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St. Augustine Behavioral Health (SABH) is an outpatient mental health counselor, focused on providing quality behavioral health services including counseling, psychotherapy, and evaluation.

Our office is located in the heart of beautiful St. Augustine, FL. Our clinicians, counselors, and therapists have a combined experience of over 30 years providing mental health treatment and assessment for a wide variety of issues in inpatient and outpatient settings.

We Provide Exceptional Care In These Areas

  • Individual and Family therapy

  • Group Therapy

  • Online Video Therapy

  • Psychological Testing

  • Life Coaching

  • Forensic Investigation

  • Social Investigation

  • Homestudy

  • Post Supervisory Reports

  • Career Counseling

  • Couples Counseling

  • Substance Abuse Counseling

  • Substance Abuse Evaluation

  • Mental Health Evaluation

  • and Many Other Services

  • Individual and Family Therapy

  • Group Therapy

  • Online Video Therapy

  • Psychological Testing

  • Life Coaching

  • Homestudy

  • Post Supervisory Reports

  • Career Counseling

  • Couples Counseling

  • Substance Abuse Counseling

  • Substance Abuse Evaluation

  • Mental Health Evaluation

  • Forensic Investigation

  • Social Investigation

  • and Many Other Services

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“Self-care is often a very unbeautiful thing.It is making a spreadsheet of your debt and enforcing a morning routine and cooking yourself healthy meals and no longer just running from your problems and calling the distraction a solution.It is often doing the ugliest thing that you have to do, like sweat through another workout or tell a toxic friend you don’t want to see them anymore or get a second job so you can have a savings account or figure out a way to accept yourself so that you’re not constantly exhausted from trying to be everything, all the time and then needing to take deliberate, mandated breaks from living to do basic things like drop some oil into a bath and read Marie Claire and turn your phone off for the day.A world in which self-care has to be such a trendy topic is a world that is sick. Self-care should not be something we resort to because we are so absolutely exhausted that we need some reprieve from our own relentless internal pressure.True self-care is not salt baths and chocolate cake, it is making the choice to build a life you don’t need to regularly escape from.And that often takes doing the thing you least want to do.It often means looking your failures and disappointments square in the eye and re-strategizing. It is not satiating your immediate desires. It is letting go. It is choosing new. It is disappointing some people. It is making sacrifices for others. It is living a way that other people won’t, so maybe you can live in a way that other people can’t.It is letting yourself be normal. Regular. Unexceptional. It is sometimes having a dirty kitchen and deciding your ultimate goal in life isn’t going to be having abs and keeping up with your fake friends. It is deciding how much of your anxiety comes from not actualizing your latent potential, and how much comes from the way you were being trained to think before you even knew what was happening.If you find yourself having to regularly indulge in consumer self-care, it’s because you are disconnected from actual self-care, which has very little to do with “treating yourself” and a whole lot do with parenting yourself and making choices for your long-term wellness.It is no longer using your hectic and unreasonable life as justification for self-sabotage in the form of liquor and procrastination. It is learning how to stop trying to “fix yourself” and start trying to take care of yourself… and maybe finding that taking care lovingly attends to a lot of the problems you were trying to fix in the first place.It means being the hero of your life, not the victim. It means rewiring what you have until your everyday life isn’t something you need therapy to recover from. It is no longer choosing a life that looks good over a life that feels good. It is giving the hell up on some goals so you can care about others. It is being honest even if that means you aren’t universally liked. It is meeting your own needs so you aren’t anxious and dependent on other people.It is becoming the person you know you want and are meant to be. Someone who knows that salt baths and chocolate cake are ways to enjoy life – not escape from it.”-Brianna Wiest[Illustration: Yaoyao Ma] ... See MoreSee Less

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Patient Satisfaction Rating on Healthgrades

Based on 58 responses
Updated May 2018

Voted Best of St. Augustine in 2015 as Best Counselor/Counseling Service
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Voted Best Counselor / Counseling Service in St. Augustine

Thank you St. Augustine for voting Emili-Erin E. Puente, LMHC of St. Augustine Behavioral Health the best Counselor / Counseling Service in 2015 & 2016.

What Our Clients Are Saying About Us

Thank you for making such a difference in my life. You have been a great help and provided me with guidance during a difficult time in my life. Your help and support have meant so much.

- Douglas

I was going through a divorce and had no one to turn to. I went to SABH and truly felt like I was heard. I would highly recommend them!

- Justin S.

St. Augustine Behavioral Health has the best therapist! My family has gone through very difficult times and Emili was there to help us!

- Amy D.

I was having a difficult time at work, and was referred by my job to Emili she listened to me and taught me skills I will carry on forever.

- Steve R.

My wife and I were constantly fighting, I was so tired from work and my home life being horrible. My wife suggested counseling. I went and saw Emili, and she helped me so much, I can't thank her enough today!

- Brandon T.

Emili is a wonderful, patient therapist and really is dedicated to her work and clients. Anyone who sees her will experience her excellent patient-focused care and will benefit from her expertise.

- Kelly P.

Emili is an amazing person inside and out, anyone working with Emili will receive nothing but the best care! Congratulations Emili, well deserved, so proud if all your wonderful accomplishments, our community is blessed to have someone as special as you!!

- Melissa E.