Mahmoud Hassan, is a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) with the Florida Department of Health and is certified EMDR.
He has worked in the field of therapy for over 8 years. Mahmoud has extensive experience with adolescents and with adults dealing with a wide range of therapeutic issues listed in the Services Offered section.
Mahmoud can provide affordable mental health counseling with proven results utilizing evidence based practices through behavioral analysis and behavior modification techniques.
My highest degree is an M.S. in Psychology from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The bulk of my education prior to that was taken in New York City, where I am from originally. I have also had additional
graduate-level training in Counseling and Human Development from the University of South Florida, where I have earned a baccalaureate degree in Psychology. I am also a certified special education teacher with years of experience
in the classroom with behaviorally challenged children as well as children with AD/HD and specific learning disabilities. I have extensive experience working with children and adolescents aged 11 through 18 years. I am a certified guidance counselor with the Florida Department of
Education with knowledge, skills and abilities in educational testing, behavior management, and career planning.
I have been working with children and families in various capacities since 1999. I have served as a counselor/therapist for public and private sector organizations, and have worked for schools, and non-profit agencies. My work
has also included working in a 28-day residential program as a primary therapist for individuals with a wide range of mental health and substance abuse disorders. I have experience in therapy with people of all ages, alternate
lifestyles, many faiths and individuals from varying ethnic and cultural backgrounds - regardless of their socioeconomic status. I have worked with females and I am sensitive to feminine issues in counseling. I believe that my
diversity of experiences has provided me with a range of skills and an ability to flexibly approach each client's unique circumstances.
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