Substance Abuse Counseling in Boca Raton, Boynton Beach & Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Dr. Blair Mor treats patients suffering from dependency and substance abuse.
Dr. Blair Mor has extensive experience treating individuals with substance abuse problems in South Florida. She takes a highly individualized approach to the treatment of those suffering from alcohol and drug dependency.
Dr. Blair Mor, Psy.D.
Dr. Blair Mor has successfully worked alongside patients suffering from substance abuse problems for more than ten years. She has a strong psychoanalytic background, and offers effective psychotherapy for individuals and families currently battling with substance abuse as well as those in recovery. She offers this comprehensive treatment to both adults and adolescents throughout South Florida.
Dr. Mor understands how tough the fight with drug and alcohol dependency can be and that everyone's experience is unique, which is why she takes a highly individualized approach to every patient's treatment. Schedule your appointment below or call us today at 561-460-1855 and take the first step on your road to recovery.
Patients struggling with opioid dependency may require the assistance of pharmaceuticals in order to aid in the recovery process. At MorMindful Therapy & Psychiatry, we offer psychiatric services as well.
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.
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.
Lindsay Cooke, LMHC
Lindsay Cooke, LMHC specializes in the treatment of anxiety, and depression. Lindsay has worked in the mental health field for several years within various treatment programs for substance abuse and other mental health issues as well as community mental health settings.
Lindsay specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy, assisting the patient in developing insight and coping strategies to maintain long term growth. Her approach is honest, collaborative and empathetic, helping you in exploring the deeper, underlying issues as well as developing healthy problem solving methods.
She believes in empowering the patient to learn how to cope with everything that life throws at them head on.
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.