Joy Makela, LMHC-S, LSP, NCC

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Licensed Mental Health Counselor-Supervisor
Licensed School Psychologist
National Board Certified Counselor

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** Clinicians are Independently Contracted Providers**

Joy Makela is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor-Supervisor, Licensed School Psychologist and a National Board Certified Counselor with Post-Master’s certifications and experience in teaching, learning, and exceptionalities in education. She received her Master’s degree in Psychology from the University of West Florida where she also served on faculty for several years before transitioning into private practice counseling. In addition to counseling, Joy is a professional educator, public speaker and an award-winning writer and photographer recognized by the Parenting Publications of America. In therapy, she works with elders (65+), adults, teens (14-19), tweens (11-13) and children (5-10) specializing in family and military family support, anxiety and depressive disorders, adjustment and stress-related issues, academic and learning problems, as well as minority and women’s issues. Joy also consults in businesses and organizations with a focus on improving employee performance, satisfaction, and well-being. Joy is an active volunteer in the northwest Florida community where she serves on several educational, spiritual and non-profit organization committees.

Patient Age Ranges: Elders (65+), Adults (20-64), Teens (14-19), Pre-teens / Tweens (11-13)

Click to see Joy’s Specialties
ADHD / Inattention, Impulsivity and Hyperactivity
Abandonment
Academic Concerns
Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
Aging and Geriatric Issues
Anger
Anxiety
Bipolar
Blended Family Issues
Breakup
Bullying
Career Counseling
Caregiver Issues / Stress
Child and Adolescent Issues
Chronic Illness / Disability
Chronic Pain
Codependency
Cognitive Impairment
Commitment Issues
Communication Problems
Control Issues
Cyclothymia
Depression
Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
Dual Diagnosis
Emotional Intelligence
Emotional Overwhelm
Emptiness
Family Problems
Family of Origin Issues
Fear
Fertility Issues
First Responder Issues
Forgiveness
Grief, Loss and Bereavement
Guilt
Health / Illness / Medical Issues
Helplessness
Identity Issues
Infidelity / Affair Recovery
Intellectual Disability
Irritability
Isolation
Learning Difficulties
Life Purpose
Men’s Issues and Problems
Midlife Crisis
Military and Veterans Issues
Money and Financial Issues
Mood Swings
Multicultural Concerns
Marriage / Couples Issues
OCD / Obsessions and Compulsions
Panic and Panic Attacks
Paranoia
Parenting
Perfectionism
Postpartum Depression
Post-traumatic Stress / Trauma
Power
Pregnancy and Childbirth
Rejection
Relationships and Marriage
Religious Issues
Self-Actualization
Self-Care
Self-Compassion
Self-Criticism
Self-Doubt
Self-Esteem
Self-Love
Sensitivity to Criticism
Shame
Social Anxiety / Phobia
Spirituality
Stress
Terminal Illness
Traumatic Brain Injury
Trust Issues
Values Clarification
Women’s Issues
Workplace Issues
Worry
Young Adult Issues


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