Jo-Ann H Bird, PhD, LMHC, CCBT, NCC, Counselor in Tampa
Do you and your partner have difficulty communicating and understanding each other? Are you experiencing anxiety or depressive symptoms, or do you have relationship or sexual concerns? Then, you've come to the right place! I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Board Certified Clinical Sexologist, Certified Cognitive-Behavioral Therapist, and Relationship and Intimacy Counselor providing therapy services for individuals and couples in the Tampa Bay area. I provide individual therapy for adults that are struggling with anxiety/depressive symptoms, relationship issues or sexual concerns. I work with my husband as a co-therapy team providing counseling/coaching and sex therapy services for couples.
I tailor services to the specific needs of my client(s) using treatment methods as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy [Rational Living Therapy (RLT), Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Cognitive Interpersonal Therapy (CIT)], Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT), Gottman Method Couples Therapy, Sex Therapy, Life Coaching or an integrative approach.
I'm also a sexuality and relationship expert commentator for local and national television and radio shows as well as other media outlets. I look forward to talking with you!
Call or Email Jo-Ann H Bird for a free phone consultation now - (813) 769-9039


  • Years in Practice: 10+ Years
  • School: Nova Southeastern University
  • Year Graduated: 1997
  • License No. and State: MH6090 Florida


  • Avg Cost (per session): $150 - $230
  • Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: NACBT/Certificate # 12624
  • Certificate Date: 2015
  • Certificate: American Board of Sexology/ABS Certification No. 2700


  • Sex Therapy
  • Relationship Issues
  • Anxiety


  • Anger Management
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Life Coaching
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Spirituality
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues

Mental Health

  • Mood Disorders


  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus


  • Adults


  • Bisexual Clients
  • Gay Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • An Integrative Approach
  • Attachment-based
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family / Marital
  • Gottman Method
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Positive Psychology
  • REBT and RLT
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)


  • Individuals
  • Couples
Last Modified: 03 May 2017
Jo-Ann H Bird, PhD, LMHC, CCBT, NCC, Counselor in Tampa

Jo-Ann H Bird

Counselor, PhD, LMHC, CCBT, NCC