Marriage counseling that Heals in Lakeland, FL. Restore Your Relationship.

Speak with the right marriage therapist in Lakeland. Real help for issues like separation, communication, infidelity, and finances.


Michael Brown, Ed.S.
Marriage Counselor

Michael Brown, Ed.S.

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

930 Alicia Road, Lakeland, Florida 33801 | 863-680-1950

I work with children in a family setting using a solution-focused therapy approach. Children who are facing stressful issues have strong problem-solving abilities. They are "resourceful", "creative" and "acting" rather than "reacting" to the problems they face.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Marriage Counselor

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

At Home or Private Discreet Intensives

Though we are not licensed marriage counselors, Grey Matters International, Inc. provides cutting edge brain optimization and rebalancing technology to better align the minds of partners to reduce conflict, increase hope---for the brain has the final word on change.

Empowered Life Counseling, Inc., Dr. Remy Nelson, LMHC,NCC, CCMHC
Marriage Counselor

Empowered Life Counseling, Inc., Dr. Remy Nelson, LMHC,NCC, CCMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Available for Online Therapy

A healthy marriage takes work. Therapy will reach the heart of the issues and begin the process of restoration. Let's get started.

Jo Shaw, Ph.D
Marriage Counselor

Jo Shaw, Ph.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

A healthy marriage takes work. Therapy will reach the heart of the issues and begin the process of restoration. Let's get started.


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City of Lakeland
Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy & Mental Health Counseling

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For the finer side of education, visit one of the many different museums that Lakeland has to offer. These include the Phosphate Museum, the Polk Museum of Art, or the Explorations V Children’s Museum, which is an adventure in learning by imagination, exploration and creativity, not to mention discovery.1 The children’s museum is a great place for families of all ages. There are exhibits ranging from art, to a news station, theatre, a body shop, and even a financial center where kids can use play money to deposit or withdraw through an ATM, etc. Visiting the Sun n Fun Museum is a perfect place to take the family. It is an aviation museum and education center, hosting many different kinds of programs and activities year round. For instance, families can attend the annual Wings ‘n Things, which is a 3-day camping expedition where visitors enjoy different activities such as a full motion simulator, flight simulator, rocket building and launch, propeller making, and many more activities for the whole family to enjoy!

Mental Health in Lakeland

The Lakeland Police Athletic League (PAL) offers a plethora of programs for the enrichment, education, and entertainment of the youth in Lakeland2. Lakeland PAL, as its name indicates, organizes a number of youth athletic leagues—football, cheerleading, baseball, and track and field. But sports aren’t PAL’s only focus. Millions of children go home after a school to an empty home3. Their after school program offers tutoring, socialization, and mentorship as well as education in drug awareness as the emotional and mentl health needs of these youth are usually not being met. PAL has been effective at reducing truancy and delinquency in Lakeland, while improving grades. Call (863) 834-8970 for the executive director, or (863) 834-2556 for a PAL program coordinator.

Mental health issues evolve as one ages and new issues such as isolation and strained family relationships may evolve due to the unique needs of the ageing population.The Lake Morton Senior Center (LMSC) offers socialization and emotional wellness for family members on the other end of the age spectrum4. The center is a rich source of enrichment for seniors, providing them with the opportunity to bond and interact with others, play cards, attend educational and health classes, take day trips, make crafts, and much more. It’s also a Fellowship Dining Site, offering lunch on a daily basis. For seniors homebound due to transportation, medical, or other issues, meal delivery is available. To find out more, contact the program director at (863) 687-2988.

Family Services and Assistance Programs

The Florida Department of Children and Families Lakeland Service Center helps families remain self-sufficient during troubled times with several assistance programs. The service center can help families apply for food assistance, so that their families can have health, balanced meals. Temporary Cash Assistance programs help families with rent, utility, and other payments. Families can also apply for Medicaid at the center, to offset medical costs. Services for crises, substance use, and behavioral and mental health problems are also available through the Lakeland Service Center. For more information, call (866) 762-2237.


References

1. Polk Museum of Art. (2017). Visitor Info. Retrieved from http://polkmuseumofart.org/visitor-info/
2. Lakeland Police Athletic League. (2017). About PAL. Retrieved from http://www.lakelandpal.org/aboutpal.asp
3. Education.com. (2010). Latchkey Children. Retrieved from http://www.education.com/reference/article/Ref_Latch_Key_Children/
4. Catholic Charities of Central Florida. (2017). Lake Morton Senior Center. Retrieved from http://www.cflcc.org/senior/morton
5. Florida Department of Children and Families. (2017). Locate a Service Center. Retrieved from http://www.myflfamilies.com/service-programs/access-florida-food-medical-assistance-cash/locate-service-center-your-area

Lakeland is located in Polk County, Florida. It has a land area of 65.90 square miles and a water area of 9.01 square miles.  The population of Lakeland is 104,401 people with 39,376 households and a median annual income of $39,706. .


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Counseling in this region can be difficult to afford for many people without insurance. Most people in Lakeland are not able to commit to a weekly therapy session without proper budgeting. The good news is that counselors in Lakeland may offer sliding scale fees or low cost options. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your therapist to learn more. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Lakeland public health department.