Patricia Jo Ryan PhD PA
Psychologist, PhD, MA Verified
Venice, FL 34285
I have treated people with difficult-to-treat mental health problems such as, Bi-Polar Disorder, Chronic Pain, Panic Disorder, ADHD, Sleep Disorders, Anger Management, Migraine, TBI conditions, PTSD, sports head injury, Stroke recovery and some neurological conditions many of which lead to memory loss,confusion and concentration problems.
I am a licensed psychologist with more than 30 years experience in the field of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (CBT), a powerful cognitive behavioral technique and an Associate Fellow of the Albert Ellis Institute. I teach people to become their own happier healthy self. My practice is focused on active-directive strategies to help people gain stability and mental flexibility. In the last 18 years, I have found that the combination of cognitive behavioral talk therapy and/or a complimentary psycho-physiological therapy, EEG Biofeedback or Neurofeedback, has been the most robust evidenced-based interventions I have used in my years of practice.
(941) 487-0976
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Venice, FL 34285
I have treated people with difficult-to-treat mental health problems such as, Bi-Polar Disorder, Chronic Pain, Panic Disorder, ADHD, Sleep Disorders, Anger Management, Migraine, TBI conditions, PTSD, sports head injury, Stroke recovery and some neurological conditions many of which lead to memory loss,confusion and concentration problems.
I am a licensed psychologist with more than 30 years experience in the field of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (CBT), a powerful cognitive behavioral technique and an Associate Fellow of the Albert Ellis Institute. I teach people to become their own happier healthy self. My practice is focused on active-directive strategies to help people gain stability and mental flexibility. In the last 18 years, I have found that the combination of cognitive behavioral talk therapy and/or a complimentary psycho-physiological therapy, EEG Biofeedback or Neurofeedback, has been the most robust evidenced-based interventions I have used in my years of practice.
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Paul Zitowitz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LCSW Verified
Venice, FL 34285
Mr. Paul Zitowitz has more than 25 years experience working with adults dealing with issues of mood disorders (depressions, stress, anxiety, etc.); and normal life transitions. This experience includes marital therapy as well as the use of hypnosis for weight reduction, smoking cessation, pain management and stress. He also has experience in treating insomnia without medication. He specializes in PTSD; trauma (both childhood and adult); mood disorders (depression, anxiety; panic attacks); gender identity support, insomnia.
(941) 584-8931
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Venice, FL 34285
Mr. Paul Zitowitz has more than 25 years experience working with adults dealing with issues of mood disorders (depressions, stress, anxiety, etc.); and normal life transitions. This experience includes marital therapy as well as the use of hypnosis for weight reduction, smoking cessation, pain management and stress. He also has experience in treating insomnia without medication. He specializes in PTSD; trauma (both childhood and adult); mood disorders (depression, anxiety; panic attacks); gender identity support, insomnia.
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Linda McGee
Marriage & Family Therapist Intern, MA, RMFTI Verified
Office is near:
Venice, FL 34293
Relationships, careers, and retirement dreams cannot thrive when you are hurting. I work with adults, both individuals and couples, to treat grief, anxiety, depression and difficult life transitions (retirement, divorce, relocation, illness, end-of-life issues), as well as communication and sexual functioning. Some clients are anxious to free themselves from nagging issues of the past, while others struggle to discern the best path for their future. I support couples who want to increase intimacy, and I help couples who have already decided to separate to do so as respectfully as possible.
(704) 369-9403
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Office is near:
Venice, FL 34293
Relationships, careers, and retirement dreams cannot thrive when you are hurting. I work with adults, both individuals and couples, to treat grief, anxiety, depression and difficult life transitions (retirement, divorce, relocation, illness, end-of-life issues), as well as communication and sexual functioning. Some clients are anxious to free themselves from nagging issues of the past, while others struggle to discern the best path for their future. I support couples who want to increase intimacy, and I help couples who have already decided to separate to do so as respectfully as possible.
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Lyndsie Cory
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, LMHC Verified
Office is near:
Venice, FL 34292
Offers online therapy
Your pain matters and counseling can be a safe place to confidentially recieve support. A key to mental health is to know and understand the truth about the circumstances of our lives, and to be able to share that reality with at least one other person. I'm honored to provide space for you to share openly and deeply about what you're experiencing. I value creating a trusting alliance to understand your personal history and present circumstances in order to best support you in experiencing your optimal well-being.
(717) 229-0198
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Office is near:
Venice, FL 34292
Offers online therapy
Your pain matters and counseling can be a safe place to confidentially recieve support. A key to mental health is to know and understand the truth about the circumstances of our lives, and to be able to share that reality with at least one other person. I'm honored to provide space for you to share openly and deeply about what you're experiencing. I value creating a trusting alliance to understand your personal history and present circumstances in order to best support you in experiencing your optimal well-being.
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Kirsten Ellingsen
Psychologist, PhD, PMH-C Verified
Office is near:
Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
I specialize in autism, anxiety, chronic illness, ADHD, giftedness (particularly working with twice exceptional children/teens), as well as reducing anxiety and depression for pregnant/new mothers.
I am dedicated to enhancing the health, development, and positive functioning of children, adolescents, and young adults. I am also passionate about supporting pregnant & postpartum mothers. My goal is to provide informed, strengths-based, research supported, compassionate treatment. I work with children and parents to improve wellbeing and functioning, strengthen relationships, and build skills to better manage stress, anxiety, behavior, and emotions. Participation in therapy is collaborative with a focus on strengths, reducing challenges, and increasing effective coping strategies to allow for optimal engagement in daily life.
(941) 304-4187
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Office is near:
Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
I specialize in autism, anxiety, chronic illness, ADHD, giftedness (particularly working with twice exceptional children/teens), as well as reducing anxiety and depression for pregnant/new mothers.
I am dedicated to enhancing the health, development, and positive functioning of children, adolescents, and young adults. I am also passionate about supporting pregnant & postpartum mothers. My goal is to provide informed, strengths-based, research supported, compassionate treatment. I work with children and parents to improve wellbeing and functioning, strengthen relationships, and build skills to better manage stress, anxiety, behavior, and emotions. Participation in therapy is collaborative with a focus on strengths, reducing challenges, and increasing effective coping strategies to allow for optimal engagement in daily life.
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Kelli Skaggs
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LISW, LCSW Verified
Office is near:
Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
Life can be hard, anxiety feels awful, depression can be debilitating. I strive to meet you where you are at and help you get you where you want to be. I create a space to foster positive growth in a comfortable and safe environment. I work with adolescents, adults and seniors to establish a renewed sense of mental wellness. My experience and training includes: grief, illness, substance use, trauma, gender identity, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, OCD and adult ADHD
(941) 213-5748
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Office is near:
Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
Life can be hard, anxiety feels awful, depression can be debilitating. I strive to meet you where you are at and help you get you where you want to be. I create a space to foster positive growth in a comfortable and safe environment. I work with adolescents, adults and seniors to establish a renewed sense of mental wellness. My experience and training includes: grief, illness, substance use, trauma, gender identity, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, OCD and adult ADHD
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Todd Snyder
Counselor, EdD, LMHC Verified
Office is near:
Venice, FL 34284
Offers online therapy
Hello and welcome! Are you feeling stressed, overwhelmed or worried in your life? Have you lost interest in doing things that used to be fulfilling? Are you struggling with the pain or anxiety of something that has happened in your life? Have you tried to solve these problems on your own and come to realize you need help from someone else? If your answer to any of these questions is “yes,”, then you have made the right choice by being here! I know it’s difficult. You’ve quite likely been considering what to do for a very long time. I’m very pleased you’ve found me and taken the courageous step to be here.
(941) 236-5078
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Office is near:
Venice, FL 34284
Offers online therapy
Hello and welcome! Are you feeling stressed, overwhelmed or worried in your life? Have you lost interest in doing things that used to be fulfilling? Are you struggling with the pain or anxiety of something that has happened in your life? Have you tried to solve these problems on your own and come to realize you need help from someone else? If your answer to any of these questions is “yes,”, then you have made the right choice by being here! I know it’s difficult. You’ve quite likely been considering what to do for a very long time. I’m very pleased you’ve found me and taken the courageous step to be here.
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Carrie Lynn Phelps
Counselor, LMHC, CST-T, LMT Verified
Venice, FL 34292
My areas of expertise include issues of substance abuse, anxiety, depression, anxiety, and PTSD. I have a Body, Mind, Spirit approach, where I help clients connect within themselves to find the underlying issues that are creating problems in their lives, then help clients learn to identify the thought patterns that can cause dysfunction and develop strategies to lead happier and healthier lives.
(941) 803-1724
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Venice, FL 34292
My areas of expertise include issues of substance abuse, anxiety, depression, anxiety, and PTSD. I have a Body, Mind, Spirit approach, where I help clients connect within themselves to find the underlying issues that are creating problems in their lives, then help clients learn to identify the thought patterns that can cause dysfunction and develop strategies to lead happier and healthier lives.
Carol Stearn
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Venice, FL 34293
Offers online therapy
I offer adult individual, partner and family telehealth therapy, through a user-friendly, HIPAA compliant platform. I accept Medicare and most commercial insurances as well as out-of-pocket payment. I have more than 17 years of experience collaborating with clients to successfully address a variety of behavioral, relationship and challenging life issues, including depression, anxiety, trauma, loss, life transitions, substance abuse and infidelity. I utilize a number of therapeutic modalities, depending on the issue to be addressed, including cognitive behavioral, humanistic, self psychology, motivational interviewing and EMDR.
(941) 202-5674
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Venice, FL 34293
Offers online therapy
I offer adult individual, partner and family telehealth therapy, through a user-friendly, HIPAA compliant platform. I accept Medicare and most commercial insurances as well as out-of-pocket payment. I have more than 17 years of experience collaborating with clients to successfully address a variety of behavioral, relationship and challenging life issues, including depression, anxiety, trauma, loss, life transitions, substance abuse and infidelity. I utilize a number of therapeutic modalities, depending on the issue to be addressed, including cognitive behavioral, humanistic, self psychology, motivational interviewing and EMDR.
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Judith Steiner
Counselor, LMHC, TIRT, LSRT Verified
Venice, FL 34292
Offers online therapy
Judith Steiner is a LMHC, Certified TIR Trainer and Facilitator, Certified LSR Trainer and Facilitator, Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator, LMHC Intern Supervisor and TIR Certification Committee Member. She has been in private practice in Venice, FL since 1990. Her practice encompasses trauma and its associated disorders, as well as addictions, depression and anxiety. She treats trauma with a technique called Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR). TIR has been approved by SAMSHA (the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of the US Government) and is listed in the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices.
(941) 270-3583
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Venice, FL 34292
Offers online therapy
Judith Steiner is a LMHC, Certified TIR Trainer and Facilitator, Certified LSR Trainer and Facilitator, Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator, LMHC Intern Supervisor and TIR Certification Committee Member. She has been in private practice in Venice, FL since 1990. Her practice encompasses trauma and its associated disorders, as well as addictions, depression and anxiety. She treats trauma with a technique called Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR). TIR has been approved by SAMSHA (the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of the US Government) and is listed in the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices.
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April A McLean
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Venice, FL 34293
Offers online therapy
We are living in a time of uncertainty and fear. Feelings of anxiety and depression are significantly increased in people across the board. For some, symptoms from past traumatic events are being triggered. Other people are having increased conflict with their partner or they are struggling with the sudden transition into a full-time parenting/home schooling role. Many people who lived with more minor mental and emotional struggles are finding it harder to get through each day.
(941) 205-7195
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Venice, FL 34293
Offers online therapy
We are living in a time of uncertainty and fear. Feelings of anxiety and depression are significantly increased in people across the board. For some, symptoms from past traumatic events are being triggered. Other people are having increased conflict with their partner or they are struggling with the sudden transition into a full-time parenting/home schooling role. Many people who lived with more minor mental and emotional struggles are finding it harder to get through each day.
Carol Stearn
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW Verified
Venice, FL 34293
Offers online therapy
I offer adult individual, partner and family telehealth therapy, through a user-friendly, HIPAA compliant platform. I accept Medicare and most commercial insurances as well as out-of-pocket payment. I have more than 17 years of experience collaborating with clients to successfully address a variety of behavioral, relationship and challenging life issues, including depression, anxiety, trauma, loss, life transitions, substance abuse and infidelity. I utilize a number of therapeutic modalities, depending on the issue to be addressed, including cognitive behavioral, humanistic, self psychology, motivational interviewing and EMDR.
(508) 568-6226
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Venice, FL 34293
Offers online therapy
I offer adult individual, partner and family telehealth therapy, through a user-friendly, HIPAA compliant platform. I accept Medicare and most commercial insurances as well as out-of-pocket payment. I have more than 17 years of experience collaborating with clients to successfully address a variety of behavioral, relationship and challenging life issues, including depression, anxiety, trauma, loss, life transitions, substance abuse and infidelity. I utilize a number of therapeutic modalities, depending on the issue to be addressed, including cognitive behavioral, humanistic, self psychology, motivational interviewing and EMDR.
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Jennifer Lieberman
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Venice, FL 34286
Offers online therapy
I enjoy engaging with people about their lives, hearing what matters to them, what's meaningful, and encouraging them to live lives in alignment with those preferences. I partner with people to feel the permission really to be alive. I find it important to keep the work connected to what clients value; that fuels the resilience to tolerate change, hard conversations, and uncomfortable feelings (common elements of therapy). Given this, my ideal client/s is interested in feeling more self-acceptance, capacity to tolerate others, and to face unhelpful, old patterns with love in order to encourage choice and the possibility of change.
(650) 209-7025
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Office is near:
Venice, FL 34286
Offers online therapy
I enjoy engaging with people about their lives, hearing what matters to them, what's meaningful, and encouraging them to live lives in alignment with those preferences. I partner with people to feel the permission really to be alive. I find it important to keep the work connected to what clients value; that fuels the resilience to tolerate change, hard conversations, and uncomfortable feelings (common elements of therapy). Given this, my ideal client/s is interested in feeling more self-acceptance, capacity to tolerate others, and to face unhelpful, old patterns with love in order to encourage choice and the possibility of change.
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Gary E. Savill, Ph.D., LLC
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Venice, FL 34284
Offers online therapy
I most effectively treat persons who have one or more of the following symptoms, and/or issues: depression; anxiety; marital, family, or other relationship problems. I also have expertise in the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and geriatric mental health issues, including end of life issues. I help persons who are functioning relatively well, but want to increase ability to establish and attain goals; and increase their capacity for happiness and fulfillment in life. I specialize in empowering individuals in their quest for more satisfying romantic, social, and work relationships.
(941) 621-3299
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Office is near:
Venice, FL 34284
Offers online therapy
I most effectively treat persons who have one or more of the following symptoms, and/or issues: depression; anxiety; marital, family, or other relationship problems. I also have expertise in the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and geriatric mental health issues, including end of life issues. I help persons who are functioning relatively well, but want to increase ability to establish and attain goals; and increase their capacity for happiness and fulfillment in life. I specialize in empowering individuals in their quest for more satisfying romantic, social, and work relationships.
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Cheryl Peppers
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Venice, FL 34293
Offers online therapy
Free parking downtown! :) While our outer lives may seem well organized, our inner lives are often plagued with unexpressed conflict and confusion. Those who dare to cultivate self-awareness are often surprised by its healing effects - that the process itself unlocks energy and propels one forward. It is never too late. I look forward to witnessing your transformation and discovering how your unique set of issues and ways of working come to bear in the therapeutic alliance that will be uniquely ours.
(941) 932-8691
Verified

Office is near:
Venice, FL 34293
Offers online therapy
Free parking downtown! :) While our outer lives may seem well organized, our inner lives are often plagued with unexpressed conflict and confusion. Those who dare to cultivate self-awareness are often surprised by its healing effects - that the process itself unlocks energy and propels one forward. It is never too late. I look forward to witnessing your transformation and discovering how your unique set of issues and ways of working come to bear in the therapeutic alliance that will be uniquely ours.
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Sharon Diane Forrest
Marriage & Family Therapist, EdD, MBA, BA, LMFT, PCC Verified
Office is near:
Venice, FL 34293
Are you overwhelmed by depression, guilt, anger, fear, alcoholism, drug addition, grief, or heartbreak and feel out of control of your life or relationships? My practice focuses on the individual, family, and marriage in a Christ-centered counseling setting. With a Doctorate in Education-Pastoral Counseling/ MBA in Business, I provide a unique form of therapy addressing your spiritual and professional needs collectively. I seek to assist you in re-shaping the circumstances that have temporarily gotten you off track. You may have experienced a setback but working together we can make this a SET UP for something GREAT!
(941) 803-1243
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Office is near:
Venice, FL 34293
Are you overwhelmed by depression, guilt, anger, fear, alcoholism, drug addition, grief, or heartbreak and feel out of control of your life or relationships? My practice focuses on the individual, family, and marriage in a Christ-centered counseling setting. With a Doctorate in Education-Pastoral Counseling/ MBA in Business, I provide a unique form of therapy addressing your spiritual and professional needs collectively. I seek to assist you in re-shaping the circumstances that have temporarily gotten you off track. You may have experienced a setback but working together we can make this a SET UP for something GREAT!
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Karen L Hildreth
Counselor, MA, LMHC, Supervi Verified
Office is near:
Venice, FL 34292
Tired of feeling shackled to events that happened in your past, or of finding yourself in the same relationship rut? Do you want to manage the stress in your life and feel more at peace with yourself? Sometimes talking to someone who is not in your circle of friends and loved ones can help you to see the problem differently or more clearly. Talking to a licensed professional can help you to gain perspective of the issue and decide and act upon new solutions to old problems. I want to help you. Call today for a free consultation.
(941) 404-4435
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Office is near:
Venice, FL 34292
Tired of feeling shackled to events that happened in your past, or of finding yourself in the same relationship rut? Do you want to manage the stress in your life and feel more at peace with yourself? Sometimes talking to someone who is not in your circle of friends and loved ones can help you to see the problem differently or more clearly. Talking to a licensed professional can help you to gain perspective of the issue and decide and act upon new solutions to old problems. I want to help you. Call today for a free consultation.
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Stacy Louk Walker
Counselor, PhD, LMHC, NCC Verified
Office is near:
Venice, FL 34284
Offers online therapy
At Harmony Harbor Counseling, we welcome you with a spa-like setting and provide individual, family, and group therapy. Our main focus is on building skills and trauma resolution. We are trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and provide a program for youth to adults and families. As a counselor with a Ph.D. in Pastoral Counseling and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, my goal is to help you find a healthy, mindful balance. Life has many challenging times and there are many reasons we lose our way and need help to get back on track. Most importantly, life is too short to not know our own value and our unique gifts.
(941) 322-7367
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Office is near:
Venice, FL 34284
Offers online therapy
At Harmony Harbor Counseling, we welcome you with a spa-like setting and provide individual, family, and group therapy. Our main focus is on building skills and trauma resolution. We are trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and provide a program for youth to adults and families. As a counselor with a Ph.D. in Pastoral Counseling and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, my goal is to help you find a healthy, mindful balance. Life has many challenging times and there are many reasons we lose our way and need help to get back on track. Most importantly, life is too short to not know our own value and our unique gifts.
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Leigh O'Rourke
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Office is near:
Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
I have been a practicing psychotherapist for over thirty years. My practice consists primarily of individuals (adults and adolescents) dealing with depression, anxiety, loss and low self-esteem. I also work with couples and families struggling with relationship and transition issues.
(941) 735-5959
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Office is near:
Venice, FL 34285
Offers online therapy
I have been a practicing psychotherapist for over thirty years. My practice consists primarily of individuals (adults and adolescents) dealing with depression, anxiety, loss and low self-esteem. I also work with couples and families struggling with relationship and transition issues.
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James Lemli
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Venice, FL 34285
Not accepting new clients
I am a licensed clinical psychologist with 30 years experience. I have a warm, caring approach to therapy. Specific research supported therapies include cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), exposure and response prevention, prolonged exposure, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), schema therapy, and relaxation techniques. Therapy is guided by a thorough case formulation and individualized treatment planning for each person's unique needs.
(941) 806-7780
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Office is near:
Venice, FL 34285
Not accepting new clients
I am a licensed clinical psychologist with 30 years experience. I have a warm, caring approach to therapy. Specific research supported therapies include cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), exposure and response prevention, prolonged exposure, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), schema therapy, and relaxation techniques. Therapy is guided by a thorough case formulation and individualized treatment planning for each person's unique needs.

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Chronic Pain Therapists
Chronic pain in the form of headaches, joint problems, or full-blown fibromyalgia can radically impact one's life. For many people, there is no end in sight to the pain; it may even derail employment and relationships. Some 100 million Americans suffer from some form of chronic pain. It can be influenced by many factors, including emotion and memory.

If you're looking for a Venice chronic pain therapist, these professionals provide chronic pain therapy and counseling in Venice.