Counselor / Therapist in Lake Mary, FL

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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.
I have been married for 29 years, have one daughter, and three granddaughters. After serving in the Coast Guard, I went back to school and became a biofeedback therapist. Later, I obtained a Masters in Social Work and then a degree 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
 Addiction / Drug Rehab  Grief and Loss
 Adolescents  Life Transitions
 Anger Management  Loneliness
 Anxiety and Panic  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Marriage Counseling
 Body Image Issues  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Caregiver Issues  Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Children's Counseling  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Chronic Illness  Relationship Issues
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Self Esteem Issues
 Couples Therapy  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Depression  Stress Management
 Divorce  Trauma and PTSD
 Domestic Violence  Work and Career Issues
 Diplomate, American Psychotherapy Association (DAPA)  Doctoral Degree (Ph.D.)
 Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Social Sciences - St. Petersburg Junior College
Behavioral Psychology - University of North Florida
Masters Certificate Biofeedback Studies - University of North Florida
MSW Clinical Social Work - Florida State University
Direct Practice - Florida State University
Associatioan for Applied Psychophysiology & Biofeedback
Florida Biofeedback Society
American Psychotherapy Assoiciation
National Association of Social Workers
Other Languages
Payments Accepted
Cash, Visa, Mastercard, most insurances including Medicare, United, Cigna, Aetna, Tricare
License:LCSW 3390 Florida
1305 S. International Parkway
Suite 2491
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