Counseling in Jacksonville, FL. Find the Right Therapist.

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Tabitha Johnson, Ph.D., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

2950 Halcyon Lane, Suite 605, Jacksonville, Florida

Are you frustrated with yourself, your partner or your relationship? Have you tried several solutions, but nothing has worked? I want to help fix your troubled relationship and create the thriving love life you deserve. Visit my website to schedule an appointment today.

Justin D'Arienzo, Psy.D., ABPP

Board Certified Clinical Psychologist

11512 Lake Mead Avenue #704, Jacksonville, Florida

Do you want life changing results? When you make the decision for change, finding a professional with the right amount of expertise matters. As a Board Certified and Licensed Psychologist, and former U.S. Navy Psychologist, I am uniquely qualified to help guide you.

James Jordan, PH.D

Certified Christian Family Counselor

786 Blanding,Suite 112, Orange Park, Florida

We are equipped to help you find direction and guidance for your life. Listening to you and your needs is the most important quality in counseling. You will be given undivided attention in each session. I will do everything in a professional relaxed atmosphere.

Kristen Montiel, LMFT, CAP

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

2950 Halcyon Lane, #605, Jacksonville, Florida

Are you ready for change in your life and your relationships? Are you tired of going through the same old patterns, and it's time for something better? I'd love to meet you, and help you improve your life and relationships. Life can be better! I'd like to help.

John Seniff, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

71 Fisherman's Cove, Jacksonville, Florida

As your therapist, I will provide a safe, compassionate place to help you heal and a path towards self-realization and growth. I have over 20 years of experience and gear my approach uniquely to the person whatever their background and/or cultural upbringing.

Lori Osachy, MSS, LCSW

Director

1545 Landon Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida

Feeling alone and "stuck" in your life? Are you going through a difficult life transition such as loss of your job, divorce, suffering from depression or anxiety? I am a seasoned therapist with over 20 years of experience helping people just like you. I can help you!

Virginia Boney, Ph.D., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist; Certified Gottman Couples Counselor

7545 Centurian Parkway, #105, Jacksonville, Florida

Are relationship difficulties causing you to feel depressed, worried, or hopeless? Discouraged by loneliness or lack of romance in your marriage or relationship? Wondering if your relationship can recover from infidelity? Struggling with a lack of self-confidence?

Josie Rippey, Ph.D, LCPC

License Clinical Christian Counselor

AFCC , Orange Park, Florida

AFCC - We offer Christian Counseling at an affordable rate Pre-marital, marriage, couple, individual, teens, children. Safe & compassionate non bias. Se habla EspaƱol (fluent in Spanish) from Miami & New York.

Dana Bridges, MA, LMHC, NCC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

6620 Southpoint Dr. S, Suite 450-J, Jacksonville, Florida

Hello everyone! I'm Dana Bridges and I am a licensed mental health counselor. I offer a warm and welcoming therapy style which has been described as "laid-back". Hopefully, that will be your experience as well as we walk together through your trial.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Online Therapist / Coach

Grey Matters Intl & Dr. Kevin Fleming(cited expert for NY Times, CNN, Fortune, Sporting News)is all about bold thinking & neuroscience innovation in getting mood/behavior change when shrinking,feel good self-help, and pills aren't cutting it. Indiv/couples/family.

Connie Clark, LMHC, CCTP, CST

LMHC, Board Certified Sex Therapist

6108 Arlington Rd, Jacksonville, Florida

I offer a professional approach for individuals, couples, and families that are looking for lasting results. In a non-judgmental environment with trust and acceptance as the foundation, I will join you as you begin to break old patterns and ways of thinking. Whether you

Richard Nay, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

2970 Hartley Rd. #201, Jacksonville , Florida

I have over 25 years of professional experience. I work with individuals (age 14+), couples, families, and do psychological testing/assessments. I actively engage with my clients, often give "homework", and enjoy helping clients to discover rapid, effective solutions.

Bruce Quinlan, D.Min, MA Professional Counseling

Dr. Bruce Quinlan

3000 Hartley Road Suite 3, Jacksonville, Florida

My approach to Christian mental health counseling is unique. I integrate what I feel are the best mental health treatment practices with Christian inner healing. I help you by treating your symptoms and by bringing healing to the root causes of things that trouble you.


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