Often in life we face transitions and losses which are overwhelming and throw us off balance. As a result, we experience painful and awkward emotions such as depression, anxiety, guilt, anger, and resentments. If you feel confused and unsure of how to move forward, there is hope.
I am Rick Merillat, LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) and I am passionate about helping you find yourself after experiencing a major loss or life change.
Do you need help resolving conflicts in your relationship? Have you recently lost a loved one or separated from your spouse or partner? Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? I am here to help.
During our work together, I will provide you with the skills, guidance, and support you need to find effective solutions which will lead to a stronger version of you.
Flexible appointments available
Evening and Saturday appointments are available. In addition, support is available between sessions via phone or our secure online client portal.
Contact me today for a no cost 20-minute phone consult to see how I can help you. Give me a call, or click here to schedule your first session online.
If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please do not hesitate to contact me. Feel free to fill out the contact form and click Send.
I would love to work with you!
Education and experience
Rick Merillat is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Cape Coral, FL, with over 17 years of experience helping individuals, couples, and families.
Rick acquired his graduate degree from the University of Maryland at Baltimore where he specialized in clinical mental health.
Rick is a Florida qualified clinical supervisor for post graduate licensed interns and was a field instructor for undergraduate/graduate interns. He is a Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work (BCD) who has received specialized training on addictive behaviors, relationship counseling, depression management, and loss/bereavement.
Rick has served in many capacities at some of SW Florida’s prominent agencies including: Saluscare, Hope Hospice, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
He has been instrumental in developing social services programs and has established relationships with many community mental health providers and private practitioners. Prior to his career as a clinical social worker, Rick worked 10 years in radio as an on air talent and manager.
Get help today
Rick helps clients living in Cape Coral, Fort Myers, North Fort Myers, and Lehigh Acres, FL.
Help is available for you or your relationship. Call now to make an appointment or just fill out the contact form and click Send.Please share this post!