A NEW HEART COUNSELING L.L.C. - Working to discover a renewed hope, strength, and heart
About Me
Patricia A. Young, L.M.H.C., a Biblical counselor in Lakeland, Florida is pleased that you have come to her website.  She would like to inform you about her background and insure that you will understand our professional relationship if you choose to set up an appointment. 
She holds the following degrees:
                                  M.A. in Counseling (Counselor Education and Supervision),
                                  University of South Florida - 2001
                                  B.S. in Psychology, Berry College - 1977
She is licensed as a mental health counselor in the State of Florida.  She holds a State of Florida certificate in Education (Exceptional Student Education, Math Education, Regular classroom Education, Counselor Education).  She is also certified by the American Psychotherapy Association as a Board Certified Professional Counselor.  She is a member of the Association of Biblical Counselors.  She has been in the practice of counseling in the school system since 1999 and in private practice since 2001.  She provides services in the following areas:
             Individual, Couples, and Families                     Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
             Children                                                          Adolescents
             Anxiety Disorders                                            Depression
             Womens Issues                                                Family Issues
              Behavior management                                     Anger management
             Parent/Child/Adolescent issues                         Grief
              Divorce/Reconciliation                                     Life Transitions
              Psychological/Educational Evaluations              Groups
              Behavioral Assessments                                   Consultation                                   
              Educational Consultations                                 Stress management
              Premarital Counseling - Premarital Course Provider Polk County Circuit Court
              Examining Committee for Polk County Circuit Court (Guardianship)                              
              Seminars/Workshops (Parents, Teachers, Professionals)
She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, who desires to counsel in such a manner that she may help those she counsels to glorify God in their lives.  Her Biblical counseling (Gospel centered) is a ministry to those who are in need of being strengthened and healed in mind and heart (Psalm 139: 23-24).  It is her prayer, that those she counsels will have a new heart and gain strength and receive hope.
A high percentage of her business is from client referrals and she would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust.
By appointment only

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