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.


Dr. Calvin Woodland

PsyD,EdD,licensures:,DE,LPCMH-0000423;,DC,LPC-#13932;,FL-MHC,#3304;,NCC-#24065;
22 years experience
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the States of Delaware and Florida. In addition, I am also licensed as a Professional Counselor in the District of Columbia. With more than 30 years in the field of Behavioral Health, my professional experience began as music therapist at a Forensic Psychiatric institution before moving on to directing Maryland's first Vocational Rehabilitation resocialization program for female and male clients who were enrolled in career... Read More
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the States of Delaware and Florida. In addition, I am also licensed as a Professional Counselor in the District of Columbia. With more than 30 years in the field of... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:22 years

Dr. Rebecca Curtis

PhD
29 years experience
I have supervised candidates in a PHD program in clinical psychology at Adelphi University In New York, candidates at the W. A White Institute for psychiatry, psychology and psychoanalysis, and psychiatrists and psychologists in China via SKYPE for many years. I like to help people with problems in living relationships, depression, etc. I have worked with many people in the arts. I really like working with dreams. You can read about... Read More
I have supervised candidates in a PHD program in clinical psychology at Adelphi University In New York, candidates at the W. A White Institute for psychiatry, psychology and psychoanalysis, and psychiatrists and psychologists in China via SKYPE for many years.... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:29 years

Eileen Kunmann

MSW,LCSW
5 years experience
Eileen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who believes that to have a successful outcome in therapy, the client and therapist must first build a strong rapport. Once that foundation is laid, Eileen will use one of several therapeutic modalities, depending on the issue at hand. These modalities may include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, and Psychotherapy. An Integrated approach can be utilized as well. Eileen... Read More
Eileen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who believes that to have a successful outcome in therapy, the client and therapist must first build a strong rapport. Once that foundation is laid, Eileen will use one of several therapeutic... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:5 years

Andria Achong

LCSW
10 years experience
Hello! My name is Andria Achong and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker practicing in Florida. I have been practicing in the clinical social work field for 10 years. I graduated from Florida State University with a Master in Social Work. I have worked with different populations include teenagers, adults, and geriatrics. My experience includes working with individuals with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, self-esteem, career challenges, substance use issues, and major life changes including growing... Read More
Hello! My name is Andria Achong and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker practicing in Florida. I have been practicing in the clinical social work field for 10 years. I graduated from Florida State University with a Master in Social... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:10 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

Vanessa Montero

MS,LMHC
6 years experience
Welcome! Once you have made the decision to seek help outside of yourself, that is one of the bravest steps anyone can make so I commend, admire, and welcome you! I see counseling as a journey where I meet you wherever you are (mentally, physically, and/or emotionally) and I have the privilege of walking alongside you through this journey. Every half-step, leap, or sprint is celebrated and acknowledged as we work together towards your goals and... Read More
Welcome! Once you have made the decision to seek help outside of yourself, that is one of the bravest steps anyone can make so I commend, admire, and welcome you! I see counseling as a journey where I meet you wherever... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:6 years

Ray Castiglia

MS,LMHC
18 years experience
My name is Ray Castiglia. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida. I have experience in both community and crisis stabilization settings. I also have worked for an employee assistance program. Types of treatment modalities that I utilize are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Interventions, Wellness Recovery Action Plan, and Motivational Interviewing Interventions. I like to encourage my client's to identify their strengths and find the solutions within themselves. ... Read More
My name is Ray Castiglia. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida. I have experience in both community and crisis stabilization settings. I also have worked for an employee assistance program. Types of treatment... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:18 years

Randee-Sue Kramer

LCSW
25 years experience
Hi Welcome to BetterHelp, My name is Randee-Sue Kramer and i am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, with over 25 years experience, working with individuals, families, children, teenagers, and couples. Currently i have a large male practice focusing on men's issues, and relationships. I have developed a private practice focusing on marital/divorce, relationship therapy, family therapy, and working with clients with anxiety and depression. i offer my patients a safe and comfortable space to share their inner most... Read More
Hi Welcome to BetterHelp, My name is Randee-Sue Kramer and i am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, with over 25 years experience, working with individuals, families, children, teenagers, and couples. Currently i have a large male practice focusing on men's issues,... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:25 years

Vanessa Rodriguez

LCSW
5 years experience
Hello and Welcome! My name is Vanessa and I am a licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Florida. I am bilingual(English & Spanish) and can provide counseling in both languages. I am originally from New York and moved to South Florida for college and never left.   I have lived in South Florida for over 15 years and have built both a family and career here, I guess the sunny warm weather made it hard to... Read More
Hello and Welcome! My name is Vanessa and I am a licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Florida. I am bilingual(English & Spanish) and can provide counseling in both languages. I am originally from New York and moved to South... Read More
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  • Languages:English,Spanish
  • Experience:5 years

Nicale Caravella

LCSW
16 years experience
Hi there. Since we're meeting this way, you probably have something weighing on your heart and mind. You're not alone. More importantly, you don't have to be alone in the exploration and solution of it either. My name is Nikki Caravella and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Florida. I earned my Undergraduate Degree in Social Work at Youngstown State University in 1996 and my Master's Degree at Case... Read More
Hi there. Since we're meeting this way, you probably have something weighing on your heart and mind. You're not alone. More importantly, you don't have to be alone in the exploration and solution of it either. My name is... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:16 years

Viviana Vethencourt

MS
5 years experience
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 Southeastern University (USA). Viviana Vethencourt is an active Hispanic community advocate as well as a contributor to many professional publications. Viviana... Read More
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 Southeastern University (USA). Viviana Vethencourt is an active Hispanic community advocate as well as a contributor to many professional publications. Viviana... Read More
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  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Experience: 5 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.