My Specialties & Services

I Work With Individuals, Couples, Families, & Groups

Individual Therapy

We work with children, adolescents, and adults utilizing a variety of therapeutic techniques and interventions that are customized to each person’s needs in a one-on-one environment that safe, caring, confidential, and empowering to assist personal growth and healing.

Couples Therapy

We work with families and couples to develop and nurture communication skills that are an essential part of promoting healthy boundaries, well-being, and contentment among members in intimate relationships and families.

Group Therapy

We offer a variety of specialized psychotherapy and psycho-educational groups to enhance one’s personal development process.

My Expertise

Unexpected Mood Swings

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Mood swings are fluctuations in one’s emotional state, involving alternating between feelings of happiness and well-being and feelings of anger, irritability, or depression.

Stress & Anxiety

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The feeling of being stressed can be triggered by an event that makes you feel frustrated or nervous. Anxiety is a feeling of fear, worry, or unease. It can be a reaction to stress, or it can occur in people who are unable to identify significant stressors in their life.

Someone to Talk To

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Having someone to talk to can alleviate your emotional and psychological symptoms, help you resolve personal issues with guidance and support, make personal changes, and help you live a healthy life.

Family Member Conflict

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Any conflict between family members including: domestic partners, spouses, parent-child, sibling rivalry we can assist in reducing these conflicts.

Job Loss or Change

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Changing jobs, careers, laid off or not sure what career would be a good fit for you, we can help you through this challenging process.

Depression

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Depression (major depressive disorder) is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act. Fortunately, it is also treatable. Depression causes feelings of sadness and/or a loss of interest in activities once enjoyed. It can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems and can decrease a person’s ability to function at work and at home. We can help you work through your depression, understand your triggers, and create healthy coping techniques.

Some symptoms to depression include:

      • Feeling sad or having a depressed mood
      • Loss of interest or pleasure in activities once enjoyed
      • Changes in appetite — weight loss or gain unrelated to dieting
      • Trouble sleeping or sleeping too much
      • Loss of energy or increased fatigue
      • Increase in purposeless physical activity or slowed movements and speech (actions observable by others)
      • Feeling worthless or guilty
      • Difficulty thinking, concentrating or making decisions
      • Thoughts of death or suicide

Irregular Sleep Cycles

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Having difficulties falling asleep, staying asleep, feeling tired throughout the day, or struggling with troubling nightmares, we can help you improve your sleep health, which can improve your overall health.

Couples Infidelity

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Infidelity can be a difficult topic to discuss, but it involves having romantic, emotional, or sexual relationship without someone other than your partner, spouse.  Infidelity involves deep feelings of betrayal, shame, anger and it hurts the trust.  We can help you work through the dynamics of infidelity and support you on your journey of repairing your relationship, or moving on and healing from the infidelity.

Harmful Thoughts

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An intrusive thought is an unwelcome involuntary thought, image, or unpleasant idea that may become an obsession, is upsetting or distressing, and can feel difficult to manage or eliminate.  These thoughts can easily take over our time, energy, and life.  We can help you work to silence these thoughts and take power and control of your thought life back.

Isolation & Loneliness

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Loneliness can strike anyone, anywhere, anytime. You can be in a room crowded with people and still feel alone. Loneliness can leave you feeling disconnected from the world and people around you. We can help you work through your feelings of loneliness and give you tools to build a meaningful, healthy support network.

Strained Relationships

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The truth is that relationships don’t just fail, there are often signs.  What typically happens is that people try to either deny these signs or justify themselves with them.  Do not fall into this trap.  We can help you learn to recognize the signs of strained relationships and work through the strain to help strengthen your relationship.

Addiction

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Struggling with a behavior that is taking over your life, causing you problems in your life and relationships, we can help you break the harmful cycle of addiction so you can live free and healthy.

Counseling Services

Specializing in trauma, posttraumatic stress disorder, and complex trauma for individuals from early childhood through adulthood.  Trauma experiences can be debilitating for individuals and are often the core to other mental health struggles such as depression, anxiety, and substance use.  Trauma interferes with the brain’s healthy development by over activating the Amygdala (flight, fight, freeze response) and under activating the Pre-Frontal Cortex (emotional regulation, cause and effect thinking, memory, and other advanced executive functions).  There is also a body of peer-reviewed research that connects trauma with negative health effects including: autoimmune disorders, heart disease, high blood pressure, skeletal fractures, gastrointestinal diseases, and some cancers.

Healing from past trauma is possible and Dr. Angel utilizes a variety of trauma- based interventions form a strengths-based perspective including: Trauma Focused- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trust Based Relational Interventions, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, Therapeutic Art Interventions, Expressive Therapy Interventions, and Mindfulness Meditation to create an individualized therapeutic plan for each patient. Furthermore, Dr. Angel is a subject matter expert as it relates to trauma and speaks at a variety of professional conferences on this topic educating other professionals in this area.

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(727) 501-6557

2058 Weaver Park Drive Clearwater, Florida 33765