Psychotherapy & Counseling


Psychotherapy & Counseling


Treat your addiction at its source!

We provide private individual, family, and couples counseling via face to face, phone sessions, and long-distance Skype/FaceTime counseling. We offer a highly personalized approach tailored to fit our client’s individual needs. 
Treatment specialization for psychotherapy includes:
• Therapy for Depression and Anxiety
• Trauma
• Grief & Loss
• Post-Traumatic Stress
• Dissociative Disorders
• Eating Disorders
• Body Image Issues
• Sexual, Physical and Emotional Abuse Treatment
• Family of Origin
• Self-Harm Issues
• Court Services: Parenting Plan Development, Coordination, Evaluations
• Parenting Support
• Work and Career Issues
• Stress Management
• Addiction and Recovery (sex addiction, drug addiction, alcoholism, food addiction)
• Intervention Services
• Mandatory DUI Treatment: Psychiatric Evaluations, Risk Assessments
• Severe and Persistent Mental Illness
• Domestic Violence
• Conflict Resolution
• Evaluations
• Children and Adolescent Issues
• End of Life Issues
• Athletic Sports and Artistic Performance Enhancement therapy through the use of the Power Therapies
• Adventure Therapy for adults, adolescents, groups, families, couples, and businesses

Staff available for Psychotherapy and Counseling:

Dr. Kimberly Smith-Benson
Dr. Kimberly Smith-Benson
LMHC, CAP
Clinical Director and Supervisor KSBenson@yahoo.com This company is based on the belief that our client’s needs are of the utmost importance. I am committed to meeting those needs. As a result, a high percentage of this business is from repeat customers and referrals. I would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best service in the industry. It is my belief that life throws us many different situations and circumstances, some of which we can deal with ourselves and some of which we need an outside source to help guide us along the way. Asking for help by society is viewed as a crutch/weakness, but in essence, asking for help is the strongest characteristic we could have within ourselves. Not asking for help symbolizes the ultimate form of weakness and fear. By admitting our imperfections
Mrs. Smith Tilka
Mrs. Smith Tilka
Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern
smithmtilka@gmail.com I am excited to be on this path of self-development and self-awareness with all my clients.  Being a part of a client’s process and witnessing their growth is one of the most fulfilling aspects of what I do. Actually, this is why I got into the counseling field in the first place: to help others believe in themselves and process through their life’s challenging situations.  I have been in the helping profession for over six years supporting clients as they process through their traumas, addictions, phases of life, and family of origin issues.  I look forward to being a part of your journey as well. Actually, this is why I got into the counseling field in the first place: to help others believe in themselves and process through their life’s challenging situations.  I have been in the helping
Mr. John Lopez
Mr. John Lopez
Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern
congabeats2010@gmail.com John has been working in the recovery field for over 10 years assisting adult men/women with substance use disorders. John is the Program Manager of a 90-bed long-term treatment center in Sarasota. John specializes in Anger management, addictions and trauma. John has taught life skills in prisons and jails across Florida and has worked with troubled youth as a youth pastor. John is a member of (AMCHA) American Mental Health Counselors Association and a (NCC) National Certified Counselor. John understands the cycle of addiction and how to break free from its grip on individuals both in a professional and personal way. John works with Spanish speaking clients and understands Latino culture and the barriers that these individuals face due to lack of proficiency in the English language.
Mr. David Forestier
Mr. David Forestier
NCIP, NCRC-I, CAC
Director of Support Services DaveForestier@gmail.com all the chaos and heartbreak that came with it. Their healthy boundaries were a big part of catapulting David into recovery. David brings an outstanding 35 years of personal recovery from drug and alcohol addiction, ten years of professional experience in recovery support services, and eight years of experience as director of a residential school for troubled teenagers. Today, David is a Nationally Certified Intervention Practitioner (NCIP), a Nationally Certified Recovery Coach (NCRC-I), a Certified Addiction Counselor by the State of Florida, and a trained professional who truly care
Cole Young
Cole Young
CAC
Director of Operations ColeYoung217@gmail.com Cole Young is an empathetic counselor who specializes in empowering individuals to overcome their personal struggles with addictions in all forms. He has been active in the therapeutic community since 2005 when he worked as an adolescent counselor at a boarding school for troubled teenagers. In years since, he has worked as a sober companion and recovery coach for teenagers and adults struggling with substance abuse. His years of experience in recovery, personally and professionally, inform an effective approach to treatment. His professional credentials include a Certification in Addictions Counseling by the Florida Certification Board.

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