Dr. Renee Michaels, PHD

Dr. Renee Michaels, PHD

Clinical Social Work  ·  
Dr. Renee Michaels, PHD is a clinical social worker in Clearwater, FL and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from Fsu in 1993 and specializes in clinical social work, substance abuse counseling, and more.Read her story

2878 Fair Green Dr

Clearwater, FL 33761

Contact Information

(727) 278-8375

Insurance Accepted

  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Michaels' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Michaels " 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 not had much long-lasting success, please know that I have been preparing my entire adult life to make yours better. I employ a non-traditional approach to treatment that is sure to set you on the path to success!"

3  Specialties

  • Clinical Social Work
  • Sex Therapy
  • Substance Abuse Counseling

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Michaels does not have any board certifications listed.

11  Conditions Treated

9  Procedures

  • Addiction Treatment
  • Adolescent Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Counseling for Gay and-or Lesbian Individuals
  • Couples Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Hypnosis (Medical Hypnotherapy)
  • Individual Therapy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Fsu
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • American Academy Of Clinical Sexology
    Other Education | Completed 2014
  • Florida State University
    Other Education | Completed 1993
  • University Of South Florida
    Other Education | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

Dr. Michaels has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Michaels' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Michaels to family and friends
34 total reviews (23 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

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Dr. Michaels' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (23)

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...more
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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...more
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extremely horrible experience withn this so-called therapist!
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I am sorry you feel as though you had a horrible experience. I know I won't be able to please every person who walks in my door. Also, some people are not ready for therapy, I get that. I wish you the best in finding the therapist that is the "right fit" for you.

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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....more
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Thanks so much for your confidence in our work together, but you did the work and I am so proud of your continued efforts. Dr. Renee

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