Experienced. Certified. Supportive.
I am Danesha Simmons, MS, NCC, CFTP, a Mental Health Counselor Intern, IMH19215 located in Fort Myers and serving the Southwest Florida area. My approach with individuals, families, and with the community is to promote holistic wellness. I connect the ability to incorporate Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with real-talk therapy. I use psycho-education, practices of mindfulness, and expressive art therapy techniques to help you grow from a life of carrying those heavy feelings inside to effective coping. We will work together to help you find effective solutions to get you off your routine “go-mode” of life and find time for yourself to promote balance and stress release.
My Roles in Therapy
As a National Certified Counselor, I hold value in collaborating with community partners to speak and promote social change. As a Life Coach, I use an array of skills to provide services that give you the tools for success. As a Certified Trauma Professional, I believe that the individual is a part of a greater system and shares a role for cohesion and support. As a wellness consultant, I service the greater Lee county area as a minority mental health and systematic needs.
Benefits from Therapy
I work with adolescents and adults find their way through life changes while navigating their true identity to become the boss of their own lives! I help clients navigate their best selves using the modality that works best for your needs. a humanistic approach that explores their capabilities to communicate needs and respond to life stressors in healthier ways. When we feel stressed, we often dream of what a better life could be for ourselves. As circumstances change, so do our paths of life. We will explore the areas in your life that have silenced your voice, stopped your personal and/or career growth or caused you to lose motivation. In my work, I will challenge you to put your dreams into action while supporting your pace with patience and consistency.
Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern #19215
Clinical Supervisor: Andria Estrella-Roa, LMFT License ID
Certified Family Trauma Professional
Clinical Telemental Health Certification
Expressive Therapies: Creative Interventions for Emotional Regulation and Self-Awareness Trained
National Certified Counselor
American Counseling AssociationGulf Coast Mental Health Counselor Association
Minority Mental Health Committee of SWFL
Therapy for Black Girls