Todd Giardina

Psychologist, PhD

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Todd Giardina, PhD, Psychologist in Coral Gables
(305) 445-0477 Website

Todd Giardina

Psychologist, PhD


Location

Coral Gables Counseling Center
2600 S Douglas Rd
Suite 1003
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
(305) 445-0477

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As a psychologist I have several goals in therapy. I begin by developing a relationship with my patients, with the understanding that I am an expert in my field, but that the patient is the expert on themselves. I believe in educating my patients and empowering them to take charge of their lives and take responsibility for improving their situation. I teach coping skills, largely using cognitive behavioral techniques and by having patients practice by doing "homework". In addition, I explore a patient's history and past relationships, but only after first managing their distress in the moment.

I can speak "both languages" of male and female, and aid in understanding relationship dynamics. This helps in my work with women and couples. I have found particular success working with women's self-esteem, anxiety and relationship issues. You gain an objective male perspective.

I work in a large group with several other clinicians. The benefit to patients is that if I am unable to accommodate an appointment time or if a patient has issues that I don't treat, one of my colleagues will likely be able to assist.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 10+ Years
  • School: University of Buffalo
  • Year Graduated: 2006
  • License and State: PY7562 Florida

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $150 - $250
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Call to verify whether the doctor takes your plan
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Location

Coral Gables Counseling Center
2600 S Douglas Rd
Suite 1003
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
(305) 445-0477

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Women's Issues
  • Relationship Issues
  • Chronic Illness
Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Health and Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Weight Loss
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus

Age
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Feminist
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
Video/Skype
  • Online Counseling

Links

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Last Modified: 06 Jul 2018
Todd Giardina, PhD, Psychologist in Coral Gables

Todd Giardina

Psychologist, PhD