Learning Alternative Behaviors, Youth and Family Services, LLC provides guidance and counseling to adults, youth and their families. Our goal is to help them learn alternative behaviors to function as productive citizens. We aim to provide competent and quality professional individual, family and group counseling services to adults, youth and their families. We also seek to provide a fully integrated continuum of programs designed to help youth with emotional and behavioral problems overcome their challenges, and live successfully in their environments.

Learning Alternative Behaviors Youth and Family Services, LLC was founded by LaToya Boyd, LMHC. LaToya has Master degree in Counseling from the University of South Florida and a Bachelor’s degree in Criminology from Florida State University. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida and has experience in working with a wide variety of client groups. LaToya’s areas of specialty are anxiety and depression, family therapy, anger management, child behavioral and emotional issues, and parenting and relationship issues.  Her specialty in children and families are rooted in her experiences in working with youth and families in the Juvenile Justice System and as a clinical coordinator at Florida State University Employee Assistance Program.  LaToya’s passion for helping families learn alternative ways of dealing with life issues and transitions is what sparked her desire to start Learning Alternative Behaviors Youth and Family Services.

Based on the belief that all individuals possess the ability to solve their own challenges and live a healthy life when support is available. The counselors at LAB utilize an evidenced-based, client directed and cognitive behavioral approach. The overriding goal is to support and encourage the development of greater well-being among the individual and their families.

What we can help with:

● Increase self-esteem
● Parenting issues
● Anger management
● Child mental health and behavioral problems
● Improve coping strategies
● Increase problem solving skills
● Depression and anxiety issues
● Adjustment disorders
● Life Transitions
● Self injury/suicide prevention