Call Us At (646) 780-8278
All Days 9:00 to 5:00
116 West 23rd Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10011
Calvin Ponds, Mental Health Counselor
Calvin Ponds
Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Verified by Therapy For Black Men
Primary Location
201 SW Port St Lucie Blvd
Port St. Lucie, Florida
United States

Additional Location
618 E South St
Ste 500
Orlando, Florida
United States

Accepting new clients?: Yes
Remote therapy available?: Yes
Can prescribe medication?: No

Office Hours: 7:00am to 9:00 pm every day

License(s): -Alabama
NPI Number: 1891199287
Years in practice: 9

Average cost per session: 80
Sliding scale pricing offered?: No
Free initial phone consultation?: No
Free initial face to face consultation?: No
Payment methods accepted:
  • American Express
  • Mastercard
  • Paypal
  • Visa

Insurance types accepted:
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Optum
  • United Healthcare
  • All Savers
  • AvMed
  • Cigna - Medicare
  • EAP:Cigna
  • EAP:UnitedHealthcare/Optum
  • Evernorth
  • Golden Rule
  • Oscar
  • Surest (formerly Bind)
  • UMR
  • OptumHealth Complex Medical Conditions
  • UnitedHealthcare Shared Services
  • UnitedHealthcare Student Resources

Insurance Note: I am in-network with the indicated health insurances, meaning my office at Grow Therapy will handle all your insurance billing! To confirm your co-pay, please call the number on your insurance card. Accessibility is important to me, so I hope to make the process of using your insurance an easy one.

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Age specialty:
  • Adolescents and Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Faith Orientation: I offer special insight to clients of the Any faith.

I offer special insights for client's of the following ethnicity:
  • Black

Languages spoken:
  • English

Are you having difficulty facing the multiple waves and challenges in your life during this transition? Do you often time feel like there is no help in sight? Do you feel like you are drowning in your emotions or feeling overwhelmed with life’s stressors? Allow me to assist and guide you through this journey called life with empathy and compassion during this turbulent time of COVID-19.

My therapeutic orientations are integrative (person-centered, existential-humanistic approach). My approach is culturally sensitive and creative with just a hint of “tough love” as life’s journey is usually filled with bliss and challenges. Strengthens those All-in-all, the therapy journey should strengthen and empower you towards growth, prosperity, and your overall best self. I look forward to working with and walking with you on your life’s journey.​I have experience working with individuals, families, and adolescents involved in the Juvenile Justice System, the Department of Children and Families as well as the Department of Corrections. I have extensive experience with teens through middle-aged adults. My pronouns are He, Him, and His.

You can schedule an appointment with me directly on my website at

  • Anger Management
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Family Conflict
  • LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning) Issues
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Trauma and PTSD
Other issues:
    Treatment orientation:
    • Culturally Sensitive
    • Existential
    • Humanistic
    • Integrative
    • Person-Centered

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