Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Miami Gardens, Florida

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

Chani Cochran

MSW, LCSW
13 years experience
Welcome! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of Florida, with nearly 15 years of clinical experience. I spent many years working in both outpatient and inpatient settings and am currently building my Private Practice. I have worked with diverse clientele on such issues as: depression, anxiety, anger, grief/loss, life transitions, parenting, family and relationship concerns, trauma, addictions, identity and self-esteem, emotional impact of chronic illness, and issues specific to military... Read More
Welcome! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of Florida, with nearly 15 years of clinical experience. I spent many years working in both outpatient and inpatient settings and am currently building my Private Practice. I... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 13 years

Dr. Tracee Moore

PhD
12 years experience
Hello! I am glad that you have made the choice to work with me as your psychologist. My personal approach to therapy has allowed me to offer a more versatile style to therapy that you can feel good about. A little about me: I am a licensed psychologist with a multifaceted background that also includes specialization in Geriatrics. I have over 12 years of experience in mental health and am very comfortable... Read More
Hello! I am glad that you have made the choice to work with me as your psychologist. My personal approach to therapy has allowed me to offer a more versatile style to therapy that you can feel good about.... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 12 years

Marylise Zwarts

MA, MHC
16 years experience
Congratulations for taking the first step into getting better! If you’re here because you are struggling and you want some help, it is essential to find the therapist that is right for you… Maybe you’re just tired of feeling stuck or feeling not good enough. Or maybe you’re exhausted to repeat the same patterns, to keep getting into the wrong relationships. Maybe you can’t get over that person you lost… Maybe you’re looking for help... Read More
Congratulations for taking the first step into getting better! If you’re here because you are struggling and you want some help, it is essential to find the therapist that is right for you… Maybe you’re just tired of feeling... Read More
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  • Languages: English, French
  • Experience: 16 years

Cheryl Stanton

MA, LMHC
13 years experience
specialize in helping individuals who struggle with depression, anxiety, and trauma to lead peaceful and fulfilling lives. I walk alongside you through your journey while helping you navigate the turmoil in your life and help you clarify your goals and develop the skills you need to make lasting, positive changes. I believe the human spirit is resilient and healable when one is motivated to change his or her life. I am a... Read More
specialize in helping individuals who struggle with depression, anxiety, and trauma to lead peaceful and fulfilling lives. I walk alongside you through your journey while helping you navigate the turmoil in your life and help you clarify your... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 13 years

Monica Gonzalez

LMHC
11 years experience
Making the decision to come to therapy can often be difficult. I strive to create a comfortable, non-judgmental and supportive atmosphere to help foster change and overcome challenges. Utilizing a strength based, integrative approach, I draw from various modalities, including person centered, cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness, to best meet the needs of each individual client. By drawing on your personal strengths and building insight, my goal is to help you improve your quality of life and... Read More
Making the decision to come to therapy can often be difficult. I strive to create a comfortable, non-judgmental and supportive atmosphere to help foster change and overcome challenges. Utilizing a strength based, integrative approach, I draw from various modalities, including... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 11 years

Danielle Eaton

LMHC, CRC
4 years experience
As a licensed mental health counselor I've been trained explicitly in mental health counseling. I received my master's in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling. The rehabilitation portion directly applied to training in vocational matters, so regarding careers of persons with disabilities (whether those disabilities are visible or invisible). I worked for about five years in an involuntary commitment treatment center, specializing my experience in matters of suicidal thoughts, depression, homicidal thoughts, anxiety, substance use disorders,... Read More
As a licensed mental health counselor I've been trained explicitly in mental health counseling. I received my master's in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling. The rehabilitation portion directly applied to training in vocational matters, so regarding careers of persons with... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 4 years

Dr. Julia Kogan

PsyD
8 years experience
I am a licensed clinical psychologist with over 8 years of clinical experience. I have received training and supervision in university medical centers, state hospitals, college counseling centers, and private practice. I have specialized training in anxiety/stress, adjustment difficulties, sleep problems, relationship issues, career problems, and coping with chronic medical illness. I utilize a combination of cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, positive psychology, and interpersonal therapies. I am also a Triple P Parenting certified instructor. Triple P is... Read More
I am a licensed clinical psychologist with over 8 years of clinical experience. I have received training and supervision in university medical centers, state hospitals, college counseling centers, and private practice. I have specialized training in anxiety/stress, adjustment difficulties, sleep... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 8 years

Holly McIntyre

MSW, LCSW
15 years experience
Holly McIntyre is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (SW 12230) and a qualified supervisor for Registered Clinical Social Work Interns. She is certified in Hypnotherapy and has been trained in multiple treatment modalities. Holly has been working in the mental health field for more than 20 years which began during her service and enlistment in the United States Navy. Trained as a Hospital Corpsman with a specialty in psychology/psychiatry, she provided counseling to both... Read More
Holly McIntyre is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (SW 12230) and a qualified supervisor for Registered Clinical Social Work Interns. She is certified in Hypnotherapy and has been trained in multiple treatment modalities. Holly has been working in the... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years

Dr. Elizabeth Krzewski

Ed.D, LMHC, CAP
10 years experience
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida. I am also a Certified Addictions Professional and a National Certified Counselor. I have experience working with adults, adolescents, and children in both individual and group settings; privately and in the hospital/treatment center settings. I have experience working with couples and families. Some of my specialties include depression, anxiety, stress management, recovery, trauma, abuse, as well as grief and... Read More
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida. I am also a Certified Addictions Professional and a National Certified Counselor. I have experience working with adults, adolescents, and children in both individual and group... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years

Melissa Nadler

LMHC
19 years experience
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who uses several therapeutic styles including cognitive/behavioral and reality therapies. My strengths include empathy, compassion, humor, and sensitivity to any issue that is brought to the "couch." My job is to help you help you and in doing so I am along for the ride and journey of self-discovery, healing, and growth. I work with a varied clientele covering many different issues and feel that my approach is both... Read More
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who uses several therapeutic styles including cognitive/behavioral and reality therapies. My strengths include empathy, compassion, humor, and sensitivity to any issue that is brought to the "couch." My job is to help you... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 19 years

Darlise Baron

LCSW, MSW, CAP, CEAP
17 years experience
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 17 years of experience specializing in psychotherapy for mental health, hypnosis, anger management, substance abuse, domestic violence,parenting, family issues, relationship concerns,gender identity, grief counseling and struggles with every day living. Read More
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 17 years of experience specializing in psychotherapy for mental health, hypnosis, anger management, substance abuse, domestic violence,parenting, family issues, relationship concerns,gender identity, grief counseling and struggles with every day living. Read More
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  • Languages: English, Haitian Creole
  • Experience: 17 years

Overview of Mental Health Resources in Miami Gardens, Florida

Miami Gardens in Miami-Dade County, Florida is a principal city of the Miami metropolitan area.  It was last counted to have a population of 113,750 reported by the 2017 U.S. Census Bureau.  The city takes up 19.02 square miles .  The average household income is $47,679 and the poverty rate is almost 24%.  Miami Gardens’ economy is specialized in Transportation and Warehousing; Public Administration; and Administration, Support, and Waste Management Services.  The population of Miami Gardens, FL is almost 70% Black, 25% Hispanic, and a little less than 4% White.  Approximately 32% of the residents speak a non-English language and 87.1% are U.S. citizens.

City Concerns

It is reported by the Florida Council for Community Mental Health that Florida ranks 50th in the country for per-capita public mental health spending.  The state spends approximately $39 per resident, which is significantly behind the national average of $129 per capita.  This amount is less per person regarding mental health services than it was in the 1950’s in consideration of inflation.  For this reason, individuals suffering from mental health issues and their loved ones must often overcome difficult obstacles to get effective, proper treatment.  The report states that lack of treatment could lead to unnecessary disability, unemployment, substance abuse, homelessness, inappropriate incarceration, suicide, and difficult lives.  Florida has a slightly higher rate (13.84% per 100,000 of population) of suicide compared to the national average (12.93%).  For this reason, 24 of 32 law enforcement agencies in Miami-Dade County have implemented or are in the process of implementing Crisis Intervention Team programs.

A clinical professor at the University of Miami reports that the Miami area is supposed to be a very diverse community, but it is incredibly separated by ethnicity, nationality, and income.  Nathanial Sandler further states that there is a complex class hierarchy in Miami that behaves differently than other areas in the country.  Although the Caucasian demographic is the minority in the area, they have access to mental health resources more so than the other ethnicities.  It is speculated that the stigma in regards to receiving treatment is higher in the non-white ethnicities.

In 2015, the divorce rate in Florida was 8.4 percent compared to the country’s rate of 6.9 percent.  The rate of dissolutions in the same year was 4.0 percent for Florida and 3.1 for the U.S.

Community Health of South Florida provides outpatient services for children and adults.  They provide behavioral health care, substance abuse treatment, and medication management.  They offer a sliding scale for individuals who do not have insurance.

Mental Health Association of Dade County (MHA) provides quality mental health services to the diverse populations in Dade County’s multi-ethnic society.  Since 1947, they have been improving access to treatment and to the practice of mental health treatment, consumer rights, reducing stigma, preventing mental illness and promoting mental well-being. MHA provides innovative services such as Early Intervention/Prevention Programs for inner-city children ages 2-5 and their families.  They provide services for low cost or no fee.

South Florida Behavioral Health Network’s goal is to develop, implement, and refine a coordinated system of behavioral health care within the community that enhances prevention, treatment and recovery services for those at risk of or who are suffering from mental health and substance abuse problems.  They provide services for children and adults.

The Regis House Mental Health Services include treatment for behavioral problems, anger management, substance abuse, depression, bullying, individual therapy, family therapy, and group therapy.  The Family Support Program is a diversion program that works with adolescents between the ages of 14 and 17 who present problems that include, but are not limited to, drug use, legal involvement, and/or conduct problems. They also focus on those in need such as immigrants, children, and low income families.

The Miami Foundation provides a comprehensive outpatient program for severely emotionally disturbed children, adolescents and their families. Services provided include: individual, group and family counseling, school consultation, therapeutic recreational and cultural activities, psychological and psychiatric evaluations, drug prevention and substance abuse counseling.

Wellspring Counseling provides therapeutic services for Marriage & Family, Premarital, Parenting, Relationships, and Divorce.

We hope that you are able to find some relief in just knowing that support is available for you and your loved ones.  Taking the first step is a sign of strength.  We wish for you positive experiences and a peaceful well-being as you navigate this path for yourself.  We welcome you to find additional therapists in our directory for you area.