Last edited 03/03/2022
Michael Anthony Petrosky Flores LMHC
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What do you think is the biggest barrier today for people seeking care?
I believe that a significant barrier that might prevent people from seeking the care the stigmatization of mental health illnesses and care. I advocate to others that there is no shame in seeking the care that you might need. Seeking mental health care is a very personal choice the individual makes for their overall wellness and wellbeing.
In what ways have your personal experiences influenced your work with your clients?
Well, I generally try to look at the problem, issue or concern from various points of view, come up with potential solutions and try to solve the problem, issue or concern by using each solution and determine if that is the best possible solution to the problem, issue or concern. Throughout my personal experiences, I have used this method most of the time. At, times it may not work ideally but i tend to strive to keep looking at experiences from different perspectives as best as I can. I, tend to be self-motivated for the most part and encourage others to do the same. At times, everyone needs to re-examine their personal experiences in order to gain additional insight on how to manage that particular problem, issue or concern using their best knowledge, skills and abilities.
What do you view as a key component of the therapeutic relationship?
For me the most important key component of the therapeutic relationship is building rapport with the client. I wholeheartedly believe that once this has been established the therapist and client can then move forward and address the issues, concerns or problems that brought the client to therapy.
Panic attacks & panic disorder
Impulse control issues
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
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Types of Therapy
Marriage & Couples Counseling
Young Adults (18-24)
Treatment Approaches / Modalities
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Strength Based Therapy
Cognitive Processing Therapy
Culturally Sensitive Therapy
Emotionally Focused Therapy
Expressive Arts Therapy
Training / Certifications
Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider (CMHIMP # 767774), 2020
Qualified Supervisor (Registered Mental Health Counseling Interns), 2020.
- Florida, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, MH12573
Doctor of Education (EdD) (Counselor Education) Argosy University
Master of Arts (MA) (Mental Health Counseling) Argosy University
My name is Dr. Michael Petrosky Flores, I presently hold a (Doctor of Education in Counselor Education) and I am a licensed mental health counselor in the State of Florida. I provide individual and group mental health counseling to adults, couples and families utilizing appropriate therapeutic treatment modalities to meet their individualized needs. I also develop clinical documentation, progress notes, bio-psycho-social assessments, treatment plans, risk assessments and crisis plans. I strive to maintain positive therapeutic relationships with clients who are served. I also communicate with family members, community members and other entities as warranted or needed. I also communicate and corroborate with representatives from other disciplines, such as medical doctors, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners in order to ensuring an individualized, client-centered approach to treatment for each and every client. I look forward to work with all clients and support them throughout their therapeutic journey.
Frequently Asked Questions About Michael Petrosky Flores, LMHC
It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Michael Petrosky Flores, LMHC, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.
Is Michael Petrosky Flores accepting new clients?
Yes, Michael Petrosky Flores is accepting new clients.
Does Michael Petrosky Flores accept insurance?
No, Michael Petrosky Flores does not accept insurance.
What types of therapy does Michael Petrosky Flores offer?
Michael Petrosky Flores offers therapy for couples, families, groups and individuals.
Does Michael Petrosky Flores offer in-person appointments?
No, but people in Florida can book Michael Petrosky Flores for virtual appointments (teletherapy).
Does Michael Petrosky Flores offer online therapy?
Yes, Michael Petrosky Flores offers online therapy to people in Florida.
How quickly can I see Michael Petrosky Flores?
Michael Petrosky Flores typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current availability and request an appointment on their profile page.
What languages does Michael Petrosky Flores speak?
Michael Petrosky Flores conducts therapy sessions in English.
Can I book an appointment with Michael Petrosky Flores online?
Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Michael Petrosky Flores online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.