About Jodi...

Jodi is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Certified Addictions Professional and has been practicing in the Tampa Bay area for over 25 years. She earned her Master's of Art degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of South Florida. Her experience includes residential treatment, non-profit outpatient and private practice. Jodi has worked with individuals, couples, families and groups with specialized training in Group psychotherapy and Psychodrama, addictions treatment, adult children of alcoholics and Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention.

Jodi has extensive experience working with physicians, nurses and attorneys and develops individualized treatment to meet the needs of each client. She is currently the facilitator for the Tampa Bay area Florida Lawyers Assistance Program.

Jodi Apollo Desciscio
        MA, LMHC, CAP
        Psychotherapist

My Philosophy...

 

Whether you are struggling with finding acceptance and peace with a current situation or want to create change in your life, the process can be challenging. In a safe and non-judgemental atmosphere we will work together to identify your individual strengths to help you live your life more fully and uncover old patterns that keep you stuck. My experience as a therapist covers a wide variety of issues: work/life stressors, self-esteem, addiction/recovery, relationships; all of which lead to some degree of anxiety and depression.

One size does not fit all and I use a variety of methods such as cognitive/behavioral therapy, psychodrama and other experiential approaches. Mindfulness meditation and exploring spiritual aspects of life are integral parts of my practice.

I have a passion for working with mental health & addiction issues and the impact it has on families. I welcome the opportunity to do second stage recovery--therapy that helps individuals explore deeper aspects of life's troubles after sobriety is in place, including traumatic experiences.
I look forward to our work together.