About Us

Big Bear Behavioral is a growing group practice that offers quality care to our clients. We are composed of over 80 individual practitioners (counselors, case managers, psychiatric nurses, etc) who love our profession!


​Our mission is serving our clients with strength based practice for the enrichment of our community and staff. ​Our Core Values are our "general guidelines" on how to conduct business: We strive to make processes user-friendly and practical; respect our clients and our staff; always "do the right thing"; and be caring and professional at all times.


Big Bear Behavioral team members like clinicians and case managers come from a variety of disciplines (i.e. marriage and family, mental health counseling, and social work) and have many specialties (sexual therapy, adoption competency, trauma-focused therapy, LGBT, and many more). We work diligently to pair you and your family with a practitioner who is best suited to meet your individual needs.


The following is a list of services we offer. If you are uncertain if we are able to serve your needs, please contact our office at referrals@bigbearcounseling.org.  


We offer:

  • In-home individual and family counseling/therapy
  • In-school individual counseling/therapy
  • Psychiatric evaluations completed by a caring Psychiatric ARNP
  • Medication management follow-up appointments with our in-office Psychiatric ARNP
  • Psychosocial rehabilitation (PSR) for clients to address independent living needs
  • Targeted Case Management for children or adults
  • Comprehensive assessments that provide a diagnosis/treatment recommendations


Our individual practitioners currently serve the following counties: Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Brevard, Volusia, St. Johns, Flagler, Duval, Polk, Lake, Marion, Sumter, Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Sarasota, Manatee, Citrus, and Hernando.



We are accredited by The Joint Commission (JCO).  If you ever feel that our practices present safety or quality of care concerns, please feel free to contact the Clinical Director. You can reach them at 800.840.2528.  If for any reason you feel that your concern for the safety and quality of care for clients is not being addressed, you are welcome to contact JCO directly at: www.jointcommission.org and there will be no retaliation, discipline, or punitive measures taken, in any form, for concerns reported in good faith.

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Big Bear Behavioral

2700 Westhall Lane, Maitland, Florida 32751, United States

800-840-2528 referrals@bigbearcounseling.org Office Hours Mon-Fri: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm By Appointment Only

 Referrals Fax # 407.540.9552