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Counselor / Therapist in Lake Mary, FL

Anton Kootte, LCSW

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Balinder S. Chahal
With over 25 years experience in health and mental health care, I specialize in treating stress, trauma, pain, anxiety, and adjustment to illness. However, I see the full gamit of patients, including children, adolescents, couples, families, and the elederly. My approach to practice is psychophysiological, psychosocial, and cognitive behavioral.
Bio
I have been married for 29 years, have one daughter, and three granddaughters. After serving in the ws_. Coast Guard, I went back to school and became a biofeedback therapist. Later, I obtained a Masters in Social Work and then a ws_. in Social Work from Florida State University. My dissertation involved examining the effects of death anxiety on the burnout of hospice social workers. I worked as a medical social worker for several years, including at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, and Shands of Jacksonville. I carried out program evaluation research as a Research Associate at the Institute for Health & Human Services Research. For several years I provided biofeedback and psychotherapy with the Headache & Neurological Treatment Institute, mostly with injured workers and auto accident survivors.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Eating Disorders
 Anger Management  Grief and Loss
 Addiction  Life Transitions
 Adolescents  Loneliness
 Anger Management  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Anxiety and Panic  Marriage Counseling
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Body Image Issues  Online / Phone / Skype Therapy
 Caregiver Issues  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Children's Counseling  Relationships
 Chronic Illness  Self Esteem Issues
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Couples Therapy  Stress Management
 Depression  Trauma and PTSD
 Divorce  Work and Career Issues
 Domestic Violence
Certifications
 Diplomate, American Psychotherapy Association (DAPA)  Doctoral Degree (Ph.D.)
 Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Education/Training
ws_. Social Sciences - St. Petersburg Junior College
ws_. Behavioral Psychology - University of North Florida
Masters Certificate Biofeedback Studies - University of North Florida
MSW Clinical Social Work - Florida State University
ws_. Direct Practice - Florida State University
Memberships
Associatioan for Applied Psychophysiology & Biofeedback
Florida Biofeedback Society
American Psychotherapy Assoiciation
National Association of Social Workers
Other Languages
Dutch
Payments Accepted
Cash, Visa, Mastercard, most insurances including Medicare, United, Cigna, Aetna, Tricare
Hours:9:00-6:00
Cost/Session:ws_
License:LCSW 3390 Florida
Location
1305 S. International Parkway
Suite 2491
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