Karina Evangelista, Therapist in Plantation, Florida — Zencare
Karina  Evangelista

Karina Evangelista

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC
Florida Accepting Online
Plantation, North Miami Accepting In-person
Updated June 10, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Adolescent mental health
  • Childhood trauma
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Depression

Professional statement

Karina Evangelista is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor located in Plantation, FL. Karina helps clients who feel overwhelmed or exhausted with their emotions. Many of her clients experience panic attacks, fatigue, loneliness, sadness, anxiety, or feelings of disconnection on a daily basis. Karina specializes in supporting clients who have experienced trauma and need help processing through those experiences.

Karina’s approach to therapy draws from many evidence-based therapy modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), and narrative therapy. She teaches clients how to manage their emotions through the use of coping techniques. She does this with trauma sensitivity and shows compassion, kindness, and sincerity in each session. Her style is collaborative and warm, which leads many clients to feel connected to her and engage in therapy.

Karina earned a Master’s degree from Capella University. She has over eight years of experience working with individuals of all backgrounds and identities. She provides clients with tangible next steps towards decreasing their mental health symptoms and empowers clients to go down a healthy, positive path.


Message to clients

We all go through so much in the course of our lives, but you do not have to go through alone. I believe that intention is the key to success and we will work together to get you over the bumps and back on the road. I'd love the opportunity to get to know you and to help you achieve your goals. You deserve to feel empowered to face whatever may be in your way. I'd love the opportunity to help you get there. When we work together, you are the unique driver, and I will maneuver according to your speed and style to meet your needs. If you are ready to get started, please, schedule a free consultation.


Specialties

ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure

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

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

Childhood trauma - Learning how traumatic events in childhood can translate into adulthood; processing through difficult memories with the goal of moving past the experience and lingering symptoms

Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) - Recovering from the impact of long-term, repeated traumatic events, such as emotional abuse and neglect

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)
  • Loveland Therapy Fund Clients

Insurance

Karina Evangelista is not in-network with any insurances.

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


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (50min)

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:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • PayPal
  • Venmo
  • Zelle
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly

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 10am-2pm
  • Tue 10am-2pm
  • Wed 10am-2pm
  • Thu 10am-2pm
  • Fri 10am-2pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Plantation practice
8201 Peters Rd., STE 1000, Plantation, Florida 33324
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 10am - 2pm
  • Tue 10am - 2pm
  • Wed 10am - 2pm
  • Thu 10am - 2pm
  • Fri 10am - 2pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

North Miami practice
1801 NE 123rd St., Ste 314, North Miami, Florida 33181
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 10am - 1pm
  • Tue 10am - 1pm
  • Wed 10am - 1pm
  • Thu 10am - 1pm
  • Fri 10am - 1pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 8 years

Talkspace, Mental Health Counselor, 2018 - Present
Private Practice, Mental Health Counselor, 2018 - Present
Trinity CMHC, Mental Health Counselor, 2014 - 2017

EMDR Institute, EMDR Certification, 2015
Capella University, Mental Health Counseling, 2014


Licensure

Florida: MHC14534


Languages

English

Portuguese