Family Therapy, Couples Counseling, Marriage Counseling, Child Therapy in Boca Raton & Boynton Beach, Florida

Looking for a Family Therapist or Adolescent Therapist in Boca Raton? We can help.

At MorMindful Therapy and Psychiatry of Boca Raton and Boynton Beach, we offer not only marriage counseling but child, teenager and adolescent therapy as well. We provide family counseling sessions tailored to our patients' needs by openly discussing solution based strategies to reduce conflict, open the lines of communication and foster honesty.

Ana Luz Rashad, LCSW

Ana Luz Rashad, LCSW offers a wide variety of solutions to fit you and your family at our Boca Raton office.

 

Ana Luz R. Rashad, LCSW is a seasoned therapist who specializes in family therapy, child therapy, teenager therapy and play therapy, as well as relationship and couples counseling. Her warm and youthful approach puts young clients at ease and makes her remarkably relatable, giving them a safe, empathetic forum in which to express and understand their feelings.

 

Ana Luz is able to provide services in both English and Spanish. Her skills and approach with children have proven effective and therapeutic.

Andrew S. Kaplan, LMFT, MHC, CCTP, CBT-I

Life’s inequalities have a way of shaping the way we think and understand the world around us. Like many of us, those inequalities led me to a lot of search and discovery that eventually influenced my decision to pursue a career focused in helping others.


While I was raised in the North Eastern part of the US, my search for “what makes us tick” eventually brought me to Florida where I completed my journey at Barry University, obtaining a duel Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Barry U’s CARF accreditation standards assured excellence in clinical practice and training. This was followed by state licensure and 15 years of post-graduate experience in the field of Counseling as a licensed clinician.

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"Maintaining a happy family isn't always easy, but it's far from impossible."
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Though I had the opportunity to dabble in private practice early on, the bulk of my education, therapeutic skills, and clinical experience were developed while working in dual diagnosis mental health and substance abuse treatment centers here in Florida. I grasped the opportunity to learn from others and fine-tune my therapeutic skills while becoming a Board Certified Qualified Supervisor. My ambition for continuing education resulted in obtaining to significant certifications in recent years. The first, in CCTP (Certified Clinical Trauma Professional) increased my insight and skill in working with victims of trauma, which proved to be of critical importance given the high volume of under-reported cases of abuse. The second, in CBT-I (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy treatment for Insomnia), has proven to be essential during individual therapy. Given the degree to which, poor sleep habits affect our ability to be effective and reach our potential.


Although Depression, Anxiety, and Trauma often stand out as more common and severe mental health problems, less common emotional symptoms related to anger management, grief and loss, guilt and shame, stress, and low self-esteem are often the source of significant emotional pain and suffering. Tasked with “reading between the lines” and “looking at what isn’t being said”, the therapeutic process remains full of new possibilities and opportunities. Of keen importance to me as a clinician, is proper diagnosis and discovery of root causes of emotional imbalance. The process of identifying inner strengths helps individuals develop courage, gain insight, and change perspective.


The process of exploring our own challenges would not be complete without addressing Relationships and Spirituality - both of which are like silent partners in our everyday search for life balance. Although it can be easy to “write off” or minimize the significance of relationship challenges and lack of spirituality, these two aspects of the “Self” carry more weight than most of us would like to admit. As we join together, and the therapeutic process develops, so will motivation, hope, and self-awareness.


I look forward to meeting you at MorMindful.

Dr. Katrina Verdon, Psy. D.

Dr. Katrina Verdon, Psy. D. is a clinical psychologist with over 16 years of experience helping people. Dr. Verdon is from the Northeast and received her undergraduate degree from Temple University. After relocating to south Florida in 2006 she received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University.

Dr. Verdon takes a strength-based approach specializing in addiction, anxiety, relationships, and life transitions. Dr. Verdon has worked in various inpatient treatment programs for mental health and dependency. Dr. Verdon is well versed in cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness techniques and psychological evaluations including IQ testing.

Dr. Verdon knows how hard it can be to ask for help! Her goal is to help people regain hope, improve mental health and gain new skills so that you can live the life you want to live. 

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