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Updated 13-Oct-2020 - First Published 02-Oct-2020 by Debi Douglas

Why Should You Choose Debi As Your Mental Health Therapist?

You should choose Debi as your psychotherapist because she has a reputation for helping people through the most difficult times in their lives. Debi is not a quitter and will be there for you. She is confident that she can help you.
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Where Is Debi’s Mental Health Practice Located?

TYLA Mental Health is located in Palm Beach County, Florida. There are two locations that you can attend. One in Jupiter Fl, and one in Palm Beach Gardens Fl. For full address details, please click the button below.
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Can I Get Mental Health Therapy With Debi On Weekends?

Yes, Debi is available for mental health therapy on weekends. To get a video response and all the details click the button below.
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How Much Are Debi’s Mental Health Therapy Sessions?

There are different prices for the initial session to the ongoing sessions. Normally hourly sessions are $120 per hour. But the initial, “get to know you” session is longer and has different pricing. For a full answer from Debi please click the button
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If I Work During The Day How Can I Have Therapy?

Yes – I can meet you before 9:00am or after 5:00pm. We’ll find a way! Find out more by clicking the button below.
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Is It Necessary To Get A Doctor’s Referral Before Getting Mental Health Therapy With Debi?

You do not need to get a referral from your doctor to start therapy with Debi. Listen to her explain it by clicking the button below.
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Does TYLA Mental Health Work With Business?

Yes I do work with business and can supply therapy to employes in your company. For more information please click the button below.
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Can I Use Medical Insurance To Pay For My Mental Health Therapy Sessions With You?

No you cannot use medical insurance to pay for therapy sessions with me. For a full answer please refer to my video.
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Can Mental Health Therapy Work For Me – I Find It Difficult To Talk About Personal Things

Yes it can work for you as I am skilled in getting you to talk. I know how tough this can be but I have ways of helping you to open up.
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How Long Will I Wait Until My First Therapy Appointment?

I will always try to make sure your therapy starts as soon after your initial session as humanly possible. For my full answer please click the button below.
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Can I Call You At Any Time As You Are My Mental Health Therapist?

I am available on the phone for y clients in times of crisis and stress. Please do not fear as Debi is here.
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How Do I Prepare For My First Mental Health Therapy Session?

There is a really short answer to this, but I don’t want to spoil my video. There is only one thing you have to do in preparation for your first therapy session. But you really, really have to do it. Click the button to watch the video and find out what this is.
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Can I Park Easily When Attending A Mental Health Therapy Session?

I have ensured that my chosen office locations have very easy parking and plenty of it.
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What Will Our First Therapy Session Be Like?

It is will be fact gathering session and a chance for us to get to know one another. The answers you provide to any questions I ask will help me feed back into your therapy plan.
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How Can I Change Myself If I Don’t Know How To Change?

Change is often difficult to do. it won’t be easy to change, but with the guidance you will receive in therapy – you maximise your chances of change. And that’s a good thing.
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Why Do I Feel Emotionally Drained By My Therapy Session??

Therapy can be emotionally draining especially when you begin to open up about stressful and traumatic memories and experiences. We often bury painful experiences and avoid talking about them because we don’t want to relive an awful and devastating past.

Within a safe environment, it is actually helpful to process these feelings and emotions as over time, it will become easier to manage those emotions. You may even enjoy a feeling of relief once the burden has been lifted.
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How Can I Get These Negative Thoughts Out Of My Head?

Everyone has negative thoughts. They seem to pop out of nowhere and are sometimes just an automatic response. Negative thoughts can be racing, ruminative and debilitating. Remember this. We can never have negative and positive thoughts taking up space in our minds at the same time.

Developing ways to combat negative thoughts, replacing negative thoughts with positive thoughts on a regular and consistent basis is one way to discover peace of mind. It takes practice but it really does work.
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Why Do I Feel So Hot And Sweaty When Something Really Bothers Me?

Symptoms such as feeling hot and sweaty, are related to the physiological responses felt when in an emergency response mode. The flight or fight response is the body’s natural way to tell us we are in danger.
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How Do I Just Let It Go When My Boyfriend Tells Me To Trust Him?

We should all have self-control so that we can avoid needing to control the thoughts and actions of someone else. In therapy you can learn to build your own self-esteem and thereby increase your self-control.
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How Can I Be Kind To My Kids When They Say Such Hateful Things To Me?

You control your own thoughts, feelings, behaviors and actions. Being able to understand the world of your children and what may be going on internally for them is crucial.
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Why Do I Have Panic Attacks When I Miss My Therapy Session, After I Just Started Therapy?

The amount of energy a client puts into growth and change will set the pace for how successful his or her time in therapy will be.

It is not a good idea to start therapy one week, and then stop because you quickly see some positive results. Therapy is a process that ought to be maintained especially considering the intensity of the presenting problem.
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How Do I Know If You Can Relate To Me And My Horrible Situation?

When people enter therapy they will want to ensure that the therapist is relatable and can understand their particular situation.

Research shows that the greatest predictor of success in therapy is the therapeutic bond and relationship between therapist and client. Successful therapy may be achieved when there is good communication and empowered collaboration between therapist and client.
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Do I Need Therapy If I Am Not Mentally Ill?

I am often asked if only people with diagnosed mental illnesses should attend mental health treatment. The short answer is no. Let me give you an example. Your mental health is like to your physical health. You should not neglect it.. An acute episode of depression and/ or anxiety may be good reasons to see a therapist.

Mental fitness is about avoiding distress when there is no need for distress, and being your best self. Mental fitness is also about keeping your brain and therefore your mental well-being in tip top condition.
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Am I The Right Therapist For You?

Debi is a good listener and is compassionate but also firm. A good connection between you and your therapist are essential for successful treatment.
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Can I Have Online Therapy?

Yes – you can – as long as you are located in Florida or on the island of Jamaica.
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What Is My Approach To Counseling?

Counsellors and psychotherapists have different approaches to counseling. I am a client-centered therapist. Find out more about this in my video. Click the button below to view it.
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Counseling Vs Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

Counseling is a way of talking, but CBT is a intervention. Still none the wiser? Please click on the button for a full explanation.
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The Difference Between A Psychiatrist And A Psychotherapist?

Psychiatrists, psychologists and psychotherapists are different but they all deal with mental health issues. Psychiatrists can prescribe medications, psychotherapists achieve results using talking therapies and interventions. Click the button to find out more.
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How Often Should I Have Counseling?

You should attend counseling at least once per week.
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How Do I Contact You?

You may have come across me via my listing on Psychology Today. If so you can use the contact form on Psychology today, or you can use one of the forms on my website. Either way – I will get back to you.
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Is Counseling Right For You?

Everyone can make good use of counseling at some point in their lives. You can speak to friends but they are usually not trained to help you to achieve positive outcomes.
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What Are My Psychotherapy Options?

You can meet with me one on one, or in some circumstances, in group therapy, or online.
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What Is CBT – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

CBT is a therapy that examines how thoughts can impact outcomes. It’s all about replacing negative thoughts with positive ones and thereby affecting your daily life for the better.
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What’s My Therapeutic Style?

I am a client-centered therapist. I am positive about you and will be unconditionally positive about you.
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What’s Your Therapist's Clinical Personality Like?

According to Myers Briggs, the clinical personality type I have is the extroverted, sensing, feeling and judging profile. I believe this makes me ideal to be psychotherapist and dedicate myself to helping you.
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What To Expect From Therapy?

You should notice many positive personal changes as you work your way through therapy. You will achieve great things for yourself if you take therapy very seriously and commit yourself to the process.
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When Should I Seek Professional Mental Health Help?

There are many times in life when therapy is appropriate. Events can distort your view of the world and your place in it. Therapy helps you realign yourself and your views for happier outcomes.
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Which Agencies Do I Work With In Jupiter, Fl?

I practice in Jupiter Fl and in Palm Beach Gardens Fl. However I receive referrals from a number of Florida based agencies and community services, including psychiatrists, nurses, immigration attorneys and social workers.
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Is Therapy Confidential?

What happens in therapy, stays in therapy. Please know that the law protects your confidentiality.
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What Are My Psychology Qualifications?

I have a number of counseling and psychology qualifications. I went to Trinity International University and gained a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology.
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What Is My Experience As A Psychotherapist In Jupiter, Fl?

I have extensive experience counseling people from many walks of life and in many personal circumstances. It is unlikely that your situation will be new to me and this is why I am confident I can help you. I am also a fluent Spanish speaker.
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What Exactly Is Therapy?

Therapy is a process you can enter to assist you with dealing with difficult personal circumstances. Therapy keeps your mental health intact and is an important component of self care.
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Are Weekly Therapy Sessions Necessary?

Yes – you are best served by attending therapy regularly for the planned number of weeks or months.
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Is Commitment To Psychotherapy Important?

Yes – you must commit to therapy wholeheartedly in order to see results.
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Credentials

Debi Douglas
Licensed Mental Health Counselor Florida
LMHC, BC-TMH, MCAP, EMDR
Qualified Supervisor

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Emergency

In case of emergency, call 911, or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, or your local hospital.

Everyone Welcome

Although Debi is a qualified Christian therapist, please know that whatever your beliefs, in her practice, everyone is warmly welcomed.

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