Michael E Whalen LMHC - DayQuest Life Counseling, MA, LMHC, ART, Certifi, Counselor in Saint Petersburg
Let's talk about what's bothering you: Work Stress, Anxiety/Panic, Depression, Relationships, Trauma, Substance/Behavior Issues, Finding Direction, OCD. Whatever it is, call: -you'll get a sense of who I am and how I work. A personal counselor is a very important role to fill in your life. Having someone to give a balanced, non-judgemental, mindful perspective and wholesome support when issues arise is helpful and life enhancing. Having the right counselor gives you a place to tell your story. Get highly skilled, expert assistance for being your very best self - from the very first visit.
Experience counts. Your sessions benefit from 20 years of therapeutic practice and advanced training. Using methods that instill Hope by focusing on Solutions & Strengths; building Mindfulness skills for Resilience & Wellbeing; using the latest EMDR methods to Move Beyond Trauma, I'll help you get to where you want to be.
DayQuest Life Counseling offices are warm, friendly, convenient, private. Your options include: Office or At-Home, eTherapy: Video/ Phone, 45/60/90 Sessions, Flexible Scheduling, EasyPay Plans, Mindfulness Classes. Close Interstate Location, Free Off-street Parking (nearby Parks, Cafes and Galleries). "Health Begins In the Mind". Begin today. Free Consult.
Call or Email Michael E Whalen LMHC - DayQuest Life Counseling for a free phone consultation now - (727) 341-9397

Qualifications

  • School: University of South Florida
  • Year Graduated: 1994
  • License No. and State: MH5835 Florida

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $90 - $130
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Easy-Pay Payment Plans
  • HSA or HRA Flex Account Accepted
  • PPO Plans
  • PPO Reimbursement
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: ACA - American Counselors Association
  • Member Since: 0
  • Certificate: Rosenweig Accelerated Trauma Resolution Therapy
  • Certificate Date: 2013

Michael E Whalen LMHC - DayQuest Life Counseling's Groups

Resilient Transitions

At a Resilient Transitions group you will find support for managing the many changes and challenges associated with adult life - loss of: loved ones, health, friends, home, job, finances, etc. Come share your story in a safe, caring atmosphere. We help you remember that you bring strengths, resources and successes to whatever difficulty you are facing. Sometimes that part of the story gets lost. At a Resilient Transitions group we acknowledge all parts of story and learn from each other. Handouts, resiliency skills training, mindfulness and other stress reduction exercises are part of the holistic focus provided in Resilient Transitions.

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Mindfulness Training (MBSR)

Reduce stress and anxiety, relieve depression, improve memory and brain function; stabilize emotions, increase effective communication in relationships and more. Learn several mindfulness techniques, body awareness, mindful eating, mindful dialogue, research-based brain changes - in weekly 90 minute sessions. The eight week Minfulness training includes Weekly expert instruction, downloadable resources: e-book reader, 2 meditation CD's, journal pages and an All Day Retreat. Mutual support in small-group discussions, participant facebook page. Contact Michael to register for this powerful, transformative practice. Call or Visit http://www.DayQuestLife.com for schedule & information. Join Us!

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DayQuest Life! Presentation Series

Quarterly Series of interesting interactive presentations on current topics related to mindfulness, care giving, elder hood, living a vital optimal life. "Excellent Instructor. Best Class of the Day. Informative Presentation!"; "Loved this!" Particpants Pinellas School Counselors Retreat. Corporate Presentations Available Please contact Michael for topic lists and schedule information. Join us! Visit www.DayQuestLife.com

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Specialties

  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Anxiety
  • Men's Issues

Issues

  • ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Transitions
  • Mindfulness for Calm, Focus, Clarity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Women's Issues

Mental Health

  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders

Sexuality

  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age

  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Accelerated Trauma Resolution
  • Caregiver Resilience - Age Strong
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • EMDR
  • Family / Marital
  • Gottman Method
  • Humanistic
  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Multicultural
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Trauma Focused

Modality

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group
Last Modified: 22 May 2017
Michael E Whalen LMHC - DayQuest Life Counseling, MA, LMHC, ART, Certifi, Counselor in Saint Petersburg

Michael E Whalen LMHC - DayQuest Life Counseling

Counselor, MA, LMHC, ART, Certifi