Professional therapy offers positive, practical help for emotional, mental, and/or spiritual growth. Our goal is to help equip you to successfully address the important concerns of your life. In a confidential, peaceful setting, we provide compassionate counseling.Children 6 and up
Individual therapy can help with your personal and interpersonal concerns, including:
• Relationship issues and needs
• Family of origin issues
• Women's Issues
• Eating disorders
• Sexual abuse
• Career concerns
• Spiritual abuse
• Teen issues
• Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
• Substance abuse
• Children’s concerns
• Multicultural counseling
Counseling for couples offers a variety of options for addressing concerns in many areas, including:
• Premarital counseling
• Conflict resolution
• Awareness of each other’s needs
• Problem solving
• Appreciating each other’s strengths
• Understanding behavioral styles
• Skill building
• Family of origin issues
• Healing after an affair
• Addressing root issues
Family counseling helps a good family grow and can also help when relationships have become strained or out-of-control. Family counseling can help family members:
• Learn how to listen to each other
• Communicate effectively
• Address varied concerns
• Build respect
• Discover strengths
• Learn to enjoy differences
Groups on various topics such as self esteem, recovery, women's wellness, etc. are offered. Educational groups/skills building/team building and other trainings are also available for local businesses, agencies and organizations.
Telemental health has proven to be an effective way to treat mental health disorders and is an efficient and affordable way to integrate mental health services into your care continuum. This services is available to Florida residents only because of licensure requirements. Some insurance companies pay for this services. Contact us if you are interested in these services.
In Home Services and Companionship Program
Mental health services are provided in home. Please inquire about the services available. Through the Companionship Program the staff at Positive Start Counseling Services, Inc., is also available to provide one-on-one support whether you are on vacation, visiting family or on a business trip. The staff will travel and support you and your recovery efforts on the road. Please see Concierge Services section for more information or call for more information.
Positive Start Sober Living provides safe, alcohol/drug free housing with the understanding support to integrate sober living practices into each residents daily lives. The services we provide and the support given to each resident will give them the greatest success in recovery. Residents are referred to providers in the community for substance abuse treatment such as IOP/OP, psychiatrist, primary care physicians, etc. For more information click here.
DUI Evaluation and Assessment
An Individualized substance abuse assessment is completed. The evaluation consists of an individualized and structured interview. The participant may be referred to substance abuse education, individual counseling, group counseling, substance abuse treatment based on assessed risk factors and other information gathered. Please make sure that you do not have to go to an approved provider of the courts.
Michelle Fyfe, LMHC, CAP is a State Qualified Clinical Supervisor and is available to help you meet the requirements for getting your State of Florida License as a Mental Health Counselor. Supervision is also available for those pursuing their certification as a Certified Addictions Professional (CAP) through the Florida Certification Board.
Michelle Fyfe, LMHC, CAP is available as a consultant. Assistance with start up facilities. Assistance with DCF policies and procedures, documentation, Client handbook, HR paperwork, Employee handbook, etc. Assistance with auditing preparations for DCF - Substance Abuse and Health Care Services and other entities. Assistance with Florida Association of Recovery Residences (FARR) application and certification. Serve as Acting Clinical Director or Clinical Director for substance abuse treatment centers. Michelle Fyfe, LMHC, CAP, CRRA completes clinical chart audits and case reviews to ensure compliance with accrediting and payor guidelines and standards.
Payment is due at time of services:
3. Most insurances accepted
In Network with the following: Aetna, Ambetter, American Behavioral, Beechstreet, Behavioral Health Systems, All Blue Cross Blue Shield plans, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, Cenpatico - Sunshine Health, Ceridian, Cigna, Comprehensive Behavioral Care, Compsych, Coventry, EAP Consultants, Emblem Health - GHI, GHI, GEHA, Healthy Kids (Some Plans), Humana, Managed Care, Managed Health Network (MHN), MHNet Behavioral Health, Multiplan, PHCS, Sunshine Health, Tricare, University of Miami Behavioral Health, Value Options, VMC.
Out Of Network provider with other insurance companies.
Please call and we will be able to provide you with more information about insurances.
4. Several EAP's
5. Open Path
6. Credit Cards/Debit Cards, including Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover
7. HSA's are accepted as well.
8. Paypal. Credit and Debit card payments can be made through Paypal. Please select the amount of the payment and then click on button below.
24 hour notification is required to cancel appointments. Failure to provide 24 hour notice will result in (at minimum) a $35.00 cancellation fee.