Joy Makela, LMHC

Joy Makela, LMHC

Counseling  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 48
Joy Makela, LMHC is a counselor in Miramar Beach, FL. She specializes in counseling, school counseling, and more.Read her story

12815 US Highway 98 W Ste 108

Miramar Beach, FL 32550

Contact Information

(850) 460-8499

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare

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This content was provided by Joy Makela "Joy Makela is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor-Supervisor, Licensed School Psychologist and a National Board Certified Counselor with Post-Master's certifications and experience in teaching, learning, and exceptionalities in education. She received her Master's degree in Psychology from the University of West Florida where she also served on faculty for several years before transitioning into private practice counseling. In addition to counseling, Joy is a professional educator, public speaker and an award-winning writer and photographer recognized by the Parenting Publications of America. In therapy, she works with elders (65 ), adults, teens (14-19), tweens (11-13) and children (5-10) specializing in family and military family support, anxiety and depressive disorders, adjustment and stress-related issues, academic and learning problems, as well as minority and women's issues. Joy also consults in businesses and organizations with a focus on improving employee performance, satisfaction and well-being. Joy is an active volunteer in the northwest Florida community where she serves on several educational, spiritual and non-profit organization committees."
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9  Specialties

  • Counseling
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Grief and Bereavement
  • Individual Counseling
  • Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Relationship Counseling
  • School Counseling
  • School Psychology
  • Women's Counseling

0  Board Certifications

Joy Makela does not have any board certifications listed.

16  Conditions Treated

14  Procedures

  • Adolescent Counseling
  • Behavior Modification
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Counseling Services
  • Couples Therapy
  • Family Counseling
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Grief Therapy
  • Individual Therapy
  • Marital and Family Psychotherapy
  • Pediatric Counseling
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Relaxation Therapy
  • Stress Management

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0 Malpractice Claims

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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