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Renee Michaels, MSW

Clinical Social Work ·  Female · Age 56

Renee Michaels

MindWorks Psychotherapy Group

1260 S Martin Luther King Jr Ave Clearwater, FL 33756

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Renee Michaels, MSW is a clinical social worker in Clearwater, FL. She specializes in clinical social work, addiction and substance abuse counseling, and more.


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(727) 278-8375

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Renee Michaels' conditions and procedures:

  • Addiction
  • Addiction Treatment
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Counseling for Gay and-or Lesbian Individuals
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Hypnosis (Medical Hypnotherapy)
  • Individual Therapy
  • Overeating
  • Panic Disorder
  • Relationship Issues
  • Sex Addiction
  • Sexual Disorders
  • Stress

About Me

Biography

I am a psychotherapist, creator and lover of dogs and I am a person with chronic pain for the last thirty years. I help people who might be missing the mark in their lives and relationships. If you have tried the traditional therapy route and no...

Specialties

  • Clinical Social Work
  • Addiction and Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Psychotherapy
  • Sex Therapy

Education

2014
American Academy Of Clinical Sexology
1993
Florida State University
1992
University Of South Florida
2014
1993
1992

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She never showed up for our first appointment, and because her phone mailbox was full, I had to leave a message with a fellow counselor of hers. She called me and initially inferred that I had not shown up, but when I held her to task, she said she “lost her phone”. Very unprofessional. She asked if I would give her another chance, but I answered, “Absolutely not!I” Considering Dr Michaels initially demanded credit card info for possible last minute cancellations, I’m wondering if I too can get reimbursed for a wasted afternoon for her failure to show up.
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Her approach is gentle but persuasive and very educational. I have learned so much and hope to continue.
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I only left 1 star because it was necessary in order to leave a review. She truly deserves a negative rating. She was treating my daughter for depression/anxiety. She should never see children. She took an immediate dislike to me, the mother. Wanted my daughter on drugs which was not an option. Each time my daughter mentioned my name she made it apparent and scoffed, my daughters own words. After never missing an appointment, she took $$$ out of my account for an appointment never confirmed.
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I came to Dr. Renee as a very broken woman with very little hope about my future and life in general. Fast forward 7 months and I can't even believe that I was the same person who walked into her office. I have learned so much about myself and my ability to change my way of thinking. Thank you so much Dr. Renee, for your commitment to your patients and your knowledge above and beyond anything I could've imagined.
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Dr. Renée has helped me manage my pain through meditation. But she is much more, she is thoughtful, caring, and is a good listener. She is not only a good doctor, She is a beautiful person inside and out.
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If you are in need of help for emotional, physical, chronic pain, this is the place to go. I have had chronic pain for over 7 years, and meeting with Dr. Michaels on a one-on-basis has literally changed my way of life and thinking. I just finished an eight week workshop with others and being with people who are in your same shoes makes a big difference. I highly recommend her to you so don’t hesitate and give her a call.
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Dr. Michaels has been extremely helpful to me. Her professionalism, along with her insight, is exceptional! I could not have asked for a better experience and I am very thankful that I found her.
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Dr. Michaels is unlike any counselor I have been to before. This was the 1st time I was given "tools" to work with. I came to her looking for help to figure out what my "new" normal was going to be as I had chronic pain, panic attacks, depression, anxiety and several immune deficiencies. It was my last resort to try to help myself and that is just what "tools" Dr. Michaels gave me. How to help myself. How to handle situations that make me frightened or insecure. Forever grateful. Shelly Sheldon
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Dr. Michaels is a consummate professional. She is extremely knowledgeable and insightful. She combines her knowledge of clinical pharmacology with her diagnostic skills and often is able to see a picture others have missed in the past. Dr. Michaels never fails to teach something new. It is reassuring to understand my condition and that she can help me feel better. I love her relaxed environment and the fact that there is no sign on her door indicating she provides mental health care.
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extremely horrible experience withn this so-called therapist!
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I guess they give out PhDs to anyone these days
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My experience with Dr Michaels has been life changing! She has been helping me conquer my Addiction, Anxiety issues and Depression with ease and comfort. I can trust her with my feelings and emotions. Her counseling techniques have helped me immensely. I am very happy with my visits with her. Thank you!
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A charming home and a relaxing environment. Dr Michaels gives an honest and welcomed therapy. Lots of interesting and very helpful material with a healthy does of direction to get you where you need to be. She has helped me focus on aspects of myself I didn't even know I had. I am very thankful to have someone like Dr Michaels to help me navigate all of the obstacles i face in my mind and in my life.
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I have been so blessed to come across Dr. Michaels. I have been to several therapists over the years for Family and Myself. What I like the most is her intelligence , Caring and positive personality. Unlike other Therapist she puts me to work on myself. She has assignment and goals for me every visit. Which I need to personally achieve in becoming a more Honest, caring, hopeful, positive, Non-judgemental and grateful individual in My Journey. M.O.
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Dr. Michaels, I believe from her own perspective is helpful and intuitive. She consistently will ask broad questions looking for very specific answers, giving her answers in the same way her questions were structured seem to irritate her, so much so she started coming up with a formal diagnosis for talking in circles. I do not doubt that there are therapists out there trained who legitimately want to treat you but Dr. Micheals has turned her at-home business into a money-grab.
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My experience has been life-changing and positive. Environment is comfortable and warm
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So glad for you. Dr. Renee
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Dr. Michaels is very down to earth, very easy to speak with, compassionate and non-judgemental. Obviously a good listener, she also responds and reacts when needed, not one of those "How does that make you feel?" Dr.s - which is a VERY good thing. I like her "office", it's like coming home, comfortable and warm.
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Renee is a wonderful therapist and warm caring person.The enviroment is so peaceful and calming.
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Renee is very welcoming to her patients. She worked taught me skills with DBT that helped with my Borderline Personality Disorder.
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Most therapy patients I have talked to through the years seem to want a quick fix to their immediate problem and never understand it’s not the therapist’s position to give a fix for each problem, but to provide a healthy, safe and long term approach that is ongoing and preemptive. You provide that atmosphere in a compassionate, precise, direct way that makes total sense. Thank you for the work you do, the dedication and individual personal care to me.
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    • Mon: 10:00am - 7:00pm
    • Tue: 10:00am - 7:00pm
    • Wed: 10:00am - 7:00pm
    • Thu: 10:00am - 4:00pm
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