Phyllis Marcus

(LMFT, LMHC)
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About Me

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist as well as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Florida. Being in this field for 30+ years has allowed me to work with many people with various issues affecting their lives. This history includes; counseling battered women, abused children, adolescents and adults regarding substance use, military Veterans/active duty soldiers and their family members, family and couple therapy, people diagnosed with a severe and persistent mental illness and early in my career people diagnosed with Developmental Disabilities. In Family Therapy my approach is mainly, although not limited to, Family Systems Therapy which explores each family members ideas and perceptions and allows the family to examine where any conflicts are existing, where they may stem from and how to bring the family system out of conflict and back into balance. My approach to therapy is eclectic, always respectful, kind and eternally optimistic that each of us has the ability to make changes and live the life we imagine. Everyone's story can have a happy ending.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Grief
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Addictions , LGBT , Family conflicts , Communication Problems

Clinical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 30

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LMFT #MT2404 (Expires: 2023-03-31)

LMHC #MH9698 (Expires: 2023-03-31)


Reviews

Written by C.E. on Nov 19, 2021 after therapy with Phyllis for 9 months on issues concerning relationship

She’s the best

Written by M.I. on Sep 08, 2021 after therapy with Phyllis for 3 months on issues concerning relationship

Since we are in therapy with Phyllis Marcus, our couple life changed drastically. Communication and understanding became the key words to us. We have achieved so much, that we wouldn't even imagine. We are so grateful to this excellent therapist who led us to the lightest places !

Written by N.I. on Sep 06, 2021 after therapy with Phyllis for 1 month on issues concerning relationship

Phyllis is understanding and friendly. She makes you feel at ease and takes away any worry there may be when initially starting the sessions.

Written by D.A. on Aug 04, 2021 after therapy with Phyllis for 4 months on issues concerning relationship

Phyllis is a very good listener and offers great unbiased advice. She helped us work through many of our relationship issues. She also has a great way of bringing light and positivity to every session. I feel that Phyllis truly does care about her clients and I would recommend her to anyone seeking relationship advice. Thank you so much Phyllis!

Written by N.O. on May 09, 2021 after therapy with Phyllis for 3 months on issues concerning relationship

We highly recommend Phyllis. She is professional, empathetic, timely, and super positive. She has a rich toolbox and can always offer an exercise or help change perspective. Whatever it is we are going through, we feel we transform through this therapy, together, and each of us individually.

Written by V.Y. on Mar 18, 2021 after therapy with Phyllis for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship

Ms. Marcus is patient and a good listener. I always feel she is peaceful and calm. It feel safe to express our issues.

Written by K.E. on Feb 19, 2021 after therapy with Phyllis for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship

Phyllis is my 1st Therapist and right at the bat, I felt welcomed and comfortable with her. She makes it so easy for me to share my thoughts and feelings and she never push her own beliefs on me, I feel truly free disclosing with her about my life and that she is genuinely concern about my well-being. She is also very light-hearted and seems to be always happy to see me <3 thank you Phyllis, for being with me right when I needed you the most!