John Rivera Jr. is a retired United States Marine from Carolina, Puerto Rico, who brings a passion for aiding those impacted by trauma. With 23 years of distinguished service, first as an Infantryman and later as a Regimental Operations Chief, he has a deep-rooted understanding of the mental tolls of high-stakes environments. This insight was the catalyst for his pursuit of a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from Hope International University, which he achieved in 2020. Now an EMDRIA-approved EMDR Therapist, John has advanced his skill set to address the psychological needs of Veterans and First Responders with the precision and empathy that come from lived experience. His expertise in couples therapy complements his individual therapy sessions, allowing him to foster communication and rebuild trust within relationships. John's therapeutic approach has evolved to incorporate psychodynamic principles, adding depth to his trauma-informed care and enhancing his capacity for helping clients explore and understand the psychological underpinnings of their behaviors. His work at Anaheim Adult Recovery Center, designing personalized treatment strategies for a wide array of mental health conditions, showcased his versatility and commitment to evidence-based practices. A leader by nature, John's operational background uniquely equips him to relate to those...

 EMDR Therapist /  Tampa / 5 views / New

Verónica Vázquez, RMHCI received her Master's degree in Mental Health Counseling from the University of South Florida. She has experience working with individuals who are dealing with anxiety, depression, grief, stress, trauma, and life transitions. As part of her continued learning, Verónica completed training for EMDR with Dr. Dobo. She has seen firsthand the immense positive impact EMDR has on the lives of clients. Verónica provides a safe, compassionate, nonjudgmental space for you to explore and move forward from your past traumas and narratives.

 EMDR Therapist /  Tampa / 31 views

Hi! My name is Kimberly Carew, RMHCI, NCC. I am a Nationally Certified Mental Health Counselor in Florida. I provide Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy in Florida, as well as Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction therapy. I care about the status of mental health in Florida, that’s why I’m passionate about consistently providing quality services. In my client-let approach to therapy, I welcome clients of all demographics, whether it’s virtual, telehealth therapy, or in-person at my office in Trinity, Florida. My fast-growing practice is quickly becoming recognized as one of the best Trinty counseling services! Being an MBSR therapist and EMDR therapist allows me to address a vast array of symptoms. Using the techniques of EMDR and MBSR I assist my clients in working through all types of trauma and other conditions that were holding them back. Of course, the main focus of my EMDR practice is trauma therapy, though EMDR does have other applications. MBSR therapy is a very complementary therapy to the EMDR therapy process. And, depending on the needs of the client, other person-centered techniques may be incorporated into the treatment process. So, what is MBSR therapy? It does wonderful things when it’s worked on and put...

 EMDR Therapist /  Tampa / 39 views

As a Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist, I have see many clients find freedom in healing from trauma. Beyond the symptoms of nightmares, flashbacks, and hypervigilence, EMDR focuses treatment on the underlying false lessons learned from trauma. The idea that we are not safe, we are not worthy of love, and other core wounds are uncovered and processes during sessions. I provide a safe space to face the experiences that affect your well being.

 EMDR Therapist /  Tampa / 41 views

Are past events, memories, or nightmares still impacting you today? Does it feel like you are driving forward looking in your rear view mirror, with past trauma anxiety, grief, depression riding in the passenger seat? You deserve support to help you process and finally cast off the weight that has held you back. EMDR can help individuals to deal with their past so they can properly heal and step into a life of hope and peace. Ciara Helm earned her Master’s degree  in Social Work graduating with a 4.0 from her program and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of Florida. She was introduced to the powerful impact of EMDR and its ability to help process past trauma while offering trauma minded care working as the Program Director for an anti-human trafficking agency. Immediately after opening her own private tele-therapy practice - Hopeful Heart Counseling, she completed 50 hours of EMDR training. She utilizes EMDR daily in her treatment for individuals with a history of trauma, grief, anxiety and more. Ciara has been able to help countless individuals across the state of Florida and is ready to partner alongside you, call today to schedule your consultation.

 EMDR Therapist /  Tampa / 71 views

Coming out, transitioning, and discovering who you are may be a difficult process on its own. On top of having fear of or experiencing discrimination, harassment, prejudice, denial of rights, or family rejection. Maybe you’ve lost your friends/family, been turned away from using a restroom, refused services, physically assaulted, or maybe you just can’t shake the words people have said out of your head. Whatever the situation YOU are left cleaning up the aftermath. This can be scary especially if you don't have anyone to help you through the healing process. Let an unbiased expert walk with you every step of the way utilizing EMDR therapy. As a member of the LGBTQ+ community and living life as my authentic self. I found passion in providing support and guidance to others with in the population, including family, friends, and allies. I help individuals to discover their true identities and assist in overcoming obstacles that may come across their path on the journey.

 EMDR Therapist /  Tampa / 95 views