Counselors in Florida

Orlando (1349)Miami (1197)Jacksonville (1190)Gainesville (1023)Tampa (858)
West Palm Beach (449)Winter Park (441)Fort Myers (354)Sarasota (351)Fort Lauderdale (348)Clearwater (322)Pensacola (308)Kissimmee (300)Maitland (286)Coral Gables (282)Panama City (265)Tallahassee (263)Boca Raton (251)Saint Petersburg (237)Melbourne (235)Lakeland (217)Riviera Beach (207)Fort Pierce (205)Pinellas Park (186)Ocala (185)Pompano Beach (172)Hollywood (170)Brandon (167)Naples (166)Daytona Beach (166)Bradenton (159)St Petersburg (156)Plantation (124)Altamonte Springs (121)New Port Richey (117)Hialeah (115)Lake City (114)Coral Springs (113)Delray Beach (113)Pembroke Pines (110)Longwood (108)Bartow (106)Vero Beach (97)Davie (94)Stuart (93)Largo (92)Saint Augustine (87)Deland (82)Palm Beach Gardens (81)Doral (81)Homestead (80)Wilton Manors (78)Rockledge (77)Key West (72)Orange Park (69)Lauderdale Lakes (69)Port St Lucie (67)Lake Mary (67)Sanford (66)Lutz (66)Lake Worth (65)Venice (65)Fort Walton Beach (64)Clermont (63)Winter Haven (63)Boynton Beach (61)Cape Coral (61)Miami Gardens (61)Cutler Bay (59)Port Charlotte (59)Ormond Beach (55)Saint Cloud (55)Sunrise (55)North Miami Beach (55)Cocoa (53)Punta Gorda (52)Palm Springs (51)Deltona (51)Palmetto Bay (49)Ft Lauderdale (48)Miami Lakes (47)Port Saint Lucie (46)Brooksville (45)Deerfield Beach (45)Palm City (45)Jupiter (44)Plant City (44)Weston (42)Oviedo (42)St Augustine (42)Aventura (42)South Miami (41)Oakland Park (41)Miami Beach (39)Palm Harbor (38)Tamarac (37)Middleburg (37)Palm Bay (35)Tavares (35)Yulee (35)South Daytona (34)Jacksonville Beach (34)Seminole (34)Tarpon Springs (33)Marathon (33)Wesley Chapel (33)Leesburg (33)Wellington (32)Greenacres (31)Fernandina Beach (30)North Miami (29)Mangonia Park (29)Fern Park (29)Spring Hill (28)North Palm Beach (28)Marianna (27)Titusville (27)Sebring (26)Palatka (26)Coconut Creek (26)Temple Terrace (25)Starke (24)Lauderhill (23)Royal Palm Beach (23)Sweetwater (23)Casselberry (22)Cantonment (21)Winter Springs (21)Merritt Island (20)Live Oak (20)Eustis (20)Coconut Grove (20)Palm Coast (20)Lakewood Ranch (20)Crestview (19)Defuniak Springs (19)Satellite Beach (19)Citra (19)Macclenny (18)Navarre (18)Mary Esther (18)Mount Dora (18)Port Richey (18)Winter Garden (18)Lantana (17)Milton (17)North Port (17)Ponte Vedra Beach (17)New Smyrna Beach (16)Pinecrest (16)Orange City (16)Jensen Beach (16)Cocoa Beach (16)Miami Springs (15)Miramar (15)Bonita Springs (15)Ocoee (15)West Melbourne (15)Dade City (14)Okeechobee (14)Safety Harbor (14)Niceville (14)Destin (14)Riverview (14)Indian Harbour Beach (14)Key Largo (14)Bay Pines (13)Trenton (13)Bristol (13)South Pasadena (13)Neptune Beach (12)Gulf Breeze (12)Panama City Beach (12)Indiantown (11)Sebastian (11)Crystal River (11)Bunnell (11)Davenport (11)Belle Glade (11)Santa Rosa Beach (10)Estero (10)Quincy (10)Hallandale Beach (10)Port Orange (10)Tavernier (10)Fleming Island (10)Palmetto (10)Miami Shores (9)Dunedin (9)Inverness (9)Tequesta (9)The Villages (9)Bonifay (9)Wildwood (9)Englewood (9)Windermere (9)Celebration (9)Palm Beach (9)Lecanto (8)Holly Hill (8)Chiefland (8)Lake Park (8)Port St Joe (8)Avon Park (8)Oldsmar (8)Umatilla (8)Apopka (7)Land O Lakes (7)Valrico (7)Margate (7)Holiday (7)Minneola (7)Beverly Hills (6)Zephyrhills (6)Lighthouse Point (6)Lake Worth Beach (6)Lady Lake (6)Virginia Gardens (6)Hernando (6)Opa Locka (6)Gulfport (5)Debary (5)Haines City (5)Apollo Beach (5)Cooper City (5)Lauderdale By the Sea (5)Saint Johns (5)Trinity (5)Juno Beach (5)Madeira Beach (5)Ponte Vedra (5)Indialantic (5)Green Cove Springs (4)Treasure Island (4)Lynn Haven (4)Greenville (4)Lake Wales (4)Hobe Sound (4)Lehigh Acres (4)Bushnell (4)Wauchula (4)Labelle (4)Highland City (4)North Fort Myers (4)Arcadia (4)Lake Butler (4)Apalachicola (4)Flagler Beach (3)Amelia Island (3)Clewiston (3)Enterprise (3)Immokalee (3)Loxahatchee (3)Monticello (3)Miramar Beach (3)Auburndale (3)Atlantis (3)Edgewater (3)Lithia (3)N Fort Myers (3)Lake Clarke Shores (3)Pinetta (3)Pace (3)Crawfordville (3)Sun City Center (3)Bay Harbor Islands (3)

Learn more about Counselors

A counselor provides support and guidance to individuals, couples, families, and groups. Counselors work in a variety of settings to help people work through or overcome their personal, social and psychological challenges. A counselor who offers primarily mental and behavioral health counseling may be known as a mental health counselor or therapist. Guidance counselors help people with their educational and career goals.

The practice of counseling varies depending on the counselor’s specialty, setting and patient. In general, a counselor may:

  • Provide individual, group, family, and couples/marriage counseling
  • Provide school and career planning guidance
  • Advocate for patients and certain populations, such as abused women, children, and the disabled, to help them overcome institutional and social barriers
  • Perform risk assessments and personality tests
  • Evaluate and develop counseling plans for their patients, re-evaluating and modifying these plans as needed
  • Provide coping skills and therapeutic techniques to patients, such as breathing techniques, talk therapy, and the use of visual imagery
  • Collaborate, refer, and consult with other professionals, such as teachers, psychologists, social workers, and psychiatrists
  • Involuntarily commits patients in emergency situations

Many different types of healthcare professionals can practice counseling, including licensed counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists, and psychologists. Counselors may also be known by the following names: therapist, psychotherapist, psychoanalyst, and guidance counselor.

There are 18773 specialists practicing Counseling in Florida with an overall average rating of 4.2 stars. There are 101 hospitals in Florida with affiliated Counseling specialists, including Baptist Hospital Of Miami, Flagler Hospital and Aventura Hospital & Medical Center.