Willingness and openness to change are essential characteristics associated with success in therapy. Therapy allows you to understand your personal journey in life, without labels or judgement, in order to experience meaningful and intimate relationships with ourselves, others, and our higher power.
Although I was very guarded and hesitant when my wife suggested we get help for our marriage, the therapeutic experience allowed me to envision my role as a husband, father and friend in ways that I never imagined existed.
Identifying desired outcomes, implementing therapeutic interventions that can facilitate change, and assessing effectiveness of process.
Depression often causes people to feel sad, empty, or hopeless, and can cause a lack of interest in life. It can also affect a person's thinking patterns and physical health.
Anxiety can mean nervousness, worry, or self-doubt. Anxiety disorder is a mental health disorder that entails excessive, repeated bouts of worry, anxiety, and/or fear.
Familial relationships can be the source of stress and emotional pain, even in the healthiest of situations. Painful interactions can range from irritation to resentment and lead to feelings of guilt, disappointment, and anger.
Issues within a marriage. Can include issues related to trust, intimacy, communication, infidelity, parenting, or conflict. Can also include discussion related to separation or divorce.
Alcohol addiction & abuse
Alcohol addiction & abuse
Workplace issues are a common source of stress and can include interpersonal conflict, communication problems, gossip, harassment, discrimination, low motivation and job satisfaction, performance issues, and poor job fit.
Regular involvement with a substance or activity in a compulsive, hard to control way that often has harmful consequences. Often refers to substance use, but can include compulsive behaviors such as sex, gambling, or shopping.
Adolescent mental health
Adolescent mental health focuses on adolescent-specific experiences including physical and cognitive development, social and environmental factors, sex, sexual identification and orientation, emotional processing, and substance use. Given the influence that parents/guardians have on adolescents, home life is a particularly important consideration.
Children that experience parents and/or guardians that are avoidant, ambivalent, or resistant from an early age, may develop attachment issues. This can manifest as difficulty forming or maintaining friendships, romantic relationships and empathetic bonds throughout life, as well as other issues.
Characterized by alternating symptoms of depression and mania. During more extreme episodes, depression may lead to the point of suicidal ideation and attempts while extreme bouts of mania are marked by impulsive behavior, lack of sleep, elevated esteem, and even psychosis.
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Young Adults (18-24)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Family Systems Therapy
Marriage and Family Therapy
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Accredited Financial Counselor® Issuing authority AFCPE® (Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education®)
National Certified Counselor. Issuing authority NBCC
Masters Certified Addictions Professional. Issuing authority Florida Certification Board
FL, LMHC, MH11368
Bachelor degree in Organizational Management and a Master degree in Counseling Psychology from Palm Beach Atlantic University
Bart is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, having earned a Bachelor degree in Organizational Management and a Master degree in Counseling Psychology from Palm Beach Atlantic University. Bart is a Certified Life Coach and an Accredited Financial Counselor, as well as a member of the Society of Consulting Psychology and the Financial Planning Association. Bart has extensive experience as a manager, trainer, coach, and advisor, from more than 20 years in the financial services industry. He has a passion for helping individuals and couples find healing through an individualized approach that integrates some of the most effective therapeutic modalities, and equipping his clients to use their God-given power to pursue their life’s purpose. Bart has been living in Central Florida since 1991, together with his wife and three children.
2561 Moody Blvd., Suite 209, Flagler Beach, 32136, FL