Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Steven Borrero is a Bilingual (English/Spanish) Licensed Mental Health Counselor from the Orlando, Florida area. Born in Boston, Massachusetts and raised in Nashua, New Hampshire he decided to come to Florida in 1996 to pursue his undergraduate and graduate studies. He has completed an MS in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 2004.
Steven has over 17 years of clinical experience across a variety of settings including outpatient clinics, crisis intervention, therapeutic foster care, large nonprofits, and school-based mental health programs. He has a broad range of clinical experience working with adults, couples, children, adolescents and families from diverse populations to include HIV, LGBTQ+, and therapeutic foster care and in the following areas: Depression and Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety Disorder, Gender Identity, Behavioral and Discipline Challenges, Self-Harm Behavior, Complicated Grief Reactions, Anger and Stress Management, Trauma and Abuse, Family and Relationship Issues, Chronic Mental Illness, Couple’s Conflict, Self-Image and Self-Esteem Issues. Steven’s approach emphasizes the mutual development of goals for therapy and the provision of ongoing evaluation of the therapeutic approach. He uses a variety of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Crisis Intervention, Psycho-education and Mindfulness/Self-Care practices in addition to others depending on the needs of the individual. Steven continues to seek ongoing updates to his skills and knowledge base. He is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. Steven is invested in an approach emphasizing a more integrative, dynamic, and holistic approach to mental health. A holistic approach is utilized by exploring with and educating individuals about how mind, spirit, and body are interconnected. His theory is that when people have hope and can learn to challenge and replace irrational thoughts, beliefs, and attitudes, people are free to experience change.