Barika Grayson LMHC, NCC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor www.counselflorida.com
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
10 years in practice
Accepted Insurance Plans:
  • Cash
  • Cigna
  • Ceridian
  • MHN
  • BHS
  • Multiplan
  • Psychcare
  • Tricare

About Barika Grayson LMHC, NCC

Barika Grayson LMHC, NCC, CCM was awarded her Masters in Counseling by Webster University of St. Louis Missouri and is an active Florida Licensed Mental Health Counselor, as well as a Nationally Certified Counselor and a Board-Certified Case Manager. She has worked in a number of diverse treatment settings, with clients from all walks of life. From active and reserve duty military to well-known politicians. Barika has assisted clients in shaping the next stages of their lives while coping with complex mental and emotional issues. Barika’s resume includes work in adolescent treatment centers, correctional facilities, substance abuse treatment, community mental health facilities, crisis services, and inpatient settings. Her clients have included those with dual diagnosis and persistent mental health disorders, co-occurring legal and social issues, substance abuse, and victims of trauma and abuse. In these various settings her primary responsibilities have included providing individual therapy, group therapy, assessment, treatment planning, crisis intervention, family therapy, and couples counseling. Barika has harnessed her diverse mental health background to become the premier provider of Concierge and VIP Counseling in the greater Jacksonville area.

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From a behavioral standpoint you should refrain from punishing your son. Instead of utilizing punishment when he wets himself provide contingencies prior to any accidents. Sit down with your son and discuss the importance of utilizing the bathroom and responsibilities and inform him that if he... more

The information above is intended as general information...  (more)The information above is intended as general information based on minimal information, and does not constitute health care advice. This information does not constitute communication with a counselor/therapist nor does it create a therapist-client relationship nor any of the privileges that relationship may provide. If you are currently feeling suicidal or are in crisis, call 911 or proceed to your local emergency room.

Hello in Jacksonville, It sounds like you are struggling with motivation to either take or study for a test. There could be several different causes. If you were being seen at my practice, I would ask you to describe your self-talk when engaging in these activities, during the different phases ie... more

The information above is intended as general information...  (more)The information above is intended as general information based on minimal information, and does not constitute health care advice. This information does not constitute communication with a counselor/therapist nor does it create a therapist-client relationship nor any of the privileges that relationship may provide.   If you are currently feeling suicidal or are in crisis, call 911 or proceed to your local emergency room.

Hello Frostproof,Thinking about becoming transgender and being transgender are slightly different. This is a topic that is best discussed with a therapist that specializes in LGBTQ issues. From what you have written it sounds as if you still have some confusion as to where you fit in with the... more

The information above is intended as general information...  (more)The information above is intended as general information based on minimal information, and does not constitute health care advice. This information does not constitute communication with a counselor/therapist nor does it create a therapist-client relationship nor any of the privileges that relationship may provide. If you are currently feeling suicidal or are in crisis, call 911 or proceed to your local emergency room.

Hello Largo, This is a great question. There are several options when a therapist is transferring to a new practice. If the practice is in the same general area and the therapist does not have a non compete agreement they can let clients know where they are going. Generally if a therapist has a... more

The information above is intended as general information...  (more)The information above is intended as general information based on minimal information, and does not constitute health care advice. This information does not constitute communication with a counselor/therapist nor does it create a therapist-client relationship nor any of the privileges that relationship may provide. If you are currently feeling suicidal or are in crisis, call 911 or proceed to your local emergency room.