Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Sarasota, Florida 34233
"I am a licensed clinical psychologist with over 20 years experience in treating children, adolescents,and adults. I have a warm, caring approach to assessment and therapy provided in an attractive, private office setting. I treat anxiety disorders, depression, mood disorders, psychological and behavioral aspects of illness, life adjustment, and family, marital and relationship concerns. Specific and research supported therapies include cognitive-behavioral therapy, cognitive therapies, mindfulness, exposure and response prevention, intensive exposure, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), schema therapy, and relaxation techniques. Therapy is guided by a thorough case formulation and individualized treatment planning for each person's unique needs."
School Issues
(941) 924-8484
Verified
Sarasota, Florida 34233
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School Issues
"I am a licensed clinical psychologist with over 20 years experience in treating children, adolescents,and adults. I have a warm, caring approach to assessment and therapy provided in an attractive, private office setting. I treat anxiety disorders, depression, mood disorders, psychological and behavioral aspects of illness, life adjustment, and family, marital and relationship concerns. Specific and research supported therapies include cognitive-behavioral therapy, cognitive therapies, mindfulness, exposure and response prevention, intensive exposure, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), schema therapy, and relaxation techniques. Therapy is guided by a thorough case formulation and individualized treatment planning for each person's unique needs."
Brie-Anna Michelle Willey, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LMHC, CRC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Sarasota, Florida 34234
"Time, we get 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, yet we often notice that time just flies by. I believe in the work, life, fun and joy balance. We can discuss strategies for balancing time boundaries in your life to help you mobilize toward the goals you want to reach. I specialize in working with children, teens and adults with ADHD, anxiety, depression and complex trauma. I have strategies to help your child to build self-esteem increase focus, listening, empathy, completing chores and managing anger and emotions. In addition to CBT, I also provide Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) which helps with trauma symptoms."
School Issues
(941) 757-8597
Verified
Office is near:
Sarasota, Florida 34234
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School Issues
"Time, we get 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, yet we often notice that time just flies by. I believe in the work, life, fun and joy balance. We can discuss strategies for balancing time boundaries in your life to help you mobilize toward the goals you want to reach. I specialize in working with children, teens and adults with ADHD, anxiety, depression and complex trauma. I have strategies to help your child to build self-esteem increase focus, listening, empathy, completing chores and managing anger and emotions. In addition to CBT, I also provide Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) which helps with trauma symptoms."
Jill Bressler, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Sarasota, Florida 34231
"If you feel stuck, confused, locked in the same "dance" in your thoughts, behavior, and relationships, I will help you with the untangling. We will work together to find patterns, solve problems, and develop resilience and self-awareness. I work with individuals, families, and couples, and particularly enjoy young children and adolescents. I am particularly interesting in working with Gifted children and their parents...doing assessments, determining strengths and weaknesses, and helping families with the special opportunities involved. I also specialize in Couples work, using techniques that are evidence based and effective. I provide private Gifted Testing and ADHD, Learning Differences, and Memory Screening evaluations."
School Issues
(941) 257-1287 x1
Verified
Sarasota, Florida 34231
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School Issues
"If you feel stuck, confused, locked in the same "dance" in your thoughts, behavior, and relationships, I will help you with the untangling. We will work together to find patterns, solve problems, and develop resilience and self-awareness. I work with individuals, families, and couples, and particularly enjoy young children and adolescents. I am particularly interesting in working with Gifted children and their parents...doing assessments, determining strengths and weaknesses, and helping families with the special opportunities involved. I also specialize in Couples work, using techniques that are evidence based and effective. I provide private Gifted Testing and ADHD, Learning Differences, and Memory Screening evaluations."
Sarah M Luchansky, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Sarasota, Florida 34233
"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."
School Issues
(941) 328-8310
Verified
Sarasota, Florida 34233
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School Issues
"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."
Dori E Goldfarb, Psychologist
Psychologist, MS, MPhil, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Sarasota, Florida 34237
"Our goal is to get you back to being you. Dr. Goldfarb is a Yale trained psychologist who offers psychological services for mood and anxiety disorders including depression, anxiety, addictions, ADHD/ADD, stress, grief and loss, infertility, self-esteem, relationship difficulties, and chronic pain. We work with individuals, couples, and families. We treat children, adolescents and adults. Dr. Goldfarb provides evidence-based treatment, including psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy. She has extensive training in working with clients with eating and weight disorders. She also specializes in conducting psychological evaluations/assessments for children and adults, including gifted testing and forensic evaluations."
School Issues
(941) 256-7558
Verified
Sarasota, Florida 34237
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School Issues
"Our goal is to get you back to being you. Dr. Goldfarb is a Yale trained psychologist who offers psychological services for mood and anxiety disorders including depression, anxiety, addictions, ADHD/ADD, stress, grief and loss, infertility, self-esteem, relationship difficulties, and chronic pain. We work with individuals, couples, and families. We treat children, adolescents and adults. Dr. Goldfarb provides evidence-based treatment, including psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy. She has extensive training in working with clients with eating and weight disorders. She also specializes in conducting psychological evaluations/assessments for children and adults, including gifted testing and forensic evaluations."
Linda Dixon, Counselor
Counselor, MA, CAS, NCC, LPC, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Hosts group in:
Sarasota, Florida 34240
"I am a NYS State Certified School Psychologist, a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Nationally Board Certified Counselor (NBCC). Having worked in the mental health field for over 35 years and in the school counseling field for 16 years, I work especially with children and adolescents providing individual, family and group counseling. I am a commissioned minister of pastoral care-- licensed by the National Christian Conservative Church (NCCC). I am also a doctoral candidate in Christian Counseling with the National Christian Counselor's Association (NCCA). I am a NCCA Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor(LCPC) and Certified Temperament Counselor (CTC)."
School Issues
(845) 203-2118
Verified
Hosts group in:
Sarasota, Florida 34240
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School Issues
"I am a NYS State Certified School Psychologist, a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Nationally Board Certified Counselor (NBCC). Having worked in the mental health field for over 35 years and in the school counseling field for 16 years, I work especially with children and adolescents providing individual, family and group counseling. I am a commissioned minister of pastoral care-- licensed by the National Christian Conservative Church (NCCC). I am also a doctoral candidate in Christian Counseling with the National Christian Counselor's Association (NCCA). I am a NCCA Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor(LCPC) and Certified Temperament Counselor (CTC)."
Audrey Oxenhorn, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, ACSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Sarasota, Florida 34235
"As a holistic practitioner, who is also a psychotherapist, artist, healer and grandmother, I offer children and their families practical life changing tools and knowledge to meet everyday challenges. Children and adolescents are living a completely different childhood than we did and it is helpful to get a skilled and intuitive perpsective about these shifts. Some of the tools that I offer include: Mindfulness for kids and adolescents, Tapping or Emotional Freedom Techniques, Creative Arts, Hypnotherapy and Personalized Meditations."
School Issues
(908) 332-8651
Verified
Sarasota, Florida 34235
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School Issues
"As a holistic practitioner, who is also a psychotherapist, artist, healer and grandmother, I offer children and their families practical life changing tools and knowledge to meet everyday challenges. Children and adolescents are living a completely different childhood than we did and it is helpful to get a skilled and intuitive perpsective about these shifts. Some of the tools that I offer include: Mindfulness for kids and adolescents, Tapping or Emotional Freedom Techniques, Creative Arts, Hypnotherapy and Personalized Meditations."
Stacie M Herrera,
PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Sarasota, Florida 34230
"I am a licensed school psychologist in private practice. I provide psychological evaluations and therapeutic support for youth who are struggling academically, behaviorally and socially. I strongly believe in a holistic approach with the best interest of the child in mind. This includes creating a compassionate environment in which the time and care can be taken to evaluate and support the "whole" child. Please visit my website for further information: drstacieherrera.com"
School Issues
(941) 531-9713
Verified
Office is near:
Sarasota, Florida 34230
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School Issues
"I am a licensed school psychologist in private practice. I provide psychological evaluations and therapeutic support for youth who are struggling academically, behaviorally and socially. I strongly believe in a holistic approach with the best interest of the child in mind. This includes creating a compassionate environment in which the time and care can be taken to evaluate and support the "whole" child. Please visit my website for further information: drstacieherrera.com"
Cassie L. D'Addeo, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, M.S., LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Sarasota, Florida 34243
"As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, my professional interests and clinical experience focus on relationship issues, family and parenting challenges, work-life balance; stress, anxiety and mood management; self-esteem, and grief counseling. I always strive to create a warm, non-judgmental environment in which clients feel understood and comfortable exploring issues, while cultivating self-awareness and coping skills as they embark upon the journey to create positive change."
School Issues
(941) 236-5798
Verified
Office is near:
Sarasota, Florida 34243
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School Issues
"As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, my professional interests and clinical experience focus on relationship issues, family and parenting challenges, work-life balance; stress, anxiety and mood management; self-esteem, and grief counseling. I always strive to create a warm, non-judgmental environment in which clients feel understood and comfortable exploring issues, while cultivating self-awareness and coping skills as they embark upon the journey to create positive change."
Stefanie Coppes, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Sarasota, Florida 34243
"Dr. Coppes is a licensed psychologist and neuropsychologist who specializes in providing assessment services for a variety of behavioral, mental health (e.g., anxiety and depression), and neurodevelopmental (e.g., ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Learning Disability) disorders. She also specializes in gifted evaluation."
School Issues
(727) 287-5986
Verified
Sarasota, Florida 34243
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School Issues
"Dr. Coppes is a licensed psychologist and neuropsychologist who specializes in providing assessment services for a variety of behavioral, mental health (e.g., anxiety and depression), and neurodevelopmental (e.g., ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Learning Disability) disorders. She also specializes in gifted evaluation."
Robert Stephenson, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Sarasota, Florida 34236
"As the only pediatric and adult neuropsychologist in the North Port area, I perform a wide variety of psychological and neuropsychological evaluations for children (ADHD, LD, Gifted, Behavior) and adults (memory disorders, dementia, etc.). As the Clinical Director for Comprehensive MedPsdych Systems, the largest private mental health provider in Florida, we have resources for testing, counseling (adult, children, families, couples), and psychiatry. (Please see our website www.medpsych.net)."
School Issues
(941) 234-0872
Verified
Sarasota, Florida 34236
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School Issues
"As the only pediatric and adult neuropsychologist in the North Port area, I perform a wide variety of psychological and neuropsychological evaluations for children (ADHD, LD, Gifted, Behavior) and adults (memory disorders, dementia, etc.). As the Clinical Director for Comprehensive MedPsdych Systems, the largest private mental health provider in Florida, we have resources for testing, counseling (adult, children, families, couples), and psychiatry. (Please see our website www.medpsych.net)."
Lara Fine, Pastoral Counselor/Therapist
Pastoral Counselor/Therapist, MA
Sarasota, Florida 34231
"I am here to help and usually can! Using heightened intuition, meditation and counseling skills, my gift is seeing through and beneath appearances to the core of your Soul issues and conflicts and those of others. In just one session, we can quickly get to the "bottom line" and treat the sources of your problem/s. We will then discuss approaches to take in your life which will ease you onto a healthier path. We can develop your own inner spiritual compass to benefit yourself and your loved ones. "God helps those who help themselves" and "Seek and ye shall find!""
School Issues
(941) 548-4080
Sarasota, Florida 34231
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School Issues
"I am here to help and usually can! Using heightened intuition, meditation and counseling skills, my gift is seeing through and beneath appearances to the core of your Soul issues and conflicts and those of others. In just one session, we can quickly get to the "bottom line" and treat the sources of your problem/s. We will then discuss approaches to take in your life which will ease you onto a healthier path. We can develop your own inner spiritual compass to benefit yourself and your loved ones. "God helps those who help themselves" and "Seek and ye shall find!""
Kirsten Ellingsen, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Sarasota, Florida 34233
"I am dedicated to enhancing the health, development, and positive functioning of all children, adolescents, and young adults (as well as pregnant & postpartum mothers). My goal is to provide informed, strengths-based, research supported, and compassionate treatment. I work with children and parents to improve wellbeing and positive functioning by promoting strong parent-child relationships and supporting better management of stress, anxiety, behaviors and emotions. I work collaboratively to identify challenges, build skills, learn effective coping strategies, and gain knowledge to improve engagement and functioning in daily life. "
School Issues
(941) 304-4187
Verified
Sarasota, Florida 34233
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School Issues
"I am dedicated to enhancing the health, development, and positive functioning of all children, adolescents, and young adults (as well as pregnant & postpartum mothers). My goal is to provide informed, strengths-based, research supported, and compassionate treatment. I work with children and parents to improve wellbeing and positive functioning by promoting strong parent-child relationships and supporting better management of stress, anxiety, behaviors and emotions. I work collaboratively to identify challenges, build skills, learn effective coping strategies, and gain knowledge to improve engagement and functioning in daily life. "
Family Tree Behavioral Care, LLC,
PhD, BCBA-D
Verified by Psychology Today
Sarasota, Florida 34236
"As a Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral (BCBA-D), I provide applied behavior analysis services with an emphasis on functional analyses and function-based treatments to all ages. I specialize in treating problem behaviors (e.g., self-injury, aggression, property destruction, pica, tantrums, elopement, noncompliance). I also provide skill development (e.g., social, communication, play, academic, vocational, and daily living skills). I work with all abilities and disabilities, including gifted children who struggle with social and communication skills and those with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities. I provide extensive caregiver training and home services."
School Issues
(941) 404-3721
Verified
Sarasota, Florida 34236
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School Issues
"As a Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral (BCBA-D), I provide applied behavior analysis services with an emphasis on functional analyses and function-based treatments to all ages. I specialize in treating problem behaviors (e.g., self-injury, aggression, property destruction, pica, tantrums, elopement, noncompliance). I also provide skill development (e.g., social, communication, play, academic, vocational, and daily living skills). I work with all abilities and disabilities, including gifted children who struggle with social and communication skills and those with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities. I provide extensive caregiver training and home services."
Reid Schwabach, Counselor
Counselor, MA, NCC, LMHC
Verified by Psychology Today
Sarasota, Florida 34236
"I work with children, teens, or adults. I provide diagnosis and treatment for all trauma related symptoms. Trauma creates challenges for the brain and the body that can cause us to have attention deficits or hyper-vigilance, anxiety or depression, and more. Complex symptoms can include disability in daily functions, flashbacks, nightmares, or somatic disorders. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder can result from a threat on your life or a loved one, natural disaster, sexual assault, refugee or war exposure, domestic or family violence, or medical trauma. We try to "suck it up" and forget about it but, often with horrible results. "
School Issues
(941) 413-2651
Verified
Sarasota, Florida 34236
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School Issues
"I work with children, teens, or adults. I provide diagnosis and treatment for all trauma related symptoms. Trauma creates challenges for the brain and the body that can cause us to have attention deficits or hyper-vigilance, anxiety or depression, and more. Complex symptoms can include disability in daily functions, flashbacks, nightmares, or somatic disorders. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder can result from a threat on your life or a loved one, natural disaster, sexual assault, refugee or war exposure, domestic or family violence, or medical trauma. We try to "suck it up" and forget about it but, often with horrible results. "
Wendy Blumenthal, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Sarasota, Florida 34231
"Are you worried about your child? Do you feel like you are "walking on egg shells" around her? Has he stopped talking to you and retreats to his room as fast as possible. I help children or families who are "stuck". If your teenager or child is unhappy, irritable, stressed out or anxious, I can help. I feel comfortable speaking "16"! I love working with families who are ready to make a change, but don't know what to do. Work with me, and I'll help your child cope better with stress and be happier. I can also help you gain more confidence in your parenting and attain a better relationship with your child."
School Issues
(941) 203-3352
Verified
Office is near:
Sarasota, Florida 34231
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School Issues
"Are you worried about your child? Do you feel like you are "walking on egg shells" around her? Has he stopped talking to you and retreats to his room as fast as possible. I help children or families who are "stuck". If your teenager or child is unhappy, irritable, stressed out or anxious, I can help. I feel comfortable speaking "16"! I love working with families who are ready to make a change, but don't know what to do. Work with me, and I'll help your child cope better with stress and be happier. I can also help you gain more confidence in your parenting and attain a better relationship with your child."
Janis Weinberg Gold, Counselor
Counselor, M.Ed., LMHC
Verified by Psychology Today
Sarasota, Florida 34231
"Welcome to my Sarasota counseling practice. Why choose me to be your therapist? Many of the individuals, couples and families I work with are concerned about the impact of alcohol or drug addiction on their lives. Also, others want to learn to manage their overwhelming emotions such as anxiety, depression, or anger, or want to improve their relationships by learning how to communicate more effectively while coping with life's many challenges. "
School Issues
(941) 702-2681
Verified
Sarasota, Florida 34231
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School Issues
"Welcome to my Sarasota counseling practice. Why choose me to be your therapist? Many of the individuals, couples and families I work with are concerned about the impact of alcohol or drug addiction on their lives. Also, others want to learn to manage their overwhelming emotions such as anxiety, depression, or anger, or want to improve their relationships by learning how to communicate more effectively while coping with life's many challenges. "
Emmanuel House counseling LLC., Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Sarasota, Florida 34234
"As my prospective client you can expect to work on goals that we create together in the beginning. We can seek to understand how you are not the problem. The only "problem" is the problem itself, and we can overcome it together. You can become your own "power of action" (a phrase we will discuss in session ) to live a healthy life free from whatever has held you back from achieving your goals."
School Issues
(941) 260-0537
Verified
Sarasota, Florida 34234
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School Issues
"As my prospective client you can expect to work on goals that we create together in the beginning. We can seek to understand how you are not the problem. The only "problem" is the problem itself, and we can overcome it together. You can become your own "power of action" (a phrase we will discuss in session ) to live a healthy life free from whatever has held you back from achieving your goals."
Beth Stone,
MA, LSP
Verified by Psychology Today
Sarasota, Florida 34237
"I am a licensed school psychologist practicing in the Sarasota/Bradenton area. I specialize in administering and interpreting psychological evaluations in order to provide answers and consultation regarding the educational and psychological needs of children and adolescents who are experiencing difficulty within a variety of educational settings. I administer gifted evaluations, as well."
School Issues
(941) 208-0579
Verified
Sarasota, Florida 34237
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School Issues
"I am a licensed school psychologist practicing in the Sarasota/Bradenton area. I specialize in administering and interpreting psychological evaluations in order to provide answers and consultation regarding the educational and psychological needs of children and adolescents who are experiencing difficulty within a variety of educational settings. I administer gifted evaluations, as well."
Tara Motzenbecker,
NCSP
Verified by Psychology Today
Sarasota, Florida 34233
"I specialize in child therapy, gifted testing, psycho educational evaluations, hourly services for schools and educational advocacy. I will always advocate for what is best for the child and assist you in the process as well. I focus therapy on play-based 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. "
School Issues
(941) 357-4090
Verified
Sarasota, Florida 34233
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School Issues
"I specialize in child therapy, gifted testing, psycho educational evaluations, hourly services for schools and educational advocacy. I will always advocate for what is best for the child and assist you in the process as well. I focus therapy on play-based 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. "

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School Issues (Academic Underachievement, Academic Counseling) Therapists
Students underachieve in school for a variety of reasons. Motivational problems, ADHD, and learning disabilities can all be a challenge to any parent. Child therapists, child psychologists, or school psychologists in Sarasota can help to assess a child's needs and offer much needed help.

Academic counselors in Sarasota help with learning issues, child education issues or ADD (attention deficit). They can work with academic underachievers who are quite bright, gifted and intelligent, as well as with children with developmental disabilities (i.e. disabilities students). Additionally, Sarasota Therapists work with nonverbal learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities, and reading difficulties.

Children with problems at school, or who are failing at school in Sarasota all have specific and unique instructional needs. A good Sarasota academic counselor or school counselor will provide the individualized attention and support a student needs to succeed.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Sarasota are able to work with a wide range of issues.

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