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The Geffken Group
(352) 377 - 1426


The Geffken Group provides individual therapy services to children and adults experiencing mental health issues, or who just need some help dealing with the challenges in their lives. We also provide family counseling and couples counseling, and offer a number of therapy groups on a variety of different topics.

Forensic Psychology services may be available on a case by case basis.

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Some approaches we use include:

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT): an approach that works with thoughts, feelings, and behaviors to help with the problems that can interfere with daily living, occupy excessive time, and cause excessive distress.

Supportive therapy : often used in treatment such as family therapy through the involvement of family members and significant others. The practice has special expertise in treating using this therapy.

Some issues we can help with include:

Depression: assessment and treatment of problem with excessive and/or prolonged sadness, feeling of loneliness and emptiness, disturbed sleep, and loss of interests and pleasure.

Anxiety Disorders: assessment and treatment of problems such as social anxiety or excessive nervousness being around people, panic symptoms, and excessive worrying.

Disruptive Behavior Problems: childhood noncompliance, problems with social and academic performance, and aggressiveness may all be amenable to treatment with family therapy aimed at increasing cooperation and reducing conflict between children and their parents.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD): excessively repetitive thoughts and behaviors that take up too much time, or disrupt daily activities, or cause significant distress are frequently helped by specialized cognitive behavioral treatment.

Adjustment Disorders: prolonged unhappiness, anxiety, irritability after disruptive events like divorce, death, or change of residence may be helped through therapy.

We provide services for issues not listed as well

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