2451 McMullen Booth Rd, Suite 242

Clearwater, FL, 33771


Positive Directions Counseling Inc


Cindy Athey, MS, CAP

Licensed Addiction Counselor

I know it's scary to come here and look for help but you are in the right place. I can help you break free from depression, anxiety, family/relationship issues, codependency, addictions and other compulsive behaviors.


I provide nonjudgmental guidance & support to you along the way while you quickly learn to put healthy strategies into your life. This will help you become happier, feel free from what is dragging you down & confident in your abilities.


Over the past 15+ years, I have helped adults and teens learn the tools and skills needed to get their lives back into a well balanced state (being happier and less stressed). And I can help you too.


Here's how I will help you stop this negative cycle:

I will work with you to figure out what or who causes things to get worse.


I will help you come up with quick strategies that work for YOU to help you improve your mood and situation


I will help you create an individualized plan of these healthy strategies to help reduce your risk of relapse & have you feeling better quickly.


I can help you work on getting your driver's license back with a reasonably priced assessment and completion of the paperwork for DMV or the Court.

Issues I can help with:

Alcohol, Drugs, Chronic Relapse, Codependency, Internet, Shopping, Food, Relationships, Relapse Prevention, Video Games, Moderation, Abstinence, Non-12-Step Recovery, Coping Skills

Services provided:

Assessments & Evaluations, Individual Counseling, Individual Therapy, Family Counseling, Coaching, Couples Counseling, Couples Therapy, Consultations, Treatment Placement Assistance, Alcohol and Drug Education, Court-Ordered Assessments & Counseling, Second Opinion Assessment & Evaluations, Aftercare

Credential type:


Board certified in addiction medicine:


Can prescribe suboxone:


Accepting new clients/patients:


Types of counseling/therapy provided:

Addiction Counseling, Chemical Dependency Counseling, Substance Abuse Counseling, Alcohol and Drug Counseling, Coaching, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Dialectical (DBT), Family Systems, Forensic Psychology, Trauma Informed Care, Mindfulness-Based (MBCT), Person-Centered, Positive Psychology, Strength-Based

Experience in helping:

Women, Men, Mandated Clients, Seniors, Adolescents, Adults

Years in practice:

5 years

Assessment/evaluation cost:


Session cost:


Court evaluations cost:


Sliding scale:


Out of network insurance billing:


In-network insurance accepted:


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