Paul Zitowitz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LCSW Verified
Venice, FL 34285
Mr. Paul Zitowitz has more than 25 years experience working with adults dealing with issues of mood disorders (depressions, stress, anxiety, etc.); and normal life transitions. This experience includes marital therapy as well as the use of hypnosis for weight reduction, smoking cessation, pain management and stress. He also has experience in treating insomnia without medication. He specializes in PTSD; trauma (both childhood and adult); mood disorders (depression, anxiety; panic attacks); gender identity support, insomnia.
(941) 584-8931
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Venice, FL 34285
Mr. Paul Zitowitz has more than 25 years experience working with adults dealing with issues of mood disorders (depressions, stress, anxiety, etc.); and normal life transitions. This experience includes marital therapy as well as the use of hypnosis for weight reduction, smoking cessation, pain management and stress. He also has experience in treating insomnia without medication. He specializes in PTSD; trauma (both childhood and adult); mood disorders (depression, anxiety; panic attacks); gender identity support, insomnia.
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Dale Simpson
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Venice, FL 34285
When you or family members are hurting, you need competent, experienced psychological help. Training and experience for a doctor of psychology is significantly different than that of masters level counselors. While there are good counselors for certain types of clients, you want a doctor's perspective for your assessment and treatment. I bring a caring heart and years of experience in private practice to our sessions. Furthermore, my training includes graduate level education focusing upon the integration of psychology and faith. Get the expertise and experience you need in a consultant. Contact me to get your healing started.
(941) 357-1552
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Venice, FL 34285
When you or family members are hurting, you need competent, experienced psychological help. Training and experience for a doctor of psychology is significantly different than that of masters level counselors. While there are good counselors for certain types of clients, you want a doctor's perspective for your assessment and treatment. I bring a caring heart and years of experience in private practice to our sessions. Furthermore, my training includes graduate level education focusing upon the integration of psychology and faith. Get the expertise and experience you need in a consultant. Contact me to get your healing started.
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Lindsay Dec
Counselor, LMHC Verified
Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
Everyone has times in their life when they need help. You may be having symptoms that are keeping you from your best life and you're ready for change. Therapy can help you get back on track, build skills to navigate daily life, increase your confidence, and build connections with others. There are many evidence-based approaches we can discuss to find a good fit for you. I integrate a physiological approach into counseling. We can use biofeedback, neurofeedback, and mindfulness to complement talk therapy. I am assisted by my registered therapy dog, PJ.
(941) 307-7792
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Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
Everyone has times in their life when they need help. You may be having symptoms that are keeping you from your best life and you're ready for change. Therapy can help you get back on track, build skills to navigate daily life, increase your confidence, and build connections with others. There are many evidence-based approaches we can discuss to find a good fit for you. I integrate a physiological approach into counseling. We can use biofeedback, neurofeedback, and mindfulness to complement talk therapy. I am assisted by my registered therapy dog, PJ.
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Chris Cassidy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
My ideal client is motivated to improve their situation. They may be dealing with depression or anxiety around issues of grief and loss, family concerns, LGBT issues or may just not know why things aren't going well
(941) 304-4620
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Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
My ideal client is motivated to improve their situation. They may be dealing with depression or anxiety around issues of grief and loss, family concerns, LGBT issues or may just not know why things aren't going well
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Judith Steiner
Counselor, LMHC, TIRT, LSRT Verified
Venice, FL 34292
Offers online therapy
Judith Steiner is a LMHC, Certified TIR Trainer and Facilitator, Certified LSR Trainer and Facilitator, Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator, LMHC Intern Supervisor and TIR Certification Committee Member. She has been in private practice in Venice, FL since 1990. Her practice encompasses trauma and its associated disorders, as well as addictions, depression and anxiety. She treats trauma with a technique called Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR). TIR has been approved by SAMSHA (the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of the US Government) and is listed in the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices.
(941) 270-3583
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Venice, FL 34292
Offers online therapy
Judith Steiner is a LMHC, Certified TIR Trainer and Facilitator, Certified LSR Trainer and Facilitator, Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator, LMHC Intern Supervisor and TIR Certification Committee Member. She has been in private practice in Venice, FL since 1990. Her practice encompasses trauma and its associated disorders, as well as addictions, depression and anxiety. She treats trauma with a technique called Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR). TIR has been approved by SAMSHA (the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of the US Government) and is listed in the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices.
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Susan Page Zapatha
Counselor, MA, LMHC Verified
Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
I am here to help parents and children navigate challenges they are experiencing in an open and friendly atmosphere. I offer a safe, supportive environment where all are free to express their feelings, struggles and hopes in a safe nurturing space. I tailor therapy sessions to match the personality and needs of each individual using evidenced based treatment methods. I have worked with people of all ages while specializing in working with children, teens, young adults and families for 26 years. In my work I have found that people express themselves differently at various stages of their life and understanding that is my specialty.
(941) 205-7631
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Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
I am here to help parents and children navigate challenges they are experiencing in an open and friendly atmosphere. I offer a safe, supportive environment where all are free to express their feelings, struggles and hopes in a safe nurturing space. I tailor therapy sessions to match the personality and needs of each individual using evidenced based treatment methods. I have worked with people of all ages while specializing in working with children, teens, young adults and families for 26 years. In my work I have found that people express themselves differently at various stages of their life and understanding that is my specialty.
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Carrie Lynn Phelps
Counselor, LMHC, CST-T, LMT Verified
Venice, FL 34292
My areas of expertise include issues of substance abuse, anxiety, depression, anxiety, and PTSD. I have a Body, Mind, Spirit approach, where I help clients connect within themselves to find the underlying issues that are creating problems in their lives, then help clients learn to identify the thought patterns that can cause dysfunction and develop strategies to lead happier and healthier lives.
(941) 803-1724
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Venice, FL 34292
My areas of expertise include issues of substance abuse, anxiety, depression, anxiety, and PTSD. I have a Body, Mind, Spirit approach, where I help clients connect within themselves to find the underlying issues that are creating problems in their lives, then help clients learn to identify the thought patterns that can cause dysfunction and develop strategies to lead happier and healthier lives.
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Hope Counseling of Venice, LLC
Counselor, MS, LMHC Verified
Venice, FL 34292
Offers online therapy
I have been treating clients of all ages for 25 years. I specialize in treating individuals who have suffered from traumatic experiences both past and present. As a certified EMDR clinician, I help reduce anxiety rates dramatically for the clients I serve. For people seeking insight into their difficult experiences, I offer hope and direction with kindness and compassion. I treat individuals, couples, and families.
(941) 275-3565
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Venice, FL 34292
Offers online therapy
I have been treating clients of all ages for 25 years. I specialize in treating individuals who have suffered from traumatic experiences both past and present. As a certified EMDR clinician, I help reduce anxiety rates dramatically for the clients I serve. For people seeking insight into their difficult experiences, I offer hope and direction with kindness and compassion. I treat individuals, couples, and families.
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Diane Katherine Clukey-Chenard
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, RYT Verified
Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
For more than 20 years I’ve helped teens and adults navigate anxiety, depression, and trauma in healthy and productive ways. I bring an understanding of behavior, relationships, and adversity and how they can play out in negative ways in everyday life. I love working with couples to help them find a way to improve communication and strengthen their bond. Together we work towards moving forward together or kindly apart. I bring years of working with the LGBTQIA+community helping folks celebrate who they are while at the same time acknowledging the stress and unique family factors this amazing community deals with on a daily basis.
(941) 220-5027
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Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
For more than 20 years I’ve helped teens and adults navigate anxiety, depression, and trauma in healthy and productive ways. I bring an understanding of behavior, relationships, and adversity and how they can play out in negative ways in everyday life. I love working with couples to help them find a way to improve communication and strengthen their bond. Together we work towards moving forward together or kindly apart. I bring years of working with the LGBTQIA+community helping folks celebrate who they are while at the same time acknowledging the stress and unique family factors this amazing community deals with on a daily basis.
Dr. Jacquelyn T Somach
Counselor, PhD, LMHC Verified
Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
I have a PhD in clinical psychology and am a licensed mental health counselor and coach. Within my practice I offer a supportive environment in which to explore, learn and grow. We all need a space in our life for the full expression of our thoughts and feelings. My intention is to provide a therapeutic relationship of respect and trust, and caring professional counseling designed to facilitate healing for adults, families and couples. I have experience in positive psychology, and the science of happiness and its application, in clinical practice for a holistic approach to health and well-being.
(941) 584-4760
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Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
I have a PhD in clinical psychology and am a licensed mental health counselor and coach. Within my practice I offer a supportive environment in which to explore, learn and grow. We all need a space in our life for the full expression of our thoughts and feelings. My intention is to provide a therapeutic relationship of respect and trust, and caring professional counseling designed to facilitate healing for adults, families and couples. I have experience in positive psychology, and the science of happiness and its application, in clinical practice for a holistic approach to health and well-being.
Elizabeth Kramer
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, MA, CAGS, LPC, RYT 200 Verified
Venice, FL 34293
Offers online therapy
I am Holistic Counselor and use an holistic approach to psychotherapy which targets the mind, body and spirit. I combine traditional therapies with spiritual and innovative practices in a safe supportive environment. I use a person-centered process to help guide clients toward healing and self-fulfillment. My focus is to assist clients with personal self-growth, self confidence, mid-life challenges and relationship issues. I am open to individuals, couples, and families.
(959) 210-1027
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Venice, FL 34293
Offers online therapy
I am Holistic Counselor and use an holistic approach to psychotherapy which targets the mind, body and spirit. I combine traditional therapies with spiritual and innovative practices in a safe supportive environment. I use a person-centered process to help guide clients toward healing and self-fulfillment. My focus is to assist clients with personal self-growth, self confidence, mid-life challenges and relationship issues. I am open to individuals, couples, and families.
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Terra Firma Counseling Center
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Verified
Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
Often, we seek support simply because we are souls in need of novel ways to protect ourselves in a world that does not always honor the sensitive, unique, or creative. I skillfully and empathically align with such souls. I have decades of experience and proven approaches to empower individuals challenged with anxiety, depression, relationship struggles or existential fatigue resulting from being a highly sensitive or creative person who has lacked the necessary collaboration to gain greater self-understanding, expression, and actualization. Together, we can create a life that works for you! Not just surviving, but thriving!
(941) 269-3396
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Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
Often, we seek support simply because we are souls in need of novel ways to protect ourselves in a world that does not always honor the sensitive, unique, or creative. I skillfully and empathically align with such souls. I have decades of experience and proven approaches to empower individuals challenged with anxiety, depression, relationship struggles or existential fatigue resulting from being a highly sensitive or creative person who has lacked the necessary collaboration to gain greater self-understanding, expression, and actualization. Together, we can create a life that works for you! Not just surviving, but thriving!
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Brad Eppley
Counselor, MA, LMHC Verified
Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
I love helping people heal, develop and create healthier relationships. My passion is to facilitate transformational change that results in greater inner peace, healthy self love and joy in life and relationships. As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor I enjoy helping clients address underlying causes to symptoms like depression and anxiety. I am certified to do Neurotransmitter testing through Neuro Science and I work Holistically with an emphasis on Integrative and Functional care that focuses on the whole Being and helping clients to function optimally beyond just symptom relief.
(941) 203-3416
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Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
I love helping people heal, develop and create healthier relationships. My passion is to facilitate transformational change that results in greater inner peace, healthy self love and joy in life and relationships. As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor I enjoy helping clients address underlying causes to symptoms like depression and anxiety. I am certified to do Neurotransmitter testing through Neuro Science and I work Holistically with an emphasis on Integrative and Functional care that focuses on the whole Being and helping clients to function optimally beyond just symptom relief.
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Cheryl Peppers
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Venice, FL 34293
Offers online therapy
Free parking downtown! :) While our outer lives may seem well organized, our inner lives are often plagued with unexpressed conflict and confusion. Those who dare to cultivate self-awareness are often surprised by its healing effects - that the process itself unlocks energy and propels one forward. It is never too late. I look forward to witnessing your transformation and discovering how your unique set of issues and ways of working come to bear in the therapeutic alliance that will be uniquely ours.
(941) 932-8691
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Office is near:
Venice, FL 34293
Offers online therapy
Free parking downtown! :) While our outer lives may seem well organized, our inner lives are often plagued with unexpressed conflict and confusion. Those who dare to cultivate self-awareness are often surprised by its healing effects - that the process itself unlocks energy and propels one forward. It is never too late. I look forward to witnessing your transformation and discovering how your unique set of issues and ways of working come to bear in the therapeutic alliance that will be uniquely ours.
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Sharon Diane Forrest
Marriage & Family Therapist, EdD, MBA, BA, LMFT, PCC Verified
Office is near:
Venice, FL 34293
Are you overwhelmed by depression, guilt, anger, fear, alcoholism, drug addition, grief, or heartbreak and feel out of control of your life or relationships? My practice focuses on the individual, family, and marriage in a Christ-centered counseling setting. With a Doctorate in Education-Pastoral Counseling/ MBA in Business, I provide a unique form of therapy addressing your spiritual and professional needs collectively. I seek to assist you in re-shaping the circumstances that have temporarily gotten you off track. You may have experienced a setback but working together we can make this a SET UP for something GREAT!
(941) 803-1243
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Office is near:
Venice, FL 34293
Are you overwhelmed by depression, guilt, anger, fear, alcoholism, drug addition, grief, or heartbreak and feel out of control of your life or relationships? My practice focuses on the individual, family, and marriage in a Christ-centered counseling setting. With a Doctorate in Education-Pastoral Counseling/ MBA in Business, I provide a unique form of therapy addressing your spiritual and professional needs collectively. I seek to assist you in re-shaping the circumstances that have temporarily gotten you off track. You may have experienced a setback but working together we can make this a SET UP for something GREAT!
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James Lemli
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Venice, FL 34285
Not accepting new clients
I am a licensed clinical psychologist with 30 years experience. I have a warm, caring approach to therapy. Specific research supported therapies include cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), exposure and response prevention, prolonged 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.
(941) 806-7780
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Office is near:
Venice, FL 34285
Not accepting new clients
I am a licensed clinical psychologist with 30 years experience. I have a warm, caring approach to therapy. Specific research supported therapies include cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), exposure and response prevention, prolonged 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.
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Julie M Hutchins-Wilson
PhD, NCC, BCPC, IMH, IMFT Verified
Office is near:
Venice, FL 34284
You are special, unique and individual. Every moment change is occurring in the world within you and around you. Is there a preferred change you wish to choreograph in this lifetime? We focus on a body-mind integrative approach that includes neuroscience, mindful therapy approaches and consideration of your present strengths. Please look at www.BRAINNS.com for ever changing information and to connect with us.
(954) 399-6274
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Office is near:
Venice, FL 34284
You are special, unique and individual. Every moment change is occurring in the world within you and around you. Is there a preferred change you wish to choreograph in this lifetime? We focus on a body-mind integrative approach that includes neuroscience, mindful therapy approaches and consideration of your present strengths. Please look at www.BRAINNS.com for ever changing information and to connect with us.
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Kelli Skaggs
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LISW, LCSW Verified
Office is near:
Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
Life can be hard, anxiety feels awful, depression can be debilitating. I strive to meet you where you are at and help you get you where you want to be. I create a space to foster positive growth in a comfortable and safe environment. I work with adolescents, adults and seniors to establish a renewed sense of mental wellness. My experience and training includes: grief, illness, substance use, trauma, gender identity, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, OCD and adult ADHD
(941) 213-5748
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Office is near:
Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
Life can be hard, anxiety feels awful, depression can be debilitating. I strive to meet you where you are at and help you get you where you want to be. I create a space to foster positive growth in a comfortable and safe environment. I work with adolescents, adults and seniors to establish a renewed sense of mental wellness. My experience and training includes: grief, illness, substance use, trauma, gender identity, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, OCD and adult ADHD
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Melissa Lavin
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Office is near:
Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
The journey of one's life can be thrown off course by unexpected changes, trauma, grief, life/family transitions, and emotional struggles. I am dedicated in creating a safe place for individuals and families to understand themselves better and explore these life challenges. Everyone needs to feel understood and accepted at some point in their lives. My goal is to recognize each person's individual needs and help create a path to a more fulfilling life. I am committed to providing holistic, inclusive, and personalized interventions that are effective in getting you back to your complete self.
(858) 859-0822
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Office is near:
Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
The journey of one's life can be thrown off course by unexpected changes, trauma, grief, life/family transitions, and emotional struggles. I am dedicated in creating a safe place for individuals and families to understand themselves better and explore these life challenges. Everyone needs to feel understood and accepted at some point in their lives. My goal is to recognize each person's individual needs and help create a path to a more fulfilling life. I am committed to providing holistic, inclusive, and personalized interventions that are effective in getting you back to your complete self.
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Dr. David Liebert, lmhc
Counselor, EdD Verified
Office is near:
Venice, FL 34293
Offers online therapy
My practice is limited, as I'm a full time Psychology Professor and Department Chair at a Florida State College. I have over two decades of experience providing psychotherapy and relationship counseling. My clients tell me the hardest thing about reaching out for help is not knowing where to start or who to call. I know I'm a stranger to you, but my hope is you feel comfortable enough to take a risk with me. Please do not hesitate to call me with any questions you may have.
(813) 546-1628
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Office is near:
Venice, FL 34293
Offers online therapy
My practice is limited, as I'm a full time Psychology Professor and Department Chair at a Florida State College. I have over two decades of experience providing psychotherapy and relationship counseling. My clients tell me the hardest thing about reaching out for help is not knowing where to start or who to call. I know I'm a stranger to you, but my hope is you feel comfortable enough to take a risk with me. Please do not hesitate to call me with any questions you may have.

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Sleep or Insomnia Therapists
What is a Sleep Disorder or Insomnia?

Almost everyone goes through bouts of sleeplessness in Venice from time to time. Chronic insomnia, however, is marked by difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, or waking up too early. If it takes you thirty minutes or more to fall asleep, or you're awake for thirty minutes or more during the night at least three times a week-for a month or more-you're likely suffering from insomnia.

Insomnia has major effects on mood as well as alertness. It is also a classic symptom of depression.

The most effective treatments for chronic insomnia are behavioral techniques that eliminate sleep anxiety and allow the body's own sleep cycle to kick in. It may require as little as doing nothing. But Sleep specialists in Venice or therapists who specialize in sleep in Venice, or simply a Venice sleep therapist, can help. Likewise, insomnia specialists in Venice or therapists who specialize in insomnia in Venice, or simply a Venice insomnia therapist, can help.

Sleep disorders may include sleep apnea, narcolepsy or simply chronic snoring.