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.


Monica Buttafava, M.S., LMHC,

Monica Buttafava, M.S., LMHC,

Licenced Mental Health Counselor and Psychotherapist

Monica Buttafava is a licensed mental health counselor and has been working in the field of mental health since 1996. She has particular expertise in working with children, adolescents, young adults, and their families and is experienced in parenting support.

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. Sometimes it is a relationship that needs clearer communication. Let's fix it!

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

Jo Shaw, Ph.D

Jo Shaw, Ph.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

I provide psychological assessments, family therapy, and individual counseling via telehealth. I provide a safe place for anime fans, metalheads, geeks, nerds, gamers, adventurers, and the LGBTQ community. I am also interested in research facilitation.

Sidney Nelson

Sidney Nelson

Clinical Christian Counselor

801 Northpoint Pkwy, West Palm Beach, Florida 33407 | (561) 760-1011

Hi. I'm Dr. Sidney Nelson, a licensed therapist. I provide effective, professional care to help you better manage anger, cope with anxiety, and recover from grief. You can have better relationships with families, friends, and co-workers. I look forward to meeting you!

Empowered Life Counseling, Inc., Dr. Remy Nelson, LMHC,NCC, CCMHC

Empowered Life Counseling, Inc., Dr. Remy Nelson, LMHC,NCC, CCMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Available for Online Therapy

Hello and thank you for reaching out. I'm so glad that you are here exploring options to a better way. I believe in a healthy humanity, and I have set forth the intention to become what I have become so that I can contribute toward the humanity that I envision.

Beachway Therapy Center, Several licensed professionals

Beachway Therapy Center, Several licensed professionals

Drug & Alcohol Treatment Center

1700 N. Dixie Hwy, West Palm Beach, Florida 33407 | 877 284 0353

Beachway Therapy Center maintains a strong commitment to cutting-edge, individualized treatment of the highest quality. Through the experienced care of licensed professionals, we reach the core of our clients’ addictions at their deepest emotional and mental levels.

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

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 43 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.


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


Resources

1. USA Today 10 Best. (2017) Centennial Square and Fountain Retrieved from http://www.10best.com/destinations/florida/palm-beach-west-palm-beach/west-palm-beach/attractions/centennial-square-fountain-park/
2. Mental Health Association of Palm Beach County, Inc. (2017). About Page. Retrieved from http://www.mhapbc.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=pages.aboutus
3. Community Partners. (2017). Parent-Child Center. Retrieved from http://www.gocpg.org/parent-childcenter
4. Operation Hope. (2001). Home Page. Retrieved from http://operationhopeforthefuture.com/
5. Seagull Services. (2017). About Us Page. Retrieved from http://www.seagull.org/about-seagull.html

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.