Karen Wood, LMHC, CAP, PC, owner and operator of Life Counseling Center of Broward specializes in action based problem solving. She will cater your treatment to you personally. Her approach will depend on what you want from your counseling experience. She strives to work together with her clients to create goals that are realistic to your lifestyle. Ms. Wood provides individual, couples, child and family therapy as well as substance use and abuse assessments and treatment. She specializes in the treatment of depression, relationship issues, parenting skills, pre-teen and adolescent intervention, first responder assistance, life transitions and empowerment, as well as being a Qualified Expert Witness on children in the Broward County Court, and a Qualified Parenting Coordinator and reunification therapist. She also works closely with many attorneys in the area to assist families with high conflict issues.

Life Counseling Center of Broward, a holistic private practice, provides services covering all mental health needs, utilizing collaborative healthcare, and counseling individuals, families, couples, and groups. They provide a nonjudgmental, supportive environment with Licensed Mental Health Counselors whose specialties include, but are not limited to, anxiety; depression; relationship issues; substance use/abuse; LGBTQ; life coaching; women’s issues; ADHD; career concerns.

Amanda Patterson, LMHC, Certified Addictions Professional (CAP) works with clients to identify, process and resolve their feelings of depression and anxiety, and has extensive knowledge in 12-step work, using it as a framework when providing addictions counseling. She is passionate about helping people attain the life they are meant to live. Find her at M.Facebook.com/AmandaPattersonLMHC.

Life Counseling Center of Broward, 2400 North University Drive, Suite 201, Pembroke Pines, open seven days a week, including evenings, 954-450-0114, BrowardCounseling.com. See ad page 57.