Online Mental Health Counselors in Florida

Find online mental health counselors in Florida. Online appointments with mental health counselors can offer the great convenience of accessing care from the comfort of your home or workplace. It also increases the pool of mental health counselors that you can choose from, as you can see any mental health counselor who is licensed in the state you live in. This can especially be helpful if you are having difficulty finding local in-person therapists who take your health insurance or are within your therapy budget. Online sessions through a secure video platform are an effective way to have therapy, and studies have proven them to be just as impactful as in-person sessions.

253 Matching Mental Health Counselors with Availability

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Jason Duenas

Therapist

Accepting clients from Florida

Addiction - Couples counseling - Trauma - Race & cultural identity - Spirituality & religion
Online only
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Nichole Wood-Barcalow

Therapist

Accepting clients from Florida

Eating disorders & disordered eating - Body image - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Values clarification - Anxiety
Online only
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Christen N Mullane

Therapist

Accepting clients from Florida

Chronic illness - Trauma - Insomnia & sleep issues - Chronic pain - Stress management - Assistance for caregivers and frontline workers
Online only
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Melanie Ryerson

Therapist

Accepting clients from Florida

Anxiety - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Perfectionism - Sexual harassment & assault - Trauma
 In-person & online
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Juan Carlos Camps

Therapist

Accepting clients from Florida

Anxiety - Clinical supervision - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Life coaching - Sports psychology - Depression
 In-person & online
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Love and Empathy Counseling, LLC

Group practice

Accepting clients from Florida

Anxiety - Depression - Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Women's issues - Relationship issues - Clinical supervision
 In-person & online
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Bronwyn Heiss

Therapist

Accepting clients from Florida

Trauma - Childhood trauma - Anxiety - Couples counseling - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Life coaching
 In-person & online
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Willie Borkai

Therapist

Accepting clients from Florida

ADHD - Anxiety - Career counseling - Depression - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Trauma
Online only
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Carol Lazarus

Therapist

Accepting clients from Florida

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Relationship issues - Trauma
Online only
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Maxie Ezratti

Therapist

Accepting clients from Florida

Self-esteem - Emotion regulation - Attachment issues - Communication issues - Couples counseling - Family issues
 In-person & online
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Kristin Jones

Therapist

Accepting clients from Florida

Anxiety - Borderline personality disorder - Depression - Eating disorders & disordered eating - Body image - Mind-body connection
Online only
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Anne Schultz

Therapist

Accepting clients from Florida

Anxiety - Depression - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Relationship issues - Body image - Eating disorders & disordered eating
Online only
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Salina Bambic

Therapist

Accepting clients from Florida

Anxiety - Self-esteem - Self-doubt - Work stress - Stress management - Depression
Online only
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Nora Cuellar

Therapist

Accepting clients from Florida

Addiction - Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - Family issues - Trauma
 In-person & online
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Heather Edwards

Therapist

Accepting clients from Florida

Anxiety - Depression - Trauma - Mindfulness - Relationships - Couples counseling
Online only
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Katie Chiasson

Therapist

Accepting clients from Florida

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) - Trauma - Childhood trauma - Sexual harassment & assault - Life transitions
 In-person & online
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Matthew Meyers

Therapist

Accepting clients from Florida

Academic challenges - Anxiety - Communication issues - Life transitions - Relationship issues - Work stress
Online only
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Alba I Colmenares Moore

Therapist

Accepting clients from Florida

Anxiety - Cultural adjustment - Depression - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Trauma - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health
Online only
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Cassandra Mitchell

Therapist

Accepting clients from Florida

Trauma - Anxiety - Depression - Adolescent mental health - Child mental health - Race & cultural identity
Online only
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Diane Alexy Sosa

Therapist

Accepting clients from Florida

Anxiety - Depression - Self-esteem - College student mental health - Women's issues - Life coaching
Online only
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Emily Abeledo

Therapist

Accepting clients from Florida

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Codependency - Couples counseling - Life transitions - Relationship issues - Entrepreneur mental health
Online only
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Lisa Jimenez

Therapist

Accepting clients from Florida

Anxiety - Depression - Eating disorders & disordered eating - Body image - Adolescent mental health - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics
 In-person & online
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Thomas Hanna

Therapist

Accepting clients from Florida

Anxiety - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Trauma - Existential crisis & challenges - Stress management
Online only
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Vanessa Lumpkin

Therapist

Accepting clients from Florida

Anxiety - ADHD - Depression - Trauma
Online only
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Barbara Margarita Sosa Baladron

Therapist

Accepting clients from Florida

Anxiety - College & graduate student mental health - Depression - Existential crisis & challenges - Phobias & fears - Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
 In-person & online
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Ellyn Gamberg

Therapist

Accepting clients from Florida

Medical Hypnosis - Sleep disorders - Anxiety - Depression - Chronic pain - Women’s mental health
Online only
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Heather Allen

Therapist

Accepting clients from Florida

Anorexia nervosa - Binge eating disorder - Bulimia nervosa - Eating disorders & disordered eating - Body dysmorphia - Body image
Online only
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Aliza Shapiro, LCSW

Group practice

Accepting clients from Florida

ADHD - Anxiety - Depression - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Relationship issues - Dating
Online only
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Meg Young

Therapist

Accepting clients from Florida

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Anxiety - Burnout - Medical professionals' mental health - Stress management
 In-person & online
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Cathleen D. Yann

Therapist

Accepting clients from Florida

Anxiety - Depression - Relationship issues - Spirituality & religion - Trauma - Panic attacks / panic disorder
 In-person & online

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FAQs about how to find a mental health counselor in Florida

How do I find a mental health counselor in Florida?

Find a mental health counselor near you in Florida on Zencare. Narrow your search by using filters like insurance, therapy budget specialty, and provider identity. Mental health professionals on Zencare are vetted for their extensive experience treating individual adults, children and adolescents, as well as couples and families. Explore each potential mental health counselor profile to learn more about their specialties, and watch an introductory video to get a sense of their personality. Book a free initial call to find the right mental health counselor for you!

Does insurance cover therapy in Florida?

Yes, most Florida health insurance carriers provide mental health benefits that cover therapy. However, the exact amount of coverage will vary based on the plan details and whether the selected provider is in-network or out-of-network with your insurance. If the mental health counselor is in-network with your insurance, you’ll pay only a copay at each session after meeting your annual deductible. If the mental health counselor is out-of-network with your insurance, you may still be able to receive reimbursement after paying the fee at the time of therapy session. If you have a PPO or POS insurance plan, you can likely receive some reimbursement when you see a mental health counselor out-of-network in Florida. If you have an HMO, EPO, or Medicaid/Medicare plan, you likely cannot receive reimbursement, and would be responsible for the full out-of-network session fee. Note that services designed to treat topics which are not diagnosed mental health conditions, such as couples counseling and life coaching, are not typically covered by health insurance. The potential mental health provider must also be a licensed therapist in your state for the insurance company to cover services.

How do I find an affordable mental health counselor in Florida?

Many mental health counselors offer a sliding scale, or a range of session fees based on financial need to clients who would not otherwise be able to afford typical therapy rates in Florida. If you are struggling to pay for therapy, consider asking for a sliding scale, looking for an in-network mental health counselor, or seeking services through a local agency, college counseling center, or hospital.

How can I make an appointment with a mental health counselor in Florida?

Start your search for an appointment with a mental health counselor in Florida on Zencare. Many mental health professionals located in Florida require clients to have an introductory call before booking a full appointment online. In this free call, the prospective mental health counselor will ask about your goals for treatment, and make sure that their skills, specialized training, and scope of private practice are a match for your mental health issues. At the same time, you should assess if you feel comfortable talking with the mental health counselor, as studies show that the most important determinant of successful therapy is the relationship between therapist and client. After an initial call, you’ll typically be given the option to book an appointment with the mental health counselor, or continue your search if it’s not a good fit. At the initial session, you’ll likely discuss the therapeutic process and determine goals for your personal growth. Common therapy goals include learning effective coping strategies to deal with negative feelings, increasing self-awareness, and gaining a deeper understanding and insight into relationship patterns.

How can I find a mental health counselor in Florida who sees clients after hours?

Find a mental health counselor who sees clients after hours on Zencare. Many mental health counselors in Florida offer appointments outside of traditional business hours. Simply filter by Office Hours under More Filters to choose the time of day that works best for you, whether that be early morning before work, in the evenings, or even over the weekend. After hours sessions are a good option for busy individuals, couples, and families dealing with hectic schedules and who need a flexible option for their mental health care.

How do I find a mental health counselor in Florida who offers in-person sessions?

Find a mental health counselor who offers in-person sessions on Zencare. Many mental health counselors in Florida have resumed offering in-person sessions; you can filter by “In-Person” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for in-office sessions. You can also search by map to find providers in Florida near you. While some clients prefer in-person sessions because they offer a safe, neutral ground for the session to take place, for the widest range of mental health counselor options, consider expanding your search to also include providers licensed in your state who offer telehealth, or therapy sessions via remote video call.

How do I find a mental health counselor in Florida who offers online sessions?

Find a mental health counselor who offers online sessions on Zencare. Most mental health counselors in Florida continue to offer appointments online; you can filter by “Online” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for teletherapy sessions. In order to see a mental health counselor, they must be licensed to provide online sessions to clients living in your state. Online therapy is different from text therapy, or asynchronous therapy; online therapy offers the same consistent relationship with a local Florida mental health counselor that an in-person session would, with sessions taking place via phone or a video sessions through a secure teletherapy platform. Online therapy sessions are a convenient way to find a mental health counselor near Florida without leaving the comfort of your home or office.

Where can I get mental health therapy in Florida?

Start your search for mental health therapy in Florida on Zencare. Many mental health counselors are quality-vetted for excellence in clinical care. When you’re struggling with your mental health, it might be time to seek professional support in the form of counseling services, couples therapy, or psychiatric medication management. There are a wide range of private practice mental health counselors to choose from in Florida; consider narrowing your search by criteria like insurance carrier, therapy budget, specialty, or provider identity to find a great fit!

How can I start therapy in Florida?

Start your search for a great mental health counselor in Florida on Zencare. First, consider any logistic limitations, like how far you are willing to travel outside of Florida or if you are open to online sessions with a local provider. Also consider how much your therapy budget is, and when you are available for therapy. Then, make a list of priorities for your ideal mental health counselor: do they match your identity, or have expertise in a specific area like anxiety or depression? There is no one reason to start therapy; many individuals in Florida go see a therapist when they need help to move forward through a difficult time, cope with symptoms of a mental illness such as a mood disorder, navigate life transitions, process relationship difficulties or improve their behavioral health. Use your priorities to filter on Zencare by insurance, speciality, and availability. Look through a few provider profiles to find the mental health counselor you might click with, watch their introductory videos, and book a free call to find a great personal fit!

What kinds of mental health providers are available in Florida?

There are many different kinds of mental health providers available in Florida, including psychologists, clinical social workers, and mental health counselors. As long as the provider is licensed in your state, the factor that matters most to therapy outcomes is the therapeutic alliance, or the relationship you build with your therapist. Common types of therapy provided in Florida include cognitive therapies, like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and insight-oriented therapies like psychodynamic therapy. Other providers offer a blend of techniques for a more interpersonal, holistic approach. Some mental health therapists in Florida also offer specialized treatment services, like couples therapy, premarital counseling, and family therapy. While most Florida providers are qualified to treat general challenges, like depression, anxiety disorders, trauma, relationship difficulties, and low self-esteem, for concerns such as substance abuse, personality disorders, and eating disorders, consider seeking expert care. Together with your mental health counselor, you’ll build a treatment plan that addresses your reasons for seeking therapy and monitor progress toward your wellness goals and overall well being.

How does paying for therapy work in Florida?

There are several options for paying for therapy in Florida. For many people, the most affordable way to seek mental health services is to look for a provider who is in-network with your insurance. Due to high demand and low availability, in-network providers often have long waitlists; to widen your options and start therapy sooner, you might also consider looking for an out-of-network provider. When you see an out-of-network mental health counselor in Florida, you can ask for a sliding scale if you are unable to afford their typical session fees, or seek reimbursement from your insurance company if you have a PPO or POS plan. For clients who have an insurance plan with a high deductible and low medical costs, therapy costs are often comparable when you see a mental health counselor in- or out-of-network. While paying for therapy can be a substantial investment, it’s also a great way to improve relationships, boost self-esteem, address symptoms of mental illness, and ultimately live a happier, more self-directed life.