Phyllis Mccolister-Cunningham

Counselor, MS, LMHC, CAP

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Phyllis Mccolister-Cunningham

Counselor, MS, LMHC, CAP


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Healing Waters Counseling
900 Virginia Ave.
Suite 7
Fort Pierce, Florida 34982
(772) 252-6231

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Announcement icon Healing Waters Counseling remains open for video and phone sessions to offer support and coping skills during the COVID - 19 pandemic.
I received my Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Palm Beach Atlantic University and a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Barry University. I am licensed in the state of Florida as a Mental Health Counselor and certified by the Florida Certification Board as a Certified Addictions Professional. I am also trained EMDR trauma therapist by EMDRIA. Offer Immigration Evaluations and Substance Use Evaluations.
I am a firm believer in empowering individuals and families in managing a myriad of emotional, mental and spiritual dynamics often associated with overcoming substance abuse and co-occurring mental health problems. I work easily with adults, children and adolescents utilizing various counseling interventions and modalities: TF CBT, Mindfulness, EMDR.
I am the founder of Healing Waters Counseling, a private practice that specializes in grief and trauma, anxiety, depression, substance use and emotional and behavioral counseling such as PTSD, childhood disorders - ADHD and Oppositional Defiant Disorder and relationship issues, premarital and marriage counseling. Ongoing Stress Management groups on Thursdays 5-6 pm.- 5/11/2017.

Qualifications

  • School: Palm Beach Atlantic University
  • Year Graduated: 2011
  • License and State: MH14456 Florida

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $50 - $120
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, Cash, Check, Health Savings Account, Paypal
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Beacon
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • E4Health
  • EAP for CVS, Whole Foods, State of FL employees
  • EAP for Martin Memorial Hospital employees
  • ESP for Lawnwood Medical Center
  • EmblemHealth
  • Florida Blue
  • Health Advocate
  • MINES and Associates
  • Magellan
  • Meritain Health
  • New Directions
  • Optum
  • Resource for Living
  • TRICARE
  • UMR
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Florida Certification Board (Addictions) / CAP100023
  • Certificate Date: 2015

Phyllis Mccolister-Cunningham's Groups

Stress Management Therapy Group

STRESS MANAGEMENT TO OVERCOME ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION - 1 pm and 4pm

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Healing Waters Counseling Trauma Group

This group covers healing, growth and recovery from abusive relationship and/or childhood.

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Parenting Skills Classes

Learn general parenting skills such as how to attend to your child and change misbehavior at home and school.

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Location

Healing Waters Counseling
900 Virginia Ave.
Suite 7
Fort Pierce, Florida 34982
(772) 252-6231
Ask about video and phone sessions

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This location is easily accessible from:

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Specialties
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Drug Abuse
  • Mood Disorders
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spiritual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

Ethnicity: African-American and Hispanic and Latino
I also speak: Spanish and Spanish-Speaking Therapist
Faith: Christian
Age
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
Communities
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Christian Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Humanistic
  • Imago
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT)
  • Reality Therapy
  • Sandplay
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group
Video/Skype
  • Online/Phone Counseling

Links

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Last Modified: 20 Mar 2020
Phyllis Mccolister-Cunningham, MS, LMHC, CAP, Counselor in Fort Pierce

Phyllis Mccolister-Cunningham

Counselor, MS, LMHC, CAP