Meredith Alper


Hi my name is Meredith Alper and I am a Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern. I completed my Bachelors of science in Applied Psychology at Hodges University and Master’s of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the same institution, graduating summa cum laude. I have experience in Southwest Florida providing individual and group psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and adults. My specialty areas include but are not limited to Adjustment disorders, depression, generalized anxiety disorder, PTSD and various mood disorders. I have experience helping clients from diverse cultural backgrounds. My approach integrates diverse therapeutic modalities maintaining a holistic Person-Centered approach and utilize TF-CBT, Internal Family Systems and play therapy interventions. I am currently in training to specialize as a Registered Play therapist and I strive to provide my clients with a safe and compassionate environment where the client feels comfortable expressing their thoughts and emotions.

More Information on Meredith Alper

Treatment Certifications

M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling: Hodges University (CACREP Accreditation)
Member of Association For Play Therapy Member of Florida Association for Play Therapy APT accredited Nature Play Therapy Training Member of American Mental Health Counselors Association
Previously Yoga instructor in Non-profit outreach Goal of volunteering and donating yoga and meditation classes to women in children dealing with trauma and crisis.
CE Certificate: Increasing the Effectiveness of Suicide Prevention Strategies
CE Certificate: Dual Diagnosis: Understanding Co-Occurring Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders
American Counseling Association CE Certificate: Distance Counseling and the Regulatory Environment

Presenting Problems

Adjustment Disorders, Mood Disorders, PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, Women's Issues, Suicide, Self Harm, Anger, Trauma in children


Fort Myers, Telehealth




Adults, Children and Adolescents


Individual, children, adolescents, teens and adults, Play therapy

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