I believe in guiding individuals who are seeking assistance, and empowering them to take the necessary steps to overcome challenges and seek fulfillment while making decisions that will lead them in the right path. I look forward in making a difference in the lives of children, adolescents, families, and adults as they strive to create and maintain healthy relationships with others, and as they grow and experience life's toughest transitions.

“Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” - Carol Burnett



Ricardo Sardiña, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

ricardo@coralgablescounseling.com

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Ricardo Sardiña is a licensed Mental Health Therapist with over 15 years experience working with both English and Spanish speaking clients. He completed his Master’s Degree in Counseling at Barry University with a dual specialization in Mental Health Counseling and Marital, Couple, and Family Counseling/Therapy.

Ricardo has extensive experience attending the diverse needs of his clients. Early in his career, he worked at Citrus Health Network, helping foster children and their families by providing individual and family therapy. He successfully managed several Specialized Therapeutic Group Homes for foster children. For seven years, Ricardo continued helping adolescents at the Miami-Dade Regional Juvenile Detention Center where he provided counseling services to detained youth who required mental health services, including individual counseling, anger management group counseling, and crisis intervention.

For the past years, Ricardo has been working with children, adolescents, families, couples, and adults by providing individual and/or group therapy, as well as co-parenting and family therapy, to those seeking to improve their relationships with others and those who seek help with their own personal growth. Ricardo's expertise includes working with children, teenagers, families, and adults to help with the treatment in the following areas:

  • Anxiety
  • Attention-deficit
  • Behavioral and/or Emotional Difficulties
  • Depression
  • Self-esteem
  • Relationship Difficulties
  • Bullying
  • Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Positive Parenting Practices
  • Social Skills Development
  • Difficulties Dealing with Divorce
  • Co-parenting Difficulties