Therapists in Doral, FL and Nearby Locations

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

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Florida

I graduated with a master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University (2014) and I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in the state of Florida. I have had the opportunity to work with families, individuals and...
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Florida

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 23 years of experience in the field. In my practice I assist my clients with resolving and healing issues which are preventing them from living their best life. Issues may vary from childhood traumas...
Debbie Cherry
LMFT, MS
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Florida, California

After working with hundreds of clients for over 20 years as a therapist, master coach, and entrepreneur... I can tell you that trusting yourself is the key to success. Clients see improvements quickly by implementing strategies based on modern...
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Davie, Florida

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Florida

HI! I’M JESSICA. I’m the Founder and Clinical Executive Officer of SW Social Support based in Davie, Florida. More than 15 years ago, I started my career in mental health. I’ve had just about every position you can imagine — from front desk...
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Coral Springs, Florida

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Florida

Do you feel like you are stuck or held back in your life? My goal is to help you reach your goals in 2020 within yourself and your relationships. I am committed to providing high-quality care and a personalized approach and customized plan to those...
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Wellington, Florida

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Florida

I'm a psychotherapist that helps children, teenagers and adults create an amazing life by getting them back on track. I will teach you skills based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy principles that will help you with anxiety or depression. I offer...
Ellen Sherman
LMHC, LMFTC, LMFT-Supervisor, Ph.D.
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Florida

Struggling alone to overcome the challenges you are facing can feel overwhelming and even hopeless at times. That’s why I’m passionate about working together with my clients to help them overcome the pain that is holding them back from living a...
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Sunrise, Florida

Viviana Vethencourt is a Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern (IMH 16206). She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (Venezuela), and a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Nova...
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Florida, Connecticut

I provide a safe and non-judgmental environment where together we will work to address the issues that you are faced with. If you take the first step and make the call, together we can help you feel less overwhelmed, live a happier life and achieve...
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Delray Beach, Florida

Lew has over 35 years of experience in the field of addictions. He has worked for many years with the multi-diagnosed client. Lew graduated from Barry University and completed his graduate studies with the New York Institute of Technology. He has...
Joy R. Berkheimer
LMFT, NCC, CCMHC
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Boca Raton, Florida

As someone who practices marriage and family therapy, I naturally focus on relationships. I believe that we are all a reflection of our relationships and that we tend to envision who we are based on the part we play in these partnerships and...
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Florida

My clients are some of the strongest, most resilient people that I know. Yet, they often don't recognize this about themselves initially. I have wanted to be a therapist for as long as I can remember. After struggling to find a therapist who I...
Dawn Reilly
M.A., M.S., Psy.D.
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Plantation, Florida

Master's degree in Counseling and Community Psychology, Marist College; Master's in Clinical Psychology, Nova Southeastern University; Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Nova Southeastern University (All from APA-accredited programs). Training and...
Dr. Sharon Smith
Pastorial Counselor, MSC, PhD , FACCT, NACM
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Florida

Wholeness Counseling Service is focused on providing Christian/Biblical counseling services with the highest level of care, in an effort to bring healing to those suffering emotionally and spiritually. Dr. Sharon has worked in the counseling field...
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Florida

Aline-Vanya Guillaume is a Licensed Christian Counselor who owns the private practice, Therapy Terrace. Aline-Vanya believes that many adults are living an unfulfilled life due to unprocessed traumatic events that took place in their past. Present...
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Florida, North Carolina

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a safe, creative, and shame-free space for children, teens, adults, and couples who are dealing with anxiety, stress, and trauma, or who are having trouble in their relationships. I help children...
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Delray Beach, Florida

I’ve been a therapist for 26 years, blending traditional psychotherapy with neuroscience and mindfulness practices to support my clients' process of integrating mind and body. I have studied extensively the latest developments in neuroscience and...
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Cooper City, Florida

I am a Clinical Fellow of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and I am currently the President of the Broward Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. I am also the current Coordinator of the South Broward/North Dade Chapter...
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Florida

Dr. Aprile Andelle is a psychotherapist, speaker, and mental health advocate in South Florida specializing in love and relationships, and mental wellness, and how to make these things work in today's modern age. She practices solution focused,...
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Hollywood, Florida

My goal is to make you successful. I will help you go through the day without having to worry constantly about that tight feeling in your chest. I can help you fight your sadness and come out on top. I can teach you to talk you your significant...
Lisa Seid
LMFT-Supervisor
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Florida

Hello! My name is Lisa Seid, MS, LMFT. Are you living with anxiety? How about upsetting memories or thoughts you just can’t shake? Let me guess, your day might go something like this: I wake up and somewhere along the line I start to experience a...
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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Florida

The first half of my working life was spent in Corporate America where I worked as an efficiency expert. I have always had the mindset of delivering service better, faster, cheaper in an emotionally painless way. I focus on getting my clients to...
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Coral Springs, Florida

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Florida

I offer individualized mental health care, and provide a neutral, safe space for my clients. I call the people I see "clients" instead of "patients" because "patient" is derived from a medical model, which implies something is wrong or needs fixing....
Elana Polsyn
LCSW, CSW-G
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Plantation, Florida

Lonnie (Elana) Polsyn is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (SW11710) and a member of the National Association of Social Workers.  She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from University of Florida in 1985. Then in 2010 earned her...

Mental Health in Doral, Florida

Mental illness is a modern health crisis facing communities across the United States. From the high prevalence of mental illness to shortages of mental health professionals, there are several factors contributing to this crisis. Doral, Florida, is just one community trying to cope with these problems.

Doral at a Glance

Located in Miami-Dade County, Doral is a suburb of approximately 61,000 residents. The economy specializes in such sectors as transportation, wholesale trade, and real estate. The median income in 2017 was $76,184 while the per capita income was $28,711. Unemployment was at 5.1% and 12.8% of the population was living in poverty.

In 2017, over 80% of Doral’s population was of Latino or Hispanic descent. Unsurprisingly, there is also a large percentage of Spanish-speaking residents, with only 7.57% of residents speaking solely English; 92.4% of residents speak a language other than English at home, predominantly Spanish.

Mental Health in Doral

The Health Council of South Florida released a community health needs assessment report for Miami-Dade County in 2013, identifying just a few mental health statistics in the area.

  • 6% of adults reported that their overall mental health was “poor” or “fair,” which was just slightly higher than the national average.
  • Although 31.7% of adults reported chronic symptoms of depression, only 9.8% had been diagnosed with clinical depression by a healthcare professional.
  • Among parents of children aged 5-17, 5.3% reported their child’s mental health as being “poor” or “fair,” which was lower than the national average.

However, these numbers were higher among specific demographics.

  • Among the Hispanic population, a higher percentage of adults (14.8) reported “poor” or “fair” mental health. 34.7% reported chronic depression symptoms, while 11.8% had been diagnosed with major depression. 5.8% of Hispanic parents reported that their child suffered from poor mental health, only slightly higher than the overall population.
  • The numbers were even higher among those with a “very low income.” 29.5% of these adults reported “poor” or “fair” mental health. Over half (53.5%) reported symptoms of chronic depression, and 23.5% had been diagnosed with major depression. 8.4% of parents living in poverty reported having a child with poor mental health.
  • Adult women, adults over 40, blacks, and teens also saw higher numbers of poor mental health and symptoms of depression.

Drug Abuse

Drug abuse is a significant aspect of mental health, and South Florida has been plagued with drug problems since the 1970s. Florida’s location with a reach into the Caribbean makes it a prime area for the trafficking of drugs from Central and South America. Because of this, it isn’t exactly rare for Floridians to be exposed to some of the most dangerous and addictive drugs around. Cocaine, heroin, meth, and fentanyl are just a few of the substances that are readily available in much of the state.

According to the CDC, Florida saw a rate of 25.1 drug overdose deaths per 100,000 people in 2017. That adds up to a total of 5,088 deaths. Although Florida was not even in the top 10 states with the highest overdose death rates, its total number of deaths was comparable to those of Ohio and Pennsylvania, two of the top three in overdose death rates.

The CDC’s most recent data available by county was from the years 2014 to 2016. During that time, the drug overdose death rate in Miami-Dade County was 8 per 100,000, with a total number of 643 deaths. Although the county versus state data is off by one year, it would appear that Doral and the Miami area are doing much better than the rest of the state in terms of overdose deaths.

Resources in Doral

Dealing with mental illness or substance abuse problems can sometimes feel impossible, but luckily, there are many resources available in Doral and the surrounding area.

  • South Florida Behavioral Health Network is “a nonprofit, managing entity” that provides resources for mental health care patients and providers.
  • Multicultural Care Centers is a behavioral health organization with a focus on a culturally sensitive approach, including services available in Spanish and other languages.
  • Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital is located in Miami and provides a variety of mental health care services.