Santricoa Nelson

(LCSW)

About Me

Santricoa “Rico” Nelson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Florida. Rico has a strong foundation working with individuals, couples and families who struggle with a wide range of mental health issues such as: depression, anxiety, trauma, low self-esteem, grief, anger, addiction and more.

Rico’s educational background includes a MA in Social Work from the University of Central Florida Orlando, Florida. Rico has been trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person Centered and Solution Focused Therapies. He is also certified in Post-Traumatic Stress in those who have served in our US Military and Behavioral Health Case Management.

Rico strives to create a safe and encouraging atmosphere in which clients can be supported in their efforts to change and grow. He also seeks to assist clients in identifying or reconnect to their unique strengths in order to realize their full potential and achieve their goals.


Specialties

  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Stress, Anxiety , LGBT , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Sleeping disorders , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Coping with life changes , Compassion fatigue , ADHD , Abandonment , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 3

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LCSW #SW16155 (Expires: 2023-03-31)


Reviews

Written by R.O. on Jul 19, 2021 after counseling with Santricoa for 5 months on issues concerning relationship

I really appreciate Mr.Nelson's way of counseling and the level of care and respect he gives us. Wonderful person.

Written by N.A. on May 29, 2021 after counseling with Santricoa for 2 months on issues concerning relationship

Sangria is awesome. He's able to connect with both my husband and I and gives us tools to improve our communication.

Written by C.A. on May 28, 2021 after counseling with Santricoa for 2 months on issues concerning relationship

We have loved working with Santricoa! He has helped us develop great strategies to strengthen and deepen our marriage, and we look forward to weekly meetings. He is responsive, respectful, and truly interested in our lives and well-being.

Written by A.L. on May 05, 2021 after counseling with Santricoa for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship

Just getting started but already seeing progress at home. Really clicked with Rico right off the bat and excited to see how much he can help us!

Written by K.E. on Mar 29, 2021 after counseling with Santricoa for 3 weeks on issues concerning relationship

Santricoa has been extremely kind and a good listener to both of us. He’s knowledgeable about how to overcome certain circumstances of being in a relationship and we Are excited to see what he brings to the table moving forward to help our relationship build a stronger foundation.

Written by D.E. on Mar 04, 2021 after counseling with Santricoa for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship

Mr. Nelson is very helpful, considerate and determined to see that my husband and I succeed. I'm grateful that he was chosen as our counselor.