Ricky Thompson,LMHC

Ricky Thompson,LMHC

License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LMHC - MH13423
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • AmeriChoice (UnitedHealthcare Community Plan)
  • Anthem
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • First Health
  • GWH-Cigna (formerly Great West Healthcare)
  • Multiplan PHCS
  • Optimum HealthCare
  • Optum
  • Optum/United Health Care
  • Optum Health
  • United Health Care
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Jacksonville, Florida 32257

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My Approach to Helping

Ricky Thompson is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, a National Certified Counselor (NCC), a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional (CCATP) as well as a Certified Grief Counselor Specialist (CGCS).He specializes in anger management, anxiety, behavioral issues, bipolar disorder, conflict resolution, couples counseling, depression, family counseling, grief and loss, self-esteem, self-harm, sleeping disorders, stress management, and substance abuse. In addition to having earned a Master of Arts Degree in Mental Health Counseling, Ricky has a specialized concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy. This includes additional education in theories of family process and development, and couples and family counseling. Ricky has also received training in the Gottman Method for couples. Additionally, hehelped develop a substance abuse program that is approved by the state of Florida and has received training for sleep issues from the University of Pennsylvania for cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for insomnia. Ricky's focus is to help individuals, couples, and families take back control of their lives. His therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help you address life's challenges. Ricky will use proven interventions to offer a personalized approach for each client. With compassion and acceptance, he will work with you to help build on your strengths to attain the personal growth you are committed to accomplishing. "A strong therapeutic relationship is the foundation to make lasting change. While we can not change the past, together we will make the changes necessary to give you the life you desire and deserve," says Ricky. "Congratulations on taking this important first action toward making the changes you desire in your life."

**Not open to couples intakes at this time.

More Info About My Practice

Thriveworks is a leading mental health provider of therapy and psychiatry, founded in 2008 by AJ Centore PhD. Thriveworks offers in-person and online care, with 380+ offices across the country and online providers in 49 states.

Thriveworks’  licensed providers accept most insurances, covering 180 million Americans. They provide personalized treatment for depression, anxiety, trauma, stress, relationship issues, and more.

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Services I Provide

  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Premarital Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Adults


  • English

Industries & Communities Served

  • Entertainment Industry
  • First Responder/Medical Professionals
  • Military/Law Enforcement
  • Education
  • Self-Employed and Freelance Professionals
  • Professional Sports
  • LGBTQ+

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Breakup
  • Depression
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Men's Issues
  • Rejection
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stress

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Gottman Method
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET)

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