About: David F. Jackson

Advanced Counseling
1751 First Avenue North 

Professional Experience:

1997 to present: President/Director: Progressive Health Management DBA BayCare Health Management and BayCare Inverness.

Progressive Health Management, originated from CMHCs or Community Mental-Health Centers. These centers were designed to provide an array of services, using a multidisciplinary approach to help improve client behaviors.

List of types of outpatient services:

Mental health (various interventions)
Substance Abuse (many levels)
Domestic Violence (separate male and female)
Anger Management (juvenile and adult)
Hypnosis (beneficial with most behavioral issues)
Family Counseling
Couples Counseling
Cognitive Therapy (thinking for change)
Life Skills
Employee Assistance Programs

Services were provided in Polk, Pinellas and Citrus Counties by many types of licensed and or certified professional counselors.

1994 1999: President: Florida Medical Pain Clinic /BayCare at Lakeland. 
Community Mental-Health Centers (CMHC) or Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHP). 

Were programs designed to provide a cost-effective, viable alternative to psychiatric hospitals. This 5 day a week, intensive outpatient programs were for those individuals who would inevitably become hospitalized because of their severe mental health disorders.

Using a multidisciplinary approach with various types of physicians and other professionals proved to be a very effective way of improving most patients stability and mental-health.

Services were provided in Polk, Pinellas and Hernando 

1997 2001: President: Florida Medical Pain Clinic

Provider of mental-health services (psychiatric and psychological) for over 50 nursing homes and assisted-living facilities including 28, of Genesis facilities throughout the state of Florida. 

1989 1997: President: Florida Medical Group (management company) 
for Florida Medical Pain Clinic, Florida Medical Brooksville, Florida Medical Northbay, Florida Medical Connection and Florida Medical Specialist.

Florida Medical Group contracted with various hospitals to provide anesthesia and or pain management services for those facilities. From recruiting, the anesthesiologist, nurse anesthetist to developing the policy and procedures for those contracted facilities. In addition recruited and provided locum tenens (part-time) and full-time anesthesia personnel for other facilities.

Adjunct Courses:

Insurance Underwriting
Real Estate
Pain Management 
Life Office Management Association (LOMA)
Life Underwriters Training Council
Domestic Violence (state certified)
Couples Relationships (PAIIRS)
Substance Abuse
Anger Management

Past and Current Memberships:

Florida's Society of Anesthesia Managers
American Academy of Pain Management
The Society for Pain Practice Management
ORNDA task force on hospital-based multidisciplinary pain management.


BayCare Health Management
WestCare - Davis/Bradley Bldg.
Service Location - Outpatient Entrance
1735. Dr. Martin Luther King Street South
St. Petersburg, FL 33705
Tel. (727) 471-8087
Fax (727) 498-0911