Weston, 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...
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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...
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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...
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Davie, Florida

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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...
Ana Newman
LCSW, TEAM-CBT
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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.
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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...
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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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Coral Springs, Florida

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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

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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....
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
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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,...
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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
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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

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

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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...
Joy R. Berkheimer
LMFT, NCC, CCMHC
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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.
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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...

An Overview of Mental Health in Weston, Florida

Situated along the edge of the Everglades, Weston is a charming city in Florida. Home to over 68,000 individuals, this diverse city has a wonderful downtown, easy access to major cities and beautiful countryside. Despite the picturesque backdrop, many residents of Weston, Florida are struggling with mental health issues. There are a range of mental illnesses present in Weston, and many risk factors that make it difficult for people living with a mental illness. If you or someone you know is affected by mental illness, learn how you can find hope and healing with this overview of mental health.

Mental Illness in Florida

The 2018 State of Mental Health in America report ranked Florida at 44 out of the 50 states in terms of access to mental health support. Approximately 660,000 adults suffer from serious mental illness, and the state offers the second lowest per capita spending on mental health resources. Whether you or someone you know is dealing with depression, anxiety, thoughts of suicide or other serious mental health issues, it can be difficult to find access in the state of Florida.

Other factors in the state contribute to the effects of mental illness. Substance abuse in Florida is approximately the same as the national average, about 9 percent. Florida has slightly lower rates of both cigarette use and frequency of binge alcohol use. Alcohol use in particular is associated with increased rates of depression. Unfortunately, the effects are cyclical. Individuals who drink excessively typically see higher rates of depression, while at the same time individuals who are depressed have an increased risk of drinking to excess. A trained mental health professional can help you or a loved one break the cycle of alcohol and depression.

Common Mental Health Challenges in Weston, Florida

Residents of Weston face several social challenges that can increase the risk of mental illness. There are a range of mental illnesses that are common in the United States, including:

  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Phobias
  • Personality disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder

These mental health issues can affect anyone, but there are certain risk factors that can increase your likelihood of struggling with a mental illness. Poverty in particular can have a traumatic effect on mental health. Individuals living in poverty are exposed to high levels of stress, anxiety and uncertainty about the future. In Weston, the rate of homeownership is 73.4 percent. This is higher than the national average, which helps to lower the local rates of homelessness. The poverty rate is 7.85 percent, which is also lower than the national average. Residents of Weston enjoy, on average, a higher household income as well.

While these factors are lower in Weston than the national average, the lack of mental health resources throughout Florida can still put residents at risk. Here are a few common signs and symptoms that a person may be dealing with a mental health crisis:

  • Social withdrawal
  • Lower performance at school, work etc.
  • Difficulty in thinking and concentration
  • Loss of motivation and initiative
  • Strong mood swings
  • Feelings of disconnection, nervousness and apathy

Any of these feelings or attitudes could be signs of serious mental health issues. Don’t let yourself or someone you know suffer alone with these feelings, but find out how you can get in contact with a local mental health professional today.

Divorce Rates in Florida

A common social change that can have a major impact on your mental wellbeing is divorce. Whether recent or far removed, experiencing  a divorce can still bring up pain and sensitivity when you least expect it. Thankfully, the divorce rate in Florida has been steadily dropping in the past few decades. In 2015, only 4 out of every 1,000 individuals throughout the state experienced a divorce. However, if you know someone who has recently gone through a divorce, don’t hesitate to reach out and recommend contacting a mental health expert. Marriage or individual counseling can have a dramatic effect.

Discover Mental Health Services in Weston, Florida

From the Everglades to nearby Fort Lauderdale and Miami, there’s many mental health resources available to you. Browse the E-Counseling directory today to find a local, qualified professional for you or a loved one. Connect with highly trained and welcoming individuals, and browse any reviews or other important information before making a call.