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Counselor / Therapist in Wesley Chapel, FL

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Psychotherapy Associates of Tampa Bay

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Psychotherapy Associates of Tampa Bay, L.L.C.
Professional & Compassionate Counseling Services
As a solution-focused therapist, my goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your life. By applying complementary therapy approaches and techniques, we will discover and modify long-standing behavior patterns or negative perceptions that may be holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life. If you're looking for extra support and guidance through a challenging situation or you're just ready to move forward in a new direction in your life, I look forward to working with you to achieve your goals!

Providing individual, couples and family counseling. Treatment specialization includes:

* Therapy for Depression and Anxiety
* Couples Counseling
* Family Counseling
* Parenting Support
* Grief Counseling
* Work and Career issues
* Stress Management
* Conflict Resolution

I work with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues providing services that span from therapy for depression and grief counseling to parenting support, couples counseling and beyond. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, I offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each of my clients individual needs to help attain the personal growth they’re striving for.
Bio
Dr. Tommasi established her private counseling practice, Psychotherapy Associates of Tampa Bay, L.L.C., in July of 2008 following her employment as a psychotherapist on staff with the University of South Florida’s (USF) Psychiatry Center. She has been a Florida Licensed Mental Health Counselor (FL License # MH 8137) since 2004. Her academic credentials include a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in psychology degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, a Master of Arts (M.A.) in psychology degree from Boston University, as well as a second Master of Arts (M.A.) degree from the California School of Professional Psychology (C.S.P.P.) in San Diego, and a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Counseling Psychology Degree from Argosy University.

Dr. Tommasi is designated as a Qualified Mental Health Counselor Supervisor by the State of Florida Board of Health to oversee the formal postgraduate clinical training of registered interns who are in the process of applying for mental health counseling state licensure. A few of her clinical specialties/areas of interest include mood disorders, anxiety disorders, bereavement/grief, adjustment to chronic medical illness, codependency, stress management, aging issues, self-esteem, anger management, as well as pet loss grief support therapy. While her approach to counseling and means of conceptualizing cases is largely cognitive-behavioral and solution-focused with a client-centered emphasis, Dr. Tommasi draws from a number of theoretical orientations and employs various treatment interventions that are dependent on her clients’ presenting issue(s), needs, as well as personal preferences. She works with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues and provides services to her clients that range from therapy for depression and grief counseling to parenting support, couples counseling and beyond. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, she offers a highly personalized approach that is uniquely tailored to her clients' individual needs in order to help them attain the personal growth for which they are striving.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Life and Wellness Coaching
 Anger Management  Life Transitions
 Anxiety and Panic  Loneliness
 Bicultural Difficulties  Marriage Counseling
 Body Image Issues  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Caregiver Issues  Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Chronic Illness  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Premarital Counseling
 Couples Therapy  Relationship Issues
 Depression  Self Esteem Issues
 Divorce  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Gay or Lesbian Issues  Stress Management
 Gender Identity / Transgenderism  Women's Issues
 Grief and Loss  Work and Career Issues
 Herpes and STD Counseling
Certifications
 Doctoral Degree (Ed.D.)  Licensed Mental Health Counselor (State)
Memberships
Lifetime Member of the Psi Chi National Honor Society, Boston University Chapter
Payments Accepted
Credit cards, Insurance & EAP
License:MH 8137, Florida
Recommendations
Diana Reichardt, Tarpon Springs
Dr. Elias, is kind warm hearted fair, and VERY easy to talk to. She feels like you are sitting talking to your best friend. She answers emails quicky, and is very easy to get an appointment with. I have seen a lot of councelors in my time, and she is truly the best. She truly cares about helping you and your well being. If you need someone to talk to she is the BEST....Stay well!!
Location
27524 Cashford Circle
Suite 102
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