Last updated: 10/9/2019

Deborah S. Kaufman, LCSW (941) 539-1925
Last Updated: 10/9/2019
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Years of Experience: 35

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:


FL - LCSW [4881]

Credentials and Certifications:
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD)
Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR), Certified in
Gestalt Therapist, Certified

Office and Contact Information
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7727-A Holiday Drive
Sarasota, FL 34231
(941) 539-1925

Office Hours:
Mon: By appointment
Tue: By appointment
Wed: By appointment
Thu: By appointment
Fri: By appointment
Sat: N/A
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 3 Hours
Weekends: 1 Day

Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Anxiety/Panic Disorders Depression Family Issues Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Stress Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues
Also serving:
Bipolar Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Couple or Marital Issues Dual Diagnosis Eating Disorders Gender Identity Grief/Loss Multicultural Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Pain Management Parenting Issues Physical Illness/Impairment Psychosomatic Runaways Self Abuse Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Spiritual/Religious Concerns Suicidal Thoughts
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Existential Psychotherapy Gestalt Holistic Humanistic Psychodynamic
Other theoretical approaches:
Body Centered Psychotherapy Cognitive/Behavioral Crisis Intervention Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) EMDR Feminist Information and Referral Long-Term Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Systemic
Methods - focus areas:

Other methods:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Group Individual Peer Support Supervision/Consultation
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Young Adults (18-25)
Children (6-12) Seniors (60 +)
Specific populations:
Children of Divorce Step Families
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Biracial Cancer Patients Chronic Illness College Students Disabled Gifted Immigrants/Refugees Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc) Twins
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian Hindu Jewish
Multi-cultural experience:

Professional Associations
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: N/A
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: N/A

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: No

Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
Information & Referral

APS Healthcare CIGNA HealthCare (PPO)
Beacon Health Evolutions Healthcare Systems, Inc.
Beech Street Corporation (PPO Network) Integrated Health Plan, Inc. (IHP)
Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BlueChoice PPO) TRICARE
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP)