Psychologist Therapists in Estero, FL
"Dr. Harrison has completed extensive training in psychology. She completed a B.A at Indiana University, an M.A. and Ph.D. at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, an internship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and a residency year in South Florida. Dr. Harrison has seen patients since 1981. In addition to private practice, she was previously on staff at numerous hospitals, and served as clinical director of a large mental health center. She has received multiple awards such as the Award for Outstanding Community Advocacy from the Supreme Court and Governor of Florida, and Phi Beta Kappa."
"As a doctoral-level psychologist practicing in Lee County since 2001, my approach to helping clients make lasting improvements in their lives includes providing hope for change, research-based techniques and practical problem solving skills. Specific treatment goals for children, adolescents, adults, couples or families are developed collaboratively, beginning in the first session. Treatments focus on clarifying current struggles and identifying strengths and skills to make lasting improvements in the following areas: life stressors, work or school concerns, relationships, health, problematic behaviors, and symptoms of anxiety, depression or another diagnosis. The ultimate goal of psychotherapy is fulfillment in daily life."
"I have primarily worked with addictions for the past 30 years. When you work with addiction, you see many people who have many different diagnoses. I have worked with people who experience trauma, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, personality disorders, to name just a few. I work with adults of all ages. I provide individual, marriage/pre-marital, family and group counseling."
"Phyllis Walters-Kemp, Ph.D. is licensed and nationally certified. Dr. Walters-Kemp specializes in counseling,assessment, intervention, and consultation. She earned a Doctor of Philosophy Degree (Ph.D.) from The University of Northern Colorado, and a Master of Science degree in School Psychology from the University of Alabama. Dr. Walters-Kemp works with children, adolescents, and adults who present signs of anxiety impulses, depression despair, obsessive compulsive behaviors, learning difficulties, child abuse, parenting challenges, ADHD, Autism, behavior challenges, relationship issues, life stage transitions, divorce, blended family integration, and related problems."
"By applying a supportive, compassionate, and caring approach clients have the ability to use multiple tools to enhance and maintain their quality of life. As your counselor, my goal is to engage you in co-creating an active treatment plan that is directly related to your identified concerns, issues, and needs. I will guide you through the multiple layers of life's maze that include situations and experiences, feelings and emotions, thoughts, choices, and decision-making. Together we will make progress and strive forward towards your desired outcome. I utilize therapeutic intervention techniques that fit or work with you."
"My name is Lynn Wappler and I have been in private practice since 2000 currently practicing in Estero as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, National Board Certified Counselor. My office is friendly and easily accessible to all. I work with individuals, families, teens, and children. I will provide the tools necessary to address your concerns, whether that be anxiety, depression, stress reduction, parenting or behavioral concerns. I strive for you as the client to feel respected, safe, understood and encouraged. You can expect to be treated as I would want to be treated when dealing with personal issues."
"Betcy is a compassionate, engaging, knowledgeable, and present oriented therapist who utilizes research based treatment. She specializes in marriage counseling, trauma treatment for the individual/family, and is a certified trainer of adoption health professionals. A strength and attachment based approach is used in providing the foundation for healing in relationships with significant others, individuals with trauma, and children. Overtime, our brains become used to traveling along well known and habitual pathways, leading to repetition of unwanted behaviors Betcy supports the retraining of the brain so that you can use more productive and different routes, and thereby change behaviors and thoughts."
"I am a sex-positive, bilingual (English and Spanish) Registered Clinical Social Work Intern who specializes in marital, couples, and relationship counseling. I also work with individuals and couples who are struggling to achieve a healthy sexual life due to sexual dysfunction, sexual aversion, recovery from sexual compulsivity and addiction, or other sexuality-based issues."
"Let me help you restore some calm, clarity, and direction into your life. Whether you are struggling with relationship issues, life transitions such as divorce, death, or getting adjusted to college or life in FL, addiction, anxiety, self-esteem issues, or anger issues, I can offer you tools and support to identify and make the changes you want."
"In my work with clients, I strive to create a safe, compassionate and supportive environment in which a trusting relationship is developed. This relationship can be a pathway for growth and change. Through mutual collaboration I will get to know you, your relationships, and how to create lasting and meaningful change in your life. Positive change through therapy can provide you with more stability, greater self-confidence, increased satisfaction with your life, improved relationships, and a feeling of satisfaction and ease about daily life. I work with adults, families, couples, and specialize in adolescents."
"Life can be stressful and it certainly changes over time. The same is true in our relationships. With compassion and understanding and providing support and practical feedback, I can help you to effectively address your personal life challenges and concerns. Therapy can help you learn to make decisions based on what is best for you and your family. Integrating my background and knowledge with your life circumstances, I can offer a personalized approach tailored to your specific needs that will help you acheive personal growth, make good choices and feel better about yourself and your relationships."
"Are you struggling with addictive or compulsive behaviors or substances? Have you tried stopping on your own? Do depression, anxiety or panic take you over? Have you been physically or sexually abused? Do you self-harm? Do you have puzzling memory gaps? Are your relationships suffering? Does your partner or someone you love have a problem? Ready for change? I can help. In a supportive, confidential, non-judgmental environment, using effective research-based methods, I help you break free of addictions, trauma, and/or unhealthy behaviors, and learn how to build a healthy and rewarding life and relationships in recovery."
"Michele graduated from Loyola University with a Master's degree in Theology and Marriage and Family Therapy. She focuses on individuals and couples impacted by addiction, pornography, infidelity, relational crisis and trauma. She has been a clinical director and a jail program director of substance abuse treatment, as well as a CEO of a domestic violence center. As a federal government researcher, she developed an addiction curriculum that was implemented in treatment centers across the country. She was a featured therapist on the Oprah Network's "Unfaithful: Stories of Betrayal". She is in long term recovery from addiction, as is her husband."
"Gina Lanza Kane, Senior Therapist, has been a licensed mental health counselor in the behavioral health field for over 30 years. She is a graduate of Columbia University, University of Central Florida, and University of South Florida. Gina is a compassionate, authentic and empathetic counselor and clinical supervisor. She draws on highly respected clinical skills, professional judgment, decision making and interpersonal skills to help her clients. Her empathy for clients and their needs is obvious. She combines human warmth and genuineness. Her approach is person-centered and goal-directed, treating the whole person."
"Are you looking for couples or pre-marital counseling; marriage and family therapy; assistance with relationship problems or worried about sexual dysfunction? Are you struggling with anxiety, depression or low self-esteem; experiencing career or life changes; suffering from loss or grief? Do you need an experienced professional therapist who is kind, warm, thoughtful and down-to-earth to work with? I have more than 35 years of successful experience in therapy and counseling and I realize that taking the first step toward getting help is often the most difficult."
"CONFLICT RESOLUTION PRACTITIONER ~ ~ ~ ~ With a Ph.D. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution and the architect of the "Reconciliation Model of Peacemaking," my expertise is promoting healthy, harmonious relationships. Unlike some therapists who are neutral whether you stay together as a couple or divorce, the goal of my practice is to help you reconcile your relationship. Together, we will fight for your marriage. Time, however, is a major factor. If you avoid addressing uncomfortable issues today they will only become more difficult tomorrow. Let's begin repairing and rebuilding your relationship today! Call me directly for a FREE telephone consultation."
"I am a Fort Myers Christian Counselor and a Mental Health Therapist. I believe that counseling is helping YOU move pass the notion of being overwhelm and stuck. I utilize solution-focused and cognitive behavioral techniques that would give you effective coping skills for many social and personal issues such as stress, depression, anxiety, anger, mistrust, poor communication, and many other mental health problems. As a counselor, I would provide an empathetic atmosphere for you to realize that you are not alone in your struggles, and I would empower and assist you so that you can reach your goals."
"As a practical, interactive, solution-focused therapist, my treatment approach is to provide support with insight and feedback to help clients address current challenges and long-standing issues. With sensitivity and compassion, I help individuals bring resolution to a wide range of life challenges and psychological issues. With an integration of complimentary methods, I draw from a selection of styles and techniques to incorporate what is most helpful for each individual. Together with each client I work to build on strengths and achieve life goals. My office and my approach user friendly and informal for your comfort."