Peggy Albano

MA, LMHC, CST, C-SAT

Peggy Albano

MA, LMHC, CST, C-SAT

Professions: Mental Health Counselor, Psychotherapist, Sex Therapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Mental Health Couselor
Secondary Credential: LMHC - MH13056
Billing and Insurance:

I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage

Fees: $125.00 - $175.00
Accepting New Clients
Evening Availability

Offices

Florida Center for Healthy Sexuality
2033 Wood Street Suite 115
Sarasota, Florida 34237

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My Approach to Helping

I approach each client as a unique, whole human being with needs, wants and desires. Within the comfort of a safe and trusting environment I will assist you with exploring your experiences and understanding your life story. For only then can we review to go forward with awareness, rather we seek change or understanding.

More Info About My Practice

Clients of The Florida Center For Healthy Sexuality who carry insurance should remember that professional services are rendered and charged to the clients and not to the insurance company. The Florida Center For Healthy Sexuality will provide clients with a copy of their receipt at each visit, which can then be submitted to their insurance company. Client insurance reimbursement is not guaranteed by The Florida Center For Healthy Sexuality.

Sessions are billed at 60 minute intervals. Fees: $125.00 - $175.00

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

Humans Are Sexual Beings. Yet, we are often fearful of seeking out help in this very private and often sensitive area. I am a certified Sex Therapist and am trained to provide a safe, healthy environment for my clients to engage without shame, areas of their sexuality that may be causing concerns or questions. I am a compassionate and empathetic therapist. There is no need to limit oneself from being a healthy and fulfilled sexual being.

How Psychotherapy Can Help

Often clients express how they ruminate over and over about an issue in the forefront of their lives. Psychotherapy lets you talk about the issue, look at it from multiple angles and not be held hostage by the feelings, instead review their affect and make informed decisions about how to proceed. Sometimes this involves a review of family of origin or a system analysis. Having a non-judgmental caring professional walk with you can add clarity to the picture. Chances are you know the answer it's a matter of allowing the process to unfold.

Important Factors for Choosing a Therapist

I believe it is critically important to talk to a therapist prior to engaging in therapy. There needs to be a sense of trust and safety between a client and a therapist. Do they put you at ease? Is there a sense of caring emulating from this person? Therapy helps us take a look at the sides of ourselves we like and the sides we may not care for. Therefore it is vital to have a solid therapeutic relationship with your therapist. Do not be afraid to ask a therapist questions for only then will you get a feel for the person. For after all we are all human beings.

Services I Provide

  • Consultation
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Breakup
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Control Issues
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Disability
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Panic
  • Phobias
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Bibliotherapy
  • Body-Mind Psychotherapy
  • Breathwork
  • Collaborative Couple Therapy (CCT)
  • Contemplative Psychotherapy
  • Dreamwork
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Family Attachment Narrative Therapy
  • Family Constellations
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Feminist Therapy
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Gottman Method
  • Guided Therapeutic Imagery
  • Humanistic Psychology (humanism)
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
  • Journal Therapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Object Relations
  • Parent Work
  • Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)
  • Psychodynamic
  • Self-Acceptance Training
  • Self-Relations Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Systems Theory /Therapy
  • Transactional Analysis
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