Monica Buttafava

Counselor, MS, LMHC

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Monica Buttafava

Counselor, MS, LMHC


Location

Offers online therapy

monicabuttafavapsychotherapy
12777 Forest Hill Boulevard
1501
Wellington, FL 33414
(561) 513-5792

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Announcement icon All Services available in-person and through video communications.
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Being a parent can be stressful, as you often find yourself wondering what you can do to help your child feel better, find emotional balance, increase their confidence and enhance their potential. It can be daunting to reach out to a therapist because you want to make sure that you find someone who deeply cares and connects with your child and can work with you, guiding and supporting your parenting journey. Imagine what it would feel like not to constantly worry about your child because you know that they feel better about themselves, can better regulate their feelings and behaviors, and are more in control of their life.
I help children and adolescents manage emotional distress and behavioral issues, addressing difficulties in social, academic, and family settings. I also help parents develop a stronger connection and understanding of their child(ren) by providing advice, tools, and methods to advance their parenting skills and confidence.
I have over 24 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and their families and hold a four-year, post-masters Advanced Training Certificate in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy from the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis. I am available in the morning, afternoon, and evening Monday through Friday. Phone and video call sessions are available
Ser padre puede ser estresante, ya que a menudo se pregunta qué puede hacer para ayudar a su hijo a sentirse mejor, encontrar el equilibrio emocional, encauzar su confianza y mejorar sus potenciales. Además, puede ser dificultoso comunicarse con un terapeuta porque desea asegurarse de encontrar a alguien que se preocupe profundamente y pueda realmente conectarse con su hijo, pero que también sea capaz de trabajar con usted guiándolo y apoyándolo. Imagínese cómo sería no tuviese que preocuparse constantemente por su hijo y saber que se sentirían mejor consigo que regularían mejor sus sentimientos y comportamientos, que tendrían mas
control de su vida. Ayudo a niños y adolescentes a manejar la ansiedad emocional y los problemas de comportamiento para resolver sus dificultades en entornos sociales, académicos y familiares. También ayudo a los padres a desarrollar una conexión y comprensión más fuerte de sus hijos ofreciendo consejos y herramientas para mejorar sus habilidades de ser
padres Tengo varios años de experiencia trabajando con niños y adolescentes y también mantengo un certificado de postgrado de cuatro años de formación avanzada en Psicoterapia de Ninos y Adolescentes. Ofrezco citas por la mañana, tarde, y fin de semana: también se ofrecen sesiones de video-llamadas y llamadas telefónicas.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $130
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Paypal, Venmo, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Out of Network
If you do not carry these insurances you may be eligible for reimbursement by your insurance company under your out-of-network benefits.
Email me or call (561) 513-5792 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 24 Years
  • License: Florida / MH14262
  • School: Chicago Institute of Psychoanalysis
  • Year Graduated: 2011
Master's degree in Clinical Psychology and a four-year, post-master's Advanced Training Program in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: The Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis / Child Adolescent Psychotherapy

Location

monicabuttafavapsychotherapy
12777 Forest Hill Boulevard
1501
Wellington, FL 33414
(561) 513-5792
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • LGBTQ+
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress
  • Teen Violence
  • Trauma and PTSD
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders

Client Focus

I also speak: Italian and Spanish
Age
  • Adults
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Narrative
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Sandplay
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family

Links

My Website

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Last Modified: 30 Aug 2021
Monica Buttafava, MS, LMHC, Counselor in Wellington

Monica Buttafava

Counselor, MS, LMHC