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Hialeah Psychotherapists

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Robin Weinberger
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Bill B.
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Dr. Weinberger is the best psychotherapist I’ve ever worked with. Her attentive, empathetic, probing approach bring issues onto the table for deeper understanding – behaviors, attitudes, emotions, relationship drivers, etc. She seems to have a sixth sense about helping you understand yourself, and her collaborative recommendations provide a strong platform for corrective behavior. Every session with her is an enlightenment and another step down the path of improvement. No matter your challenge, I strongly recommend Dr. Weinberger as your therapist. She will help make you a better person!

  • 10 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Oscar R.
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Excellent therapist.

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I am a board certified and licensed psychotherapist. I do counseling for depression, anxiety, transitions, grief, and relationships. I also do individual and couples therapy.

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I am a clinical social worker (psychotherapist) and life coach for adults and mature adults. Come, talk to me.

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I provide a blend of traditional therapy and alternative therapies; such as guided meditation; hypnosis, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) and Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP).

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I am a psychotherapist located in North Miami Beach. I work with individuals, couples, and families. Treatment specializations are the following: * Anxiety and depression * Couples and marriage counseling * Family counseling * Parenting support * Relationship problems * Divorce therapy * Stress management * Building self-confidence * Assertiveness * Women's issues * Child and adolescent therapy * Career changes * Hypnotherapy * Major life changes and transitions * Student counseling * Parenting coordinator

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I offer individual, group, and family therapy. I have experienced working in both clinical and private settings and am always looking to learn.

  • 28 years in business
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The Boca Counseling Center has been in Boca Raton for over 18 years. Dr. Joe has provided the highest level of care to families, individuals, and their loved ones. While a person can feel better after a good talk with a friend or relative, when there is moderate or severe emotional distress, this relief is only temporary. Talking with a trained listener can help alleviate emotional distress permanently. As a doctor of mental health, I am trained to listen and interact in a way that helps you get to the very root of your emotional difficulties. I can offer you an opportunity to face your difficulties constructively and confidently; freeing you to enjoy all the good things life has to offer. Don't wait another minute. Give me a call. I'll give you an opportunity to speak with me and see if you would like to make an appointment to meet. I am here to help! Feel free to call me to discuss your needs in private.

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I am a psychotherapist in Hollywood, Fl. I'm Dr. Bonet, the author of "There Goes the Brainstem: Tales from the Trenches of Early Motherhood," "Birth Stories from the Yogafairy: Real Tales of Birth from Yogafairy Mamas", as well as "Your Marriage CAN Change Overnight." I have been quoted in the Sun Sentinel, and in both New York Times and Miami Herald, and I was also interviewed on Lifetime television. We all have times when we could use some assistance to conquer the challenges of life, and to transform into the person that we're meant to become. Whether you're dealing with something as particular as anxiety, depression or marital difficulty, or whether you simply desire to feel more confident about yourself, as well as your life choices, psychotherapy is a great tool to help you on your adventure. Together, we can work toward real change.

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I am trained both as a Clinician and a Researcher - so my clients and patients benefit from my experience in therapy and my knowledge of cutting-edge treatment research. I also combine my coaching skills with my counseling skills to help clients get unstuck and achieve their goals. Plus, I'm just a regular gal who goes through life's struggles too, so I understand what my clients are going through.

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I am an experienced, board certified, Nurse Psychotherapist (MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC) in private practice. I specialize in women's mental health issues and life transitions. I have expertise in pregnancy and postpartum mood/anxiety disorders and stress in new mothers. I see face-to-face patients in my comfortable office. I also do online, telephone, and email counseling. I will also come to your home or office if you are unable to travel. I do not prescribe medication or do psychiatric evaluations. Same day and weekend appointments are often available. I also offer postpartum depression support groups. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How does hypnosis work?

Hypnosis is a wellness technique that works by promoting positive behavioral or cognitive changes. During successful hypnosis, the client should be eased into a state of deep relaxation in which the conscious mind takes a back seat and the subconscious mind becomes more active. The client is often able to let go of critical thoughts and become receptive to the therapist’s suggestions. In this state of hypnosis, motivating suggestions can bypass your usual mental resistance and internal defense mechanisms. For example, even if you want to quit overeating cupcakes, you may have some level of resistance that your rational mind can’t overcome. During hypnosis, the positive suggestions made by the hypnotherapist can bypass your usual blocks, helping you to achieve the formerly unachievable: stopping overeating, quitting smoking, mastering public speaking, or losing your fear of heights. The goal of hypnosis is to strengthen and empower the client’s motivation, commitment and focus. Consider working with someone who is not just trained in hypnosis but also is a licensed therapist or psychotherapist who can bring their academic background into your session.

What are the types of psychologists?

Psychologists are healthcare professionals who use scientific methods to understand the relationships between the brain, environment and behavior. Psychologists may focus on research — studying how the brain and various environments drive behaviors to better understand the issues that trouble patients and society as a whole — or they may focus on practice — interacting with people using therapeutic methods. The American Psychological Association shares some of the more prevalent types of psychologists:

  • Clinical psychologists assess and treat mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.
  • Cognitive and perceptual psychologists study human perception, thinking and memory.
  • Community psychologists work to strengthen the abilities of communities, settings, organizations and broader social systems to meet people’s needs — such as improving support for victims of natural disasters, or working to improve health policies.
  • Counseling psychologists help people understand and take action on everyday issues, career and work problems, and serious adversity.
  • Developmental psychologists study the psychological development of the human being throughout life.
  • Educational psychologists concentrate on how effective teaching and learning take place.
  • Engineering psychologists conduct research on how people work best with machines.
  • Environmental psychologists study the dynamics of how people interact with their environments.
  • Evolutionary psychologists study how evolutionary principles such as mutation, adaptation and selective fitness influence human thought, feeling and behavior.
  • Experimental psychologists study cognitive processes, comparative psychology (cross-species comparisons), and learning and conditioning.
  • Forensic psychologists apply psychological principles to legal issues.
  • Health psychologists specialize in how biological, psychological and social factors affect health and illness.
  • Industrial/organizational psychologists apply psychological principles and research methods to the workplace to improve productivity, health and the quality of work life.
  • Neuropsychologists and behavioral neuropsychologists explore the relationships between brain systems and behavior.
  • Quantitative and measurement psychologists focus on methods and techniques for designing experiments and analyzing psychological data.
  • Rehabilitation psychologists work with stroke and accident victims, people with mental disabilities, and those with developmental disabilities caused by such conditions as cerebral palsy, epilepsy and autism.
  • School psychologists assess and counsel students, consult with parents and school staff, and conduct behavioral interventions when appropriate.
  • Social psychologists study how a person’s mental life and behavior are shaped by interactions with other people.
  • Sport psychologists help athletes refine their focus on competition goals, become more motivated, and learn to deal with anxiety and fear of failure around competition.

What is a psychologist?

A psychologist is a professionally trained mental health professional who helps patients navigate challenging life situations or mental health issues. To become a psychologist you must earn a doctoral degree; qualifying degrees include a Ph.D., Psy.D. or Ed.D. To actively practice, a psychologist must be licensed in their state and maintain good standing. Psychologists are trained to administer tests that can evaluate a patient’s cognitive strength and weaknesses, intellectual skills, vocational aptitude and preference, personality characteristics, and neuropsychological functioning, explains the American Psychological Association (APA).

A psychologist meets with patients in an office and may work with a variety of methods, depending on patient need, such as cognitive, behavioral or interpersonal.  According to the APA, common reasons a person may visit a psychologist include:

  • Dealing with depression, anger or anxiety over a long period of time.
  • Help with a chronic condition that is interfering with their lives or physical health.
  • Help with grieving and other abrupt transitions.
  • Overcoming addictions.
  • Managing chronic illness.
  • Breaking old and harmful patterns of thinking or behavior.

What can hypnosis help you with?

According to many sources including the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) which is part of the United States National Library of Medicine and a branch of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), hypnosis is scientifically proven to help relieve both mental challenges and physical pains. Hypnosis can alleviate stress and reduce pain after surgeries, has been shown to relieve anxiety in children in the emergency room, and can be useful for managing pain associated with everything from arthritis to migraines. Hypnosis is non-invasive and gives you a way to control pain or discomfort that might otherwise seem out of your hands. Hypnosis shouldn’t be used as a substitute for medical care, but may be an excellent complementary tool that is best provided by a trained therapist or licensed medical provider. The University of Maryland Medical Center shares many conditions for which hypnosis can be useful:

  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Tension headaches
  • Alopecia areata
  • Asthma
  • Phobias
  • Insomnia
  • Addictions
  • Bedwetting
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Labor and delivery
  • Skin disorders, such as acne, psoriasis and eczema (atopic dermatitis)
  • Stress
  • Tinnitus (ringing in the ears)
  • Cancer-related pain
  • Weight loss
  • Eating disorders
  • Warts
  • Indigestion (dyspepsia)
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Smoking cessation

Can a clinical psychologist write prescriptions?

To be able to write a prescription, a clinical psychologist must practice in a state that permits them to do so, and must either have a master’s degree in psychopharmacology or have completed the required advanced training program. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), five states currently permit psychologists to write prescriptions: Idaho, New Mexico, Illinois, Iowa and Louisiana. Many psychologists who are not able to write prescriptions work in partnership with psychiatrists, pediatricians or primary care doctors to help their patients who need medication.

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