I am a licensed clinical social worker in Florida with over 13 years of experience working as an individual, family and group therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, anger issues, parenting problems and ADHD. The majority of my work has been as an "in-home therapist" guiding children and parents as they overcome past abuse, neglect and grief/loss issues.
My counseling style is personable and engaging. I am non-judgmental hold unconditional positive regard for all. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, dialectal behavioral, psychodynamic and trauma-focused therapies . I will collaborate to discover what type of counseling will benefit you the most. Staying on task by developing interventions to achieve your goal is central to overcoming any challenges.
It is an honor and privilege to work with people as they start the tough, but rewarding journey to achieve a more joyful and happier life.
- Stress, Anxiety
- Trauma and abuse
- Anger management
- Self esteem
Addictions , LGBT , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Grief , Parenting issues , Coping with life changes , ADHD , Attachment Issues , Communication Problems , Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD) , Drug and Alcohol Addiction , Family of Origin Issues , Forgiveness , Guilt and Shame , HIV / AIDS , Men's Issues , Personality Disorders , Posttraumatic Stress , Self-Harm , Sexuality Read more...
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
LCSW #SW9839 (Expires: 2023-03-31)
LMSW #6801089679 (Expires: 2023-04-30)
As someone with General and Social Anxiety talking to someone new is not easy for me. It's either prattling or silence. Michael made me feel at ease, listened to and understood from the first session. I stated in my questionare I was not religious but spiritual but still was greatly relieved there was not even a flutter of judgment when I casually dropped the word witch into the session. There is a gentleness in the accountability he holds me to that makes it a safe space to discuss and explore the blackslides and self detrimental things we sometimes experience in our healing.
He's a really good listener and good at what he does. I've only had 2 sessions with him but so far he's been fantastic.
Very insightful, caring and knowledgeable, a pleasure to discuss personal matters with, not uncomfortable at all.
Michael has been a huge help to me just in the two sessions I’ve had with him. I look forward to this journey I am on with him.
So far he has been very encouraging. He listens to me and provides input and exercises.
Great listener and compassionate. I really am thankful I reached out and better help put us in contact.