Danesha Ward-Simmons (She/Her)

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC, NCC, CFTP
 therapist: Danesha Ward-Simmons,
In-Person in Tampa, FL
Online in Florida
Danesha's passion is to serve Healthcare workers, minorities, youth and adults learn how to break generational family cycles, remove unhealthy norms and follow their dreams despite their past and current experiences to become their authentic self.

Client Focus

Session Format: Group, Individual therapy sessions.
Age Specialty: Adult, Young Adult
Demographic Expertise: Black / African American clients.
Languages: English

Treatment Approach

  • Art Therapy
  • Cognitive/Cognitive-Behavioral
  • Existential/Humanistic
  • Family Systems
  • Integrative
  • Psychoeducational
  • Reality
Approach Description: My approach to therapy is integrative through exploring the client's thought and emotional processing. I apply the appropriate therapy modalities through the process based on the client's needs.

Education & Credentials

Danesha Ward-Simmons LMHC, NCC, CFTP
  • Female
  • License # 22427
  • Licensed in Florida
  • Practicing Since 2014
Education: I have a Masters of Science in Counseling Education, Psychology and Research and a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology.


  • Average Session Fee 125
  • Accepts Insurance
  • Aetna, Oscar, Oscar Health, Optum, United Healthcare, Cigna

Danesha Ward-Simmons Practice Details

Therapy Sessions
  • Available In-Person in Tampa, FL
  • Available Online for residents of Florida
  • Online Therapy Details: Tele-health with Simple Practice secured link
Danesha Ward-Simmons Practice Description
As a Certified Family Trauma Professional and Wellness Consultant, she believes that the work of the individual creates a greater system. Danesha uses psycho-education, talk-therapy, mindfulness tools, and expressive art therapy techniques to help you cultivate your "Dream Identity." She works with her client's to help them find effective solutions to get off their routine “go-mode” of life to promote balance and self awareness to grow.

Practice Overview

Available both in-person and online
9 Years Experience
Group, Individual

Office Hours

2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Driving Directions

All individual sessions will be virtual. Group sessions will be held either virtually or within the community. The address for each group will be provided.

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