Steven Floyd, LCPC
I have worked as a therapist for over 35 years in community mental health, in substance abuse prevention programs, in a Christian counseling center, and counseled foster children, as well as worked in a women's prison. I volunteered as a Stress Debriefer for emergency personal, including police, fire, EMT's, and Emergency room nurses. I believe in the holistic nature of wellness, and encourage physical, mental and spiritual health to maximize mental health. I also believe strongly that untreated stress/PTSD can create an array of mental and physical problems, including depression and anxiety, issues in relationships, poor self-esteem, and unresolved grief. Forming an atmosphere of acceptance and being non-judgmental are important to me in creating a relationship of trust and openness. I use a cognitive thinking approach with emphasis on managing emotional distress leading to healthy behaviors and activities. I also encourage people to learn and maintain calming and coping activities. Most people find me easy to talk to and I think you will too.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Relationship issues, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Divorce and Separation, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Life Purpose, Mood Disorders, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Post-traumatic Stress, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Trauma-Focused Therapy
IL LCPC 180.000804
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Steven Floyd is seasoned, experienced, and is an excellent therapist.
Written on May 18, 2023 after therapy with Steven for 6 months on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, and parenting issues
I joined Betterhelp because I desperately needed someone to talk, listen, empathize, and give me some easy-to-integrate tips on how to manage my day-to-day stress and challenges. Steven has been a great fit for me from the jump. I feel seen and understood. His very presence is calming, and I feel more able to take on the challenges of the day after speaking with him!
Written on Oct 26, 2022 after therapy with Steven for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and coaching
Steven is very kind and I appreciate his faith based approach as I am also a Christian.
Written on Oct 05, 2022 after therapy with Steven for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and grief
Steven Floyd is very compassionate and thoughtful. I appreciate everything. Please keep up the good work. Your words of encouragement was helpful. Thank you so much for everything .
Written on Sep 06, 2022 after therapy with Steven for 1 month on issues concerning grief
I have found Steven to be very patient and insightful. He's helped to re-frame situations and allow me to see things in a different light.
Written on Aug 31, 2022 after therapy with Steven for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, and self esteem
Stephen is direct but not intimidating. I’ve had therapists where I’m able to control the situation and I didn’t find sessions helpful in the past with them. Stephen wouldn’t fall into that category. He’s very professional and has helped me navigate some sticky situations and gave excellent perspective. Highly recommended!
Written on Aug 19, 2022 after therapy with Steven for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and self esteem