Miriam Candelaria, LMHC

Provider type: Therapist

Serving: Adults, Seniors

Languages: English, Spanish

About Miriam Candelaria, LMHC

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a Qualified Supervisor for Mental Health Interns with over 20 years of experience. I bring a broad base of experiences that include psychology, education, managerial, information technology awareness and criminal/legal investigations. My most recent experiences are working as a Therapist and Group Facilitator for Sexual Offenders under probation from the Department of Correction and Federal Courts. I worked as a Clinician in Chemical Dependence Facilities; Assessor and Behavioral Therapist for a private facility; Clinical Director in 2 occasions for Chemical Dependency Facilities; Mobile Crisis Team (MCT) Supervisor; Treatment Plan Coordinator and Baker Act Agent at 2 Mental Health Centers; Bilingual Addiction Counselor and Facilitator in the DETOX and Intensive Outpatient Program/Addiction Unit; Clinical Therapist/Facilitator/Case Manager for Sexual Violent Offenders; Intake Coordinator; Senior Mental Health Practitioner/Clinician/Therapist all around Florida and working as an Adjunct Professor at a Miami-Dade College. I also supervised mental health counseling students about to graduate with their master’s degree and mental health counselor interns awaiting to be licensed.

My experiences in the Mental Health field are vast working with alcoholics and drug addicts who are trying to go in rehabilitation for the rest of their lives; violent sexual offenders and predators in a Civil Commitment and on probation; working with children, adolescents and families; working with geriatric population; working with couples and divorcees; working with inmates; substance abuse juveniles; immigrant farmworkers; victims and aggressors of domestic violence; and multicultural clients all around Florida.


  • ADHD
  • Alcohol and Drug Use Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Later Life Transitions
  • Midlife Transitions
  • Mindfulness
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Women's issues
  • Locations


    321 W Oak Street
    Kissimmee, FL 34741


    • Advent Health
    • Aetna
    • Cigna
    • Humana
    • Imagine Health
    • Lucet
    • New Directions EAP
    • Optum
    • Orlando Health (UMR)
    • Tricare Select