Peggy Freeman

LMHC, Qualified Supervisor

Peggy Freeman

LMHC, Qualified Supervisor

Professions: Mental Health Counselor, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Mental Health Counselor - MH6225
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: $80 - $120 per session
Evening Availability

Offices

1600 West Eau Gallie Boulevard
Suite 201N
Melbourne, Florida 32935

My Approach to Helping

You are not alone! I believe that anyone can get stuck at times and find they need help overcoming obstacles and reducing their emotional distress. I view the counseling relationship as a partnership and seek to create a relationship which is based on trust, respect and compassion as I know that it is this relationship which is the most important factor in whether you achieve the outcomes your desire. In my 20 years of experience, I have learned that it is helpful to take a "big picture" approach in considering how your past experiences might be contributing to your current issues but I always respect your right to choose what you wish to work on in your treatment and to set your own goals. I draw from a variety of therapeutic approaches to individualize your treatment and these may include EMDR, trauma focused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness based therapy, psychodynamic therapy, dialectic behavioral therapy and emotionally focused therapy.
Reaching out for help is a sign of strength and therapy can help you overcome your obstacles, reduce your emotional distress, heal from your past, clarify your decision making or help you to learn things you might not have been taught in the past.

More Info About My Practice

I specialize in trauma therapy and have extensive experience working with clients who have suffered childhood physical, emotional or sexual abuse, domestic violence, or sexual assaults. However, I also welcome those who are struggling with depression, anxiety, low self esteem, grief, health challenges or relationship problems. My practice is open to adults 18 - 80+ years old for either individual or couple's therapy. I offer a free phone consultation and would welcome your call to discuss how I might be able to help you.

Services I Provide

  • Clinical Supervision
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    Adults 18 - 80+ either individually or in couple's therapy

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Incest
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Panic
  • Physical Abuse
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Women's Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
  • Guided Therapeutic Imagery
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
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