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Ivana Ayala-Esslinger(she, her, hers)
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In-network with

Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Cigna, Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Jersey, Oscar Health, Oxford, and United Healthcare

Specializes in

PTSD, Relationship Issues, Stress, and Women's Issues

Great to meet you!

Greetings, I seek to support and empower you through compassion, empathic leadership and a holistic perspective using integrative treatment style. My background includes working with crisis, self-harm and self-worth in the schools. Supporting adults and youth with life skills and educating around the importance of maintaining mind, body and spiritual wellness.

A bit about my approach to therapy

My approach views you as an individual who deserves to be treated with empathy, compassion and unconditional positive regard. I particularly enjoy supporting youth and adults of parents/guardians in recovery and highly functioning, highly stressed, adults that are also parents and in the helping professions.

What you can expect from our first session

You can expect for us to work together to come up with some goals and a plan for how we would like our visits to look. I am eclectic and integrate talk therapy, breathing exercises, mantras and meditation. For some we will incorporate tapping, journaling and referrals to group healing exercises.

Ivana's style is


Insurance carriers Ivana accepts

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Jersey

More about Ivana

Other at Florida Atlantic University
License type: LMHC (Florida)
Gender: Cisgender Female
Ethnicity: Other Racial or Ethnic Background and Hispanic
Languages: English
Works with: Adolescents, Adults, and Seniors
More specialties: Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, and Grief, Loss
Modalities: Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT), Motivational Interviewing, Strength-Based, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Mindfulness-Based (MBCT), Positive Psychology, Behavior Modification, Trauma Focused, Transpersonal, Biofeedback, and Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)


828 Southwest Palm City Road
STUART, FL 34994