Therapists in Miami, FL

Find a therapist near you in Miami for your emotional and mental health needs.

Healthcare at a Glance in Miami, FL

While Florida as a whole struggles with health coverage and quality of healthcare, the Miami area has some highly ranked health options within the state. U.S. News ranks Baptist Hospital of Miami #1 in Miami and #5 in the state. Baptist Hospital of Miami is a 838-bed hospital with Magnet certification for nursing and is part of the Baptist Health healthcare system, which also includes Miami Cancer Institute. Also ranked highly is Cleveland Clinic Florida-Weston, an academic medical center with over 285 physicians, and various primary and speciality care locations. University of Miami Hospital and its clinics also have a strong presence throughout Miami, including the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. Miami is also home to the #1 Eye Institute, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. Baptist Health has four independent free health clinics for those who are uninsured. Other community health clinics include Miami Rescue Mission Clinic and Community Health and Wellness Center of Miami. Miami has one medical school, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Therapist FAQs

What is a therapist?

Therapists are mental health professionals trained to help you manage and care for your emotional and behavioral well-being. Therapy is an effective tool to help manage and treat addiction, anxiety and stress, low self-esteem, depression, grief and loss, trauma, and relationship issues. Therapy can help you improve your communication skills, help you feel empowered, teach you how to make healthier choices, and develop coping strategies for managing distress. Therapists can be an umbrella term for various mental health providers such as psychologists, licensed social workers, counselors, and marriage and family therapists. Therapists often have master’s degrees and are licensed to practice in their state. When finding a therapist, you can ask someone you trust, use a reliable database from an organization you trust (like the American Psychological Association or American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists), or try an online therapy app. Ultimately, finding a therapist who’s a good fit can make a big difference in achieving your goals.

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