Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Lauderhill, Florida

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


Jennifer Thompson

MS, LMHC
12 years experience
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida with over 10 years of counseling experience. I have worked with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues and stress. Whatever the concern, the commonality is that life has challenges and sometimes we need help to overcome them. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral and client centered counseling; in other words, my focus is on you and how best to help you.... Read More
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida with over 10 years of counseling experience. I have worked with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues and stress. Whatever the concern, the commonality is... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 12 years

Christy Paul

LMHC
16 years experience
Hello, my name is Christy! I am a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Florida. I have been working in the field for over 16 years. I received my masters degree at the University of North Florida. In my experience when people are given the right tools or skills it empowers them to cope with any life situation. I believe therapy is the means in which one develops these skills. That is why... Read More
Hello, my name is Christy! I am a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Florida. I have been working in the field for over 16 years. I received my masters degree at the University of North Florida. In... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 16 years

Regina Green

LMHC
8 years experience
Hello! My name is Regina, and I’m a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) in the state of Florida with a M.S. in Mental Health Counseling. If you are experiencing stressful life experiences or emotional issues, connecting with a therapist can help you with learning the appropriate coping skills such as breathing techniques and mindfulness. I care deeply about the relationship I establish with my clients. I bring warmth and compassion to therapy in... Read More
Hello! My name is Regina, and I’m a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) in the state of Florida with a M.S. in Mental Health Counseling. If you are experiencing stressful life experiences or emotional issues, connecting with a therapist... Read More
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  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Experience: 8 years

Dr. Pamela Bratton

PhD
35 years experience
I am a Florida Licensed Psychologist and I work with adults and mature teens. I use a variety of therapeutic modalities, providing a warm supportive environment where treatment is customized to best suit each individual. Sessions are collaborative and based on a fundamental respect for each client’s unique circumstances, talents, and goals. During my long career I have... Read More
I am a Florida Licensed Psychologist and I work with adults and mature teens. I use a variety of therapeutic modalities, providing a warm supportive environment where treatment is customized to best... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 35 years

Linda Crawford

LMHC
15 years experience
Hello and Welcome to BetterHelp! This is where you can find your new future and the help you seek for the life you are wanting to live! I would be honored to assist you along that ride. My name is Linda Crawford. I am a Mental Health Counselor licensed in the state of Florida. Just like you, I am human and that means I understand life has a variety of challenges to... Read More
Hello and Welcome to BetterHelp! This is where you can find your new future and the help you seek for the life you are wanting to live! I would be honored to assist you along that ride. My name... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years

Julie Featherman

LMHC, LPC, NCC
3 years experience
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (VA) and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (FL). I have over 3 years experience working in a non-profit setting, a residential crisis stabilization unit, a community mental health agency, and a private practice, along with nearly 20 years of experience in a variety of fields including marketing, higher education administration, and K-12 online education. I have worked with a wide range of clients dealing with anxiety, depression,... Read More
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (VA) and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (FL). I have over 3 years experience working in a non-profit setting, a residential crisis stabilization unit, a community mental health agency, and a private practice,... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

Bernadette Alers

MSW, LCSW
20 years experience
Hello and thanks for stopping by! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of Florida. I’m originally from New York City, where I received a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, from Hunter College and my Master’s degree in Social Work, from Columbia University. I’ve lived in Florida since 1999. I have been working in the mental health field for over 20 years. My experience is with individuals and... Read More
Hello and thanks for stopping by! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of Florida. I’m originally from New York City, where I received a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, from Hunter College and my... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years

Cortina Peters

LMHC, CSE, CLC
11 years experience
Hello and congratulations on taking the first step to becoming a better you. I'm Cortina and I look forward to connecting with you and helping you to facilitate change in your life. Thank you for taking time to inquire about therapy services, that will serve to improve your emotional and mental wellbeing. Your interest in therapy shows that your emotional and personal growth is important to you. As your therapist, it is my job to... Read More
Hello and congratulations on taking the first step to becoming a better you. I'm Cortina and I look forward to connecting with you and helping you to facilitate change in your life. Thank you for taking time to inquire about... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 11 years

Dr. Lauren Lippincott

PhD, LMHC
5 years experience
Hi, thanks for checking out my bio! My name is Lauren, but I go by Missy. I have been working on and off in the counseling field for about 10 years. I work from an existential/humanistic method, but utilize techniques from many types of therapy. I have worked with clients from a wide variety of backgrounds who have pursued counseling for an even wider variety of reasons. I approach the counseling relationship through trust, learning, and... Read More
Hi, thanks for checking out my bio! My name is Lauren, but I go by Missy. I have been working on and off in the counseling field for about 10 years. I work from an existential/humanistic method, but utilize techniques from... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Carrie Glebe

LMHC
23 years experience
Do any of these sound familiar? You have to be strong and keep it all together even though it feels like the ground is crumbling beneath your feet. It seems like everyone around you is clinging to you like a life raft and you feel yourself going under. Your life is a tornado, everything is spinning and you are barely hanging on. You can feel yourself losing your grip and you know you will... Read More
Do any of these sound familiar? You have to be strong and keep it all together even though it feels like the ground is crumbling beneath your feet. It seems like everyone around you is clinging to you like a... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 23 years

An Overview of Mental Health in Lauderhill, Florida

The city of Lauderhill, Florida is part of the Fort Lauderdale metropolitan area. Proximity to the ocean, golf courses and numerous other amenities benefit the 71,970 residents. Demographically, Lauderhill is home to a diverse group of people including 78.6 percent black or African American, 10.1 percent white and 9.3 percent Hispanic or Latino.

Throughout the country, 18.3 percent of adults are personally affected by mental illness. Florida’s rate is slightly lower, with a prevalence of 17.3 percent. Despite the many amenities of the area, the people of Lauderhill may experience environmental factors that increase emotional distress. Exposure to natural disasters, financial struggles or victimization cause significant strain. Fortunately, there are psychological resources in place to assist those impacted by these and other life situations that necessitate mental health support.

Climate in Lauderhill, Florida

With average temperatures ranging from 68 to 84 degrees, the population of Lauderhill enjoys outdoor activities year-round. In addition, both air (17 percent higher quality) and pollution index (86 percent healthier) are better than the national average. Fresh air and sunshine encourage outdoor exercise and socialization. Maintaining health and creating relationships have a positive impact on overall emotional well-being.

The disadvantage of living near the Florida coast, however, is the increased frequency of hurricanes. Annually, Broward County has 24 instances of natural disasters compared to the national average of 13. In addition to hurricanes (14), other water-related calamities include floods, heavy rain and tropical storms. A severe weather threat causes significant anxiety. Suffering from property destruction, displacement or bodily harm leads to worry, depression and grief. Therapeutic support helps people cope with these emotional difficulties, heal and move forward.

Lauderhill Cost of Living and Poverty Statistics

Both individuals and families struggle financially in Lauderhill. The median household income of $37,597 is lower than the national median of $55,322. Although incomes are generally less, the Cost of Living Index of 101 is still commensurate with the national average. This means that expenses are the same as other areas, with less money to spend.

The poverty rate of 23.7 percent in Lauderhill is 57 percent higher than the national average of 15.1 percent. The unemployment rate of 8.2 percent (compared to 4.7 percent nationally) suggests that those living in poverty may have a difficult time finding a better paying job to improve their financial situation.

Females are much more likely to live in poverty, particularly in the 25-34 age range. With 30.8 percent of the population unmarried with children, it is likely that parents, especially mothers, raising children on a single income negatively impacts them monetarily. An overwhelming 76 percent of people living below the poverty level are black. Money concerns increase levels of stress and over time can leads to severe anxiety and depression. Some therapists offer flexibility in payment, such as a sliding scale based on income. Professional support helps increase self-esteem and decrease feelings of hopelessness.

Crime Rates in Lauderhill

Annually across the nation, there are approximately 2,745 crimes committed per 100,000 people. Unfortunately, residents of Lauderhill experience crimes at the much higher rate of 4,747 per 100,000. Even more concerning is the frequency of crimes considered violent in nature. Residents are violently victimized at nearly three times the national rate, 917 versus 383 per 100,000 people respectively. These types of crimes include homicide, rape, robbery and assault. Experiencing these crimes firsthand, having a loved one violated or witnessing an offense has the potential to have serious implications for one’s mental health. The emotions of grief and trauma are difficult to navigate without support. Professional counseling helps people successfully move past the pain and regain control.

Access to Care in Lauderhill, Florida

In the United States, an estimated 56.4 percent of people with mental illness do not receive related care. In Florida, this heightens to 61.4 percent. In Lauderhill, this may be exacerbated by lack of financial resources or adequate health insurance. In Broward County, there are 139 mental health providers per 100,00 residents. Local therapists are available to support the emotional needs of the people in Lauderhill.

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