Affordable Counseling Center
Email: [email protected]
Mon - Fri: 12PM - 8PM
Sat: 10AM - 3PM
207 W. Morgan St. Brandon, FL. 33510
419 W. Platt St. Tampa, FL. 33606
Due to COVID-19 (Novel Caronavirus) we are offering in person (safely), online and phone counseling sessions for your convenience. Online sessions are performed on Doxy.me which is a HIPPA compliant web site made specifically for health care professionals.
Tampa Location of Affordable Counseling Center Florida
Affordable Counseling Center doors are being kept open, to assure new and existing clients access to services, during these very stressful and troubling times, due, in part, to the following protective and preventative efforts of our Business and Administrative Offices, Clinicians, and cooperating Clients:
Please also check out the most up-to date facts, about the Virus at CDC.gov.
Affordable Counseling Center advises that the best defense against the Covid-19 Virus, is to achieve and maintain a healthy body, mind, and spirit, through self care, positive thinking, patience, and a "We've got this" attitude. We are here to help you identify, and then, eliminate, reduce, and manage any obstacles to that end.
Affordable Counseling Center is the sister company of Star Point Counseling Center with the purpose of providing the same counseling services and therapy as Star Point Counseling Center at a fraction of the cost.
We will answer any questions you may have regarding counseling services and the sliding scale. We will help you set up your appointment in an easy, friendly, and manner.
With Affordable Counseling Center's therapists extensive experience providing counseling and therapy sessions for children, teens, individuals, couples and families, Affordable Counseling Center has helped countless numbers of people with marriage counseling, couples counseling, family dynamics counseling, children's issues, depression, stress, anxiety, relationship counseling, separation and divorce, grief and loss, parenting skills, PTSD, repeated negative behavior and addictions.
The therapists at Affordable Counseling Center are focused on providing highly effective counseling techniques in the Brandon, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Riverview, Plant City, New Tampa, South Tampa, Carrollwood, Seffner, Valrico, Ruskin, and Apollo Beach areas in a relaxed atmosphere of acceptance and compassion.
Clarissa recently published a new book called Therapy in Action. She takes on the toughest, neediest kids and families in her role as a therapist for troubled children. In this fascinating glimpse into real-life case studies, Clarissa seeks to “awaken the reader to a new way of looking at this population and a more effective way to address their needs.”
THE SLIDING SCALE
PROOF OF INCOME REQUIRED FOR SLIDING SCALE (PAY STUB)
UNDER $25,000 PER YEAR IS $60 PER SESSION (REGISTERED MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR INTERN)
$25,000 TO $35,000 IS $65 PER SESSION (REGISTERED MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR INTERN)
$35000 TO $50,000 IS $75 PER SESSION (REGISTERED MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR INTERN)
UP TO $55,000 IS $75 PER SESSION ( LMHC, LCSW or LMFT)
$55,000 TO $75,000 IS $90 PER SESSION (LMHC, LCSW or LMFT)
OVER $75,000 IS $120 PER SESSION (LMHC, LCSW or LMFT)
We specialize in children, teens, couples, relationship family dynamics, along with all of the services on our counseling services page. Our normal fee is $120 per session.
We have a sliding scale from $60-$100 depending on annual household income. Proof of income required for sliding scale. We can see you the day you call or whenever possible. We have evening appointments available and weekends by appointment.
We require a $35 deposit by Visa or Master Card to set an appointment. We only run the card if you cancel, reschedule or do not show up.
We also have Registered Interns and Mental Health Counselor Interns who provide similar counseling services. The fee to see a Registered Intern is $60-$75 on a sliding scale. Proof of income is required for sliding scale (pay stub or another form of income).
All Registered Interns are supervised by a Qualified Licensed Mental Health Counselor and have to complete an internship to get their Masters Degree and have to complete a Registered Internship and pass a State Board Exam to become Licensed.
No insurance required. We do accept BCBS, United Health Care, Humana, Cigna, Mutual of Omaha EAP, Mehra EAP. once insurance is billed the insurance company has the legal right to review your file and case notes, this is a lesser degree of privacy and it could people applying for jobs in certain industries and the military.
FAMILY DYNAMICS COUNSELING/THERAPY
At Affordable Counseling Center, there are two convenient locations for you to choose from in Brandon FL. and Tampa FL., whether you reside in St. Petersburg FL., Clearwater FL., Largo FL, New Tampa FL., Wesley Chapel FL., Riverview FL., Plant City FL., Ruskin FL., Carrollwood FL., Town & Country FL or Apollo Beach FL..
We can help individuals who do not have insurance or have high deductible's to get the help they are looking for at an affordable cost. We have a sliding scale from $60 to $120 per session. Our sliding scale depends on what level therapist you see and your income. It is the same cost for couples counseling, marriage counseling or family counseling.
We provide counseling service to individuals, couples, families, children, teens, and adults with any type of concern. We help you build tools as well as help design and implement individualized goals and objectives, help you sort out beliefs, thoughts, and behavior patterns that may be hindering you in your relationship(s) whether at the or in other areas of your life. We show you how to apply tools, skills, and strategies that are therapeutically designed to guide you toward a more fulfilling life experience.
We have the tools you need for managing pain, anxiety, disappointment, frustration, hopelessness or anger resulting from circumstances that interfere in your achieving a balanced and fulfilling lifestyle. By working together, we will show you how to set and achieve goals and objectives, therapeutically designed to meet your needs that will allow you to live the life you know that you deserve.
207 W. Morgan St.
Brandon, Florida 33510
419 West Platt Street
Tampa, Florida 33606