Premarital Counseling Melbourne FL

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Ms. Michele Leone
New Hope Counseling Center
(813) 727-9893
450 Lee Ave
Satellite Beach, FL
Credentials
Credentials: BSN, RNFA, MA
Licensed in Florida
4 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Depression, Domestic Violence, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Sexual Abuse/Rape, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Life Transitions, Anger Management
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Children of Divorce, Military/Veterans, Caregivers, Step Families
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Annette P Soldini
(321) 244-3256
1600 Sarno Road
Melbourne, FL
Specialties
Marriage and Family Therapy, Depression, Addiction, Bipolar Disorder
Qualification
School: Capella University CACREP Accredited
Year of Graduation: 2010
Years In Practice: 2 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$40 - $50
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Lori Berk
(321) 212-8969
Melbourne, FL
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Earl Ledford, MSW, LCSW, CST, SAP, CET
(321) 213-7370
1275 South Patrick Drive,Suite C
Satellite Beach, FL
Specialties
Addictions or Substance Abuse,Anger Management,Anxiety or Fears,Depression,Divorce,Gay Lesbian Issues,Loss or Grief,OCD,Relationship Issues,Sex Therapy
Gender
Male
Education
Earl completed both his bachelor and master degress attending night classes and is presently working on his Ph.D. degree by taking online classes with Walden University.
Insurance
Yes
Membership Organizations
Adult and Child Counseling & Psychiatric Center

Sonya Iapaolo-Scott
(719) 684-6357
Satellite Beach, FL
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Disaster Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor
Language Proficiencies
Italian

Mr. Earl Ledford
Adult and Child Counseling
(321) 363-9096
1275 South Patrick Drive Suite C
Satellite Beach, FL
Credentials
Credentials: MSW, LCSW
Licensed in Florida
20 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.), Addictions/Substance, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Behavioral Problems, Couple or Marital Issues, Family Dysfunction, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Physical Illness/Impairment, Sexual Disorders, Sexual O
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Transgendered, Military/Veterans, Alzheimer's, Step Families, Interracial Families/Couples, College Students, Diabetes
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Melissa Baum
(321) 728-1329
Melbourne, FL
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, National Certified Counselor

Dr. Richard T. Elmore Jr
(321) 728-9620
The Turner Group, P.A.100 Rialto Place
Melbourne, FL
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Marriage Counseling, Sex Therapy
Qualification
School: Georgia State University
Year of Graduation: 1978
Years In Practice: 30+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$20 - $30
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: No
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

Patricia White
(321) 288-2263
Indian Harbour Beach, FL
Practice Areas
Career Development, Aging/Gerontological, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Disaster Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Deborah Elizabeth Bruckart
(321) 724-1614
Palm Bay, FL
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

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Happily Ever After: The Benefits of Premarital Counseling

Amanda McMahon Photography
Sure, you and your mate plan to live a long and healthy life together in wedded bliss. But are you equipped with the skills and tools needed to keep the spark ignited long after the wedding ceremony and wedding ceremony are over? Here, we talk with renowned marriage and family therapist counselor Paula Pile as she debunks the myths of premarital counseling and shares her secrets to lasting relationship.

Perfect Wedding Guide: What are premarital counseling and education? How are they different from therapy?
Paula Pile: Premarital Education is designed to give couples the skills that they need to have a successful marriage. Premarital counseling is similar except that it is offered usually with just one couple. Sometimes couples will go from pre- wedding ceremony education to counseling. They usually do this when after having taken the seminar they find one or two issues that they want to deal with that they believe that are unique to them. What those issues might be include such things as dealing with spiritual differences or blended family issues. Premarital therapy focuses on problems that the couples are having. Most couples do not need therapy. Premarital therapy is always available, if the couples need more in depth help than the educational seminars or counseling offer.
PWG: If the couple is happy why would they need to take a course or a seminar?

PP: Premarital courses give couples the skills that they need to navigate the rough waters. Planning a wedding ceremony and learning to deal with marriage stresses is a part of some of the best courses. Most couples get engaged when they are still in the infatuation or romantic love stages of a relationship. Their bodies are producing a lot of hormones that cause them to bond. These endorphins will not continue forever, and in fact last less than two years, so often after the excitement of the wedding ceremony is over they find themselves starting to struggle.
PWG: Weddings are expensive, this is an expense that most couples have not planned for is it worth it?

PP: A study was published in 2006 by Scott Stanley, P.R. Amato, and Howard Markham out of the University of Denver. They found that premarital education reduces the divorce rate of participants by thirty percent. These findings are significant, given that close to fifty percent of couples who marry will divorce. If you think about it, if your relationship works you will spend more time with your spouse than working at your paid employment. Most people would not enter in to a career without any instruction or preparation. One thing that couples need to think about is that there is no correlation between the amount of money spent on the wedding ceremony and marital happiness.
PWG: You helped to develop a course for premarital couples, what made you decide to do to put your time and energies in to that?
PP: I have been working with couples for over twenty five years and too often I see couples...

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