Dr. Joel Prather, PSY.D

Dr. Joel Prather, PSY.D

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Dr. Joel Prather, PSY.D is a counselor in Panama City Beach, FL. He graduated from California Southern University and specializes in counseling, psychoanalysis, and more.Read his story

12234 Panama City Beach Pkwy

Panama City Beach, FL 32407

Contact Information

(850) 249-9636

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
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No malpractice claims found for Florida
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Dr. Prather's conditions and procedures:

Addiction
ADHD and-or ADD
Adjustment Disorder
Adolescent Counseling
Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
Anxiety
Anxiety Attack
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Behavior Modification
Bipolar Disorder
Chronic Diseases
Chronic Pain Management
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Counseling Services
Couples Therapy
Delusional Disorder
Depressive Disorders
Disability Evaluation
Grief
Grief Therapy
Mood Disorders
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Personality Disorders
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Psychiatric Diseases
Psychotherapy Services
Relationship Issues
Separation Anxiety
Smoking Cessation Treatment
Stress
Stress Management
Substance Abuse

About Me

Care Philosophy

I have been in the business and corporate world most of my life. Several years ago, I decided to make a change in the direction of my life, turning back to my love of psychology. With a business and psycholgy background, I feel that I offer an und...

Specialties

  • Counseling
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychotherapy

Education

  • Diplomate American Psychotherapy Association
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Apa Board Certified Professional Counselor
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Panama City Counseling Center
    Residency Hospital
  • Panama City Counseling Center
    Internship Hospital
  • California Southern University
    Medical School
  • Florida State University
    Undergraduate School
  • Florida State University-Mba
  • Capella University
  • California Southern University-Psyd

Languages

  • German
  • English

Awards

  • Board Certified Professional Counselor, 2007

Dr. Prather's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Prather

3.5

Based on 14 reviews

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I've been a patient here for years and just found out I may not be able to continue due to insurance issues. I wish Dr. Prather could become Medicare eligible so I can continue my much needed care at this office. I'd be dead if it hadn't been for the staff here and feel like I will fall back into...Read More
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Dr. Prather is a nice man. However, during every visit he would pull out his phone while I was talking and text. This is extremely unprofessional and unacceptable in this setting.
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Well, I never met him. Reached out to him via email about my ptsd and social anxiety. After a couple of months Ifinally got the courage to make an appointment. I never had the chance to meet Dr. Prather. Instead they assigned me a counselor which made me feel uncomfortable by talking about my...Read More
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Dr. Prather is a great listener and has a calm and reassuring demeanor. The office staff are caring and knowledgeable. If you want a consistent, helpful and caring Doctor who will show compassion this is your place. I have been seeing Prather for almost 2 years about every week. I am happy with his...Read More
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Aetna
Choice PPO
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Golden Rule
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Magellan Health Services
Magellan Health Services HMO
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
Prime
Standard
UnitedHealthCare
Medicaid
United Healthcare
Value Options
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid