Counselors in Florida

Orlando (1370)Jacksonville (1240)Miami (1154)Gainesville (1044)Tampa (883)
West Palm Beach (450)Winter Park (442)Fort Myers (361)Sarasota (360)Clearwater (330)Pensacola (316)Kissimmee (310)Maitland (296)Panama City (290)Coral Gables (288)Tallahassee (283)Fort Lauderdale (277)Boca Raton (257)Melbourne (240)Saint Petersburg (227)Lakeland (215)Pompano Beach (204)Riviera Beach (204)Fort Pierce (203)Ocala (199)Hollywood (196)Pinellas Park (181)Daytona Beach (167)Brandon (161)Naples (161)Bradenton (151)St Petersburg (144)Hialeah (123)Altamonte Springs (119)Plantation (117)New Port Richey (113)Delray Beach (112)Lake City (110)Pembroke Pines (110)Longwood (108)Bartow (107)Vero Beach (101)Coral Springs (99)Davie (97)Stuart (91)Largo (90)Deland (82)Palm Beach Gardens (81)Homestead (79)Doral (76)Rockledge (76)Port Saint Lucie (74)Cape Coral (72)Key West (72)Wilton Manors (72)Saint Augustine (70)Lake Worth (69)Lauderdale Lakes (68)Sanford (64)Winter Haven (64)Lake Mary (63)Boynton Beach (62)Clermont (62)Orange Park (62)Lutz (61)Port Charlotte (61)Venice (59)Fort Walton Beach (57)Cocoa (56)Ormond Beach (55)Palm Bay (55)Jupiter (54)Saint Cloud (54)Sunrise (54)Cutler Bay (53)Miami Gardens (51)Aventura (50)Deltona (50)Punta Gorda (49)St Augustine (49)Palmetto Bay (48)Ft Lauderdale (47)Oakland Park (46)Oviedo (46)South Miami (46)North Miami Beach (45)Port Richey (45)Weston (45)Plant City (44)Miami Lakes (43)Palm City (43)Deerfield Beach (41)Brooksville (40)Miami Beach (39)Tamarac (38)Yulee (38)Palm Harbor (37)Port St Lucie (37)Tarpon Springs (36)Palm Springs (35)Marathon (34)Middleburg (34)North Palm Beach (34)Tavares (34)Leesburg (33)South Daytona (33)Fernandina Beach (32)Seminole (32)North Miami (31)Spring Hill (31)Wellington (31)Wesley Chapel (31)Mangonia Park (30)Greenacres (29)Coconut Creek (28)Navarre (28)Sebring (28)Jacksonville Beach (27)Marianna (27)Royal Palm Beach (27)Temple Terrace (27)Sweetwater (26)Fern Park (25)Titusville (25)Palatka (24)Starke (23)Casselberry (22)Lakewood Ranch (22)Riverview (22)Satellite Beach (22)Crestview (21)Palm Coast (21)Winter Springs (21)Cantonment (20)Coconut Grove (20)Lauderhill (20)Safety Harbor (20)Live Oak (19)Winter Garden (19)Cocoa Beach (18)Dade City (18)Merritt Island (18)Mount Dora (18)Pinecrest (18)Bonita Springs (17)Citra (17)Defuniak Springs (17)Destin (17)Lantana (17)Macclenny (17)Mary Esther (17)Milton (17)Miramar (17)West Melbourne (17)Davenport (16)Eustis (16)Key Largo (16)New Smyrna Beach (16)North Port (16)Ocoee (16)Bristol (15)Jensen Beach (15)Niceville (15)Gulf Breeze (14)Orange City (14)Ponte Vedra Beach (14)South Pasadena (14)Bay Pines (13)Fleming Island (13)Indian Harbour Beach (13)Miami Springs (13)Crystal River (12)Okeechobee (12)Panama City Beach (12)Quincy (12)Sebastian (12)Trenton (12)Debary (11)Enterprise (11)Indiantown (11)Neptune Beach (11)Belle Glade (10)Bunnell (10)Chiefland (10)Dunedin (10)Estero (10)Hallandale Beach (10)Oldsmar (10)Palmetto (10)Tavernier (10)Beverly Hills (9)Celebration (9)Inverness (9)Palm Beach (9)Port Orange (9)Santa Rosa Beach (9)Umatilla (9)Wildwood (9)Windermere (9)Apopka (8)Bonifay (8)Miami Shores (8)Minneola (8)Port Saint Joe (8)Avon Park (7)Englewood (7)Holiday (7)Lady Lake (7)Opa Locka (7)Cooper City (6)Hernando (6)Indialantic (6)Lake Park (6)Lauderdale By the Sea (6)Lecanto (6)Lighthouse Point (6)Madeira Beach (6)Margate (6)Ponte Vedra (6)Virginia Gardens (6)Zephyrhills (6)Bushnell (5)Haines City (5)Juno Beach (5)Land O Lakes (5)The Villages (5)Treasure Island (5)Trinity (5)Wauchula (5)Apalachicola (4)Apollo Beach (4)Arcadia (4)Auburndale (4)Green Cove Springs (4)Gulfport (4)Hobe Sound (4)Labelle (4)Lehigh Acres (4)Lynn Haven (4)North Fort Myers (4)Saint Johns (4)Valrico (4)Amelia Island (3)Atlantic Beach (3)Atlantis (3)Bay Harbor Islands (3)Blountstown (3)Cape Canaveral (3)Clewiston (3)Crawfordville (3)Edgewater (3)Fort White (3)Greenville (3)Highland City (3)Lake Wales (3)Lake Worth Beach (3)Lithia (3)Miramar Beach (3)Monticello (3)Naranja (3)Pinetta (3)Shalimar (3)Summerfield (3)Sun City Center (3)Tequesta (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 18939 specialists practicing Counseling in Florida with an overall average rating of 4.2 stars. There are 102 hospitals in Florida with affiliated Counseling specialists, including Baptist Hospital Of Miami, Boca Raton Regional Hospital and Flagler Hospital.