Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Boynton Beach, Florida

Find a therapist in Boynton Beach, Florida that meets your needs. Browse our comprehensive list of affordable and licensed therapists in Boynton Beach to find a professional specializing in counseling people with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief and more.


Cecily Moore

LPC-MHSP, LMHC
3 years experience
Hello! My name is Cecily and I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Tennessee and a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Florida. I have seven years experience working in the mental health field. I have worked in a variety of settings including community mental health, outpatient, in-home, addictions, adoptions, and private practice. Simply put, I have had experience working with a variety of clinical issues. I have... Read More
Hello! My name is Cecily and I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Tennessee and a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Florida. I have seven years experience working in the mental health field. I... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

Dr. Isibel Moreno

PhD, LMFT
14 years experience
Greetings! Thanks for visiting my page. Here's a little about me: I was born in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic. My family and I migrated to the USA in 1995. I have two siblings. My journey towards Ph.D. started with a desire to teach and train other professionals in the field. As an author and presenter, I have traveled to various countries exposing my ideas on the topic of heartbreak and how therapists can help clients who... Read More
Greetings! Thanks for visiting my page. Here's a little about me: I was born in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic. My family and I migrated to the USA in 1995. I have two siblings. My journey towards Ph.D. started with a desire... Read More
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  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Experience: 14 years

Rehana Saleem

LMHC, MCAP, Qualified, Supervisor
8 years experience
​Hello my name is Rehana Saleem. I am a licensed Mental Health Therapist. My belief is that we all need someone to talk to, someone who can really listen and accept us as we are, without judgment. I also believe that good treatment consists of establishing excellent communication and trust in a secure environment. I approach counseling and psychotherapy from a nonjudgmental, empathetic, logical, warmth, person-centered perspective. I have extensive experience working with youth and... Read More
​Hello my name is Rehana Saleem. I am a licensed Mental Health Therapist. My belief is that we all need someone to talk to, someone who can really listen and accept us as we are, without judgment. I also believe... Read More
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  • Languages: English, Gujarati, Hindi, Urdu
  • Experience: 8 years

Mary Karlan

LCSW
3 years experience
I am a clinical social worker licensed in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, and Florida. I have helped my clients with issues such as anxiety, depression, family conflict, self-esteem issues, life transitions, and marital discord. My clinical approach is determined on a case by case basis, and I will work in collaboration with you to design a treatment plan that will suit your unique style and therapeutic goals. I believe that... Read More
I am a clinical social worker licensed in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, and Florida. I have helped my clients with issues such as anxiety, depression, family conflict, self-esteem issues, life transitions, and marital discord. My clinical approach is... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

Cathy Heaps

LMHC
15 years experience
Hello. I am Cathy Heaps. I have worked educating, training, counseling, and supporting people all my life. I graduated from Argosy University – Sarasota with a Master’s degree and have been a Licensed Mental Health Counselor for fifteen years. I have also been certified by Grief Recovery as a Grief Recovery Specialist. I have worked with a range of individuals, from people who are struggling with a terminal illness to people who have faced loss... Read More
Hello. I am Cathy Heaps. I have worked educating, training, counseling, and supporting people all my life. I graduated from Argosy University – Sarasota with a Master’s degree and have been a Licensed Mental Health Counselor for fifteen years. I... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years

Deborah Rasso

LMHC, LCMHC, NCC, MCAP
9 years experience
"Every new day is a chance to change your life". My job as a counselor is to help you make the change in your life that will bring you to a better place. Whether you are struggling with anxiety, depression, relationship issues or having problems with adjustment to any new life situation, things can get better with help through counseling. I have a special fondness for working with people who struggle with addictions (drug, alcohol,... Read More
"Every new day is a chance to change your life". My job as a counselor is to help you make the change in your life that will bring you to a better place. Whether you are struggling with anxiety, depression,... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 9 years

Melissa Rini

MA, LMHC
22 years experience
I am a mental health counselor supervisor licensed in Florida with over 22 years of experience working as a psychotherapist. I have worked with clients struggling with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, grief and loss, and ADHD. I have also helped many people who have experienced trauma and abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. You will be treated with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My... Read More
I am a mental health counselor supervisor licensed in Florida with over 22 years of experience working as a psychotherapist. I have worked with clients struggling with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems,... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 22 years

Ashley Cox

MA, MS, LMHC
15 years experience
I am a Mental Health Counselor licensed in Florida with over 15 years of experience working with individuals, families and children with a wide range of concerns including anxiety, depression, career challenges, family and parenting issues. My specialty in Career Counseling allows me to assist you with your career goals, workplace issues, resume reviews, job searching, and professional growth. I also provide consultations regarding disability as it relates to mental health diagnoses. Have a fear... Read More
I am a Mental Health Counselor licensed in Florida with over 15 years of experience working with individuals, families and children with a wide range of concerns including anxiety, depression, career challenges, family and parenting issues. My specialty in Career... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years

Anna Dotey

LMHC
10 years experience
Hello My name is Anna. I am a mental health counselor licensed in Florida (MH 17172) where I earned my degree later in life. I began my career working with needy families and have worked with adults and families since moving back to New York. My clients have come to me with depression, A.D.H.D., Autism, O.C.D., Bi-Polar, depression and other life challenges. In my nearly twenty years of practice I have worked with many people... Read More
Hello My name is Anna. I am a mental health counselor licensed in Florida (MH 17172) where I earned my degree later in life. I began my career working with needy families and have worked with adults and families since... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years

Julie Jakobi

LMHC
3 years experience
My name is Julie Jakobi. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with the State of Florida and I have a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling. I am also a certified Adoption Specialist through the Florida Department of Children and Families. I have experience in working daily with adults and children who need help in their daily lives with Anxiety, Anger Management, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Major Recurring Depression, Borderline Personality Disorder, Trauma, and Adjustment... Read More
My name is Julie Jakobi. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with the State of Florida and I have a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling. I am also a certified Adoption Specialist through the Florida Department... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

An Overview of Mental Health in Boynton Beach, Florida

Boynton Beach is a town in southern Florida, part of the Miami metropolitan area. It is located within Palm Beach County. As of 2016, the estimated population was 75,569. Just over half the population of Boynton Beach identify as white at 50.9 percent. The next most prevalent ethnicity in Boynton Beach is black/African American at 29.7 percent, while people who identify as Hispanic round out the top three at 15.3 percent. Economically, the city is approximately on par with, or perhaps slightly more prosperous than, the rest of the state; in 2016, its estimated median household income was $53,188 compared with $50,860 for the state as a whole and its estimated home value was $206,100 in 2016 compared with 197,700 statewide.

The Challenge of Finding a Suitable Therapist in Boynton Beach

Individuals without health insurance residing in Palm Beach County in 2014 represented 19.2 percent of the population. It is unclear how the Affordable Care Act, which went into effect that year, influenced that figure. There are numerous areas of overall health professional shortages throughout Palm Beach County; when looking specifically at mental health resources, there are four health professional shortage areas overall. A health professional shortage area is a facility-, geographic- or population-based shortage of health care providers and may lead to a lack of access to or availability of resources and result in populations that are medically underserved. Eight populations are designated as such in Palm Beach County.

An Overview of Mental Health in Boynton Beach

A report on health and human services by the Palm Beach County government in 2010 used the suicide rate as the key indicator of mental health. At that time, the suicide rate for Florida was 14.5 deaths per 100,000 individuals; the average for Palm Beach County was higher at 15.75 deaths per 100,000 residents. The total number of suicide deaths for Palm Beach County in 2009 was 189, or approximately three suicides per week for the entire year. It is also important to remember that suicide rates are usually calculated on the basis of coroner’s data and thus do not include attempted suicides.

In 2013, 13.8 percent of adults in Palm Beach County had been told at some point that they had a depressive disorder and 11.4 percent were prevented from performing usual activities for more than 14 of the previous 30 days due to poor mental or physical health, which was actually a considerable decrease from studies conducted previously in 2010 and 2007.

Factors Affecting Mental Health in Boynton Beach

A number of factors may have an effect on an individual’s mental health. Here are some factors that are of particular concern in Boynton Beach and Palm Beach County as a whole:

  • Military Service: Veterans returning from active duty often struggle with mental health issues such as post-traumatic stress disorder. In 2010, out of all the counties in the state of Florida, Palm Beach County had the second-highest number of returning veterans.
  • Crime: The rate of violent crime in Boynton Beach was higher in 2016 than the national average. The middle of the last decade saw a surge in gang activity, with at least 10 active gangs operating in Boynton Beach in 2006 and 2007. By 2009, thanks in part to tougher laws, gang violence in Palm Beach County was on the decline.
  • Alcohol Use: Seventeen percent of Palm Beach County adults surveyed in 2013 reported heavy or binge drinking, only slightly lower than the statewide percentage of 17.6 percent. The statistics are even more alarming for adolescents; 38 percent of high schoolers and 11.9 percent of middle schoolers reported using alcohol during the preceding month in 2012, while 18.1 percent of high schoolers and 4.2 percent of middle schoolers reported binge drinking during the same time frame. The percentages of high school students in Palm Beach County using alcohol were higher than the statewide averages.
  • Divorce: In 2013, the divorce rate in Florida was one of the highest in the nation. Nearly half of the top 10 cities in the U.S. with the highest number of divorces were located in Florida.

Mental Health Resources in Boynton Beach

There are two prominent mental health organizations in Boynton Beach that provide guidance to those looking for mental health treatment:

  • Mental Health Association of Palm Beach County
  • West Palm Beach Mental Health Coalition

Another resource available to you to help you find a counselor or therapist is the therapist directory on E-Counseling.com.