MAITLAND OUTPATIENT MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT PROGRAM

Maitland, FL

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Our day treatment program provides care for partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient levels of care. Treatment is customized and employs a variety of evidence-based modalities, including cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and more. Here, clients benefit from one-on-one therapeutic support as well as group sessions in a supportive environment of peers where they can safely practice new skills that are transferable to home.

Insurances we accept at this location include but are not limited to Anthem Blue Cross, Cigna, Beacon, Unicare, and Kaiser. Please remember that the insurances we accept change frequently. Our insurance team will verify your coverage. 

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MEET THE TEAM

EXECUTIVE PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Donald Ford, LMHC, MCAP, TIRF

Education Liaison

Collin Donoho, BS

Facility Manager

Tristin McDermott, BS

CLINICAL OUTREACH AND STAFF RECRUITMENT REPRESENTATIVE

Sara Dreier

Primary Therapist  

Stephanie Joseph

CLINICAL INTAKE COORDINATOR

Haylee Breitinger

LICENSED THERAPIST   

Kristin Abbott

EXECUTIVE PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Donald Ford, LMHC, MCAP, TIRF

Donald “Don” Ford is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Certified Master’s Level Addiction Professional in St. Petersburg/Tampa, Florida. He earned his Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University-Tampa. During his career as a psychotherapist, he has focused on diagnosing and treating a variety of clinical symptoms and disorders including substance abuse, process addictions, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, low self-esteem, and personality disorders. He has often treated clients who have experienced persistent and varied emotional and cognitive symptoms resulting from long-term relationship traumas and abuse. Over the years, Donald Ford, LMHC, MCAP has worked with individuals of all ages with severe and persistent psychopathology, including psychosis as well as severe behavioral and relational problems. He has worked in all settings, from private practice to long term residential treatment facilities, as well as psychiatric hospitals. Donald Ford, LMHC, MCAP has developed an appreciation for each client’s unique perspective, needs, and challenges in treatment. He prefers to work in the framework of a Cognitive Behavioral Therapeutic modality, one of the most empirically validated treatment approaches. He also chooses to integrate other theoretical orientations of therapeutic treatment such as Client Centered, Solution Focused, Interpersonal, and Gestalt, focusing on what clients want to achieve through therapy in addition to historical problem(s) that led to the problematic behaviors/thoughts/emotions that made them seek help. Areas of expertise include addiction/substance abuse, trauma, relationships, self-esteem, identity, and communication.

Areas of Interest: Trauma, Substance Abuse, Eating Disorders, LGBTQIA Issues, Depression, Anxiety, Communication, Relationships, Identity, and Behavioral Issues.

Education Liaison

Collin Donoho, BS

Collin has been working in the mental health field for over a year at an inpatient facility in the Central Florida area. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from the University of Central Florida and is currently enrolled in a graduate program pursuing a Master of the Arts degree in counselor education. Outside of work, Collin loves to cook and travel. A fun fact about Collin is he loves to collect business cards and coffee mugs.

Facility Manager

Tristin McDermott, BS

Tristin earned her Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from the University of Central Florida and is currently pursuing her master’s in clinical mental health counseling at Southern New Hampshire University. She has experience as a counselor in residential treatment facility settings.

Tristin believes treatment deserves an individualistic approach and she strives to ensure that patients feel safe and heard. Tristin is committed to helping individuals regain self-love and find themselves and their values. During her time as a counselor, she focused on dialectal behavior therapy (DBT) and mindfulness. She is passionate about working with all individuals who struggle with anxiety, depression, eating disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders (OCD) and related disorders, as well as mood disorders. In her spare time, Tristin enjoys baking, crafting and reading.

CLINICAL OUTREACH AND STAFF RECRUITMENT REPRESENTATIVE

Sara Dreier

Sara specializes in Community Outreach, Marketing Strategy, and Business Development. Sara is actively involved with the recovery community. This has led her to public speaking, educating healthcare professionals, facilitating support groups, as well as fundraising and advocacy for prevention and improved access to treatment in the Central Florida Community and beyond.

Primary Therapist  

Stephanie Joseph

Stephanie is a registered mental health counseling intern. She earned her master’s degree in marriage and family therapy with a certificate in mental health counseling from the University of Central Florida. During graduate school, she worked with survivors of sexual, emotional and substance abuse. Additionally, she has experience with individuals diagnosed with mood disorders, personality disorders, anxiety and depression. She has worked in residential and outpatient settings. Although she approaches therapy through an eclectic lens, she places an emphasis on cognitive behavioral therapy, narrative therapy, emotion-focused therapy and person-centered therapy.

CLINICAL INTAKE COORDINATOR

Haylee Breitinger

Haylee received her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Central Florida along with a graduate certificate in career counseling. She has experience in both acute inpatient and private practice settings. She has worked with both adults and minors experiencing symptoms and disorders including substance abuse, depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, trauma and personality disorders. Haylee takes a strength-based approach to counseling. She utilizes a variety of therapeutic approaches that include cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, narrative therapy and solution-focused therapy.

LICENSED THERAPIST   

Kristin Abbott

Kristin graduated from Webster University with a master’s in clinical mental health counseling. As a clinician, she utilizes an eclectic therapeutic approach, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), person-centered, non-judgmental and empathetic approach. Kristin also utilizes existential theory to empower patients to create or redefine meaning and purpose in life. She enjoys incorporating mindfulness, self-forgiveness, meditation and self-compassion in her practice. Kristin is passionate about eliminating shame in mental health, helping individuals find and discover their purpose, and empowering them on their healing journey. Kristin has experience in the acute inpatient setting. There, she worked with individuals in crisis, specifically with the dual diagnosis/substance use population. She also worked in residential settings and outpatient settings with DCF affiliations for nonprofit organizations. In her free time, Kristin enjoys spending time with her family and friends, giving back to her community, and traveling (when time allows).

Support Group

Discovery Mood & Anxiety provides free support groups for individuals, loved ones, and professionals. Find out more about how to join our free support groups.

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COVID-19 Update: Online telehealth is offered for intensive outpatient treatment as an option to patients living in California, Florida, Oregon and Texas.

In-person intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization is also offered at this location. Residential treatment continues to be offered at our residential facilities for individuals in need of a higher level of care. Learn about all that we are doing to protect the safety and wellbeing of our patients and staff.


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