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Counselor / Therapist in Groveland, FL

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Joseph Nussbaumer, Ph.D. C/Psy

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Groveland Family And Crisis Counseling
GFC Counseling is a faith-based Christian counseling center with counselors who are licensed either by FACCT (Florida Association of Christian Counselors and Therapists) or by the state of Florida or both.
Many areas of counseling therapy are available by the various counselors. Dr. Joseph Nussbaumer, Jr, PH.D. c/psy is the head therapist offering a wide range of services.


Personal Counseling:
*ADHD Evaluation and Treatment
*Addictive and Compulsive Behavior Counseling
*Adoptive and Blended Family Counseling
*Anxiety, Depression, and Stress Management Counseling
*Arbitration - Florida Supreme Court trained
*Child Therapy
*Crisis Counseling
*Family Counseling
*Juvenile Evaluation and Treatment
*Life Skills Counseling
*Marriage and Family Counseling and Therapy
*Mediation - County, Family, Dependency, and Appellate
*Pregnancy Prevention Program
*Pre-Marital Counseling
*Psychological Testing and Evaluations
*Reunification Counseling
*Suicide Prevention and Counseling
*Temperament Testing and Therapy
*Women's Issues

Court Ordered Counseling:
*Anger Management
*Batterer's Intervention Program *Divorced Parenting Classes
*Domestic Violence Instruction Classes
*DUI Treatment (Individual & Group Sessions)
*Drug and Alcohol Counseling / Evaluations / Urine Analysis testing
*Mental Health Evaluations
*Parent Education and Family Stabilization Course (required for divorces involving minor children)
*Parenting Skills Classes
*Pre-Trial Intervention
*Professional Polygraph Services
*Sexual Abuse Testing and Treatment
*Sex Offender Testing & Therapy (previous provider of more than 20 years for the Florida Dept. of Corrections, now in private practice)
*Supervision for Court-ordered Visitation Orders
*Substance Abuse Testing and Treatment
Bio
Staff
Ms. Nathalie Donny, MA, LMHC - Sex Offender Therapist
Mr. Michael Trainor, LMHC, CAP - Substance Abuse/DUI Therapist
Ms. Edie Jeffries, MCC - Christian Counselor
Rev. Felix Ramirez, MS - Christian Counselor (Spanish)

Dr. Joseph Wm. Nussbaumer, Jr. founded GFC Counseling in 1990 and continues to serve as Lead Therapist, Director, and CEO. Dr. Nussbaumer is a Licensed Clinical Christian Psychologist through FACCT, the Federal Association of Christian Counselors & Therapists, Inc. Dr. Nussbaumer has the following degrees, certifications, training, and awards:

*Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling Psychology -- Freedom University (1990)
*Attended University of South Florida, Nova, Stetson, and others.
*Has practiced extensively in the Florida court system since 1990 as an expert witness.
*Has been a Licensed and Ordained minister for over 40 years.
*Teacher and Principal in Florida public and private schools.
*Honorably Discharged Veteran - Navy/Marine Medical Department.
*Certified by Florida Supreme Court as county, family, dependency, and appellate mediator.
*Trained by the Florida Supreme Court as an arbitrator.
*Founding Fellow and Board Certified in Geriatric Psychology, Child and Adolescent Psychology, FCIPP, by the International College of Professional Psychologists.
*Accredited Forensic Counselor by the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute.
*Licensed Temperament Therapist, Instructor, and Supervisor by the NCCA.
*Certified child and adult sex offender therapist (Department of Corrections, Florida).
*Past Associate Member of the Florida Bar Mental Health Committee -- 3 years.
*Diplomate - American Psychotherapy Association (APA)
*Provider for the VA (Veterans Administration) as a Psychologist.
*Former provider for U.S. Government insurance -- Champus, Tricare, and Cigna.
*A member of FACCT for over 27 years.
*Currently serves as the President and Licensure Board Chairman of FACCT.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Loneliness
 Addiction / Drug Rehab  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Adolescents  Marriage Counseling
 Anger Management  Men's Issues
 Anxiety and Panic  Neuropsychological Evaluation / Testing
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Body Image Issues  Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Caregiver Issues  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Children's Counseling  Psychoanalysis
 Chronic Illness  Psychological Evaluation / Testing
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Relationship Issues
 Couples Therapy  Religious Counseling
 Depression  Self Esteem Issues
 Divorce  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Domestic Violence  Sexual Dysfunction
 Eating Disorders  Stress Management
 Grief and Loss  Trauma and PTSD
 Learning Disabilities  Women's Issues
 Life and Wellness Coaching  Work and Career Issues
 Life Transitions
Certifications
 Clinical Psychologist  Doctoral Degree (Ph.D.)
Memberships
Federal Association of Christian Counselors and Therapists (FACCT)
Hours:10:00 am - 5:00 pm (Tues - Fri)
License:FACCT
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Location
611 S. Main Ave
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