Dr. Joseph Amato, PHD

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Psychology

Dr. Joseph Amato, PHD is a Psychologist in Sarasota, FL and has over 32 years of experience in the healthcare field. He graduated from New York University Graduate School Of Applied Psychology in 1990. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. Joseph Amato, PHD

Center Revitalizing Psychtry

2033 Wood St Ste 220 Sarasota, FL 34237
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(941) 677-3366
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Dr. Amato's conditions and procedures:

  • Adolescent Counseling
  • Anxiety Attack
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Grief
  • Individual Therapy
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Relaxation Therapy
  • Stress
  • Stress Management

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Dr. Amato accepts the following insurance:

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I could not create a fictional character that would represent my appointments with Dr. Amato and remain believable to the audience. At one point he told me, “you don’t need talk therapy, you need to get your life in order.” Seriously? He spent much of the first appointment regaling his credentials as a former Catholic priest (and denigrating his former employer) and counselor to 911 responders. His office goes overboard to make sure they get paid ahead of time also. I got the sense that he viewed issues like being unemployed or having marital problems as secondary to the “big league” issues of mental health, ones that he had left behind in New York. I’m not new to this, having seen therapists with excellent credentials and outcomes in the past. Never have I experienced such a lack of patient orientation. Dr. Amato does not get a recommendation from me.
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  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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First appointment was a pleasant surprise! I felt heard, and was instilled with confidence that I can manage my condition, even if the road ahead is challenging. As a sufferer of Bipolar 2 who's just coming to grips with treatment, I know that I'm in good hands with Dr. Amato and his associates at the Center for Revitalizing Psychiatry.
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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Dr. Joseph Amato, PHD is a Psychologist in Sarasota, FL and has over 32 years of experience in the healthcare field. He graduated from New York University...Read more

Specialties

  • Psychology
  • Adolescent Psychology
  • Adult Development & Aging Psychology
  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Counseling

Education

1992
Newington Chldns Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1990
Mercy Hosp
Residency Hospital
1990
New York University Graduate School Of Applied Psychology
Medical School
1989
Mery Hosp Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1974
Cathedral College
Undergraduate School
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What are Dr. Joseph Amato, PHD's top areas of care?

Dr. Amato frequently treats Adolescent Counseling, Anxiety Attack, and Bipolar Disorder. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Amato treats.

Where is Dr. Joseph Amato, PHD's office located?

Dr. Amato's office is located at 2033 Wood St Ste 220, Sarasota, FL 34237. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Center Revitalizing Psychtry

Center of Revitalizing Psychiatry PC2033 Wood St Ste 220 Sarasota, FL 34237
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