Gulf Coast Therapy Center
We take a non-judgmental approach to help people achieve a higher quality of life
We are a collaborative partner in assisting our patients with achieving their goals. Our mental health therapists incorporate counseling services at Gulf Coast Therapy Center are based on proven therapeutic methods utilizing modalities like cognitive behavioral therapy to treat anxiety and depression and other mental health issues that our clients face.
I had trouble falling asleep at night. I was stressed about my marriage and we were on the verge of getting a divorce. After my wife and I talked for a bit we decided we needed couples counseling and a friend of mine referred me to Gulf Coast Therapy Center. Their staff was very welcoming and after several sessions, I realized where my stress was coming from. After finding the source, my wife and I reconnected and our marriage has been going smoothly ever since.
Therapists at Gulf Coast Therapy Center offer a wide array of effective modalities used in clinical psychology. A family therapist is ideal for conducting family therapy and discovering any parenting issues that could be the source of depression within the family. A licensed mental health counselor could be the defining factor in young adults facing relationship issues and needing couples therapy.
Luckily, therapists have done a lot of groundwork in understanding the human mind. Clients can ease their anxiety knowing the psychological issue they face will most likely have a treatment for that issue, whether it is trauma based or dealing with anxiety.
Therapists at Gulf Coast Therapy Center use some of the modalities listed below to help clients live better lives, whether they are adults or children.
Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
Eye movement desensitization reprocessing therapy, or EMDR therapy, is a type of psychotherapy that is a phased, focused approach to treating trauma and other symptoms by reconnecting the traumatized person in a safe and measured way. The therapist will present images, self-thoughts, emotions, and body sensations connected with the trauma to allow the natural healing powers of the brain to move toward an adaptive resolution.
Cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, is a talking therapy that can help manage issues your having. This is done by identifying thought patterns and changing the way one thinks and behaves. CBT is a popular method used to treat anxiety and depression, but this type of therapy has been known to heal other mental and physical problems.
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, or DBT, is a modified type of cognitive behavior therapy. This type of therapy focuses on teaching people how to live in the moment, develop healthy ways to cope with stress, regulate emotions, and solve relationship problems they have with others and form healthy new relationships with others.
Originally this type of therapy was developed to treat borderline personality disorder but has been discovered to help those having difficulty with emotion regulation or showing signs of self destructive behavior such as eating disorders and substance abuse disorders. Additionally, this type of therapy has been used on occasion to treat post traumatic stress disorder.
Mindfulness based cognitive therapy (mindfulness therapy) is a type of psychotherapy that combines cognitive therapy, meditation, and mindfulness. This type of therapy was meant to build upon cognitive therapy, integrating it with a program to form mindfulness-based stress reduction therapy.
Therapists at our counseling center use their extensive experience and knowledge in unison to provide clients, whether children, adults, couples or families in Venice Florida, with the tools needed to manage their anxiety, depression, or any other issue they face. Ultimately, a licensed psychologist at our counseling center is here to offer therapy services to you.
Fill out our contact form, and one of our support staff will get in touch with you to schedule your first appointment. While you are waiting, you can check out our therapist's profile pages to better understand which therapist will work best for you.
Our therapists at Gulf Coast Therapy Center will typically host a counseling session for about 55-min.
Yes! We accept a wide array of health insurance from many providers. We also offer out-of-pocket rates for $60/ a session for those who would rather not involve insurance.
This depends on the individual and the type of treatment they need. Ultimately, no one can say, but our goal is to get you over the issue you are facing quickly and effectively so you can return to living your life in the best way possible.
Finding a therapist can be a tedious process, and we understand the importance of the relationship between therapist and patient. While this is another step in the process of mental healing, it is an important one that should not be overlooked. A goal of ours is to get you paired with your ideal therapist ASAP. To help streamline this process, please checkout our therapists page and read their profiles.
Our Therapists accept most insurance in Venice, Florida. However, please read the list below to see what insurance providers we accept. Remember, our out-of-pocket therapy sessions are $60 per session.
- Optum - United Healthcare
- Florida Medicaid
- Florida Medicaid Managed Care Organizations
- Florida Blue - HMO & PPO