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.
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 , Aging and Geriatric Issues , Blended Family Issues , Caregiver Issues and Stress , Commitment Issues , Communication Problems , Control Issues , Divorce and Separation , Domestic Violence , Emptiness , Family Problems , Fatherhood Issues , Forgiveness , Guilt and Shame , Infidelity , Isolation/Loneliness , Jealousy , Life Purpose , Men's Issues , Military and Veterans Issues , Mood Disorders , Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD , Posttraumatic Stress , Self-Harm , Sexuality Read more...
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
LCSW #SW16155 (Expires: 2023-03-31)
I really appreciate Mr.Nelson's way of counseling and the level of care and respect he gives us. Wonderful person.
Sangria is awesome. He's able to connect with both my husband and I and gives us tools to improve our communication.
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.
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!
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.
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.