Counseling in Fort Myers, FL. Find the Right Therapist.

Safe, effective, and caring. Affordable therapists near you in Fort Myers, Florida will help you make the changes you want.


David Essel, David Essel, M.S., OM

David Essel, David Essel, M.S., OM

Counselor, Master Life Coach

5237 Summerlin Commons Blvd, Fort Myers, Florida 33907 | 941.266.7676

With 43 years experience in the world of therapy and counseling, David offers a safe space to heal, via his compassionate and results oriented approach. Any personal challenge can be overcome/improved with the right tools. He understands, that every client is special.

Anne Marie Santangelo, Psy.D.

Anne Marie Santangelo, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

I am a highly trained clinical psychologist who is kind, supportive, and easy to chat with. I offer a wide range of appointment times; If you like, I can meet with you soon.

Marcia Norman, PsyD, (Doctor of Psychology)

Marcia Norman, PsyD, (Doctor of Psychology)

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

Feeling stuck? Sad? Anxious? My typical client is a high achieving person who has hit a bump in the road. Whether it's depression, stress or anxiety, life is just not sparking joy. Maybe your relationship needs help. Let's fix it! Orlando area - telehealth in FL as well

Amaia Oiz, MFT, RYT

Amaia Oiz, MFT, RYT

Marriage and Family Therapist, Registered Yoga Teacher, Dating and Sexual Empowerment Coach, & Cycle Awareness Mentor

Available for Online Therapy

Sophisticated, high quality psychotherapy. Addressing the unique challenges that you face. You are worth it...Make an appointment today for a transformative wellness journey.

April Brown, Dr. April Brown

April Brown, Dr. April Brown

Relationship, Sex, Intimacy, & EMDR Therapist and Licensed Mental Health Christian Counselor

1404 Del Prado Boulevard South #135, Cape Coral, Florida 33990 | 2395656921

I am a Relationship and Sex Therapist and Licensed Mental Health Christian Counselor in FL, NJ, NY, WI and Qualified Supervisor for MH and MFT, and an EMDRIA - Approved EMDR Therapist. I am known as the Doctor of Intimacy

Park Royal Hospital, PSYCHIATRIC & MENTAL HEALTH

Park Royal Hospital, PSYCHIATRIC & MENTAL HEALTH

Park Royal Hospital

9241 Park Royal Dr, Fort Myers, Florida 33908 | (239) 204-2131

Park Royal Hospital is a leading behavioral health treatment center in Fort Myers, Florida, that offers addiction and mental health treatment programs for adults age 18 and older in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

Richard Gonzalez, LCSW

Richard Gonzalez, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Available for Online Therapy

I believe we are born with a purpose to make the world a better. Sometimes, many of us while growing up knew exactly what we wanted to be. For others, it is a process of self-discovery. I help individuals make sense, find harmony, peace and purpose through counseling.

Zack Carter, MS

Zack Carter, MS

Online Life Coach for Men

Available for Online Therapy

Hello! My name is Zack, and I provide online life coaching for men. I help men overcome stress, bad habits, demotivation, communication issues, and career problems. And with a background in ministry, I’m happy to provide a faith-based approach for those that desire it.


Related Sites:
City of Fort Myers
Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy & Mental Health Counseling

Therapy Fort Myers, FL

Whiskey Creek FL, Counseling Cape Coral, Lehigh Acres FL, Charlotte Harbor, Tice FL, Gateway FL, Buckingham FL

Whether you're looking for a great spot to spend some vacation time, or looking to relocate your family, Fort Myers, Florida is an excellent option. When the weather's nice, and it usually is, take a tour of the Gulf Coast with J C Cruises. You can go for as little as an hour, or take your meals aboard ship and make a day of it. And younger children will particularly like the Imaginarium Hands On Museum and Aquarium. They'll be able to see alligators, stingrays and other marine wildlife and can even participate in feeding the swans. And children will love the new playgrounds at Lakes Regional Park. And even teenagers will like the Shell Factory, featuring animals and attractions like bumper boats. Everyone will be amazed at how beautiful Butterfly Estates is, with it's stately buildings and butterfly conservatorium. And check the schedule, there's usually a family friendly show at Fleamaster's Music Hall.1 And for a really different experience, take the family out for dinner at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre. The entertainment's appropriate for families, and the food is fantastic. In spring time, fathers will want to grab some peanuts and cracker jack and take the kids out to the ball park to watch the Red Sox play their spring training games. And make sure you check out one of the area's many bird aviaries, featuring an array of the area's winged friends. No matter how long you plan to stay, or what time of the year you come, you're going to find a lot to like in Fort Myers, Florida.

Mental Health in Fort Myers

SalusCare is a not-for-profit multi-campus chemical dependency clinic in Fort Myers. Financial assistance is available, and cost are adjusted based on household income.2 SalusCare is able to offer such comprehensive services in multiple Fort Myers locations due to the merger of Lee Mental Health and the Southwest Florida Addictions Services merger. “Salus” means health, prosperity, and safety in Latin, and these are the primary goals SalusCare hopes to help each and every one of its patients achieve. Both adult and youth services are available. In addition to rehabilitation services, SalusCare has a medical detoxification facility in Fort Myers, overseen by physicians and medical professionals for those undergoing severe withdrawal. For more information, contact SalusCare at (239) 332-6937. For emergency services, call (239) 332-6937.

Those who suffer from grief often feel isolated or alone. Their mental and emotional well-being is at stake, and that can create other problems in daily life. Grief can even transition into clinical depression when unaddressed.3 Those grieving can feel as if they’ve become a burden on family and friends. Grief support groups can be a wonderful support during this time. The Southwest Florida Chapter of Compassionate Friends holds a grief support group on the third Wednesday of each month in Fort Myers.4 For more information, contact the chapter at (239) 690-7801.

Current Initiatives

The Lee County Homeless Coalition in Fort Myers is working tirelessly to unite the community to end homelessness.5 Volunteers form the backbone of the coalition, and it is always seeking new hearts and hands to assist with the Community Awareness and Education Task Force, the Demographics Task Force, the Prevention Task Force, and of course, the Fundraising Committee. For more information on the Lee County Homeless Coalition, call (239) 322-6600.


References

1. Fleamasters Music Hall. (2017). Calendar. Retrieved from http://fmmusichall.com/calendar/
2. SalusCare. (2017). About Us. Retrieved from http://www.saluscareflorida.org/about-us/about/
3. Scientific American. (2017). Shades of Grief. Retrieved from http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/shades-of-grief/
4. Compassionate Friends. (2017). Find Support. Retrieved from http://www.compassionatefriends.org/Find_Support/Chapters/Chapter_Locator.aspx
5. Lee County Homeless Commission. (2017). The Lee County Homeless Coalition. Retrieved from http://leecountyhomelesscoalition.org/

Fort Myers is located in Lee County, Florida. It has a land area of 39.77 square miles and a water area of 9.19 square miles.  The population of Fort Myers is 74,013 people with 25,095 households and a median annual income of $39,039. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Fort Myers, FL

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Counseling in this region can be difficult to afford for many people without insurance. Most people in Fort Myers are not able to commit to a weekly therapy session without proper budgeting. The good news is that counselors in Fort Myers may offer sliding scale fees or low cost options. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your therapist to learn more. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Fort Myers public health department.