About Miriam Candelaria, LMHC

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a Qualified Supervisor for Mental Health Interns with over 20 years' experience. I bring a broad base of experiences that include psychology, education, managerial, information technology awareness and criminal/legal investigations. My most recent experiences are working as a Therapist and Group Facilitator for Sexual Offenders under probation from the Department of Correction and Federal Courts. I worked as a Clinician in Chemical Dependence Facilities; Assessor and Behavioral Therapist for a private facility; Clinical Director in 2 occasions for Chemical Dependency Facilities; Mobile Crisis Team (MCT) Supervisor; Treatment Plan Coordinator and Baker Act Agent at 2 Mental Health Centers; Bilingual Addiction Counselor and Facilitator in the DETOX and Intensive Outpatient Program/Addiction Unit; Clinical Therapist/Facilitator/Case Manager for Sexual Violent Offenders; Intake Coordinator; Senior Mental Health Practitioner/Clinician/Therapist all around Florida and working as an Adjunct Professor at a Miami-Dade College. I also supervised mental health counseling students about to graduate from their master’s degree and mental health counselor interns awaiting to be licensed.

My experiences in the Mental Health field are vast working with alcoholics and drug addicts who are trying to go in rehabilitation for the rest of their lives; violent sexual offenders and predators in a Civil Commitment and on probation; working with children, adolescents and families; working with geriatric population; working with couples and divorcees; working with inmates; substance abuse juveniles; immigrant farmworkers; victims and aggressors of domestic violence; and multicultural clients all around Fl


  • Adolescent/Teen Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Bereavement/Grief Counseling
  • Binge Eating
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
  • Bullying
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Couples Conflict Resolution
  • Cultural Diversity Issues
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorder
  • Emotional Overeating
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Irrational Fears/Phobias
  • Loneliness
  • Malaise
  • Marriage Conflict Resolution
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Mental Health Consultation
  • Mental Health Problem
  • Mental Illness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Swings
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Parenting Counseling
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling
  • Pre-College Fears
  • Pre-Move In Couples Counseling
  • Premarital Conflict Resolution
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Psychology Consultation
  • Psychotherapy
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Relationship Struggles
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Therapy
  • Worry
  • Education & Certifications

    Carlos Albizu University



    Kissimmee, FL

    321 W Oak Street
    Kissimmee, FL 34741-4421