Play Therapy therapists in Jacksonville, Florida FL
My therapeutic style is Not once size fits all. I believe in developing a therapeutic strategy based on the clients needs and goals. I have an empathic yet honest approach to therapy which allows my clients to feel safe, comfortable and committed. I truly care for each of my clients. I recognize that the initial call is the hardest part. When you leave me a message, I am committed to returning your call within 24 hours during the business week.
Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC, QS, MCAP
***CURRENT WAITLIST approx 3 months *** Each person is unique. Therefore, my approach is holistic, person centered, and strength based. I am trained in an array of evidence based practices including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. I often utilize Motivational Interviewing and Solution Focused Therapy so you will see results QUICKLY. It is my passion to embark on a journey of wellness with each of my clients, by hearing their story and finding meaning and purpose of their life circumstances while providing a safe and non-judgmental environment. I believe every person has the capability to live their absolute best life, and feel privileged at the opportunity to assist YOU with identifying and expanding on strengths while improving coping skills and communication with others.
15 Years Experience
Counselor/Therapist, M.S., LMHC
Monica Buttafava is child and adolescent counseling expert who has been working in the field of mental health since 1996. She is devoted to helping children, teens, young adults and their families who are struggling with life's various difficulties traumas and adversities. Monica provides therapy with care and compassion give every individual a greater self-understanding and feel more securely adjusted at home, at school, and with their peers.
27 Years Experience
We will work together to help you make positive changes to your life—healthier, more stable, productive and fulfilling! With each of my clients, I work to build a relationship based in trust and authenticity where you can feel both safe and challenged—safe knowing you can talk openly and will be heard and understood, not judged, but also challenged to make the changes you want to make. Making those changes is more likely when you find a therapist who is empathetic—someone with whom you can connect and trust. Your full potential is always within reach and a therapeutic relationship based in sincere, empathetic, and authentic dialogue is healing. Call me today for a free, phone consultation and get started on a better and brighter present and future.
18 Years Experience
Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC, LPC, CCTPII
The decision to become a therapist of mental wellness evolved from my own journey to build a life I love. Throughout training, experience, and developing my expertise I blossomed into who I am today and am very thankful to be able to work with every individual I have and continue to be connected to. Being part of your story of strength, growing, changing/evolving, and making a life you live is a privilege I cherish everyday.
2 Years Experience