About Tim

I am invested in helping each of my clients to set and attain their unique therapy goals. I respect and honor the therapeutic relationship I share with each individual, couple, and family, realizing that this, above all, facilitates the process of growth and change. I offer a safe and non-judgemental space to explore solutions to a wide range of life challenges. I am a culturally sensitive and GLBT friendly practitioner.

Timothy O'Connor

I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Biology, and graduated Cum Laud from Central Michigan University.  After working with both teens and adults with mental health and substance use issues, I earned a Master of Clinical Social Work degree from Michigan State University.

I relocated from Michigan to Florida in 1997, and became licensed to practice psychotherapy in the State of Florida in 1999.

I am recognized as a Quality Supervisor by the FL Department of Health and Human Services, for both clinical social work and mental health counseling interns. I have worked extensively with teens and adults with mental health, substance abuse, and dual diagnosis presentations.

Some of my  areas of expertise include:

  • Individual therapy for depression, anxiety, and other mood symptoms
  • Rapid Trauma Resolution with Clinical Hypnosis
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy - cited in numerous research studies as an effective treatment approach for depression, anxiety, compulsive sexual behaviors, panic disorder, and O.C.D.
  • E.M.D.R. (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). I have Advanced Training in E.M.D.R., cited in numerous research studies to be an effective treatment for trauma resolution, including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • GLBT, gender identity, self-image, and body image issues
  • Overcoming the effects of discrimination, bullying and childhood trauma


Timothy O'Connor, L.C.S.W.
1919 N.E. 45th Street

Suite 120
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308


Phone:  (954) 801-7407




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Office Hours

I am available for therapy sessions between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, by appointment.



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