Alana Nelson-Patnaude

Licensed Psychotherapist, LCSW

Alana Nelson-Patnaude

Licensed Psychotherapist, LCSW

Telehealth Available
Professions: Marriage & Family Therapist, Psychotherapist, Counselor
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Cigna
  • Medicare
Fees: $80-$150 per session; FREE 20-Minute Telephone Consultation; Telephone & Internet-Face-to-Face Sessions Offered, as well as a variety of session lengths available at different fee levels. Call me for a full description.
Free Initial Consultation
Weekend Availability
Evening Availability

Offices

6550 North Federal Highway
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33308
4987 N. University Dr.
STE 2409
Lauderhill, Florida 33351

My Approach to Helping

I love what I do and take it very seriously. I am committed to doing the very best job I can to help my clients overcome their personal difficulties and become the person they always knew they could be if they could only find a way. Helping people find that way is what I consider to be my primary job. I tailor each client's therapy to their own unique situation and personal goals.. I utilize a wide-range of therapeutic approaches, specifically designed to meet the needs of each individual client. I also offer a variety of treatment options to fit each client’s schedule and goals. Due to Covid-19, I am currently offering only Online-Virtual and Telephone sessions, which most insurance are now covering. Sessions can be scheduled 24-7, round-the-clock, to fit everyone’s schedule. You can call or text me directly 24-7 at (954) 592-4886 to either make your first appointment or speak to me for a free 20-minute telephone consultation. I really look forward to speaking with you, helping you through the hardest times in your life, watching you make great strides & celebrating your accomplishments.

Services I Provide

  • Clinical Supervision
  • Coaching
  • Consultation
  • Family Therapy
  • Home-Based Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Behaviorism
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Chronic Illness / Disability
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Control Issues
  • Depression
  • Disability
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Jealousy
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Money and Financial Issues
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Narcissism
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Perfectionism
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • School issues
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Shame
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Somatization
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT)
  • Body-Mind Psychotherapy
  • Client-Directed Outcome-Informed Therapy (CDOI)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Conflict Resolution Therapy
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