Michael E Whalen LMHC - DayQuest Life Counseling, MA, LMHC, ART, Certifi, Counselor in Saint Petersburg
Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Relationships, Trauma, Substance Use, Anger Issues, OCD, Finding Direction, or needing a safe place to work things out. Whatever it is, a personal counselor can help, and fills an important role your life. Having highly skilled assistance, a balanced, non-judgemental & mindful perspective when issues arise is empowering and life enhancing. Having the right counselor gives you a place to tell your story. Get experienced, caring support for being your very best self - from the very first visit. Call: we'll have a brief & easy conversation and find out more about how I can help.
Sessions tailored to your needs: Instill Hope with focus on Solutions & Strengths; build Understanding, Resilience & Wellbeing with Mindfulness skills; latest techniques to rapidly Move Beyond Trauma/PTSD; All help you get to where you want to be: Happy, Healthy, Empowered. Experience counts. Benefit from 20+ years practice and advanced training.
DayQuest Life Counseling offices are warm, friendly, convenient, private. User-friendly: Flexible Scheduling, EasyPay Plans, Single Session Consults, Time Saving Distance Therapy, At-Your-Home Visits. Downtown Location near I-275, Free Off-street Parking (nearby Cafes, Galleries, Parks). Mindfulness Classes. "Health Begins In the Mind" - Begin today.
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

  • *Check w/ your insurance plan for OON coverage
  • Easy-Pay Payment Plans
  • HSA or HRA Flex Account Accepted
  • Out of Network
  • PPO Reimbursement*
  • TRICARE
  • TRICARE Certified Mental Health Counselor (TCMHC)
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

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

Michael E Whalen LMHC - DayQuest Life Counseling's Groups

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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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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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
  • Workplace Stress

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

Video/Skype

  • Video Counseling
Last Modified: 14 Nov 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