Margate, 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

I graduated with a master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University (2014) and I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in the state of Florida. I have had the opportunity to work with families, individuals and...
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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...
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Wellington, Florida

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Florida

I'm a psychotherapist that helps children, teenagers and adults create an amazing life by getting them back on track. I will teach you skills based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy principles that will help you with anxiety or depression. I offer...
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...
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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...
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,...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Florida

My clients are some of the strongest, most resilient people that I know. Yet, they often don't recognize this about themselves initially. I have wanted to be a therapist for as long as I can remember. After struggling to find a therapist who I...
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West Palm Beach, Florida

NEW patients are welcome! Medication management! We write prescriptions! Buprenorphine/Suboxone/Naltrexone prescribers! Commercial Insurance, Medicaid or Cash. Same day/Next day appointments available! Call us for Medication Management,...
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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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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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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Miami, Florida

Altheresa Clark is the CEO/Founder of Inspire4Purpose,LLC. Altheresa Clark is a therapist, author, motivational speaker, licensed clinical social worker, and a life coach. Altheresa is a purpose Coach that is passionate about helping clients find...
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...
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,...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Florida

You might be not feeling yourself, anxious, worried and just overwhelmed with all the changes happening in your life. You might be dealing with a loss in your life, parenting struggles or a deep overwhelming sadness. Know you are not alone. nearly...
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...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Florida, North Carolina

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a safe, creative, and shame-free space for children, teens, adults, and couples who are dealing with anxiety, stress, and trauma, or who are having trouble in their relationships. I help children...
Darlise Baron
LCSW, MSW, CAP, CEAP
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Miami, Florida

My name is Darlise Baron. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 17 years of experience specializing in psychotherapy for mental health, hypnosis, anger management, substance abuse, domestic violence,parenting, family issues, relationship...
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...

An Overview of Mental Health in Margate, Florida

Like most of Florida, Margate is a safe haven for those who would rather trade in snowy winters for warm weather and sunshine all year long. The city is located in Broward County and has an estimated population of 58,430 people. Although the city itself is relatively young since it was incorporated into the state of Florida in 1961, the median age of its current residents is at 43.9 years, which is higher than the national average. Notably, Margate is a culturally diverse city with large populations of both Hispanic and African American residents. In addition, 36.5 percent of the overall population was born in a different country.

While sunny skies and diversity are certainly positive aspects of the city, Margate’s residents struggle in several specific ways:

  • Economic Problems: The median household income in Margate is $43,782, and the per capita income in the city is $24,921. These statistics along with an 11.7 percent poverty rate reveals many people in the city struggle to make ends meet. In addition, the cost of living in Margate is 6 due to expensive housing.
  • Low Educational Attainment: Unfortunately, adults 25 or older in Margate have overall low graduation rates. Only 86.7 percent have a high school degree and 18.9 percent have a bachelor’s degree. In addition, Margate public schools have an average test score of 44 percent which is 11 percent lower than both the state and national average.
  • High Uninsured Rates: The uninsured rate in Margate is at 20.7 percent, which is much higher than the national average. This is very problematic as individuals will have increased difficulty accessing mental and medical care. The rate of uninsured Americans is expected to rise with the recent repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
  • Suicide Rate: The suicide rate in Broward County is at 93, and a total of 243 people in the county died by suicide in 2016. Although this rate is lower than the national level, suicide is still an issue in Margate and needs to be addressed.
  • Substance Abuse: Drug and alcohol abuse continues to be a growing problem for youths and adults in Broward County. Alcohol use and binge drinking posed one of the largest concerns for patients in need of addiction treatment. The community also saw an increase in opioid deaths due to an increased presence of non-pharmaceutical fentanyl.

As residents of Margate face these issues, the mental health of those in the community needs to be a primary concern. In Broward County, 11.9 percent of adults report having had a bad mental health day for 14 or more days within a thirty day period, and 14.4 percent of adults claimed that a poor mental or physical health kept them from doing usual activities for 14 days or more in the past 30 days. It is important residents are aware of where they can find resources to help them improve their overall mental health.

Divorce Rates in Margate, Florida

Margate, Florida has a very high divorce rate with 14.7 percent of adults being currently divorced. The rate is significantly worse for women than men with 17 percent of women and 12 percent of men being divorced.

Although divorce is commonplace in today’s culture, it is often very hard for married couples who are experiencing marital problems or for individuals who are trying to recover after a divorce has already taken place. In fact, it is not uncommon for individuals to struggle with depression after a divorce. In addition, those who deal with mental health problems like depression may experience more marital conflict which can result in a divorce.

For couples who want to avoid a divorce, a marriage counselor can be extremely helpful in assisting both individuals learn how to address common issues in their marriage. For individuals who have already gone through a divorce, talking with a counselor can help with the healing process.

Mental Health Resources in Margate, Florida

If you are struggling with your mental health and feel as if there is no end in sight, it is important to know that there are many resources available to make sure that you are not alone in your struggle. Trying to find a therapist in your area can be difficult, but E-Counseling makes this process much easier. Simply visit their therapist directory and choose a mental health provider in Margate, Florida today.