Meet our Providers
Lisa BentivengaClinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Tampa, FL 33613
I'm a girl-next-door kind of therapist. My aim is for you to be as comfortable as you would be chatting in your own living room. I am a well-qualified to handle the most common issues client have which includes depression, anxiety, educational or professional problems in adults and kids. The only treatment I don't provide is couples' counseling. I do have some areas I specialize in as well.
My clientele consists of 60% children and 40% adults. I am very successful with depressed and anxious children and adults, higher-functioning children on the autism spectrum, individuals considering or going through divorce, children affected by divorce, teens, adults struggling with parental or parenting relationships, and survivors of abuse or domestic violence.
- Asperger's Syndrome
- Behavioral Issues
- Chronic Pain
- Family Conflict
- Peer Relationships
- Relationship Issues
- School Issues
- Elderly Persons Disorders
- Mood Disorders
- Cash/ Self Pay
- American Behavioral
Tampa Counseling – Mental Health, Therapy, Counselors
What do your days look like? Are they a blur of responsibilities, demands, and frustrations? Do you wake up exhausted and fall into bed feeling even more so? When we were kids, we dreamed of what our lives would look like as adults. Few of us have achieved our dreams. And even when we do, the daily experience of those dreams is very different than what we had imagined. When you connect with a Thriveworks Associate counselor or coach in Tampa, you are taking the first step in creating the life that you really want. Whether you are dealing with serious mental illness, or just in need of a listening ear and encourager, we can connect you with a therapist or coach in Tampa, Florida that meets your needs.
People have different ideas of what counseling will look like. When you think of counseling, images of crying on a couch and discussing your childhood, may come to mind. While this may be reality for some, your counseling session will be comfortable for you, and defined by your needs. Your Thriveworks Associate counselor in Tampa will create a session that addresses your goals for coaching or counseling. Some are looking for career counseling, life coaching, or help with dealing with a life transition. Others would like to explore their childhood trauma, deal with a failing marriage, or find victory over a serious addiction. Your Thriveworks Associate coach or therapist in Tampa will tailor your session for your needs, goals, and personality.
Sometimes in life or in trying situations, it helps to just have a fresh perspective. Taking the time out of your busy life to analyze your emotions and feelings can help you move forward in a healthy, positive way. Thriveworks Associate counselors and coaches in Tampa will conduct a thorough assessment of your strengths and weaknesses, as well as make plans for your time together. They will then help you determine your goals and remember your dreams. Your counselor or coach in Tampa, FL can help you create an action plan, and then would be honored to walk with you on that journey of change.
Reasons to pursue counseling or coaching may include:
- Anxiety issues
- Couples and marriage counseling
- Blended families
- Eating disorders
- Sexual issues
- Obsessive-compulsive tendencies
- Panic attacks
- Stress management
- Career coaching
- Grief counseling
- Divorce recovery
- Child therapy
- Anger management
- Addiction issues
- Life coaching
- Life transitions such as divorce or loss of a job
Perhaps you are looking for help with a loved one, a spouse, or a child. When your child is in trouble, there is little a parent would not do to help. When you connect with a Thriveworks Associate counselor in Tampa, you can trust that you are making a wise choice for yourself, your relationship, or your family. We are all aware of the sobering statistics on marriage. If your relationship or marriage is in trouble, we also have marriage counselors in Tampa, FL ready to help in this area. Long standing communication difficulties can be deadly for a relationship, and Thriveworks Associate counselors in Tampa can help you create a new reality where each person is heard and understood.
There is a lot of information available on counseling and mental health care. It can be overwhelming, and difficult to sift through all of the options and make an informed decision. Thriveworks Associate counselors and coaches in Tampa are leaders in their field, ready to get to work for you. We can be your partner in creating the life that you have always imagined. We will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses, and create a plan for improvement and assessment. It would be our honor to walk with you on this journey of healing and growth.
Call Thriveworks Associate counselors and coaches today to get started. Let’s get to work.