Michael E Ricci, EdS, MEd, CAS, Pre-Licensed Professional in Safety Harbor
*Currently accepting new clients* Managing your Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder can seem like a daunting task. As a Certified Anxiety Specialist, I provide coping skills in order to improve confidence to challenge your fears. By learning ways to overcome your stress, anxiety, depression, and other challenges, you will feel more empowered to live life to its fullest.
I received two degrees from University of Florida's Counselor Education program; a Master's of Education degree and an Education Specialist degree, both in Mental Health Counseling. I have received extensive experience in the treatment of OCD and Anxiety from UF Health Medical Psychology and Rogers Behavioral Health.
Most of my training and expertise has been focused in developing effective coping skills for Anxiety, OCD, and Depression. With my training in the latest evidence based treatments, including cognitive behavioral therapy, exposure and response prevention and Behavioral Activation, I teach you the skills to develop a healthier lifestyle.
Call or Email Michael E Ricci for a free phone consultation now - (727) 308-6650


  • School: University of Florida
  • License No. and State: IMH14859 Florida
  • Supervisor Name: Tiffany Werhner
  • Supervisor License: MH10651 Florida


  • Avg Cost (per session): $80 - $120
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Certified Anxiety Specialist - NACBT
  • Certificate Date: 2016

Michael E Ricci's Groups

Anxiety, Obsessions, Social Anxiety Skills Group

Lead by a Certified Anxiety Specialist. Teaching individuals skills including, but not limited to: * Learning effective ways to face your anxiety * Finding new ways to handle obsessions without compulsions * How to interact in public * How to adjust to change * Learning how to handle social interaction * Learn how to overcome panic attacks * Find out the difference between stressed and anxious * How to become "unstuck" * Understanding the symptoms of your anxiety * Learning the basics of Exposure and Response Prevention

More about this group


  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Anxiety
  • Depression


  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Career Counseling
  • Coping Skills
  • Eating Disorders
  • Grief
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Suicidal Ideation

Mental Health

  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders


  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus


  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Exposure and Response Prevention


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2017
Michael E Ricci, EdS, MEd, CAS, Pre-Licensed Professional in Safety Harbor

Michael E Ricci

Pre-Licensed Professional, EdS, MEd, CAS