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Therapist in New Port Richey, Florida,
Elizabeth Surgener, LMFT

Provider Type: Therapist

Provider Gender: Female

Serving: 6-65+

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Elizabeth Surgener, LMFT

  • Provided behavioral health care management services by determining medical necessity, level of care required, and quality of care provided. Oversees and coordinates Utilization Management (UM) from initial contact, triage, pre-cert, concurrent review, discharge planning and referrals for follow-up care.
  • Completed and maintained accurate records of patients’ histories and progress, services provided, and any other required information
  • Collected information about clients, using techniques such as assessment, interviewing, discussion, and observation
  •  Developed client treatment plans based on research, clinical experience, and client histories
  • Counseled clients to assist them in dealing with mental and physical illness, poverty, grief, unemployment, sexual abuse and physical abuse
  • Reviewed and evaluated clients’ progress in relation to measurable goals described in treatment plans
  • Coordinated and analyzed counseling efforts with other professionals, such as doctors, nurses, counselors, school staff and social workers
  • Encouraged clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, helping them to develop insight into themselves and their relationships
  • Planned and implemented follow-up programs for clients to be discharged from treatment programs
  • Educated clients and community members about mental and physical illness, abuse, medication, and available community resources

Treatment Areas

  • ADHD
  • Adoption/Foster Care
  • Alcohol & Drug Use Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Childhood Behavior Issues
  • Couple's Issues
  • Depression
  • First Responders
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief/Loss

Insurances Accepted

  • Advent Health
  • Bright Health
  • Compsych
  • MediNcrease
  • Optum
  • Tricare Prime
  • Tricare Select


  • English


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