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Ricky Thompson LMHC

VerifiedOffers Online TherapyIn-person Meetings
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
Headshot of Ricky Thompson Licensed Mental Health Counselor

General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Fridayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Saturdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Sundayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM

What does a first session with you look like?

The first session, as with all Thriveworks therapists, will involve talking through your needs and goals for therapy — whether those involve managing depression, anxiety, relationship problems, or another mental health challenge. This will enable you to receive the very best care, as a personalized treatment plan will then be developed for subsequent sessions. Thriveworks helps people live happier, more fulfilling lives. Clients are guided and supported as they work through their unique mental health challenges – and, along the way, shown the life-changing power of therapy.

What is your style/approach to therapy?

I offer a variety of counseling approaches including CBT / Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems.

What should we know about your experiences and background?

Ricky Thompson is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, a National Certified Counselor (NCC), a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional (CCATP) as well as a Certified Grief Counselor Specialist (CGCS).He specializes in anger management, anxiety, behavioral issues, bipolar disorder, conflict resolution, couples counseling, depression, family counseling, grief and loss, self-esteem, self-harm, sleeping disorders, stress management, and substance abuse. In addition to having earned a Master of Arts Degree in Mental Health Counseling, Ricky has a specialized concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy. This includes additional education in theories of family process and development, and couples and family counseling. Ricky has also received training in the Gottman Method for couples. Additionally, hehelped develop a substance abuse program that is approved by the state of Florida and has received training for sleep issues from the University of Pennsylvania for cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for insomnia. Ricky's focus is to help individuals, couples, and families take back control of their lives. His therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help you address life's challenges. Ricky will use proven interventions to offer a personalized approach for each client. With compassion and acceptance, he will work with you to help build on your strengths to attain the personal growth you are committed to accomplishing. "A strong therapeutic relationship is the foundation to make lasting change. While we can not change the past, together we will make the changes necessary to give you the life you desire and deserve," says Ricky. "Congratulations on taking this important first action toward making the changes you desire in your life." **Not open to couples intakes at this time.

Specialties

Depression

Anxiety

Loss/Grief

Self-Esteem

Sleep & insomnia issues

General Expertise

Depression

Anxiety

Loss/Grief

Self-Esteem

ADHD

Aging related concerns

Anger management

Anorexia nervosa

In-Network Insurance

Aetna

Anthem

Cigna

Florida Blue

Humana

Optum

Fees

First Session$200
Individual Therapy$170
Marriage & Couples Counseling$170
Family Therapy$170
Group Therapy$170

Types of Therapy

Individual Therapy

Marriage & Couples Counseling

Family Therapy

Group Therapy

Clientele

Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Compassion-Focused Therapy

Existential Therapy

Motivational Interviewing

The Gottman Method

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Licensure

  • Florida, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, MH13423

Education

Master of Arts in Community Counseling, Argosy University

Work History

Thriveworks

Online Therapy

Office at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

Frequently Asked Questions About Ricky Thompson, LMHC

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Ricky Thompson, LMHC, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Ricky Thompson accepting new clients?

Yes, Ricky Thompson is accepting new clients for online therapy in Florida and in-person appointments at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Jacksonville, 4243 Sunbeam Road Suite 6, Jacksonville, FL, 32257.

Does Ricky Thompson accept insurance?

Yes, Ricky Thompson accepts insurance, including Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, Florida Blue, Humana and Optum.

What types of therapy does Ricky Thompson offer?

Ricky Thompson offers therapy for couples, families, groups and individuals.

Does Ricky Thompson offer in-person appointments?

Yes, Ricky Thompson offers in-person appointments at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Jacksonville, 4243 Sunbeam Road Suite 6, Jacksonville, FL, 32257.

Does Ricky Thompson offer online therapy?

Yes, Ricky Thompson offers online therapy to people in Florida.

How quickly can I see Ricky Thompson?

Ricky Thompson typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Ricky Thompson speak?

Ricky Thompson conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Ricky Thompson online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Ricky Thompson online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.