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Hope Counseling Services is a Mental Health Counseling Agency that provides support and valuable feedback to help clients resolve their problems and emotional difficulties. As an affordable, ethical, practical hands on counseling agency, our Therapists will help you find solutions to the many life challenges we must all overcome, with sensitivity and empathy. Our mission is to employ a personal, confidential and professional approach that focuses on helping you improve the quality of your life by achieving positive measurable outcomes.

Health Alert and COVID-19 Measures

Our team is taking the COVID-19 virus very seriously and observing the guidelines of the Florida Department of Health and the CDC (Center for Disease Control) to guarantee the safety of our patients and team members.

COVID-19

We are taking the following actions to keep you and your family safe:

  • Your appointment will be rescheduled if you or a family member are sick, including symptoms of cough or fever.
  • We ask that no one besides patients come back to the treatment area during appointments.
  • When possible, please have only appointed patients go into the office.
  • We will have limited face-to-face contact between our clinical team.
  • Please do not bring children without appointments into the office.

We appreciate your understanding of the changes and will adjust our protocol as the Florida Department of Health and CDC updates and recommendations are announced.

Services Provided

Services Provided

We offer a wide range of specialties to provide you with the most efficient and professional services. Our mission is to employ a personal, confidential, and professional approach that focuses on building strong patient trust, efficiently meeting our patients' needs and expectations, and emphasizing patient improvement while maintaining unequaled levels of ethical standards.

A variety of outpatient programs are also offered:

  • Mental Health Evaluations
  • Out-Patient Individual (one-on-one)Therapy
  • Group Counseling
  • Substance Abuse (Drug and Alcohol) DUI Counseling
  • Anger Management
  • Men and Women's Domestic Violence Programs
  • Anti-Theft / Financial Literacy
  • Quality of Life Program
  • Life Coach
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Anxiety Therapy
  • Stress Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Time Management
  • Self-Esteem Building
  • Veterans at Veterans Court

About Us

About Us

Hope Counseling Services has been Helping the North West Florida Communities as well as out of the area and out of state clients since 2002. Our staff collectively has over 70 years of combined experience in the field of Social work and Counseling and Psychology. From Substance Abuse to Re-adjustment difficulties, to relationship enhancement, the Counselors at Hope Counseling Services, will help you improve the Quality of your Life through problem solving, to overcome challenges you are facing and reach the outcomes you are seeking.

Mental Stress comes in lots of forms. Social Stressors include relationship problems, pressure from work, any major change in your life, loss of a loved one and many more reasons. We are here to help guide you through these problems.

We provide services for Dept of Corrections, Escambia County Probation, Santa Rosa County Probation, Dept of Children and Families, Family Law, DUI Lakeview, Families First Network, Family Law, and have referrals from Local Attorneys and more.

Mission Statement

Mission Statement

Hope Counseling Services is committed to every individual, with the hope that our services will help guide you in gaining control of your life. We will help you become more open-minded to suggestions and the wisdom of others. The counseling we provide gives you awareness, knowledge, and choices. Acknowledging this will help you understand how to improve the quality of your life through changing beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors.

Staff

Staff

Raul Garcia, LMHC

Executive Director at Hope Counseling Services, LLC

Raul Garcia, LMHC is the Executive Director at Hope Counseling Services since 2007. He received his Bachelors of Science from Regents College in New York and His Masters in Counseling and Psychology from Troy State University . Mr Garcia served in the United States Navy for 21 years where his counseling experience as a Drug and Alcohol Program Coordinator began. He was also a (SAVI) Sexually Assualted Victims Intervention Specialist in helping victims of sexual assault to prevent revictimization and a Batterers Intervention Program Accessor and Facilatater in the State of Florida.

Online Payment

Online Payment

Important! You will need a credit card in order to make a payment. If the name of the client is different from the card information, please fill the client's first name and last name into the shipping information area on the form. Online payment is not currently available for evaluations and certain individual services. Some types of services require payment be made by phone or in office. For details, please call our office at (850) 791-6952 during normal business hours:

Monday through Thrusday
9 am to 5 pm
Friday
9 am to 2 pm
Lunch daily
from 1 pm to 2 pm

This will redirect to our payment partner Authorize.Net. Please note that a Catcha prompt may appear before you will be able to pay.

Please choose the type of service:

Appointments

Appointments

So that we can provide the best service possible, please call our Pensacola office at (850) 791-6952 to make an appointment during our normal business hours.