Dr. Joseph Wm. Nussbaumer, Jr., Ph.D. c/psy

Groveland Family & Crisis Counseling

‚ÄčFaith-based Therapy and Evaluation Services for Central Florida

Dr. Joseph Wm. Nussbaumer, Jr. founded GFC Counseling in 1990 and continues to serve as Lead Therapist, Director, and CEO.  Dr. Nussbaumer is a Licensed Clinical Christian Psychologist through FACCT, the Federal Association of Christian Counselors & Therapists, Inc.  (Please see FACCT93.com)  Dr. Nussbaumer has the following degrees, certifications, training, and awards:


*Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling Psychology -- Freedom University (1990)
*Attended University of South Florida, Nova, Stetson, and others.
*Has practiced extensively in the Florida court system since 1990 as an expert witness.
*Has been a Licensed and Ordained minister for over 40 years.
*Teacher and Principal in Florida public and private schools.
*Honorably Discharged Veteran - Navy/Marine Medical Department.
*Certified by Florida Supreme Court as county, family, dependency, and appellate  mediator.
*Trained by the Florida Supreme Court as an arbitrator.
*Founding Fellow and Board Certified in Geriatric Psychology, Child and Adolescent Psychology, FCIPP, by the International College of Professional Psychologists.
*Accredited Forensic Counselor by the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute.
*Licensed Temperament Therapist, Instructor, and Supervisor by the NCCA.
*Certified child and adult sex offender therapist (Department of Corrections, Florida).
*Past Associate Member of the Florida Bar Mental Health Committee -- 3 years.
*Diplomate - American Psychotherapy Association (APA)
*Provider for the VA (Veterans Administration) as a Psychologist.
*Former provider for U.S. Government insurance -- Champus, Tricare, and Cigna.
*A member of FACCT for over 27 years.
*Currently serves as the President and Licensure Board Chairman of FACCT.

Other achievements:  
To learn more about a national precedent setting case involving Dr. Nussbaumer and client confidentiality, please visit Liberty Counsel's website at http://www.lc.org
Also, please see Case # 2D03-5573.