Nides Colon is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida. She works exclusively with clients in the Orlando area in private practice at Orlando Thrive Therapy, Coaching, and Counseling.
Nides is an expert Relationship and Marriage Counselor who teaches couples how to thrive in their relationships, overcome trauma, or rebuild broken foundations. She is also a Licensed Counselor that works exclusively with individuals that are seeking solutions to overcome personal or professional barriers. Her specialties include working with clients to eliminate anxiety, stop negative thought patterns, develop healthier coping skills, stop self-defeating behaviors, and build self-worth/esteem. She does this through a variety of therapeutic techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Positive Psychology, and a Client-Centered approach. Her primary focus when working with couples or individuals is to provide a tailor-fit experience so that each session is designed for you and your specific therapy goals. This allows her to ensure that each person has an opportunity to pursue their goals with the right tools. She believes it is very important to empower her clients using their inner personal strengths. She provides the right space and expertise to allow clients to identify limitations to success quickly, tap into their personal strengths, and then create the most effective method of making lasting change. She believes firmly in using an empathetic approach that offers affirmation, patience, and positive psychology. With these tools, she empowers her clients to thrive, rather than just survive.
Nides uses an integrative approach to therapy at Orlando Thrive Therapy, Coaching and Counseling's. She is a Level 2 Gottman Couples Relationship Expert, a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist (CBT,) and uses techniques of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Neurofeedback, Mindfulness, Positive Psychology, and Psychotherapy to ensure every client receives a personalized experience.
Please contact Nides if you would like to have a consultation to see if you might be a good fit.
Note about insurance: Orlando Thrive Therapy, Coaching, and Counseling is a self-pay practice, so we do not accept insurance. Nides' rates are based on the services you receive and will be discussed during your initial consultation. Payment is due at the time of the session.
When you schedule your first session, you will be sent a link to complete electronic paperwork. The first session will focus on getting to know one another and identifying your goals for mental health therapy. This will help to determine your overall plan and how often you will need to meet for counseling. Nides wants your experience to be unique, personal, and specifically tailored to meet your personal or relationship goals in as few sessions as possible. She will provide an environment that is designed for success and show you what it takes to thrive.
Nides offers 50-90 minute therapy sessions based on the service provided. She is a licensed clinician with a diverse professional skill set that will surpass that of many counselors. You can expect to receive the highest quality of care, with access to multiple therapeutic interventions that will help you reach your therapy goals quickly.
Nides received her Master of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling from Barry University. Her specialization is in family and marital counseling, and by utilizing the framework of Gottman therapy, she assists couples and families in navigating common issues that may arise in a relationship. Having extensively worked with clients battling addictions and eating disorders, she has built her therapy around developing appropriate coping skills. Her methodical framework is centered on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Positive Psychology. As a counselor, Nides is educated on various theoretical frameworks and has been exposed to an array of issues that include depression, low self-esteem, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, addictions, Co-dependency, Toxic Relationship Patterns, Self-Limiting Beliefs, and much more.