LICENSED MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR
Hara Wachholder is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with the State of Florida and received her Master’s degree in Counseling from Nova Southeastern University in 2014. Hara is passionate about helping others and enjoys being at the forefront of community mental health, where she can inspire others to be the change that they would like to see in the world. Hara focuses on individualized treatment that suits the mind, body and spirit and utilizes the personal strengths of each client. Hara’s holistic approach combines mainstream theories such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy with alternative approaches including: mindfulness, relaxation techniques, creative writing, music and art therapy.
Hara brings insight from an array of populations and cultures. Hara has worked with male and female clients struggling with substance abuse/addiction, codependency, co-occurring disorders, low self- esteem, ADHD, impulse control disorder, anger management, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and depression. Her caseload has included children, adolescents, adults, groups and families. She served as a primary clinician for the Department of Juvenile Justice in a Youth Detention Center as well as a Community Behavioral Health Practitioner for Broward County. She also interned for an addiction recovery center for women in Broward County. Hara has collaborated with Broward County Schools and The Mental Health Association of Southeast Broward to help advocate and fight against the negative stigma surrounding mental health issues. Hara is grateful to bring her therapeutic approach to Oceanview Treatment Solutions, where clients are a part of a community that is centered on compassion, integrity, and commitment. Hara is excited to serve as a guide on the journey to recovery.