Counseling in West Palm Beach, FL. Find the Right Therapist.

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

David Ransen, Ph.D., LMFT, CHt

David Ransen, Ph.D., LMFT, CHt

Clinical Director

727 Penn St., West Palm Beach, Florida 33401 | 561-865-6112

After 42 years, Dr. Ransen can help relieve your anxiety, stress, and relationship problems by highlighting your strengths, empowering you to recover the inner peace and spiritual balance that you once enjoyed. He is also a Clinical Hypnotherapist, Board Certified.

DJ Spigener, MA, LMHC

DJ Spigener, MA, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Available for Online Therapy

Whether you have seen a counselor before, or this is your first time considering counseling, I am confident that we can work together to resolve these issues through a cooperative, holistic approach to treatment that focuses on YOUR goals and how best to achieve them.

Susan Christiansen, Ph.D, LMFT, MSW

Susan Christiansen, Ph.D, LMFT, MSW

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

1555 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd Suite 405, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401 | 561-688-8787// 561-818-2221

I work with individuals, couples, and families, to better enhance relationships while struggling with the daily occurrences of LIFE. Believing that you are the expert of yourself and therefore have the strengths and resources to find your own solutions, I zero in on you

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

At Home or Private Discreet Intensives

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.

John Hawkins, LMHC, MA, DD , Member AACC

John Hawkins, LMHC, MA, DD , Member AACC

Board Certiffied Christian Counselor by AACC

West Palm Beach, Florida 33405 | 561-797-0631

Reaching out for help in counseling is a very difficult thing for most people. The most important ingredient for achieving success in counseling is the connection between the client and the counselor. For this reason John offers each person a free 30 minute consultation

Jo Shaw, Ph.D

Jo Shaw, Ph.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

I provide psychological assessments and treatment for children and their families. I am passionate about helping families with cohesion and overcoming challenges as a unit. I am available for one on one as well as family sessions.

Related Sites:
City of West Palm Beach, FL
Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy & Mental Health Counseling

Therapy West Palm Beach, FL

Counseling Riviera Beach, Palm Beach Shores, Mangonia Park, Golfview, Haverhill, Glen Ridge, Lake Park, North Palm Beach, Royal Palm Beach, Wellington, Greenacres, Lake Clarke Shores

Recreational options in West Palm Beach include the Centennial Square and Fountain, where families can enjoy sitting on the benches and watching their little ones run through the dozens of water jets that shoot water up from the ground. You'll need to dry off before heading in to the library that's right next door, which houses thousands of volumes for you and your children to peruse. For music lovers, catch one of the many concerts that occur at the nearby Meyer Amphitheatre.1 If you want to get out around the town but don't feel like driving, use the transit system to become eligible for commuter tax benefits, as well as free urgent rides. If someone becomes ill unexpectedly, or works overtime, they can get a ride home free of charge.

Mental Health in West Palm Beach

The Mental Health Association of Palm Beach County, Inc. is a nonprofit that seeks to promote understanding of mental health issues in order to decrease the stigmas that are associated with them. They work with community partners, as well as services and providers to coordinate systems throughout the community. These issues can be debilitating, and you should not go through it alone. Contact the Mental Health Association 561-832-3755. They are located at 909 Fern Street.2

The Parent-Child Center is an organization that serves children and families who are within Palm Beach County. They are a part of the Community Partnership, as well as the Housing Partnership, Inc. This nonprofit focuses on the child within the scope of the family, supporting the unit as a whole to foster emotional and physical wellbeing. They promote positive coping skills for the mental health of each individual and the family, as a whole. They are located at 2001 Blue Heron Road in Riviera Beach, though they serve the whole county, including West Palm Beach. You can reach them at 1-800-955-8770.3

Current Initiatives

Operation Hope is a social service and welfare nonprofit organization. Specifically, they assist homeless individuals with their needs, including financial, physical and emotional support. The homeless population often experience many mental health problems that either put them in the situation they are in, or are related to their stress from becoming homeless. Contact Operation Hope at 561-396-7969. It is located at 300 10th Street in Lake Park.4

Seagull Services is a nonprofit that has been designed to assist individuals with developmental and physical disabilities. They offer residential services, vocational training to help individuals reach their full potential in the work force, and a Summer Camp program, among other things. Contact them at 561-842-5814, and visit them at 3879 Byron Drive.5


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2. Mental Health Association of Palm Beach County, Inc. (2017). About Page. Retrieved from
3. Community Partners. (2017). Parent-Child Center. Retrieved from
4. Operation Hope. (2001). Home Page. Retrieved from
5. Seagull Services. (2017). About Us Page. Retrieved from

West Palm Beach is located in Palm Beach County, Florida. It has a land area of 55.13 square miles and a water area of 2.55 square miles.  The population of West Palm Beach is 106,779 people with 41,474 households and a median annual income of $45,800. .

Therapy Affordability Meter for West Palm Beach, FL

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in West Palm Beach, 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 West Palm Beach 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 West Palm Beach public health department.