Counseling in St Petersburg, FL. Find the Right Therapist.

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


Tom Petit, Ph.D., LMHC, CCMHC

Tom Petit, Ph.D., LMHC, CCMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor / Board Certified Coach

St Petersburg, Florida 33710 | 727-345-2318

Stressed...anxious...overwhelmed...emotionally pulled in all directions...needing to sort out some important relationship issues...I combine a safe, non-judgmental, open, confidential atmosphere with years of professional & personal experience to bring solutions & hope.

Well Coached Life, PhD, MA, SEP

Well Coached Life, PhD, MA, SEP

WELL COACHED LIFE| Individuals | Couples | Youth

Available for Online Therapy

We get it – trauma can be stubborn, affecting everything from our body to our relationships. Refuse to let the haunting of your past control your present or dictate your future. Let's kickstart your journey to healing and growth, one defiant and sassy step at a time!

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.

Alex Chapunoff, LMHC

Alex Chapunoff, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

1135 Pasadena Avenue South, #236, South Pasadena, Florida 33707 | (727) 674-5053

My specialty is to closely listen to my clients and acknowledge where they want to be as people. The next step is determining what changes will bring about the desired goals. The client's views and feelings are key and my job is to translate these into opportunities.

Dolores Riley, Ph.D.

Dolores Riley, Ph.D.

Clinical Christian Counselor

801 West Bay Drive, Suite 422A, Largo, Florida 33770 | 727-515-1657

Are you living with pain from emotional wounding? This pain is caused by lies you are believing due to your hurtful experiences. Experience the FREEDOM from your pain when "TRUTH" replaces your lies!!! Contact me today!!

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

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.

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.


Therapy St. Petersburg, FL

Gulfport, Counseling Pinellas Park, Largo FL, Madeira Beach, Seminole FL, St. Pete Beach, Treasure Island, Indian Shores FL

St. Petersburg has around 250,000 residents and sits along the Gulf of Mexico shoreline. The city experiences milder temperatures with up to 361 days of sun a year. There are 137 parks in the city that encompasses 2,300 acres of public land with seven miles of it being a preserved downtown waterfront. There is also a 245-acre nature preserve that has a botanical garden, a site for everyone to enjoy. If your family enjoys hiking, then the Pinellas Trail is a perfect place to go. There are 37-miles of hiking and biking trails that connects with central and north Pinellas County. Of course there is Treasure Island Beach or the historic Weedon Island Preserve that are great for families too.1 There are also many venues available in St. Petersburg, such as The Pier, Mahaffey Theater, Tropicana Field, or the Coliseum, all with different activities for people of all ages.

Mental Health in St. Petersburg

Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder where a person feels that they are endangered or vulnerable in a space, either because they feel it is inescapable, or that they cannot be aided within it. It can be a crippling disorder that may be hard for others to understand. Fortunately in St. Petersburg, there is an Agoraphobics Support Group meeting twice a month at Bethel Lutheran Church. More information can be found at 727-576-3720.2

Dealing with caregiving for a friend or family member who is ill can be an emotionally taxing endeavor. Caregiver Coffee Breaks is a peer-support group which provides encouragement and information for caregivers. More information can be found at 727-586-4434.3

There are numerous difficulties that can occur when trying to manage depression or bipolar disorder. Family and friends, as well as those suffering from these illnesses, need support in the healing process. There are numerous support groups focusing on these illnesses in St. Petersburg, including groups which meet at Pasadena Community Church, St. Petersburg Baptist Church, and Lutheran Church of the Cross.4

St Petersburg is located in Pinellas County, Florida. It has a land area of 61.75 square miles and a water area of 75.89 square miles.  The population of St Petersburg is 257,083 people with 105,443 households and a median annual income of $45,748. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for St Petersburg, FL

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in St Petersburg, 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 St Petersburg 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 St Petersburg public health department.