Family Counseling Services in El Portal, FL.

Find a family therapist in El Portal, Florida. Effective help for relationships, blended families, family of origin and other issues.


Family Therapist

Gary Forrest, PhD, LMFT, SAP

Licensed Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of El Portal

Although I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist with a Doctorate in Marriage & Family Therapy, I do not work with children under 18. I do, however, work with families with adult children. Often, parents believe their lives are being disrupted when adult children move home or when they fail to achieve (whether or not they live together). Also, many adult children believe that their parents are overreaching, etc. My approach to every situation is systemic. I help each member of the family system to adopt new behaviors that are neither childlike nor parent-like. In this way, the family system and each member in it can learn to live in harmony, whether or not they live together.

Family Therapist

Guy Jeanty, Ph.D., LMHC, LMFT, SAP

Licensed Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of El Portal

In family therapy I create a supportive environment where each family member feels comfortable expressing their views and communicating clearly what they need. As a family systems therapist, I also help family members to recognize that what they may identify as “the problem” is often a symptom of a pattern of behavior that has been set overtime. The benefits for your family will include eliminating accusations, blame and identifying effective solutions to communicate effectively. As a Certified Family Mediator I can also conduct court approved Family Mediation.

Family Therapist

Jennifer Spinner, LCSW, SAP

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of El Portal

Clients benefit immediately from family therapy with me. This is because I am educated in family systems and how this works. Many clients are not aware that any behavior/attitude in one family member actually effects the entire family. All family members are interconnected, and this insight is very eye opening for people. Clients learn the extent of the effect their choices have on one another, and how choosing positive behaviors benefits the whole. Family members need to be aware that when one child's behavior improves, for instance, anothers' may become worse. This is to be expected. Knowing this can validate/support families in the healing process.

Family Therapist

Mari Casares, Ph.D.

Psychologist

Within driving distance of El Portal

Families engage in unhealthy and ineffective ways of relating that can continue for years leaving all parties feeling burdened and strung out. Gaps and distances are created to manage difficult emotions and you may need a guide to help you rebuild a broken relationship. I help families address dysfunctional patterns that interfere with the closeness they would like to obtain. I help members identify patterns used to protect and distance themselves. I assist family members in engaging in a manner that recognizes the emotional needs of the family, and foster empathy for one another's position in family conflicts.

Family Therapist

Ernesto Felipe, LMHC, M.S., MS.Ed., NBCC, CRRTP

Board Certified Mental Health Counselor and Life Coach

Within driving distance of El Portal

When families learn to identify and modify maladaptive patterns of relating as they are guided into challenging inflexible roles assigned or adopted by its members, the system that the family is begins to move towards a healthier and more functional unit. Moreover, becuase, often times the person identified as the problem, is nothing but the expression of the symptoms of the family which may include ineffective distribution of power and responsibility, addressing structural issues can also contribute to transform families and turn them into safer and and more balanced.

Family Therapist

Sofia Robirosa, MBA, LMFT, CAP.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Addictions Professional

Within driving distance of El Portal

Is your child disobedient, and just need to get him to behave for once? Are you tired of having yelling matches with your teenager? Are you tired of hearing your children fight one another? Do you want to have a closer relationship with your child? Maybe you are looking for family therapy, because you and your family just went through a difficult life situation, such as the loss of a loved one, relocation, divorce... I provide a safe and compassionate space to work on your goal of improving your family relationship. I look forward to hearing from you today! Call me for a free consultation at 954-805-9513.

Family Therapist

Bobbi Newman, LMHC, CIRT

Licensed Mental Heath Counselor, Certified Imago Therapist

Within driving distance of El Portal

Families consist of the most important relationships in our lives. They can also be the most difficult. Learning how to communicate as children are growing up allows the kids to form healthier relationships as they grow up. We learned how to do "family" from our families...who did what they learned. Counseling helps to becomes more aware of the tools for healthy and connecting relationships.

Family Therapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within driving distance of El Portal

Most family therapists inadvertently create more chaos through their well-intentioned efforts to assist a family move through a change process. Why? Brains are inherently deregulated (all of us, may I add) and most talking and dialoguing misses brain-centric problems that need more intensive help. Many times the emotional trauma created by years of solving problems ineffectively can wreak havoc on the brain's parasympathetic nervous system, not ever giving the family a break from flight or fight thinking. Contact us for an innovative neuroscience solution to family dysfunction. Kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

Family Therapist

Elizabeth David, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of El Portal

As a Marriage and Family Therapist I strongly believe that there is no one way to handle a problem. I work with my clients to highlight what works and use that knowledge to help improve what seems to not be working. I genuinely enjoy seeing the entire family in session since it provides rich information on how a family interacts and provides insight on the resources they have to tackle whatever problems come their way.

Family Therapist

Claudia Fraga, LCSW

Counselor/Child, Adolescent and Family Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of El Portal

Over the last 50 years, the family structure has changed. People are waiting longer to marry and to have children. In 2000, US Census reported that 50% of first marriages end in divorce, 60% of second marriages end in divorce. About 26% of individuals find themselves in some sort of step role - stepparent, stepsibling or stepchild resulting in the blended family. Family therapy becomes the safe space where each person can communicate their perceptions and their needs. As the solution focused therapist, we become the vessel through which positive communication can be reached. Other goals in therapy are promotion of positive communication, friendship and healthy conflict resolution skills

Family Therapist

Kayla Roberts, M.S., LMHC, BCCC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Board Certified Christian Counselor

Within driving distance of El Portal

Clients will be able to better understand the dynamics of their family and how their family system works, what sustains it, what makes it strong and what makes it weak. Counseling will help the clients gain the love, respect, and honor that draws them together as a family, so they can find the joy and fulfillment of being a family. Healing and restoring relationships is an outcome of the counseling process of Family Therapy, as each individual agrees to work on strengthening and protecting themselves and each other.

Family Therapist

Laura Kohn, LMHC, CHt

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Within driving distance of El Portal

Find the skills you want to consciously create the family life you've always desired. Stop negative ingrained habits and dysfunctional behavior patterns quickly. Learn to respond consciously instead of reacting unconsciously. Improve your communications skills and learn the tools to resolve conflict or shift behavioral patterns quickly. Sometimes it takes an outsider to see things from an different perspective. Work with a consultant to quickly assess the problem and come up with easily implemented solutions. Your family is worth it. Call today.

Family Therapist

Maria Sue Butler, LMFT, Supervisor State Of Florida

LMFT Diplomate, Certified of Anger management

Within driving distance of El Portal

Families are the most important elements of society. We believe that healthy families form great communities. It all starts with the couple. We do intense couples and family therapy. Our relational skill building approach has helped many couples and families to reduce violence, conflict, miscommunication and anger at home. We are the only ones who give you a two-for-one treatment. We provide couples and family treatment along with anger management treatment at not extra cost.



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Thank you for visiting our Florida search of licensed family therapists in El Portal.  Discord due from strife, marital problems, sibling rivalry, family of origin issues and blended families (just to name a few) can strain and hurt loving relationships. Counseling with honesty and depth will get to the heart of the issues and work towards healing. Find resolution for your family in El Portal right now, please contact a specialist above, you can email 24/7.

El Portal is located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. It has a land area of 0.41 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of El Portal is 2,491 people with 883 households and a median annual income of $52,216. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for El Portal, FL

Affordable with Planning

Therapy in El Portal is generally within financial reach for the average family, but some budget planning may be needed for a real commitment to weekly counseling. Remember that your mental health and happiness are important. Check with your El Portal therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility