Dr. Emilio Yonta

(PhD, LCSW, CAP)

About Me

Victory is not found in the ease of our circumstances nor in the strength of our own resources, but in the presence of the Lord who is with us" Roy Lessin,
Helllo, my name is Emilio Yonta I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Addiction Professional and a Certified Christian Life Coach. I am licensed in Clinical Social Work in Florida, Tennessee and about to become licensed in Alabama. My PhD is in Clinical Christian Counseling as I provide specific Christian oriented perspective in approaching persons and their problems. During the 21 years of being in private practice in Central Florida I was a provider on Dr. James Dobson's Focus on the Family panel. In this capacity I was a referral source for individuals and families including ministry leaders. I have 38 years of combined experience in Community and Emergency Mental Health, and in my private practice of 21 years with Children and Adolescence, Couples and Families, Organizational and Corporate Coaching, Church Consulting and Development of Ministry and Lay leaders, provider for Local city Police, Fire and EMS personal, provider for EAP -post shooting, work-place violence and suicide, Debriefing after bank robbery and bomb threats. I currently work with the DOD, Department of the Army providing Psychotherapy for Active Duty Service men and women. Treating issues related to PTSD-Combat and non combat related stress reactions. I am also a Personal Fitness Training and have incorporated wellness and movement approaches with my therapeutic and coaching interventions. I have provided therapeutic services for physicians, nurses and pharmacist struggling with addictive behaviors and substances. Whatever you concern or concerns at this intersection of your life, assure you that I will be fully engaged to partner with you as you seek to move beyond where you are and grow!


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Addictions
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Depression
  • Coaching

I also have experience in LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD

Years of Experience: 38

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LCSW #SW720 (Expires: 2021-03-31)

LCSW #LSW5904 (Expires: 2021-09-30)

LICSW #4269C (Expires: 2021-03-31)


Reviews

Written by C.A. on Oct 01, 2019 after counseling with Emilio for 5 months

Dr. Yonta is insightful and very helpful. I would not hesitate to recommend him.

Written by S.H. on May 22, 2019 after counseling with Emilio for 2 weeks

He’s very caring and compassionate. The prayers and encouragement has helped. He’s a good listener.

Written by J.O. on Feb 27, 2019 after counseling with Emilio for 3 weeks

He is great. Responsive, empathetic, and Godly. This is what I need.

Written by N.I. on Feb 09, 2019 after counseling with Emilio for 3 weeks

Dr Yonta is qualified and competent on the subject of substance abuse and how that impacts me and my family. He is patient and redirects my focus toward the issues that I can control. It has been a very positive and helpful experience.