Last updated: 4/7/2020

Rick Woodcock, LCSW, CCS (888) 342-8764
Last Updated: 4/7/2020
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Rick Woodcock, LCSW, CCS Fresh Start Counseling 1-888-342-8764

Gender: Male

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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.
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
Office and Contact Information
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Fresh Start Counseling
333 Lincoln Street
Suite 216
Saco, ME 04072
(888) 342-8764

Contact: Rick Woodcock

Office Hours:
Mon9:00am – 7:00pm
Tue9:00am – 7:00pm
Wed9:00am – 7:00pm
Thu9:00am – 7:00pm
Fri9:00am – 7:00pm
SatBy appointment
SunBy appointment
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

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

Ability to Schedule Sessions Online
Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Evening Office Hours


Years of Experience: 17

ME - LCSW [LC7013]

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

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

AETNA (Open Choice) Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (PPO)
AETNA Health Horizon Behavioral Services
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (Blue Choice PPO) Magellan Behavioral Health
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) TRICARE
CIGNA HealthCare United Behavioral Health (UBH)
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO) United Healthcare
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care US HealthCare

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Children (6-12) 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
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Behavioral Cognitive/Behavioral Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) EMDR Evaluation/Diagnostic Gestalt Holistic Narrative Therapy Parent Guidance Short-Term (Brief Treatment)
Other theoretical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Early Intervention (Birth to 3 years) Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Play Therapy Psycho-Educational Sandplay Therapy Systemic Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Individual Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:

Multi-cultural experience:

Professional Associations
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)