Last updated: 8/15/2019

Rick Woodcock, LCSW, CCS (888) 342-8764
Last Updated: 8/15/2019
Rick Woodcock, LCSW, CCS Fresh Start Counseling 1-888-342-8764
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Years of Experience: 17

Gender: Male

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:


ME - LCSW [LC7013]

Credentials and Certifications:
Child and Adolescent Therapist
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Certificate of Intensive Training
Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR), Certified in
Social Work Supervisor
Social Worker, Licensed Clinical (LCSW)
Substance Abuse Professional (SAP)

Do you sometimes feel like your emotions are in control of you? Has something happened that makes you feel like you're at the end of your rope? Are you having problems in your relationships with friends, family, or partners? At Fresh Start Counseling, we can help you learn the skills that you will need to get a fresh start in life!

Fresh Start Counseling Specializes in: Coping & Communication Skills Training (DBT); Couples, Family, & Parenting Issues; Mood and Anxiety Problems; Trauma Recovery using EMDR; Substance Abuse Counseling; Child & Adolescent behavioral and emotional problems (including Play Therapy); and Working with Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered, Questioning, and other human sexuality/gender issues.
Fresh Start Counseling is located at Kimball Health Center and is currently accepting new patients. With office hours Monday - Friday, from 9:00am - 7:00pm, we can find a time that is convenient for you.
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Fresh Start Counseling
333 Lincoln Street
Suite 102
Saco, ME 04072
(888) 342-8764

Contact: Rick Woodcock

Office Hours:
Mon: 9:00am - 7:00pm
Tue: 9:00am - 7:00pm
Wed: 9:00am - 7:00pm
Thu: 9:00am - 7:00pm
Fri: 9:00am - 7:00pm
Sat: By appointment
Sun: By appointment
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 1 Day
Weekends: 2 Days

Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Evening Office Hours

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Addictions/Substance Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attachment Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Behavioral Problems Child Abuse and Neglect Couple or Marital Issues Depression Dual Diagnosis Family Issues Gender Identity Interpersonal Relationships Parenting Issues Personality Disorders Runaways Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Stress Trauma/PTSD
Also serving:
Abuse and/or Neglect Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Adoption/Foster Care Aging Anger Management Asperger's Syndrome Bipolar Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Developmental Disability Domestic Violence Grief/Loss Infant Mental Health Life Transitions Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Phobias Psychosomatic Sexual Abuse/Rape Suicidal Thoughts Tourette's Disorder
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Behavioral Cognitive/Behavioral Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) EMDR Evaluation/Diagnostic Gestalt Holistic Narrative Therapy Parent Guidance Play Therapy Sandplay Therapy Short-Term (Brief Treatment)
Other theoretical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Early Intervention (Birth to 3 years) Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Psycho-Educational Systemic Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Individual Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Children (6-12) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Preschool (Under 6)
Specific populations:
Caregivers Children of Divorce Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Transgender
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Adopted College Students Disabled Grandparents Interracial Families/Couples Military/Veterans Step Families Suicidal
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:

Multi-cultural experience:

Professional Associations
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $125
Couples: $140
Group: $65
Family: $140

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Medicaid (or equivalent state insurance): Yes
Medicaid QMB: Yes
Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
One Hour per week for Military and Families

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Anthem Health Plans (HMO) Maine Health Alliance
APS Healthcare Medical Network (MedNet)
Beacon Health PacifiCare Behavioral Health
Beacon Health Options Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) United Behavioral Health (UBH)
CIGNA HealthCare United Healthcare
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO) US HealthCare
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