South Miami Psychology Group

South Miami Psychology Group

Therapy works. The time for YOU is now. Your future self will thank you.
Florida Accepting Online
Miami Accepting In-person
Updated June 7, 2021

South Miami Psychology Group is a collective of specialized clinicians all sharing the same passion; to help you feel like you are thriving in all aspects of your life. Whether you are seeking therapy for the first time or starting this process again, our team of compassionate therapists have the expertise to help you achieve emotional health. Learn to manage emotions, communicate effectively, develop healthy habits and create long-lasting positive change on your path to achieving optimal emotional health.

Finding the right practice to fit your therapeutic needs, personality style, and convenience, is extremely important. One aspect that makes our practice unique is our specialized matching process, where we honor each one of our patients as unique individuals & match their needs with the most appropriate therapist & therapeutic style.

Whether you, or your family members are dealing with mood, anxiety, addiction, relationship or other issues, we have specialists in that area. Additionally, if you have the goal of self-improvement and want to work towards more positive changes in your life, we can help.

Whether accessing our services at home via telehealth, or in our office, we aim to create a therapeutic experience that invites you to feel calm, supported and relaxed. Being in therapy with one of our therapists is designed to be a healing experience and one you will look forward to. Should you choose to attend therapy in our spa-like setting, we want you to feel at home here. From the moment you enter our space, your senses will enjoy the sounds and smells of a calming atmosphere, designed specifically for your comfort and relaxation. This is where your therapeutic experience begins.

Andrea  Loeb
Andrea Loeb

Psychologist, PsyD

Summer  Sullivan
Summer Sullivan

Psychologist, PhD

Karina  Luaces
Karina Luaces

Psychologist, PsyD

Deborah  Katsikas
Deborah Katsikas

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Luz  Berrio
Luz Berrio

Psychologist, PsyD

Barry  Ladis
Barry Ladis

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, PhD

Shana  Friedman
Shana Friedman

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Peggy  Rios
Peggy Rios

Psychologist, PhD

Michelle  Ferrer
Michelle Ferrer

Psychologist, PhD

Ashley  Tirado-Martinez
Ashley Tirado-Martinez

Psychologist, PsyD

Dulce  Jané
Dulce Jané

Psychologist, PhD

Cari  Altman
Cari Altman

Mental Health Counselor Intern

Samantha  Mackson
Samantha Mackson

Postdoctoral Fellow


About

How does payment work at your practice?

At South Miami Psychology Group, we are in network with Modern Health. If you will be paying our of pocket, our fees range from $180-300 (therapy) and $499-2500 (testing) depending on the provider, experience and service provided. As a courtesy, we are happy to submit out-of-network claims on your behalf directly to your insurance company.

What services does your practice offer?

We are a small group practice, located in the heart of Pinecrest, FL with easy access from South Miami, Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Key Biscayne and Miami Beach. Through the benefit of telehealth, we are also able to provide highly-effective virtual therapy throughout the state of Florida. Our services include providing psychotherapy & psychological testing for children, adolescents, & adults in the context of individual, family & couples therapies.

Why should I choose your practice?

South Miami Psychology Group (SMPG) began 11 years ago with two psychologists, Drs. Andrea Loeb and Summer Sullivan, who had a vision. They dreamt of having a neighborhood practice where multiple family members could receive care under the same roof. At SMPG, we treat your family like one of our own. We offer a warm, inviting environment where people can evolve to be the best version of themselves. Are you looking for a safe space to process the things in your life that are making you unhappy? We are a team of twelve mental health professionals with varying specialities, strategically assembled to provide the most comprehensive therapeutic interventions that lead to positive changes. Whether you are looking for someone for yourself, your children, your marriage or the entire family system, we can help. Don’t put it off another day. Relief and self-actualization are waiting for you.

What are your practice's specialties?

The therapists at South Miami Psychology Group specialize in all areas of psychological distress including: mood and anxiety disorders, behavior disorders, addiction, trauma, and adjusting to life stages (divorce, grief, children leaving the home). Additionally, our therapists have specialized training in:

Anxiety

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Mood Disorders

Couples counseling

Trauma

LGBTQIA topics

Child and Teen counseling

Addiction

Substance abuse

Parenting

Chronic Illness

Grief and Loss

Carrer Development


Specialties

Adolescent mental health - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years; addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional disregulation

Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Child mental health - Specialized strategies for common childhood disorders including attention issues, attachment problems, behavioral disorders, learning disorders, autism spectrum diagnoses, and feeding or elimination issues.

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Reducing unwanted intrusive thoughts and rituals by gradually building comfort and confidence facing difficult fears, thoughts, and emotions




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

South Miami Psychology Group is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $250 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $150 - $250
  • Initial session: $300 (60min)
  • Couples sessions: $300 (75min)
  • Family sessions: $300 (75min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Courtesy billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • As needed
Therapist's note

Session fees may vary according to provider:

Ongoing sessions range from $175-250 for 50 minutes

Initial sessions range from $175-300 for 60 minutes

Couples sessions range from $175-225

Family sessions range from $175-250

Gifted Testing $495

ADHD Testing $2000

Full Psycho-Educational Testing Battery $2500-3000


Location(s)

Online Sessions (Florida)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 7am-9pm
  • Tue 7am-9pm
  • Wed 7am-9pm
  • Thu 7am-9pm
  • Fri 7am-9pm
  • Sat 9am-2pm
  • Sun As Needed

Miami practice
10205 South Dixie Highway, 203, Miami, FL 33156
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 7am-9pm
  • Tue 7am-9pm
  • Wed 7am-9pm
  • Thu 7am-9pm
  • Fri 7am-9pm
  • Sat 9am-2pm
  • Sun As Needed

Head of Practice's Licensure

Florida: 5818


Languages

English

Spanish