Vanessa Fernandez

Counselor, LMHC, ICGC-I

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Vanessa Fernandez, LMHC, ICGC-I, Counselor in Fort Lauderdale
(954) 627-1048 Website

Vanessa Fernandez

Counselor, LMHC, ICGC-I


Location

Clinical & Forensic Institute, Inc.
2101 S Andrews Avenue
Suite: 104
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316
(954) 627-1048

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Additional Location

Clinical & Forensic Institute, Inc.
605 Belvedere Road
Suite: 1
West Palm Beach, Florida 33405
(561) 968-1212

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and an International Certified Gambling Counselor trained to provide evidenced based interventions to assist my clients. As the Treatment Director of the Clinical & Forensic Institute, Inc. I currently offer group and individual therapy in both English and Spanish in the following areas: substance abuse, problem gambling, athletic performance enhancement, mindfulness, emotional disturbance, and inappropriate sexual behavior. If you are seeking a collaborative therapist and are looking to get some additional assistance, feel free to contact me and I will gladly answer any questions you might have about the therapeutic process.

At CFI we are dedicated to treating you and your loved ones with the respect and dignity you deserve. If you visit us for services, rest assured that your specific needs will be addressed in a warm and empathetic manner.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 12 Years
  • School: Florida International University
  • Year Graduated: 2010
  • License No. and State: MH13161 Florida

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $150 - $200
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers / Member
  • Member Since: 2013
  • Certificate: International Gambling Counselor Cert Board / 1271
  • Certificate Date: 2017

Vanessa Fernandez's Groups

Athlete Performance Enhancement

A group for the athlete looking to enhance their performance during training and on competition days.

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Gamblers Process Group

A process oriented therapy group for individuals struggling with gambling related issues.

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Location

Clinical & Forensic Institute, Inc.
2101 S Andrews Avenue
Suite: 104
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316
(954) 627-1048

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

Clinical & Forensic Institute, Inc.
605 Belvedere Road
Suite: 1
West Palm Beach, Florida 33405
(561) 968-1212
Specialties
  • Gambling
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Addiction
Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Offending
  • Sports Performance
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Hispanic and Latino
Alternative Languages: Spanish
Age
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
Categories
  • Bisexual Clients
  • Gay Clients
  • HIV / AIDS Clients
  • Lesbian Clients

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Feminist
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Gestalt
  • Humanistic
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group

Links

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Last Modified: 24 Oct 2018
Vanessa Fernandez, LMHC, ICGC-I, Counselor in Fort Lauderdale

Vanessa Fernandez

Counselor, LMHC, ICGC-I