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Licensed Professional Counselor in Miami, FL

Lena Sheffield, LMHC, CAP, MAC, CEDS

Lena Sheffield, LMHC, CAP, MAC, CEDS photo
Lic. Psychotherapist
Addiction and Eating Disorder Specialists
Lena Sheffield is a private licensed psychotherapist and substance use disorder counselor. She has over 25 years experience helping adolescents and adults struggling with anxiety, depression, eating disorders, problems with alcohol and other drugs/behaviors, ADHD, life transition and attachment difficulties, personal and professional boundaries. Symptoms, no matter how self-defeating are protecting us. Lena can help you understand your current path and find alternative ways to thrive and live a value-driven life.
Bio
Lena customizes the treatment approach for each client individually based on their needs, situation, strengths, vulnerabilities and goals. Some tools used include: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Integrative Psychotherapy /CBT, Informed DBT, Mindfulness Practice, Family Systems, Reducing Body Shame, Resilience building, Values clarification, appropriate boundary settings, DMM Attachment Model, ADHD Self-Regulation. She supports 12-step, SMART Recovery, Harm Reduction and other options if they help the client achieve self-regulation.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Depression
 Addiction / Drug Rehab  Eating Disorders
 Adolescents  Life Transitions
 Anxiety and Panic  Loneliness
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Premarital Counseling
 Bicultural Difficulties  Problem Gambling
 Body Image Issues  Relationship Issues
 Children's Counseling  Self Esteem Issues
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Stress Management
 Couples Therapy  Women's Issues
Certifications
 Certified Substance Abuse Counselor  Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
 Master Addictions Counselor (MAC)
Education/Training
Master's degree from University of Miami, Advanced training in addiction, eating disorders, attachment strategies, mindfulness practice, emotional dysregulation. Certified Addiction Professional (FL) Master Addiction Counselor (National) Certified Eating Disorder Specialist (National)
Memberships
National Association for Males with Eating Disorders, Board
Eating Disorder Coalition of Miami, Secretary
Intl Assoc. Eating Disorder Professionals, Member
Binge Eating Disorder Association, Member
NAADAC, Association for Addiction Professionals, Member
Payments Accepted
Self pay, in-network umbh, out of network
Location
MiamiFL 33129
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