Counselors, Therapists and Life Coaches in Boca Raton, FL

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Anton Georgiev
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-ups

Anton Georgiev, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Anton Georgiev is a culturally diverse, board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) focused on a holistic treatment approach. Anton began his psychiatric career in 2013 working for River Point Behavioral Health and Memorial Hospital, both major inpatient psychiatric facilities in Jacksonville, Florida. Since 2019 Anton has been gaining experience as an outpatient psychiatric resident, while retaining his inpatient nurse duties. His experience includes the emergency stabilization psychiatric unit, addiction unit, geriatric psychiatry, and adolescence psychiatry. In addition to direct inpatient and outpatient care, Anton has 5 years of experience as a group therapy leader as part of his registered nurse duties while working in Memorial Hospital.

Anton completed his Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at Florida State College of Jacksonville and his Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and PMHNP at Eastern Kentucky University. Anton is a strong supporter of incorporating therapy into client treatment, for its potential to unlock the previously unused or forgotten abilities to self-manage and control feelings, reactions, emotions, and fears. He accepts the benefits of alternative and complementary treatments in his client’s ongoing efforts to be a well-balanced person. He is aware of his client’s personal choice of treatment and their cultural and spiritual beliefs, which have the potential to greatly affect the treatment and the therapeutic relationship between provider and patient.

Anton’s goal is to treat the whole person, giving each individual tailored and personalized care, specific to their culture, lifestyle, belief system, and capacity. He is a firm believer in the philosophy of “sound mind-sound body”, therefore his care explores the connection between psychiatric and medical aspects. Anton invests the time to explain, educate, and provide his clients with all of the needed information to make the best possible choice. He understands that a treatment is never static; it is an ongoing and highly dynamic process, involving honest communication and effort from both provider and client.

Education

Eastern Kentucky University
Masters of Science in Nursing

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Adjustment disorder
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Panic disorder
  • Mood disorders
  • Stress
  • Sleep disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • ADHD
  • PTSD
  • Gender dysphoria Addiction
Dr.Yveline Jacques
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake
$149: Follow-up

Dr. Yveline Jacques, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC

Philosophy of Care

**Dr. Yveline Jacques offers services in English, French, and Creole

Dr. Yveline Jacques is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner in the state of Florida. Dr. Jacques has been in the medical field for a total of 20 years and has been practicing psychiatry for the past four years. She is certified to treat clients across the lifespan, but she is specialized in adult psychiatry helping clients with a variety of psychic disorders including major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Dr. Jacques completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing at Nova Southeastern University. She received her Doctor of Nursing Practice from University of North Florida.

Dr. Yveline Jacques utilizes evidence-based practice for the prevention, assessment, diagnosing, treatment, and rehabilitation of the mentally ill with the purpose to alleviate mental suffering associated with psychiatric disorders and the optimization of mental well-being.

Dr. Yveline Jacques understands the importance of your mental health and is ready to establish trust, listen to you, being informed of your symptoms and your concerns, involving you in your plan of care, partnership with you in achieving your desired treatment outcome. 

Education

Nova Southeastern University
MS Nursing

Specialties

  • Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)
  • Treatment Resistant Depression (TRD)
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
  • Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Personality Disorder
  • Eating Disorder

 

Harriet Zeikowitz
Self Pay Rate: $99

Harriet Zeikowitz, LMHC

Philosophy of Care

Harriet Zeikowitz is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) who has 25 years of experience working with biological parents, adoptive parents, foster parents, and the children in their lives. From her rich experience in creating home studies for pre-adoptive parents, Harriet understands the losses felt by her clients who are affected by infertility. She enjoys working with couples, helping them to solidify their relationship and in helping children to heal and to grow. Working with couples and families, Harriet helps reinforce attachments and helps family members with anxiety, depression or anger. She helps family members to trust each other and to understand each other’s needs.

Harriet completed her Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Communications at Queens College (City University of New York) and her Master of Science (MS) in Mental Health Counseling at Nova Southeastern University. For over 20 years, Harriet worked with several programs affiliated with the Florida Department of Children & Families and with the children who experienced abuse and/or neglect. She taught classes in MAPP (Model Approach to Partnership in Parenting), ACT (Adoption Competency Training), and in PIP (Partnership In Parenting) regarding LGBTQ issues.

Children express their needs through their behaviors, many of which their parents might find challenging. Cultivating a more caring and nurturing homelife, Harriet helps children heal from their Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). She works with families in understanding the different ethnic and cultural issues both in their home and in their community. Harriet understands discord that can exist with within the family and how everyone can be affected. With her compassionate nature, Harriet works with her clients in creating, and maintaining, a more loving and supportive home environment.

Education

Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling
Nova Southeastern University 

Specialties

  • Adoption Issues
  • Parenting Issues
  • Fertility / Infertility
  • Child Abuse/Neglect
  • Attachment Disorder
  • Couples Therapy / Divorce / Separation
  • Ethnic / Cultural Issues
Dr.lan Silbert
Self Pay Rate: $99

Ian Silbert, LCSW

Philosophy of Care 

Dr. lan Silbert is a psychotherapist in the state of Florida who has over 33 years of experience in practise. He received his Doctor of Philosophy Degree from Barry University in 1993 and he is licensed as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Florida. Originally from Toronto, Canada, Dr. Silbert attended the University of Windsor and received his MSW in 1988; York University and received his BSW in 1987; and, the University Of Toronto completing a Honors Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Music in 1985.

Dr. Silbert brings an eclectic approach to providing counseling, specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Systems Theory, Mindfullness based and Solution Focused approaches to therapy to always meet the individualized needs of all his patients.

Dr. Silbert looks forward to working with all populations from young children to the geriatric population to formulate an individualized treatment plan to meet each patient's specific needs and goals.

Education

Masters of Social Work
University of Windsor

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Anxiety/Stress
  • Panic Disorder
  • ADHD/ADD
  • Mood Disorders
  • BiPolar Disorder
  • LGBTQ issues
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Anger Management
  • Grief and Loss
Ivette Medrano
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-ups

Ivette Medrano, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Ivette Medrano is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) with over 12 years of experience working with patients of all ages, including children, adults, and families. She especially enjoys working with adults on issues such as ADHD, depression, anxiety, PTSD, insomnia, and OCD.

Ivette received her Doctorate's degree in Nursing Practice from Florida International University. She takes a collaborative approach with her patients, using an eclectic therapeutic method that combines elements of cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness, trauma-focused therapy, and solution/insight-oriented therapy. She believes that holistic health includes physical, mental, and emotional well-being to promote a fulfilling and purposeful life.

Ivette seeks to create a warm relationship with you in order to work together towards your identified goals and values, creating a unique and personalized treatment plan together. As a non-heterosexual Hispanic woman, she also understands the unique intricacy of cultural and societal norms, as well as the personal struggles that mental health conditions and their challenges might bring about.

Education

Florida International University
Doctorate of Nursing Practice

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting, Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Sexual Orientation / Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women’s Issues
Jennifer Richie
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $139: Follow-ups

Jennifer Richie, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Jennifer is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC). She completed her graduate studies at Georgetown University and undergraduate degree at Drexel University. Jennifer is currently working on completing her Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) at Chamberlain University. Her background includes child and adolescent psychiatry, adult psychiatry, and addiction medicine.

She is passionate about providing quality, compassionate, and comprehensive mental health services to adolescents and adults. Jennifer possesses strong clinical skills enhanced by her natural ability to build rapport with patients and families. She follows evidence-based guidelines blended with clinical experience, personal observation, and intuition.

As a PMHNP, Jennifer’s role is multifaceted, including managing care in inpatient and outpatient settings, executive leadership, working as a mental health advocate, and a therapist. She has a deep interest in the prevention of mental illness and promoting mental wellness.

Education

Georgetown University
Master of Nursing

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger
  • ADHD
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Coping Skills
  • Grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Military/Veteran
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
Julouse Etienne
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-ups

Julouse Etienne, APRN, PMHNP, FNP

Philosophy of Care

Julouse Etienne is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) in the state of Florida. She has experience working with individuals who have various mental health concerns including ADHD, depression, anxiety and self-esteem issues. Julouse also provides spiritual support if the patient requires it.

She says that while she wants to be able to provide whatever her patient needs, she cannot do that if the patient does not reach out. It is her job to make every patient feel confident and secure with themselves and their lives, so she wants to be able to help in every way possible — the only way to do so is if the patient reaches out and informs her of their needs.

As a spiritual woman of color, Julouse understands the issues of inequality and finding one's true purpose. She plans to help the patient not only by prescribing but also by providing emotional and spiritual support when needed.

Education

Master of Science in Nursing
South University

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Pamela Detlefsen
Self Pay Rate: $99

Pamela Detlefsen, LMHC, CAP

Philosophy of Care

Pamela Detlefsen is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and Certified Addiction Professional (CAP) who has been in practice for the past 19 years. Pamela is certified to treat mental health, family, and addiction issues. She completed her dual degree in Mental Health Counseling and Marital, Couple, and Family Therapy at Barry University in Miami. She also completed graduate work at the University of Miami.

Pamela strives to provide person-centered treatment with a strong background in classical theory and evidence-based practices. She believes that healthy self-esteem is the foundation for sound relationships and robust functioning. Pamela’s approach is primarily existential therapy, which means discussion about what is meaningful for clients in the present. This can also involve understanding relevant parts of the past with a view towards the future. Pamela is well-versed in psychodynamic and attachment theories, which help pinpoint places in one’s history where false narratives about the self and the world may have taken root, leading to problems in the present. Finally, client-centered theory is always part of the therapeutic environment, meaning that Pamela will consistently monitor a client’s timing for change and provide non-judgmental feedback and support as they go. She is also qualified as a couples and family therapist and can assist with challenges in these areas.

A warm hello and congratulations on taking this important step in improving your well-being and enhancing your future. Life's circumstances, ongoing internal struggles, or both, can result in situations where we are compelled to reach out for help. This is a natural part of the human experience, especially today, in complicated times. Pamela has 19 years of experience providing clients with compassionate guidance to identify realistic solutions for situations and struggles which face everyone. She uses varying approaches to build and enhance the therapeutic relationship. Pamela is consistently mindful about a person's capacity and readiness to explore growth. Therapy can be invigorating and lead a person to emerge from frustrating, and, at times, demoralizing ruts. Chronic anxiety, depression, anger, drug and alcohol abuse, process addictions (shopping, food, TV are examples) are distressing and rob a person of enjoying what life has to offer. There are proven pathways to well-being. In some cases, despite great effort, someone is not able to see the way through a difficult situation by themselves. This is the moment for professional intervention. By the time people seek therapy typically they have been grappling with their issues for a long while and have not been able to attain meaningful resolution. Pamela’s breadth of knowledge and experience will permit you to begin working right away. She can help you get on your way to a fuller, happier life.

Education

Dual Masters in Mental Health Counseling and Marital, Couple, and Family Therapy
Barry University

Specialties

  • Addictions
  • Divorce
  • Life Transitions
  • Men's Issues
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Relationships
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Women’s Issues
Robert Messarge Jr.
Self Pay Rate: $99

Robert Messarge Jr., LMHC

Philosophy of Care

Robert Messarge Jr. is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida who specializes in treating relationship issues, adjustment disorders, anxiety, depression, and compulsive behaviors such as addiction. He works with a wide variety of age groups from children and teenagers (ages 5-18 years old) to adults and older populations (ages 18-65). Robert has over 10 years of clinical experience as a counselor, providing services to a diverse array of clientele.

Robert attained both his Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Bachelor's in Psychology from Liberty University, where he graduated with honors. In addition to his clinical experience, Robert has also participated as a psychological researcher at Liberty University.

As both a husband and a father, Robert understands the importance of how communication, conflict resolution, and boundaries can contribute to building healthier relationships. With Robert’s professional guidance, you can start developing healthier relationships in your life and establish coping skills to promote better emotional regulation and wellness.

Education

Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Liberty University

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Adjustment disorders
  • Couples therapy
Sarah Suarez
Self Pay Rate: $99

Sarah Suarez, LMHC

Philosophy of Care

Sarah Suarez is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) who has over 3 years of clinical experience providing therapeutic counseling services to children, adults, couples, and families seeking help with anxiety/depression, stress, self-esteem, and coping skills. Sarah is a strong ally and sensitive to the needs of other cultures.

Sarah completed her Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology at Florida International University and her Master of Arts (MA) in Marriage and Family Counseling at the University of Central Florida. As a native Spanish speaker, Sarah can provide bilingual services and reach more individuals within the community.

Sarah has a strong passion for helping others and seeks to establish a healthy, therapeutic relationship with you. She will provide encouragement and support to help you reach your goals, improve your wellbeing, and feel a stronger connection to those around you. Sarah specializes in cognitive behavioral, humanistic, and positive psychology approaches to help clients achieve their goals. She utilizes research-based techniques to promote growth within a safe environment and considers her clients to be the experts of their lives.

Education

Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling
University of Central Florida

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Coping Skills
  • Self Esteem
  • Communication Skills
Tania Castor
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-ups

Tania Castor, APRN, PMHNP, DNP

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Tania G. Castor is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) with a Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP). She is passionate about providing quality, compassionate, and comprehensive mental health services to adolescents and adults.

Dr. Tania G. Castor possesses strong clinical skills enhanced by the natural ability to build rapport with patients and families. She follows evidence-based guidelines blended with clinical experience, personal observation, and intuition. As a PMHNP, Dr. Tania G. Castor's role is multifaceted, including educator, mental health advocate, and therapist.

"I believe that each and every one of us has the potential to change our story to a happy ending," says Dr. Tania G. Castor. "I look forward to helping you discover a greater you."

Education

Florida International University
Doctorate of Nursing Practice

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger
  • Relationships
  • ADHD
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief, Infidelity
  • Life Transitions
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting, Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women’s Issues
Zishan Majeed
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-ups

Zishan Majeed, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Zishan Majeed is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) in the state of Florida. Zishan has over 5 years of experience working with adults who are experiencing chronic anxiety, depression, behavioral issues, eating disorders, gender identity issues, OCD, parenting difficulties, prenatal or postpartum issues, low self-esteem, and more.

Zishan earned his Master’s degree in Nursing from Walden University. While continuing his education, Zishan began working as a clinician for Jackson Health Systems (JHS) and the University of Miami’s Neuroscience Department. Being part of JHS and Miami's Neurology and Neuro-Science department gave Zishan the foundation and building blocks of what would later guide him into the field of psychiatry. Zishan aims to help break down the barriers created by stigma, providing the help you need without judgment or negative feedback. Zishan’s attentiveness and passion lead him to provide care by using a collaborative and holistic approach to address biological, psychological, and social factors that impact a client’s health.

Zishan believes that one of the most crucial factors in being an effective Advanced Practice Nurse is to promote hope in individuals and families with mental health conditions, instilling self-responsibility and empowerment. With his emphasis on hope, he'll partner together with you to create the life you value and desire. Work with Zishan—you'll receive his professional assistance opening new doors that lead to healthier relationships and life goals.

Education

Walden University
Masters of Science in Nursing

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Trauma & PTSD
Iriny Boules
Self Pay Rate: $119

Iriny Boules, LMHC

Have you been finding yourself feeling stressed or overwhelmed? Perhaps you have been feeling sad more days than not recently. Maybe you have started to notice that there are pieces of your past that you need to make peace with, or even that your children are having problems with school, peers or emotions. Whether you are having a specific problem you want to work toward solving or just know you would feel better after talking through struggles, changes and challenges, Iriny is here for you.

Iriny works with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. She has worked in a variety of settings including schools, substance abuse facilities, and psychiatric hospitals. She tailors her approach to your specific needs and seeks your feedback to ensure that you are getting what you want and what you need out of therapy.

Let's face it - life can be difficult! You do not have to go through it feeling alone or hopeless. Solutions may not come today, but they can start as soon as you reach out. You and Iriny can work together to make correlations between thoughts, emotions and behaviors and create lasting solutions that address the root causes of your struggles.

Specialties:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Substance Abuse
  • Child & Adolescent
  • Self Esteem
  • Trauma
  • Coping skills
  • Grief and Loss
  • Relationships
  • Life Transitions
Amanda Buff
Self Pay Rate: $99

Amanda Buff, LMHC, NCC

Philosophy of Care

Amanda Buff is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and National Certified Counselor (LMHC-NCC) with nearly 10 years of clinical experience helping people in search of therapeutic support and guidance as they work through life obstacles. She specializes in helping clients who are faced with depression, codependency, anger, low self-esteem. addiction, anxiety, stress, relationship issues, and more.

She earned her Master's degree in Mental Health Counseling at Monmouth University in New Jersey and takes a therapeutic approach that is individualized to the client, family, or couple to ensure their needs are addressed properly from a caring and empathetic place. Some of her approaches include cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) strengths-based, solution-focused (SFT), mindfulness, and dialectical behavior therapy techniques (DBT).

Amanda comes from an empathetic and compassionate perspective, to help you improve your sense of well-being. She will strive to help you recognize your personal abilities to overcome challenges in your life, and collaboratively develop a plan to achieve your personal and therapeutic goals.

Education

Monmouth University
Master's in Mental Health Counseling

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship conflict
  • Codependency
  • Grief and Loss
  • Anger Management
  • Self-esteem
  • Trauma
  • Mood Disorders
  • Addiction

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Address 7999 N Federal Hwy Suite 200,
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