I am a father of seven children and several foster care kids. I am over 60 years old and I have lived a life of numerous experiences e.g. family suicide, births, death, divorce, financial disaster/success, heartache. The point is I/you live in the real world. I can empathize with you. My approach is timely, frank, professional and compassionate.
There has been a huge shift in the area of electronics. They, phones and computers, started off as as convenient tools which evolved into an extension of ourselves that we can not live without.. The use of electronics consumes hours of our day/lives and lays waist to our relationships. Many uncontrolled users exhibit all the signs of addiction e.g. tolerance, negative behavior (isolation) and even withdraw symptoms. They must be managed..
The first session will give us an opportunity to get know each other. The purpose is to establish an insight into the other person life. Basically, to get sense if we will be able to work together.
Refers relationship issues with a partner or spouse. Can include issues related to relationship distress, relationship satisfaction, communication, intimacy, etc.
Process designed to equip people with tools, motivation, and inspiration necessary to make positive change and maximize personal and professional potential. Life coaches are generally helpful during life transitions or for goal setting and completion.
Distress stems from a subjective perception of something being unwanted, undesirable, or detrimental to your wellbeing. Excessive stress significantly impairs mental and physical health and is associated with many diseases and conditions.
Behavioral disorders involve a pattern of disruptive behaviors that cause problems in school, at home, and in social situations. Can include hyperactivity, impulsivity, defiant behavior, chronic patterns of aggression, defiance, disruption, and/or hostility.
Provides family therapy/counseling
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.
Designed to help people choose, change, or leave a career at any stage of life. Careers are often wrapped up in people’s perceived identity, therefore, any change can cause anxiety and/or depression.
Self-esteem is the degree to which a person feels confident, valuable, and worthy of respect. Feeling low self-esteem can influence overall well-being and be linked to anxiety and/or depression.
Adoption & foster care
Adoption and foster care considerations include education on the process, integrating the new family, establishing household rules and boundaries, processing past trauma on behalf of the child, emotional health, and other adjustment procedures.
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.
Young Adults (18-24)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Family Systems Therapy
Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
The Gottman Method
Trauma Crisis Intervention
Emotional Focused Therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
FL, LMHC, 17622
Master of Mental health Counseling from Southeastern University
I am a father of seven grown children and several foster kids. I have worked with a variety of different age groups with a variety of issues. I have worked in the juvenile justice system and a long term residential faciality with kids (age13-18) with behavioral issues that may or may not be associated with drugs and alcohol. I have my own private practice that focuses on marriage and family issues. I have also worked with adults who are battling drug and alcohol abuse both in a residential facility and in my private practice. I have an office at my local church in which I integrate my faith with counseling.
2406 State Road 60, Valrico, 33595, FL