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Opus Counseling & Consulting
4.8
from 23 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Hillary F.
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My experience with Kristy was definitely once in a life time opportunity.. I came to her broken, lost, triggered, and hopeless. I could no longer manage my life or my mental health any longer. (It’s so hard to find a good therapist, I’ve seen many!) At the time I went to see her I was very closed minded to the idea until I got to see for myself how much she truly cared to help change my life. She was the first therapist I had who actually put in the dedication to help me as a person.. Not only was she a great therapist, but an amazing life coach. She truly cared and that means a lot! Through the months I saw her we did deep digging into my trauma so I could be released from everything I struggled with internally.. generalized anxiety, ptsd, depression etc. She helped me gain my life back and gave me the proper tools to be able to function on a daily basis. Forever am I grateful to her.

Dr. Susie Mendelsohn, PA
4.6
from 19 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Cathy S.
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I am the parent of a young woman who receives counseling from Dr. Susie for an eating disorder. Dr. Mendelsohn, without a doubt, saved her life through her expert counseling, her compassion and humor. Dr. Susie was also very focused on working with the family throughout the entire process. She went far beyond my expectations in giving of herself and time to help my daughter in her recovery. I cannot recommend her highly enough for anyone facing the challenges of an eating disorder.

Paul J Schweinler
4.8
from 11 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Linda O.
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I have known Paul for the last 27 years; first meeting him as a therapist when my ex-husband and I left our church after a Congregational dispute with the husband/wife pastors. Through the years he counselled our daughter after she was sexually abused at 10 by our neighbor. He was our marriage counselor and unfortunately through no fault of Paul's my ex and I were divorced on our 32 wedding anniversary. I finally went back to the church we left after the dispute because they had called Paul as their pastor. Paul is a very caring man, in the position of pastor or therapist. Paul is a very special man in my eyes and in my heart. He saved me my sanity.

  • 23 years in business
Yamile P.
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Clinical Solutions of South Florida is an excellent resource for those in need of counseling services. The professionalism and warm and caring attitude towards clients allows for clients to embrace the process of healing. I highly recommend Clinical Solutions of South Florida!

Dr. Deborah Dawson
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Angela W.
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Hands down the best therapist in Miami. She is so kind yet incredibly helpful!

  • 12 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda V.
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Nadine is a wonderful human and a great counselor I look forward to each session and to connecting with her at a spiritual level.

Signature Coaching Services
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
David O.
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Great marriage counseling and advice. I would highly recommend her services.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Muriel F.
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Live Again Counseling Services has great work ethics, professionalism, and takes pride in helping people. I love the honesty, passion, and drive to truly have you Live Again after any circumstances. I would recommend Live Again Counseling Services to anyone!

Katie Yount, M.Ed., LMHC
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Melissa G.
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Katie is always professional, dependable, and empathetic. It is very apparent that she is well educated in her field. She also has an innate ability to make you feel comfortable; a trait that is hard to learn from books. She's a blend of knowledge and compassion that I think is the cornerstone of counseling!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Nicole P.
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Maxie is accomplished, supportive, wonderful, and frankly, the best counselor I have ever been to. Her advice is both beneficial and constructive, and for each issue I've had, she lays out a practical and strategic approach to problem solving. Her cheerful disposition coupled with a professional yet warm demeanor put me at ease and make me feel as if I'm confiding in an old friend. I feel comfortable talking to her about anything and she has helped me tremendously! I so look forward to our sessions and am so grateful I found her! HIGHLY recommended!!!

Dr. Barry Sussman Psy.D.
5.0
from 1 review
  • 26 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Renee K.
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My husband and I have always needed help communicating. We just opened a business which is very stressful and were fighting all the time. Dr. Sussman is as described in his profile which is exactly what we needed! He is comfortable, experienced, professional, keeps on point, genuinely concerned about solving your issues, always on time and you never feel rushed to get out of your session. After only 3 sessions we are communicating 100% better and a lot less fighting. We are both completely satisfied with Dr. Barry Sussman.

South Florida Counseling
5.0
from 1 review
    Leah A.
    Verified review

    South Florida Counseling has a beyond amazing multi- cultural staff that works wonders! Highly recommend for all ages. Great office as well!

    Dr Bridgett Sanders
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 9 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Lem J.
    Verified review

    Okay, let's be frank. It's weird to review your therapist. But as someone wise once told me, there are two kinds of people in this world, the kind that are in therapy and the kind that need it. First off, Bridgett is wonderful. She's laid back and she lets you talk about whatever you need to talk about without feeling judged. Second, My husband suggested we get counseling and choose to try Thumbtack. One of his few GOOD decisions he has made lately. Third, and to reiterate she is unbiased and we have results. Our communication is better, I am learning how not to argue. I'll just be honest my husband keeps in touch with his exes :/ We went to the Bahamas together a few years and created a special bond over Tortuga rum cake and I found a hidden cake that an ex-girlfriend gave him this past Christmas from Dillard's tucked away in the back of my cupboards. Let's say had I not started working with Bridgett, there would be total chaos in my life right now. She is awesome, wish I could give 10 stars.

    About

    You will receive clarity about what you want, why you want it and how you can get it. You will learn new strategies and techniques which facilitates you to reach your goals faster, with lasting results.

    About

    Dr. Arvon has owned Arvon and Associates in Counseling for the past 30 years. She is also the Director of Behavioral Medicine and Wellness at the world renown Pritikin Longevity Center. Dr. Arvon is a published author and national speaker.

    About

    I entered the field of counseling to assist people in improving their lives and reaching their potential. Happiness can occur when we learn to change aspects of our lives we have control over and not ruminate over those aspects of life over which we have no control. I can assist you in identifying these aspects and engage in the process of change.

    About

    Our services include the following: * Culinary Nutrition Education *Holistic Life Coaching * Food Management * Marriage and Family Therapy * Mental Health Counseling

    About

    because i put my heart into my work to bring the divine power into peoples lives to help them to understand that God is present and helpful in all things.

    About

    I am very committed and take great pride in my work.

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    I have been a life coach and couples counselor for 12 years. I have a passion to develop as well as assist people in redesigning their lives and relationships to achieve their goals. My goal is to revolutionize your life! I prefer to meet in a public setting for the first three sessions.

    • 25 years in business
    About

    I use a cognitive behavioral strategy for most my patients/clients. I have found that this is most effective in bringing about the most immediately crises as well as long standing issues or concerns. I an genuinely empathic, understanding, and have excellent listening skills. I also find my genuineness, respect for all patients/clients is quick to bring about a sense of mutual respect and a sense of working together. My education and over 15 years in the field have an accumulated effectiveness for all concerns. I am engaged in Individual, Group, and Family Therapy for several years. I practice with a age groups: Preschoolers, Grade School, Teens, Adults and Geriatrics.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    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.

    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.

    How much do therapists cost?

    If you are experiencing a challenging time, have mental health difficulties, or just want professional guidance as you move through life, a therapist can provide relief, tools and structure. The national average cost for a therapist is $80-$100 per hour, although prices may be higher or lower depending on geographic location and the experience and training of the therapist.

    Psychiatrists, psychologists and licensed therapists are all health professionals who offer various modalities of therapy. Ask questions about the type of therapy they specialize in (such as cognitive or behavioral, etc.) and their area of expertise (such as grief, anxiety, body image disorders, etc.) to help you find the right fit for your needs. Therapy sessions are typically 50-60 minutes long.  The patient usually meets with the therapist in their office; sessions may also be held remotely (via Skype, etc.) or in a clinical setting. Psychologists, psychiatrists and other therapists who have earned advanced degrees will typically charge higher rates than other licensed therapists. Depending on your diagnosis, your health insurance may cover your therapy costs.

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