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Janice Ricks

  • Florida
  • Provides confidential online counseling through BetterHelp

About Janice Ricks's service

Jan Ricks is a highly experienced and compassionate Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Florida and a Licensed Independent Social Worker in Ohio. With over 10 years of professional therapy work experience, Jan has a deep understanding of the challenges individuals and families face. She specializes in working with the elderly, the LGBTQ+ community, and other gender variant people, providing support and guidance on a range of related issues. Jan is also skilled in helping people navigate life changes, grief and loss, women’s issues, and other common challenges. Prior to her therapy work, Jan served as an Emeritus Professor at the University of Cincinnati, where she taught in the School of Social Work for 15 years. She has also traveled extensively throughout Ohio, conducting workshops for state employees. In 2016, Jan retired as an Emeritus Professor and returned to Florida, where she continued her teaching career as an online instructor in the School of Social Work at the University of Central Florida. Following her tenure at the university, Jan joined BetterHelp as a therapist, embracing the opportunities that online therapy offers for effective and convenient support. Jan believes in the power of change and recognizes the strengths that individuals possess to overcome challenges. She utilizes Cognitive-Behavior Therapy and other therapeutic models to help facilitate positive

Areas of Focus and Specialization

Additional areas

Therapeutic approaches

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Years in practice

10 years

NPI number


License Details

FL LCSW SW6816, OH LISW I.0600028-SUPV

License: LCSW


License number: SW6816

Expires at 2025-03-31

License: LISW


number: I.0600028-SUPV

Expires at 2024-07-21



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