Find Therapists and Counselors in Saint Petersburg, FL

Find a Therapist in Saint Petersburg, FL

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It’s normal to experience mental health issues and relationship problems. Talking to a licensed therapist can help. Therapy can teach you more about yourself and your mental health concerns in a healing way. Many therapies are evidence-based and have been proven effective.

Since 2007, GoodTherapy has helped people like you connect with ethical, compassionate counselors and therapists. The therapists listed above, who practice therapy in Saint Petersburg, are trained to protect client confidentiality and privacy. In keeping with our high membership standards, these mental health professionals are also committed to eliminating the stigma that keeps many people from seeking help.

Beliefs about how much therapy costs may deter some people from finding a therapist. It’s a good idea to contact therapists you’re interested in and ask about insurance, sliding-scale fees, payment plans, and other options to stay within your budget.

Rest assured there are qualified therapists in Saint Petersburg who can treat a variety of concerns, including family conflict, relationship issues, anxiety, or depression. With our directory, the right therapist is easy to find.

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About Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg is a city in Pinellas County, Florida. It is located on the southern point of the Pinellas Peninsula and covers 62 square miles. Saint Petersburg was named after the Russian birthplace of one of the founders. The city was incorporated in 1903.

Saint Petersburg has 261,000 inhabitants. The population increased by 6% from 2010 to 2016. Ninety-six percent of people in Saint Petersburg are American citizens, compared to a national average of 93%.

The ethnic composition of Saint Petersburg is 63% white, 22% black, 8% Hispanic, and 4% Asian. Foreign-born people make up 10% of the population. Twelve percent of residents have a native language that is not English. Saint Petersburg is home to 11,600 Spanish speakers, 2,100 Serbo-Croatian speakers, and 1,400 French speakers.

People in Saint Petersburg take home a mean annual wage of $30,200. The median household income is $48,200. The homeownership rate is 58%. Over 16% of residents in Saint Petersburg live in poverty.

Mental Health in Saint Petersburg

The city of Saint Petersburg is committed to improving its mental health and social services for residents. Specific plans are in place to assist military veterans and individuals who are homeless. Access to mental health care can be a concern in the city. Roughly 18% of residents under age 65 do not have medical insurance.

City officials are eager to improve communication and involvement with the Bay Pines Veteran Affairs Healthcare System (BPVAHS). Saint Petersburg hosts one of the 7 outpatient clinics in the system. The BPVAHS provides psychiatric care and substance abuse treatment for veterans in the area. Both outpatient and inpatient programs are available. 

References:

  1. About the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.baypines.va.gov/BAYPINES/about
  2. Homelessness. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.stpete.org/community/homelessness/index.php
  3. QuickFacts: St. Petersburg city, Florida. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/stpetersburgcityflorida/POP060210
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  5. Social services. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.stpete.org/community/social_services/index.php
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