Dr. Sheldon Kaplan

Clinical Psychology
Jacksonville, FL
47 years experience male

Locations

Sheldon J Kaplan, PhD and Associates

Jacksonville, FL

Address

3601 Hendricks Avenue, Jacksonville, FL
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Fax

(904) 396-2698

Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Florida

Office

Jacksonville, FL

About

Bio

I am a child and adolescent psychologist licensed in the state of Florida and I have an independent practice in Jacksonville. I have been in practice since 1975 and have a diverse practice. I see children and teens with anxiety and depression, learning challenges, attention deficit disorders, oppositional behavior, and emotional challenges during to the loss of a parent through death as well as trauma from divorce. I utilize a very pragmatic approach to therapy and include cognitive behavior therapy, behavior modification, exposure/response prevention, stress management and relaxation training/visual imagery, and family therapy among the treatment methods I utilize. I obtained my bachelor's degree in psychology at the University of Florida, and my master's and doctoral degrees from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illnois. While in graduate school I trained under one of B. F. Skinner's first students and we developed behavioral methods to address a wide array of clinically significant problems. We published several notable articles in professional journals detailing these treatment procedures. After graduate school, I worked as a psychologist for the Duval County School System, where I provided counseling and evaluation for elementary and middle school children. I also was a consultant to a federally funded childcare agency for 20 years of my practice. In all of these venues, I was exposed to a wide array of challenges that children of all ages endure. These experiences have helped me provide effective treatment to the children and teens I treat.

Specialties
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Clinical Psychology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sheldon Kaplan
47 years experience Clinical Psychology
Dealing with worry: Meds alone will not address all ur worry/unhappiness. Read Feeling Good by David Burns MD and also seek out a licensed psychologist trained in Cogniti ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Sheldon Kaplan
47 years experience Clinical Psychology
Depression & Anxiety: Depression and anxiety are treatable and with medication management to supplement Cognitive Behavior Therapy and other empirically tested procedures, ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sheldon Kaplan
47 years experience Clinical Psychology
Coping w/anxiety: The goal of coping with an anxiety disorder is not to sit idly by and merely accept it. Rather, there are evidence based treatments that can help. Cog ... Read More

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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I will talk to my current psychiatrist about this and look for answers
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Southern Illinois University
Graduated 1973MD

Residency

Anna State Hospital
Completed 1973

Awards

2014 Legacy of Leaders of Northeast Florida

Affiliations

American Psychological Association (APA)
Florida Psychological Association
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