1. What is the difference between Counseling and Therapy?

Counseling addresses a specific issue and is focused on behavior. It will target a particular symptom, problem or situation and the counselor will offer suggestions for managing it. Premarital counseling, which lasts for four sessions, is a type of counseling. If the couple seeking premarital counseling want to each address deeper issues affecting their relationship, such as fears, addictions, depression, early experiences of neglect or sexual abuse, then this would fall into the therapy category. 

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2. What do the letters LMHC stand for after your name?

The initials are an abbreviation for “Licensed Mental Health Counselor.” This license pertains to psychotherapists who specializes in performing therapy with clients, rather than working in the social work system, performing research or testing, They will have advanced training, a graduate academic degree, two years supervised clinical experience, and have completed a state-certified licensing examination. They treat people dealing with problems such as alcoholism, addictions, or eating disorders and often specialize in marriage and family counseling.

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3. How long has Margaret been a psychotherapis?

She has been in full-time private practice for over two decades as a Licensed Psyc


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Margaret Bernhart

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

2050 Kings Cir S, Neptune Beach, FL 32266, USA

RMI 2050 Kings Circle S. , Suite B

Neptune Beach, FL 32266

(904) 510-2567

Call (904) 510-2567

Email: MargaretRMI@gmail.com

Site: Reconciliationmin.org

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