Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Clearwater, Florida

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


Michelle Roisman

LCSW
5 years experience
Hi! My name is Michelle and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 5 years of experience working in a variety of clinical settings. I have experience providing home-based therapy, outpatient community based services, school-based therapy, as well as managing my own private practice. I work with clients affected by depression, anxiety, trauma, stressful life experiences, and parenting challenges using individual and family therapy. Originally from Weston, Florida, I attended Emory University in... Read More
Hi! My name is Michelle and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 5 years of experience working in a variety of clinical settings. I have experience providing home-based therapy, outpatient community based services, school-based therapy, as well... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:5 years

Bhakti Cohen

M,ED,ED,S,LMFT
3 years experience
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist for nearly 15 years. I'm in private practice and treat couples and families of all persuasions. Psychotherapy is a second career for me. Prior to returning to the graduate school, I was a parent and an educator. I’m also a spouse, and now a grandmother. My husband and I are married 48 years and have 2 sons, their partners, and 6 wonderful grandchildren. In addition to... Read More
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist for nearly 15 years. I'm in private practice and treat couples and families of all persuasions. Psychotherapy is a second career for me. Prior to returning to the graduate school, I was... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:3 years

Mariana Morales

LMFT
7 years experience
My name is Mariana Morales. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist from Florida, USA. I have a Bachelors Degree from CUNY in New York, and a Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Nova Southeastern University. I have 6 years in private practice and I specialize in helping men and women who are looking to overcome negative thoughts and emotions, and who want to hear different perspectives to resolve problems that have... Read More
My name is Mariana Morales. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist from Florida, USA. I have a Bachelors Degree from CUNY in New York, and a Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Nova Southeastern University. I... Read More
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  • Languages:English,Spanish
  • Experience:7 years

Raimel Alvarez

LMHC
3 years experience
Hello! My name is Raimel; you may call me (Ray). I am a licensed mental health counselor. I identify myself as a Hispanic that migrated to the United States at a very young age, and I have lived through the many difficulties Hispanic families face when transitioning to another country. I obtained my master's degree in Nova Southeaster University, and I have been working in the field now for five years, and I have been... Read More
Hello! My name is Raimel; you may call me (Ray). I am a licensed mental health counselor. I identify myself as a Hispanic that migrated to the United States at a very young age, and I have lived through the... Read More
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  • Languages:English,Spanish
  • Experience:3 years

Christina Taylor

LMFT
3 years experience
Ever since I was young, I knew I wanted to get into a career path that would make a difference in people’s lives. This interest led me to study psychology, Marriage and Family in particular, and eventually led to a full-time career. As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the Tampa Bay area, I am committed to the well-being of all my clients and go above and beyond to cater to their needs. This... Read More
Ever since I was young, I knew I wanted to get into a career path that would make a difference in people’s lives. This interest led me to study psychology, Marriage and Family in particular, and eventually led to a... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:3 years

Dr. Barbara Barone

PsyD
20 years experience
Hello, and welcome to my psychotherapy practice. My goal is to assist you in meeting your current life challenges and reaching the healthy goals that you want for yourself. I have over twenty years of experience as a provider of behavioral health services, both in private practice and agency work. I am a licensed clinical social worker since 2000 and a licensed psychologist since 2012. Initially, my practice focused on children and families.... Read More
Hello, and welcome to my psychotherapy practice. My goal is to assist you in meeting your current life challenges and reaching the healthy goals that you want for yourself. I have over twenty years of experience as a provider of... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:20 years

Dr. Christina Gonzalez

EdD,LMHC,NCC
15 years experience
Hello there-- you made it! Thank you for taking the first step in contacting me! I am a bilingual and bicultural Licensed Mental Health Counselor licensed in Florida with over 15 years of experience working as a psychotherapist. I have worked around the world- in Mexico, in the US, in Germany, in Japan, and in US, and worked in a wide variety of settings, including extensive work in community mental health, substance abuse/addictions,... Read More
Hello there-- you made it! Thank you for taking the first step in contacting me! I am a bilingual and bicultural Licensed Mental Health Counselor licensed in Florida with over 15 years of experience working as a psychotherapist. I... Read More
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  • Languages:English,Spanish
  • Experience:15 years

Kathleen Murphy

20 years experience
Hello my name is Kate, My therapeutic style is warm, focused, interactive and compassionate. My style includes the ability to be structural and direct. Having worked in this field for 20 years I have gained my therapy experience from a range of concerns and populations.I completed my master's degree in Counseling Psychology at Santa Clara University in California. Now I am a licensed mental health counselor in Florida. I will treat you as a unique individual and... Read More
Hello my name is Kate, My therapeutic style is warm, focused, interactive and compassionate. My style includes the ability to be structural and direct. Having worked in this field for 20 years I have gained my therapy experience from a range... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:20 years

Dr. Belky Perez

PsyD,LMHC,NCC
16 years experience
Hello! My name is Dr. Perez and I'm happy you've taken a step towards working with a therapist today. Therapy can be a very exciting experience. While you may have some reservations about the process, it can be very rewarding for you. I come to BetterHelp as a licensed mental health counselor with over 15 years of clinical experience. I hold a doctorate in Clinical Psychology and a master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling. My... Read More
Hello! My name is Dr. Perez and I'm happy you've taken a step towards working with a therapist today. Therapy can be a very exciting experience. While you may have some reservations about the process, it can be very rewarding... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:16 years

Cary Acosta

LCSW,DCSW,ACSW
15 years experience
My name is Cary Acosta and I am a License Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of Florida. I have a Masters of Social Work degree, a Bachelor of Science in Social Work degree and a certificate in addictions. I also hold the following credentials- The DCSW- Diplomate in Clinical Social Work and the ACSW- Academy of Certified Social Workers. I have worked in different settings with individuals- children, adolescents and adults,... Read More
My name is Cary Acosta and I am a License Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of Florida. I have a Masters of Social Work degree, a Bachelor of Science in Social Work degree and a certificate in... Read More
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  • Languages:English,Spanish
  • Experience:15 years

Sandee Nebel

LMHC, MS
15 years experience
Sandee Nebel, LMHC, CEDS-S, RYT is the owner of the White Picket Fence Counseling Center, a mostly virtual online therapy practice. Her “brick and mortar” offices are located in Altamonte Springs and Clearwater, Florida. Sandee is a known expert in helping adult mid-life women who are experiencing struggles with ever-present stress, self-image, body image and... Read More
Sandee Nebel, LMHC, CEDS-S, RYT is the owner of the White Picket Fence Counseling Center, a mostly virtual online therapy practice. Her “brick and mortar” offices are located in Altamonte Springs and Clearwater, Florida. Sandee is a known expert in helping adult mid-life women who are experiencing struggles with ever-present stress, self-image, body image and... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years

Mental Health Resources in Clearwater, Florida

Clearwater, Florida has an estimated population of 107,685 and is part of the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater metropolitan area. Bordered by the Gulf of Mexico to the west and Tampa Bay to the southeast, this seat of Pinellas County is known for its beautiful white sand beaches. Clearwater is a year-round vacation destination but is also provides a good lifestyle for its residents who enjoy warm weather and picturesque scenery. While employment has gone up in the past several years in the Clearwater area, the average household income is still below average compared to the rest of the country. Economic uncertainty can be a leading cause of stress for many people. It impacts the emotional and physical well-being of individuals. This can pose serious problems especially in an area where mental health resources to help with these stressors may not be as easily accessed. It has been reported that 61% of adults in Florida suffering from a mental illness did not receive treatment. This access to care ranking is higher than the national average of 55.8%.

A Worrisome Trend

Florida is one of the lower ranking states in the nation when it comes to the level of access to insurance and mental health treatment in the U.S. It currently is 44th and is nearly last when it comes to mental health spending per person.

As a part of one of the major metropolitan areas in Florida, Clearwater has an important role to play in ensuring its residents can obtain the help they need. The increasing numbers of mental illness are an unfortunate reality but putting the right programs in place can help tackle the problem.

If you are experiencing feelings of depression, anxiety, undue stress, or another condition that is having a negative impact on your quality of life, you may want to consider reaching out for assistance from a professional. When you are ready to find a Clearwater mental health professional or therapist we want to help with your search. Our goal is to connect you with someone who understands you and who can work around your busy schedule.

Recognizing you might need outside help to deal with issues related to your mental health is not always easy, but when you are ready, we want to make the process of finding treatment as smooth as possible for you. We suggest that before beginning your search you first take a moment to think about what it is you need from treatment.

Your Search for the Right Mental Health Professional

Before you can begin to consider the type of help you are seeking, it is important to think about your unique needs. Asking yourself a few questions at the outset about what conditions might work best for you will help focus your search when you do finally start to look at the resources available to you. Here are a few key questions you can start with:

  • What specific condition are you needing assistance with?
  • Why is now the right time for you to get help?
  • What would you consider a successful outcome of therapy to be for you?
  • Do you feel more comfortable speaking with a female or male therapist about your personal issues?
  • What timeframe do you have to devote to the process of treatment?
  • Are you looking to work with someone who specializes in certain conditions, such as eating disorders or addiction?
  • What type of environmental support do you have from friends and family?

This is by no means a complete list of questions, but it will get you to think about your own possible requirements. Gaining clarity about what you personally need will help you communicate your needs to anyone you may potentially work with.

Health Insurance Considerations

Mental health treatment can sometimes be costly, so it is a good idea if you reach out to your health insurance company to find out what, if any, services they may cover. You may find that it will cost you less out-of-pocket to work with a therapist who is in their network of preferred professionals. This savings to you could potentially mean better and more thorough access to care so it is worthwhile to find out what your insurance covers on your plan.

How e-counseling.com Can Help You Connect with a Clearwater Mental Health Professional

With our directory, you can connect with Clearwater therapists or mental health professionals that offer a wide variety of services. We make it easy to compare by providing you with detailed bios and profiles of these potential candidates and you can narrow down your choices to a select few that you want to speak to directly. Asking additional questions will help you figure out which is really the best option for you and with whom you might have the best rapport. The goal is to work with someone who you trust and can clearly communicate with.

The right therapist can be a great resource for you to overcome your mental health struggles and any future challenges. This may be the first step in taking charge of your life.