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 Relax, Restore, Rejuvenate

     

             We all embark on the journey of life without knowing what's ahead....

We travel down the road before us, trying to carve out a path that will lead us to the kind of life

that will bring us Bliss.

However, there are times when that path leads us off the course to peace and fulfillment,

and into some difficult & trying times.

Whether you’re stuck in the woods of anxiety, relationship issues, or depression,

it is possible to find your way out of the dark places and back into the sun.

We understand that it feels daunting right now, but that is why

     you are here.

Here at Blissful Thoughts Therapies, we will work with you to help you

  explore your goals of health and happiness and

  learn how to achieve them. 

 

Together, we will work to process through the issues you are facing, 

         we will give you the tools you need to emerge triumphantly

          with a new way of thinking, and to

            confidently thrive in your life.

In Office

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  619 W. Lumsden Street

Lumsden Executive Park

     Brandon Fl, 33511

Virtual

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   Video, Phone and Texting              sessions from 
    Anywhere you want to be

 
If things haven't been going the way you had hoped,
it's time to change 
your ways

Change starts with


YOU

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We Help People with

             ADHD

             Anxiety

             Chronic Conditions

             Coping Skills

             Depression

             Divorce

             Eating Disorders

             Family Conflicts

             PTSD

             Polyamoury

             Premarital & Marital

             Sexual issues

             Sleep issues

             Stress

             Trauma

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Individual
Therapy

We provide

the space for people

to come and heal themselves 

No matter what’s

going on in

their life...

whether it’s stress

or chronic pain,

We provide them the tools and

environment

for whole

mind/body

healing.

Couples
Therapy
Group
Therapy

We encourage

professionals

who struggle with

their emotions

weather from 

anxiety

addiction or

chronic pain

 to become masters

of their inner experience so they can

be in control of their emotions

rather than their emotions

controlling them

Child
Therapy

We teach

Children, Teens

and

their parents

who are overwhelmed

and uncertain about

their future

to find the

right path

and

give them

the tools needed

to overcome 

difficult situations

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We support

couples who

struggle in their

emotional connection

communication,

their finances

or their

intimacy...

We teach them to

overcome

the distance

between them,

and to

fall in love

all over

again.

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Meet Our Therapists
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CasminWilsom

Casmin Wilson is a registered mental health counseling intern in the state of Florida. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida and a Master’s degree from Troy University. She is well-versed in various mental health struggles such as anxiety, depression, trauma, etc., and enjoys using a holistic approach focusing on self-care. She is also a certified yoga and mindfulness meditation instructor. You don’t have to go through life’s challenges alone or carry the burden to figure it all out on your own. She’ll be here for you when you’re ready…

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 Heidi  McFarlane

Dr. Heidi McFarlane has been in the mental health and the healthcare field for over 20 years since she graduated from Florida Atlantic University in 2000 with her Master’s in Mental Health Counseling. She is committed to helping others find clarity in their thinking while motivating them and providing solutions to achieve their goals. She received her doctorate with distinction in Psychology from Capella University in 2014. She is a life long member of the Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology, recognizing and promoting excellence in the application of Psychological principles. She helps individuals going through stress and anxiety, women’s issues, job loss, interpersonal conflict,  anger management, and low motivation/low self esteem. She also works with couples and groups, empowering others in overcoming obstacles that hinder their everyday success. 

Dr. Mcfarlane is also a Certified Life Coach Practitioner and Motivational Speaker. She works with individuals and small business owners in life coaching and life skills development. As a Motivational Speaker, she speaks to different groups and organizations, motivating others to be the best that they can be. She has spoken at churches and women’s conferences utilizing biblical principles to help solve a crisis and strengthen the faith of others.
Other highlights of  Dr. Mcfarlane’s accomplishments include her book as an author on affirmations:”21 Life Skills Affirmations For Powerful Living”, to encourage individuals to focus on their vision by utilizing positive thinking. She also wrote a short ebook on Anger to deal with the emotional feelings and the physical responses that anger causes.
She has maintained professional affiliation with American Red Cross as a Disaster Mental Health Professional, Palm Beach Counseling Association, The American Counseling Association and The Florida Mental Health Counseling Association. 

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Victoria Johnson

Victoria Johnson holds a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology and is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Psychology. In therapy, she has an interpersonal style with a focus on existential concerns.

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My name is Marissa Witter and I am a Registered Clinical Social Work Intern. I have a Masters in Social Work from the University of South Florida and a Bachelors in Psychology with a Minor in Public Health from the University of South Florida.  My diverse experiences in the mental health field range from facilitating grief support groups, case management, outpatient therapy, and working as a school social worker in a primary and secondary setting.  I have over 5 years of experience working with children and their families where I have gained the necessary skills to help address concerns with anxiety, challenging child behaviors, depression, inter-personal challenges, and grief.
Through a non-judgmental, client-centered, and solution-focused approach I aim to support children and their families by deescalating daily life stressors. I specialize in Cognitive Behavior Therapy. My approach is to assist clients find their inner strength, discover and implement coping mechanisms and to foster resiliency.

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Trenace Brown
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Trenace has her Master’s  degree in Mental Health  Rehabilitation Counseling  and a Master’s degree in Gerontology from the University of South Florida.  She also received her Certified Rehab Counselor  (CRC) designation. 

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             Farida has a very big heart

            and it comes through in her

           sessions. I highly recommend                 her to push you through the

                 difficult moments that

                   life can sometimes

                         bring us.

Cat R.

  - Angel D.

Forget the clinical aspects of therapy! If as a human being you want to flourish, to embrace positive emotions, to be engaged, to be interested in stuff and to find meaning and purpose in your life, call and engage with
Farida!

-Dave R.