Meet Giselle Bayard, LMFT
Giselle Bayard is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 15 years of experience in the mental health field. She is a doctoral candidate with Nova Southeastern University and is a member of several professional affiliations. Giselle has worked with a vast array of populations including stress management, couple’s therapy, parent/child relationship issues, domestic violence, anxiety/depression (adolescents, teens & adults), maternal and infant mental health, grief/loss and much more.
Giselle’s therapeutic orientation consists of working with individuals and families from a systemic framework. What that means is that she believes that problems do not reside within the individual but rather in relation to how the person is coping to the stressors in life. Her therapeutic interventions consist of using Solution Focused Brief Therapy techniques with an emphasis on finding collaborative solutions that quickly brings forth change. Giselle provides a safe, nurturing, non-judgmental environment where clients could talk openly in a relaxed atmosphere. In her office all clients are treated with dignity, with an understanding that everyone’s experience should be honored and respected.
Giselle is passionate about cultural competence and diversity training for therapists. She trains clinicians on cultural competence and recently published on this topic in the International Journal for Solution Focused Practitioners.
Giselle is a clinical member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). As an active contributor to the field of Marriage & Family Therapy, Giselle has presented at local, national, and international conferences.
Giselle is owner of Hopeful Exchange Counseling & Consulting, LLC. and and has worked for several community- based agencies throughout the state of Florida. In her free time, she continues to serve at Broward County School’s PROMISE program (Preventing Recidivism through Opportunities, Mentoring,
Giselle is also contracted with the Archdiocese of Miami where she serves as a Clinical School Counselor. In this setting she supports students of diverse populations with social issues, bullying, self-esteem, academic challenges, anxiety/depression and resiliency skills. Each session is designed to increase each child’s ability to reach their full potential.
Call today for a confidential consultation with Giselle Bayard, PhD (c), LMFT call: 954-778-0786
*** Appointments are also available in Coral Springs, Florida.