790 Tamiami Trail, Venice FL 34285    941-488-4942
To Know Christ and Boldly Make Him Known
Welcome to Samaritan

As a faith-based accredited* ministry, Samaritan Counseling Services of the Gulf Coast partners with churches in Sarasota and Manatee Counties within the state of Florida. In our fast-paced world, many people find it difficult to escape from the pressures and perplexities of daily living. Career demands, personal relationships and family situations often contribute to depression, grief, anxiety and other emotional hurdles. You may have arrived at this site because you, or a friend or family member, need help. Read on - we have lots of information for you!

Since 1999, our professional staff has been committed to assist individuals, families, businesses, not-for-profit organizations and congregations within our community. Our services include:
•    Individual Psychotherapy for Children and Adults
•    Couples Counseling
•    Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
•    Pre-Marital Counseling
•    Family Therapy
•    Pastoral Counseling
•    Family Mediation
•    Psychological Assessment
•    Clergy Continuing Education
•    Programs for Congregations
•    Grief Counseling
•    Workshops Tailored to the Needs of Your Small Group or Workplace

Our goal is to help people cope with their challenges, grow toward spiritual and emotional maturity and strengthen personal relationships. Our counselors work with individuals to find solutions to today's problems. Through licensed mental health counseling and education many are able to find healing and wholeness which leads them to meaningful and more successful lives. At Samaritan, we work together to renew the whole person: spirit, mind, and body - thereby also renewing community.

Please call 941.926.2959 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

*Samaritan Counseling Services of the Gulf Coast, accredited by the Samaritan Institute, is a member of this network called The Samaritan Ministry; it is one of the largest providers of professional counseling in the United States.