Sunrise, Florida Therapists

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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...
Ana Newman
LCSW, TEAM-CBT
In-Person Sessions:

Sunrise, Florida

My name is Ana Newman. I’m a master’s level, Licensed Clinical Social Worker located in Sunrise, Florida. I received my Bachelors in Psychology and Political Science from the University of Florida and my Master in Social Work from Florida...
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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...
Dawn Reilly
M.A., M.S., Psy.D.
In-Person Sessions:

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...
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...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

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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Davie, Florida

Teletherapy for Clients In:

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

Teletherapy for Clients In:

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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Coral Springs, Florida

Teletherapy for Clients In:

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....
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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...
Dr. Sharon Smith
Pastorial Counselor, MSC, PhD , FACCT, NACM
Teletherapy for Clients In:

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...
Dr. Jason-Anthony Prendergast
Pastoral Counselor
In-Person Sessions:

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Are you looking for a deeper connection and joy in your relationships? Do you long for acceptance and happiness, both within yourself and in your relationship, as well as friends and co-workers? I will help you work on and manage your anger,...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

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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Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Have you been feeling stressed out or overwhelmed lately? If you are looking for help, I am here to provide it. I am a licensed mental health counselor in New York and Florida and love what I do. My passion for being a therapist is evidenced in the...
Lisa Seid
LMFT-Supervisor
Teletherapy for Clients In:

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

Teletherapy for Clients In:

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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Hollywood, Florida

Marni Winters is a Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern (IMH18458). She is a member of Nova Southeastern University’s Psi Chi Honor Society. Marni received her Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University....
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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...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Florida

At first glance, no one can tell anything is “wrong”. But, you don’t feel like yourself. You feel crappy, stressed, and lonely. You tell yourself you shouldn’t worry about “small” things or the past but you just can’t help it. The more...
Joy R. Berkheimer
LMFT, NCC, CCMHC
In-Person Sessions:

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...
Ellen Sherman
LMHC, LMFTC, LMFT-Supervisor, Ph.D.
Teletherapy for Clients In:

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...
Dr. Virginia Crist
LMFT, Ph.D.
In-Person Sessions:

Boca Raton, Florida

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Florida

How do you keep love alive – at ANY age? Remember how you used to long for each other? Remember how you used to gaze lovingly Into each other’s eyes? Love was magical then. What makes those special desires fade? I believe you can rekindle your...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Florida

A licensed psychotherapist, consultant, and trainer in Miami, Fl. She has successfully worked with depressive illnesses and behavioral problems. She has held positions in several community-based mental health programs, in-patient and out-patient...
Ellen Brazer
LMHC, Bodywork Radix Practitioner
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North Miami Beach, Florida

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Florida

I offer help support, guidance, and healing for all those matters of the heart, in a safe and loving atmosphere. I have been in practice for over 40 years. I am someone with a great deal of wisdom and compassion, who is dedicated to learning and...

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.