Let Us Be Your Guide

Beachside Counseling and Wellness is founded on the principle of sharing: Sharing information, resources, triumphs and challenges fosters an environment of collaboration in which everyone benefits.

The following resources have been gathered as a team effort to ensure that you are getting the best care in your counseling needs, even if it’s not within our walls. We stay connected to our community to find and learn information on treatment facilities and ongoing therapy groups and events.

Make this your one stop shop to find the information that best suits your needs, and most importantly, Be Well!


Treatment Centers

The Renfrew Center – for Eating Disorders

The Renfrew Center has been the pioneer in the treatment of eating disorders since 1985. As the nation’s first residential eating disorder facility, now with 18 locations throughout the country, Renfrew has helped more than 75,000 adolescent girls and women with eating disorders and other behavioral health issues move towards recovery.

The Renfrew Center


La Amistad Behavioral Health Services

La Amistad Behavioral Health Services is a treatment center outside of Orlando, FL that provides the kind of health care that residents recommend to family and friends, physicians prefer for their patients and in which our employees take great pride. We are one of the top mental health facilities in the Orlando region and have patients come to us from all over FL and throughout the US.

La Amistad 


Placement Assistance:

Acadia Healthcare

Headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee, Acadia Healthcare was established in January 2005 to develop and operate a network of behavioral health facilities across the country.  Acadia provides psychiatric and chemical dependency services to its patients in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, specialty treatment facilities, residential treatment centers, outpatient clinics and therapeutic school-based programs.

Acadia Healthcare


Therapy Groups

Taking Good Care – Facilitated by E. Kay Nowak, M.A. RMHCI

For loved ones of individuals that have been diagnosed with mental illness.

Click here for details

Fertility Circle – Facilitated by Ashleigh Grooms, LMHC

A support group for women who are having difficulties trying to conceive.

Click here for details 

Male to Female Transgender group Facilitated by Pam Albert, LMHC and Deirdre Eberhart, LCSW

This group will cover key topics that impact trans women, as well as offer support and guidance.

When: Wednesdays from 10:00 to 11:00, beginning June 28 and running for 8 weeks.

Cost: Each meeting is $20, and registration is required.

To register, please call Deirdre 321-831-8455 or Pam 321-339-9456.


Free Seminars

Surviving a Loved One’s Eating Disorder- Facilitated by Lucy Lauer, LMHC

  • Does someone you love struggle with an eating, weight, or body image?
  • Are you worried about this person, but don’t know how to help?
  • Do these problems affect your relationship with this person?

If so, please join us.

Topics discussed at this seminar will include:

  • Signs and symptoms of disordered eating
  • Feelings and reactions of loved ones
  • Do’s and don’ts of healthy support
  • Separating myths from facts
  • Tips for setting healthy boundaries
  • Open Q & A session

Date: November 9 at 6:30pm. Cost: FREE- Please bring one non-perishable food item for donation to our local food bank. For more details, or to register, call 321-327-3793 or email us via our Contact Page.

Effective Techniques for Parenting Children with Disruptive Behaviors – Facilitated by Elana Breiner, LMFT

Does your child have anger outbursts or oppositional defiance?  If so, please join us to discover confidence in disciplining so as to allow more time and energy for enjoying your children.

Seminar will include: How to use the 1-2-3 Magic discipline method created by Dr. Thomas W. Phelan, in-depth discussion of limit-setting, impulse,-control, and reinforcement strategies ,handouts to take home for future reference, and an open Q&A session. Dates: TBA Cost: FREE. For more details, or to register, call 321-327-3793 or email us via our Contact Page. Click on the following link for the registration form: TBA

Effective Approaches to dealing with loved ones struggling with substance use disorders – Facilitated by Dr. Patrick Aragon.

Come learn effective methods to break the cycle of condemnation, and empower yourself to assist someone close to you dealing with substance abuse difficulties.

Seminar will include:

  • Education on “drug of choice”
  • Managing the Enabling vs. Empowering debate
  • How to remain empathetic in the face of failed attempt after failed attempt
  • Relapse prevention, red flags, and early intervention
  • Open Q & A

Dates: TBA Cost: FREE. For more details, or to register, call 321-327-3793 or email us via our Contact Page


Helpful Reading

A Checklist for Parents with Children with Mental Health Problems


For Teachers: Children’s Mental Health Disorder Fact Sheet for the Classroom


Healthy Eating and Depression: How Diet May Help Protect Your Mental Health


Drug Abuse and Addiction: Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms of Drug Addiction


Anger Management and Addiction: How to Take Charge of Anger Issues in Sobriety


Elderly Mental Health: How to Help Your Senior


Coping with the Loss of a Loved One