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Mental Health Counseling Services

Mental health counseling services are available to offer support to individuals and families experiencing mental health issues associated with living with a disability. Individual and group counseling services are specifically designed to address issues with depressive symptoms, anxiety, social isolation, and other comorbid diagnoses. The main focus is to improve one’s overall quality of life and increase community participation.

Services include:

We now accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Humana, Magellan Health, and UnitedHealthcare for mental health counseling services. 

Contact: Erin Brooker Lozott, M.S., CCC-SLP, Program Director
Email: erin.lozott@elsforautism.org
Phone: 561-320-9521

Contact: Rita Woolley, Clinical Intake Coordinator
Email: Rita.Woolley@elsforautism.org
Phone: 561-320-9513 Extension: 2064


Sam’s Sibs Stick Together Room with Dr. Kimberly Rivieccio

June 29, July 13, August 3 | 7-8 p.m.

Online via Zoom, $50 registration fee for the above three 1-hour sessions via Zoom.

Sam’s Sibs Stick Together Room addresses the needs of siblings of children with special needs & learning differences. The siblings will have an opportunity to support each other, express their thoughts & feelings, & discuss issues specific to their needs.

A zoom link will be e-mailed to each participant following their registration and payment of the registration fee. A minimum of 4 siblings is required to run the program.

Contact Dr. Kim Rivieccio to register: kimberly.rivieccio@elsforautism.org

 


The “Connections” Teen Mental Health Support Group is made possible thanks to funding from the Autism Services Grants Council.

Funds from the Florida Autism License plate go towards supporting organizations like ours. Purchase yours and support Autism Services today at: www.autismlicenseplate.com

 


Strategies to Manage Stress Video Series

We are here to support you! In these videos, Dr. Kimberly Rivieccio gives quick tips on how to better manage the stress in your life. 

Tip 1: Plan and Schedule

Tip 2: Allow for Mistakes

Tip 3: Reframing

Tip 4: Make Time for Relaxation and Fun!

Tip 5: Re-writing “Should” Statements

Tip 6: Cognitions

Tip 7: Controlling our Response

Tip 8: Asking for Help

Tip 9: Remembering to say “no”

Tip 10: Prioritizing Self-Care

Tip 11: Breathe

Tip 12: Expressing Gratitude

Tip 13: Managing Holiday Stress

Tip 14: Celebrating Differences