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Marci Shemaria, LMHC, CAP, SAP
Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Certified Addiction Professional, Substance Abuse Professional
CHILD – ADOLESCENT – ADULT – ADHD – ADDICTIONS
Are you looking for a
mental health counselor that you know you can
trust for you or a loved one? I have proven my skill in both
adult counseling and adolescent
counseling. You can rest assured that your
family counseling will be well taken care of with
my guidance and support. I also offer marriage
counseling and substance abuse counseling
Hello, my name is Marci Shemaria, LMHC, CAP, SAP. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Certified Addiction Professional (CAP) in the State of Florida and Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) by DOT standards. I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself to you.
I would like to share some information about my training and background in order to effectively demonstrate my ability and knowledge. I opened my own private practice here in Pensacola, FL in 2003 but I have been practicing in the mental health field since 1981. I originally came to the Panhandle in 1985 and completed both my Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Masters of Arts degree in Counseling and Human Development, while serving in the US Air Force. I was awarded the United States Air Force Commendation Medal for saving the life of a 14 month-old child after administering emergency medical care until Paramedics arrived. I was honorably discharged in 1988 at Eglin AFB.
I have been practicing as mental health counselor in the Pensacola, FL area since
separation from the Air Force in 1988. I have established strong
working relations with numerous psychiatrists, psychologists,
therapists and other Physicians with Escambia and Santa Rosa
I am a presenter and have provided numerous training at local businesses as a representative for various Employee Assistance Programs (EAP). I have presented workshops in Stress Management, Addictions and Proper Documentation to DC&F and JCAHO standards.
I am a provider for several insurance companies, i.e. BX/BS of Florida HMO/PPO & Health Options, TRICARE Standard & Prime, CIGNA, Beechstreet, Mental Health Care Systems and others. My fees is $125.00 for an initial session and $100.00 following session. I am open to sliding fee scale based on the client’s financial needs.
I work with the adolescent counseling & adult counseling population. The services offered are individual, couple, substance abuse counseling and family counseling, and marriage counseling.
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Summary of Qualifications
SAP (Substance Abuse Professional) by standards of DOT, State and National Certification as an Addiction Professional (CAP, NCRC), licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Clinical supervisor for peer professionals seeking to complete Licensure requirements as per State requirements, expertise in screening, evaluations, individual and group counseling, Over 30 years of experience with adult and adolescence in the field of substance abuse and addictions, experience in working with survivors of sexual abuse, experience in working with couples and family counseling issues, experience in working with children and adolescence with ADHD/ADD and behavioral problems, experience of working in parenting education in dealing with difficult children and instructor/assessor for batterer’s intervention/domestic violence offender training program.
Training in Critical Incidence Stress Management (CISM) and provided these services to several businesses and individuals following a trauma.
Worked with Escambia and Okaloosa Drug Court Programs, was the primary therapist for the Santa Rosa county Juvenile Drug Court Program, Developed numerous adult and adolescent output, intensive output and Input and substance abuse and mental health programs, Over 15 years’ experience as a Supervisor/Manager for local programs, Past certified AIDS Counselor, Volunteer Red Cross Disaster Team from New York 9/11 (Mental Health), Member of the Disaster Medical Assistance Team (Mental Health)
I hope you will think of me when you are trying to find a mental health provider for your client. Please feel free to call me at my office if I can be of assistance. My office # (850)466-8721
Marci Shemaria, LMHC, CAP, SAP
I am about quality of care not quantity of clients. I work hard to be able to meet the needs of each individual client by providing after hours scheduling and some weekends.
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