Dr. Todd Giardina is a licensed psychologist. With more than 20 years of experience, he is well-recognized and acclaimed as one of the few male psychologists in South Florida who focuses on women’s issues. Dr. Giardina’s approach has proven to help women find a balance in their life by overcoming emotional, physical, psychological, and spiritual challenges. Through a transformational (or integrated) model he encourages women to find and use their natural strengths and empowers them to be true to their authentic selves. He is funny, approachable, and nonjudgmental; nevertheless, he is challenging and will give his patients tough love when needed.
Dr. Giardina speaks and understands the female language, yet he can give his patient’s a much-needed male’s point of view without the clouded male ego. This approach has proven to be extremely successful for his female patients who seek outside help and want to understand a male’s perspective. He is funny, approachable, and nonjudgmental; nevertheless, he is challenging and will give his patients tough love when needed. Dr. Giardina believes the first step in healing yourself is self-awareness and taking responsibility for the problems in your life. He is like a personal fitness coach who will push you to meet your goals, help you stay on track, but ultimately it is your commitment towards your own healing that will make you physically, mentally, and spiritually stronger.
While not in a therapy session, Dr. Giardina spends time with his wife and partner of 30 years, as well as his young daughter and delightful dachshund. He has a passion for fitness, wellness, and helping others reach a higher level of consciousness and unlock their full potential. He was born and raised in a suburb of New Orleans, Louisiana. He received his undergraduate education at the University of Texas at Austin and completed his doctoral program at the State University of New York at Buffalo.
In addition to working with women’s issues and relationships, Dr Giardina is also an expert in treating medical and behavioral health issues. His fellowship in Health Psychology and years of experience working in hospitals allow Dr Giardina to understand the multifaceted nature of illness using his Health 360 approach.
He is a regular guest on Coral Gables Counseling Center’s podcast, The Counseling Corner and a regular contributer to Coral Gables Counseling Center’s weekly blog.