in therapy. I have more than 25 years' experience in the field, and am ready to heal the psychological issues in your life. Call me. Let me guide you as far as you are motivated to heal. I have strategies to help you work through whatever is keeping you away from wellness and joy. My expertise is in women's issues, LGBT, trauma, substance abuse, crisis counseling, and all chronic disorders including depression, bi-polar, anxiety and addiction. Also, my mother had Alzheimer's for whom I was the caretaker. I know about the family issues which surface.
I am now offering therapy sessions via video! I specialize in treating adults and children (6-16), and am accepting new clients. If you or your child experiences anxiety, depression or fear related to school or social difficulties, you or they will find relief and healing in the calm, centered mindfulness of Art Therapy. The inner self has its own innate ability to heal itself, given the right environment to do so: Art Therapy can provide a personal, creative, psychologically healing experience that is beneficial for all!
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Key Biscayne 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 Key Biscayne 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 Key Biscayne, or Child Psychologists in Key Biscayne.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Key Biscayne 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 Key Biscayne 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.