Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Sunrise, Florida

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


Matthew Floriani

MSW, LCSW, OSW-C
6 years experience
Opening up to another about our most vulnerable thoughts and feelings can be difficult. It takes both comfort and trust. That’s why my approach to counseling is based on building a comfortable relationship with you. I will listen, meet you where you are, and we will go at the pace you choose. Working together, we will look at not only you, but your environment. We will explore how the people around you, and the systems... Read More
Opening up to another about our most vulnerable thoughts and feelings can be difficult. It takes both comfort and trust. That’s why my approach to counseling is based on building a comfortable relationship with you. I will listen, meet you... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years

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

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

Michelle Friedman

LCSW
10 years experience
Hello, my name is Michelle Friedman and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the states of New York and Florida. I use a person-centered approach through the use of cognitive behavioral, solution focused, and mindfulness-based therapy. I have worked in community mental health, substance abuse treatment, and residential school environments as well as within the criminal justice and healthcare systems over the past ten years providing counseling services to adults, adolescents and... Read More
Hello, my name is Michelle Friedman and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the states of New York and Florida. I use a person-centered approach through the use of cognitive behavioral, solution focused, and mindfulness-based therapy. I... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years

Colleen Clark

LMHC
20 years experience
Hello-I am so glad you are here to start your journey of growth and healing! My name is Colleen. I am a therapist with over 20 years experience helping people navigate and find their way to a happy, healthy, successful, and balanced life. By training I am a licensed mental health counselor and a credentialed trauma, mindfulness, and stress reduction counselor. Together with my extensive experience, I combine traditional treatments along with a... Read More
Hello-I am so glad you are here to start your journey of growth and healing! My name is Colleen. I am a therapist with over 20 years experience helping people navigate and find their way to a happy, healthy,... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 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

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

Melissa Pesce

LCSW
7 years experience
Hi and thank you for having the courage to take this first step. Life is a journey. Through my passion to empower you, I will help move you on a path forward in life. I will guide you through discovering your strengths and self-awareness to bring you clarity and direction. I am open-minded and create an environment that promotes healing and transformation. I was born and raised in upstate New York. Completed my bachelors in exercise... Read More
Hi and thank you for having the courage to take this first step. Life is a journey. Through my passion to empower you, I will help move you on a path forward in life. I will guide you through discovering... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years

Mary Coriano

LCSW
39 years experience
My name is Mary Kaye Coriano and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 39 years of experience. I received my MSW from Fordham Universityat Lincoln Center and I am licensed in the State of New York and Florida. My specialty is in Bereavement and Grief, Person-Centered/Supportive and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. My specialty is loss and grief, depression and anxiety. I also work with clients who have chronic medical... Read More
My name is Mary Kaye Coriano and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 39 years of experience. I received my MSW from Fordham Universityat Lincoln Center and I am licensed in the State of New York... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 39 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

An Overview of Mental Health in Sunrise, Florida

Located in Broward County, Sunrise, Florida is part of the Miami metropolitan area and home to over 93,000 people. The median household income in slightly lower than the rest of the state at $47,468 per year. The city is home to over 30,000 African Americans, almost 30,000 Hispanic residents, almost 28,000 white residents and a mix of Asian, American Indians and other races.

Over 37 percent of residents are foreign born, compared to 19.9 percent for the rest of the state. The city’s crime index is lower than the national average, although the number of police officers per resident is lower than Florida’s average.

Natural disasters are much more common in Broward County than they are throughout the rest of the country. Hurricanes, fires, tornadoes, floods, tropical storms, wind and heavy rains are common in this area and can lead to property damage and resident displacement.

The city’s residents are on average physically healthy, have an average BMI, sleep an average of 6.8 hours a night and there is a lower percentage of overweight residents here than in the rest of the state. The percentage of unemployed residents is lower than the state average and the divorce rate is at 12.2 percent. Retail trade, construction and food services and accommodation are the most common industries for employment in Sunrise.

Florida is ranked 17th in the country for the highest rate of suicide, with 14.2 people committing suicide each year per 100,000. Mental health conditions such as bipolar disorder, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, schizophrenia, substance abuse and borderline personality disorder can cause people to feel hopeless and end with them taking their own lives. The increasing rates of suicide throughout the country highlight the importance of access to mental health treatment for every American.

 Mental Health Resources in Sunrise, Florida

Broward County provides access to a variety of mental health services, including 24 hour helplines, language line services with no fee and a space for teens to discuss their current problems. For every 100,000 people in Broward County, there are 139 mental health professionals. With millions of Americans dealing with mental illness every year, the consequences of not seeking treatmen are grave.

  • For adults 18-44, mood disorders are the third most common reason for hospitalization
  • America loses $193 billion in earnings each year because of serious mental illness
  • Chronic medical conditions are more common in those with serious mental illness
  • Those with mental illness are more likely to die earlier, although many of their conditions are treatable
  • Mental health conditions are present in over 90 percent of those who commit suicide
  • Veterans commit suicide at a rate of 18-22 people per day

Homelessness, criminal records, substance abuse and heredity are all causes of mental health disorders. Of the homeless adults who live in shelters, close to 46 percent have a severe substance abuse or mental health disorder and 26 percent deal with a serious mental illness.

According to the American Psychiatric Association, warning signs of mental illness can arise out of the blue. These may include mood changes, withdrawal, appetite or sleep changes, problems with thinking, apathy, increased sensitivity, nervousness, unusual behavior, drop in functioning, illogical thinking and feeling disconnected. While one or two of these symptoms may not be cause for alarm, they are signs that further evaluation is needed. Thoughts of suicide or the desire to harm others should be addressed immediately by a mental health professional.

The Challenge of Finding a Suitable Therapist in Sunrise, Florida

In Broward County, where Sunrise is located, residents are allowed to weigh in on issues that matter to them, including serious health issues, staying in school and finding work for young people. These are key elements of solving the mental health crisis, but only part of the full picture. For patients to receive the full spectrum of treatment and ensure that they can improve their quality of life, therapy and medication are often necessary.

The stigma attached to mental illness is a big part of the problem when it comes to seeking help to improve mental health. Many also lack the knowledge regarding where to find the right therapist or health care professional to help them learn to deal with their illness. That’s why E-counseling.com has put together a directory of therapists and professionals in Sunrise, Florida, to help you on your start to a better life.