Elizabeth Levin, Psy.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Elizabeth Levin, Psy D, of Thriving Center of Psychology, is a licensed psychologist with expertise in providing individual, group, and family therapy. Dr. Levin specializes in eating disorders, mood disorders, and difficulties with adjustments or life transitions, and demonstrates a passion for helping clients increase their understanding of the factors which contribute to their struggles. Dr. Levin’s primary goal in therapy is to help people build a strong sense of identity as a foundation that allows them to grow into their best selves.
Dr. Levin earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University’s Northern Virginia campus and pursued a specialty in eating disorders at The Renfrew Center of South Florida for her postdoctoral fellowship, where she stayed on as a primary therapist. Dr. Levin believes that an integrative approach to therapy allows for more personalized treatment and has training in a range of evidence-based modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems Therapy, Exposure Therapy for Anxiety Disorders, Schema Therapy, and Dialectic Behavior Therapy.
- Confidence / Self Esteem
- Eating Disorders
- Life Transitions
- Chronic / Physical Illness
- Cultural Issues / Racial Trauma
- Grief & Bereavement
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Women’s Issues
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Exposure Therapy
- Individual (Adult)
- Individual (Adolescents 12-17)
Location / Map
Miami, FL 33131
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
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Of course, speaking to a therapist can give you the opportunity to talk about your thoughts and feelings or simply unload. A different perspective can help you determine your next steps or if you need additional support to address any struggles you may be experiencing.
Therapy in Miami typically costs between $100 to over $400. Therapy sessions at Thriving Center of Psychology range from $150 to $400 to suit a range of budgets.
While both are mental health professionals, not all therapists are psychologists. But all psychologists are therapists. The main difference is the further education and training that psychologists undergo.
It’s estimated that 9%, or 28.8 million Americans, will have an eating disorder in their lifetime. Eating disorders can affect people of all ages, backgrounds, genders, and races. The most common eating disorders, including binge eating disorder, anorexia nervosa, and bulimia nervosa, affect millions of Americans yearly.
Eating disorders can persist for years if left untreated. There’s a strong correlation between the length of illness and the length of treatment. The rate of recovery for eating disorders may be higher among those who seek treatment earlier. The length of treatment depends on the individual.
Statistics suggest that eating disorder rates are on the rise. Anorexia nervosa has the highest mortality rate of all psychiatric diseases, so getting the help you need is important.
Therapy can create a safe space to explore how you feel about yourself and why. By creating an accepting environment, focusing on strengths instead of weaknesses, as well as other techniques, therapy can help to improve self-esteem. Your therapist will use a number of techniques to target low self-esteem, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), to identify and change harmful negative beliefs and self-talk.
It’s challenging to identify the root of low self-esteem, as low self-esteem can stem from several sources, including experiences, bullying, rejection, trauma, and negative core beliefs. The process of healing can look different for every individual. The time it takes to create a more realistic, positive view of yourself is unique and entirely personal to your journey.
To find an eating disorder therapist in Miami, filter your search using our database of mental health professionals by location and select the specialty “Eating Disorders.” Alternatively, you can fill out our Therapist Matchmaker Survey or click “Book with Elizabeth” on this page to speak to a therapist specializing in eating disorders.