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We found 6 providers matching psychotherapy treatment and who accept United Healthcare Bronze HMO near Port Charlotte, FL.

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Specializes in Social Work
1475 Collingswood Boulevard; Suite E
Port Charlotte, FL
 

Mr. Edward Dumas is a social worker. Mr. Dumas's clinical interests include crisis intervention, depression, and domestic abuse. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , family therapy services

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Depression, Psychopharmacology, Diagnostic Evaluation, Men's Health Issues, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Social Work
20020 Veterans Boulevard; Suite 2
Port Charlotte, FL
 

Ms. Linda Weser specializes in social work. Areas of expertise for Ms. Weser include crisis intervention, depression, and life transitions. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , transpersonal psychotherapy

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Depression, Interpersonal Relationship Issues, Grief, Transpersonal ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychiatry
2525 Harbor Boulevard; 312
Port Charlotte, FL
 

Dr. Bennett McAllister, who practices in Port Charlotte, FL and Punta Gorda, FL, is a medical specialist in psychiatry. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. McAllister attended medical school at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. His professional affiliations include Bayfront Health Punta Gorda and Bayfront Health Port Charlotte.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 32
  • Uninsured Cost: $173
  • Medicare Cost: $90
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Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
2689 Chapman Drive
Panama City, FL
 

Mr. Kenneth Morris is a family therapist and counselor in Panama City, FL. His clinical interests include career counseling, family therapy services, and couples therapy. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , family therapy services

All Interests: Family Therapy Services, Couples Therapy, Mental Health Issues, Career Counseling

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Specializes in Counseling
3390 Tamiami Trail; Suite 104
Port Charlotte, FL
 

Ms. Barbara Farlow's area of specialization is counseling. Her areas of expertise consist of substance abuse, aging, and family therapy services. She accepts United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , family therapy services

All Interests: Substance Abuse, Couples Therapy, Mental Health Issues, Aging, Family Therapy Services

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Specializes in Counseling
207 Cross Street; Suite 103
Punta Gorda, FL
 

Ms. Amanda Kennard is a counselor in Punta Gorda, FL. Her areas of expertise include terminal illness, depression, and aging. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Relevant Interests: , family therapy services

All Interests: Depression, Family Therapy Services, Grief, Couples Therapy, Sexual Abuse, Terminal Illness, Aging

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What is Psychotherapy?

Psychotherapy is commonly referred to as talk therapy or simply therapy. Trained therapists help and guide patients as they talk through issues in their life and problem-solve ways to make healthy changes.

The use of therapy is extremely common, with millions of people going through therapy each year in the United States alone. It can be useful for patients who want to learn coping skills when they are facing difficult issues or need to heal from past trauma. Therapy can also be a support tool when patients are facing stressful periods in their life. Essentially, therapy is helpful any time life events require more mental or emotional resources than a patient currently has. Change is a major theme of therapy, offering a supportive environment for patients to make changes to their life or themselves so that past problems stop recurring in the future.

There are several different types of psychotherapy, with the most common being cognitive behavioral therapy or CBT. This type of therapy focuses on the connection between thoughts, feelings, and behavior. Dialectical behavior therapy, or DBT, is a form of CBT that encourages acceptance and validation as well as change. Interpersonal therapy focuses on relationships and communication as a pathway to feeling better. Psychoanalysis, an older form of therapy invented by Sigmund Freud, teaches that all problems stem from the unconscious. Although many people see therapists by themselves, not all psychotherapy is one-on-one. For example, in family therapy, the therapist treats a family as a unit. Patients can also participate in group therapy, where they meet as a group to work on issues.

Psychotherapy is a safe, powerful healing tool that can help patients lead happier and healthier lives. However, therapy is a joint effort between the patient and the therapist. Both need to work together in order for therapy to be effective.