Counseling in Jacksonville, FL. Find the Right Therapist.

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


Richard Nay, Ph.D.

Richard Nay, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

12627 San Jose Blvd Ste 803, Jacksonville, Florida 32223 | 9048864998

I have over 25 years of professional experience. I work with individuals (adult), and couples. I actively engage with my clients, often give "homework", and enjoy helping clients to discover rapid, effective solutions to their issues.

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.

Jenny Smith, LCSW,

Jenny Smith, LCSW,

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Bay Rd, Miami Beach, Florida 33141 | (850)312-3577

Are you tired of living your life like this? Helping people feel alive again is my jam. Providing a nonjudgemental and safe environment will allow us to find the tools to manage the discomfort we feel. My name is Jenny and honored to support you though this journey.

Gateway

555 Stockton Street, Jacksonville, Florida

Our mission statement is to deliver effective treatment and recovery services based on proven steps and to help people suffering from alcoholism, drug addiction and related mental health issues.

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

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.

Mark Odland, MA, LMFT, MDIV

Mark Odland, MA, LMFT, MDIV

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist / Certified EMDR Therapist / Ordained Pastor /

Available for Online Therapy

Are you a high achieving man ready for an alternative to executive coaching? I use research-proven EMDR therapy to uproot insecurities, eliminate emotional barriers, and heal trauma at its source. You’ve conquered at work... now it’s time to reclaim what matters most.

North Florida Comprehensive Treatment Center, MAT

North Florida Comprehensive Treatment Center, MAT

North Florida Comprehensive Treatment Center

6639 Southpoint Pkwy, Suite 108, Jacksonville, Florida 32216 | (904) 674-8664

North Florida Comprehensive Treatment Center (CTC) offers opioid addiction treatment services for adults age 18 and older in Jacksonville, Florida.

Kate Edwards, Ph.D.

Kate Edwards, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

Focusing on psychodynamic and attachment therapies, I assist clients with complex mental health issues. Collaboratively, we explore histories, emotions, and thoughts in a nurturing space.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Jacksonville, Florida 32201 | 1-877-606-6161

Grey Matters International, Inc and the work of Kevin J. Fleming, Ph.D.is not counseling or the professional practice of psychology. We help the brain do the changing with powerful technology that can dramatically reduce time,frustration, and money spent on your goals


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

Therapy Jacksonville Florida

Counseling Downtown Jacksonville, Brentwood, Fairfield, Hogans Creek, LaVilla, Longbranch, Midtown, Springfield, Tallyrand

The city of Jacksonville has become a very popular location for those wishing to retire and enjoy the heat and the bristling blue ocean. With its location in the Northern part of Florida, the area is warm, yet not as consuming as the southern areas like Miami. There is great diversity here in Jacksonville, with people from all walks of life and beliefs calling the area home. According to the Census Bureau, the racial mixture of the city is 55% Caucasian, 31% African American and the remainder is a mix between Native American, Asian, and Hispanic.1 The city also has the 10th largest Arabic concentration and overall, has a highly diverse ethnic population. The city is home to Jacksonville University and the University of North Florida, making the city a great college town and a thriving part of the city's economy. The city is also rich in cultural heritage, providing many historic sites to visit. Festivals and music are part of the culture, including the Jacksonville Jazz Fest, the Jacksonville Film Festival, and of course, the fireworks celebration every 4th of July.

Mental Health in Jacksonville

While many citizens in Jacksonville enjoy the warmth, sun, and laid-back Florida lifestyle, many other residents struggle with depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and other behavioral health problems. It is estimated that approximately 22 percent of Jacksonville's residents have a diagnosable mental disorder and 5.4 percent have a severe mental illness.2

The City of Jacksonville, in cooperation with the Department of Children and Families, the Circuit 4, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Office, provide many mental health services to citizens. The Behavioral and Human Services division provides funding to four area agencies that offer outpatient counseling services, crisis care, case management, supportive housing, and rehabilitative services. The Mental Health Center of Jacksonville is one of the city's cooperating agencies that provide care for people with behavioral health issues. The center may be reached at 904-695-9145.3

Current Education

The University of North Florida offers a graduate program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling for those who are interested in becoming effective counseling practitioners. The program includes 60 credit hours of coursework, as well as 1,000 hours of clinical experience in practicum and internship settings. The program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs.4 Graduates of the program are eligible to apply for licensure as a Mental Health Counselor with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling.5


References

1. United States Census Bureau. (2017). State and County Quickfacts - Jacksonville, FL. Retrieved from http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/12/1235000.html
2. Adult Mental Health Task Force. (2006). Adult Mental Health Strategic Plan - Jacksonville, FL. Retrieved from http://www.hpcnef.org/files/health-needs-assesments/AdultMentalHealthStrategicPlanNov20061.pdf
3. The City of Jacksonville. (2017). Mental Health Services. Retrieved from http://www.coj.net/departments/special-services/behavioral-and-human-services/mental-health-services.aspx
4. The University of North Florida. (2016). Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Retrieved from http://www.unf.edu/graduateschool/academics/programs/Mental_Health_Counseling.aspx
5. Florida Department of Health. (2017). Licensing and Regulation - Mental Health Professions. Retrieved from http://www.floridahealth.gov/licensing-and-regulation/mental-health/

Jacksonville is located in Duval County, Florida. It has a land area of 747.44 square miles and a water area of 127.19 square miles.  The population of Jacksonville is 868,031 people with 318,575 households and a median annual income of $46,764. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Jacksonville, FL

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Jacksonville, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around Jacksonville may have flexibility or sliding scales. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Jacksonville public health department.