My name is Roy Buggee and I have been working for twenty-five years with clients who have substance abuse and mental health issues. My career has taken me to different health care facility such as psychiatric hospitals, outpatient clinics, mental health agencies, and substance abuse programs. My passion has been working with clients who have both mental health and substance abuse issues. Also, I am knowledgeable in twelve steps programs such as Alcoholic Anonymous, Al-Anon, Narcotic Anonymous, Overeaters Anonymous, and Adult Children of Alcoholics. I am easy going and enjoyed helping others. My counseling style is being respectful to my clients and treating you as an equal. I will be your advocate and facilitate a safe and supportive environment. My approach is client centered and you are the most important in the therapeutic relationship. I specialize in in the following therapies: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Reality Therapy, Family System Therapy, Person-center therapy and Rational Emotive Therapy. Also, I have experience with clients who have been diagnosed with anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, psychotic disorders, obsessive compulsive disorders, borderline disorder, and anti-social disorder.
In 2006, I graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a master’s degree in educational counseling. My concentration of study was mental health counseling. Since that time, I obtained my license in Mental Health Counseling in the state of Florida and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Illinois. I am looking forward in assisting in your recovery.
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Eating disorders, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Abandonment, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Antisocial Personality, Body Image, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Communication Problems, Dependent Personality, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Personality Disorders, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Existential Therapy, Imago Relationship Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
FL LMHC MH10584
IL LCPC 180.011991
Roy is compassionate-- Knowing and helpful when it comes to counsel regarding addiction and depression , and always willing to help ...I lucked out -- he is the goods...
Written on Nov 01, 2022 after therapy with Roy for 1 year and 6 months
He listened. He was the start of a long road to my recovery.
Written on Apr 30, 2022 after therapy with Roy for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, self esteem, anger management, and adhd
Roy is great so far. Very good at listening and helping you come to your own decisions.
Written on Mar 24, 2022 after therapy with Roy for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, parenting issues, self esteem, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, compassion fatigue, and adhd
Great listener really responsive!
Written on Nov 03, 2021 after therapy with Roy for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, anger management, and coping with life changes
Roy is absolutely amazing. He meets with me every week, understands all of my restrictions and issued and always helps me when I'm struggling; even when not in the moment.
Written on Oct 28, 2021 after therapy with Roy for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coping with life
Roy has been very helpful. Sweet and great at listening. I do appreciate the structure in our conversations.
Written on Jul 22, 2021 after therapy with Roy for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, and parenting issues