Meet our Staff

Chivonne Henry
Accepting:
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Florida Blue
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $89

Chivonne Henry, LMFT

Philosophy of Care

Chivonne Henry is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MT 3974), a Pre-Clinical Fellow of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, a Previous Servicing Member of the Board for Delta Education and Life Development Foundation and a Previous Board Member of the Broward Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.  Ms. Henry obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Phoenix in 2012 and then went on to graduate with honors with her master’s degree in Family Therapy from Nova Southeastern University in 2015.  Chivonne is also a member of Delta Epsilon Iota National Honor Society.

Chivonne has vast experience working with Individuals with low self-esteem, social anxiety, sexual abuse, addictions, domestic violence and issues concerning sexual orientation.  She also has a passion for working with the family system and those experiencing relationship issues therein.  Ms. Henry enjoys working with couples dealing with affair recovery, communication issues, and pre-marital counseling.

Education

Nova Southeastern University
Masters of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy

Specialties

  • Anxiety Therapy
  • Stress Counseling
  • Phobia Counseling
  • Mood Disorders
  • Trauma and Stress Related Disorders
Edna PetitHomme
Accepting:
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Florida Blue
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $150: Intake
$100: Follow-up

Edna PetitHomme, PMHNP

**Edna offers mental health services in Haitian-Creole

Philosophy of Care

Edna PetitHomme is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in the state of Florida. Her education includes a Doctorate in Nursing Practice and a Master’s in Family Medicine from Florida Atlantic University. She received her Post master’s Certificate in Psychiatry at Florida State University.

She has training and experience treating and monitoring patient with psychiatric disorders. She has worked in community mental health serving and advocating for jailed individuals. Edna possess strong clinical skills enhanced by her ability to build rapport with patients. Edna follows evidenced based guidelines with clinical experience.

She is passionate about providing compassionate, quality, and comprehensive mental health services to her patients. Edna seeks to establish a caring relationship with you in order to improve your quality of life.

Education

Florida Atlantic University and Florida State University
DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Behavioral issues
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Panic Disorder
  • Eating Disorders

She sees adult clients for mental health evaluations and medication management.

She has worked in community mental health serving and advocating for jailed individuals.

Including brief psychotherapy and prescribing mental health medications if indicated.

Ivy Lee
Accepting:
  • ComPsych
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Florida Blue
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $150: Intake
$100: Follow-up

Ivy Lee, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Ivy Lee is a psychiatric nurse practitioner in the state of Florida. Ivy has started out as a patient technician at a drug rehab facility, moved to in-patient psychiatric hospital, and started working as a bedside nurse for two years. While being a bedside nurse for two years, Ivy has completed her master’s degree at Florida International University for her ARNP.

Ivy’s practice philosophy is to be holistic and individualize treatment. She wants to create a trusting relationship with her patients so that she can provide the best treatment. Ivy wants to provide a safe space for her clients, while maintain a professional environment.

Education

Florida International University
PMHNP

Specialties

  • Medication Management
Leonie Sistrat
Accepting:
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Florida Blue
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $150: Intake
$100: Follow-up

Leonie Sistrat, PMHNP-BC

** Leonie offers psychiatric mental health services in Creole

Philosophy of Care 

Leonie Sistrat is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in the state of Florida who is a highly motivated, dedicated and compassionate nursing professional with over 10 years of experience delivering quality patient-centered care. She obtained her degree in Nursing from Broward College, a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Nursing from Chamberlain College of Nursing and a Master of Science degree in Nursing from Walden University.

She is an outcome focused Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who ensures the provision of comprehensive, integrated care to maintain and optimize good mental health outcomes. Leonie is highly proficient in integrating critical thinking and sound clinical judgement to effectively manage routine and emergency psychiatric issues, with a sustained emphasis on safety and quality of care. She has experience in providing psychiatric care to clients across the lifespan and providing safe and evidence-based medication management.

Leonie strives to cultivate a strong and trusting patient/provider relationship that improves the mental health and wellness of diverse patient populations. Leonie’s specialties include diagnosing and treating clients with:

Education

Walden University
Master of Science

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • ADHD
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Adjustment disorders
  • PTSD
Marcia Washington
Accepting:
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Florida Blue
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $119

Marcia Washington, Licensed Psychologist

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Washington is a Licensed Psychologist in the state of Florida who presents with experience working with children, adolescents, adults, demonstrating difficulties managing symptoms of depression, anxiety, poor anger control, relationship concerns, low self-esteem, personality disorders, and other areas of social/emotional development.  She received her Bachelor of Health Science from University of Miami, her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with Honors from Florida International University, and her Ph.D. in Counseling and School Psychology from Florida State University.

Dr. Washington recognizes the unique needs of all individuals and adopts an integrative theoretical orientation that best suits those of her clients for individual and couples’ therapy, including cognitive behavioral, person-centered, family systems, and solution-focused approaches.  Considering treatment in this fashion allows for better success in meeting therapeutic goals and objectives.  Dr. Washington also specializes in the psychological assessment and diagnosis of a variety of concerns related to IQ, adaptive functioning, learning disabilities, ADHD, behavior management, and personality.  Furthermore, she presents with experience working with culturally diverse populations and is bilingual in English and Haitian-Creole.

Dr. Washington desires to create a genuinely caring, warmhearted, and collaborative relationship with you to help you better understand your strengths and areas of growth and work with you to meet your desires in order to experience a valuable life.

Education

Florida State University
Ph.D. in Counseling and School Psychology

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Anger Management
  • Relationship Concerns
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress Management
  • Psychological Testing
    • IQ, Learning Disabilities, ADHD, Adaptive Functioning, Neuropsychological Functioning, Personality, and Other Social-Emotional Concerns
Yveline Jacques
Accepting:
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Florida Blue
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $150: Intake
$100: Follow-up

Yveline Jacques, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC

Philosophy of Care

**Dr. Yveline Jacques offers services in English, French, and Creole

Dr. Yveline Jacques is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner in the state of Florida. Dr. Jacques has been in the medical field for a total of 20 years and has been practicing psychiatry for the past four years. She is certified to treat clients across the lifespan, but she is specialized in adult psychiatry helping clients with a variety of psychic disorders including major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Dr. Jacques completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing at Nova Southeastern University. She received her Doctor of Nursing Practice from University of North Florida.

Dr. Yveline Jacques utilizes evidence-based practice for the prevention, assessment, diagnosing, treatment, and rehabilitation of the mentally ill with the purpose to alleviate mental suffering associated with psychiatric disorders and the optimization of mental well-being.

Dr. Yveline Jacques understands the importance of your mental health and is ready to establish trust, listen to you, being informed of your symptoms and your concerns, involving you in your plan of care, partnership with you in achieving your desired treatment outcome. 

Education

Nova Southeastern University
MS Nursing

Specialties

  • Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)
  • Treatment Resistant Depression (TRD)
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
  • Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Personality Disorder
  • Eating Disorder

 

Iriny Boules
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • BlueCross BlueShield of FL/New Directions
Self Pay Rate: $89

Iriny Boules, LMHC

Have you been finding yourself feeling stressed or overwhelmed? Perhaps you have been feeling sad more days than not recently. Maybe you have started to notice that there are pieces of your past that you need to make peace with, or even that your children are having problems with school, peers or emotions. Whether you are having a specific problem you want to work toward solving or just know you would feel better after talking through struggles, changes and challenges, Iriny is here for you.

Iriny works with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. She has worked in a variety of settings including schools, substance abuse facilities, and psychiatric hospitals. She tailors her approach to your specific needs and seeks your feedback to ensure that you are getting what you want and what you need out of therapy.

Let's face it - life can be difficult! You do not have to go through it feeling alone or hopeless. Solutions may not come today, but they can start as soon as you reach out. You and Iriny can work together to make correlations between thoughts, emotions and behaviors and create lasting solutions that address the root causes of your struggles.

Specialties:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Substance Abuse
  • Child & Adolescent
  • Self Esteem
  • Trauma
  • Coping skills
  • Grief and Loss
  • Relationships
  • Life Transitions
Jeannie Zbarsky
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • BlueCross BlueShield of FL/New Directions
Self Pay Rate: $89

Jeannie Zbarsky, LMHC, NCC, CAP, ICADC

Jeannie completed her Master of Science in Mental Health at Nova Southeastern University. She has over 10 years of clinical experience across a variety of settings including intensive outpatient, partial hospitalization, crisis intervention, and federally funded specialty programs. Jeannie held the position of Clinical Director for six years supervising licensed clinicians, registered interns, and administrative professionals. She has a broad range of clinical experience in private practice working with individuals, couples, families, groups across the lifespan, socioeconomic status, gender identity, and sexual orientation.

Jeannie’s approach emphasizes the mutual development of goals for therapy. She is proficient in mixed therapeutic modalities and continues to seek training to expand her skills and knowledge base. Jeannie’s focus is on guiding clients to enhance growth, insight, balance, achievement of goals, and overall wellness.

Jeannie’s specialties include:

  • Anxiety/stress
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • Substance related
  • Anger management
  • Family systems
  • Couples/Relationships
  • Mindfulness
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Amanda Buff
Accepting:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield of FL/New Directions
  • Multiplan
Self Pay Rate: $89

Amanda Buff, LMHC, NCC

Amanda is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and National Certified Counselor in the state of Florida with nearly 10 years of clinical experience helping people in search of therapeutic support and guidance as they work through life obstacles. She earned a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling at Monmouth University in New Jersey.

Amanda takes a therapeutic approach that is individualized to the client, family, or couple to ensure their needs are addressed properly from a caring and empathetic place. Some of her approaches include cognitive behavioral therapy, strengths-based, solution-focused, mindfulness, and dialectical behavioral therapy techniques.

Amanda comes from an empathetic and compassionate perspective, to help you improve your sense of well-being. She will strive to help you recognize your personal abilities to overcome challenges in your life, and collaboratively develop a plan to achieve your personal and therapeutic goals.

Amanda's specialties:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship conflict
  • Codependency
  • Grief and Loss
  • Anger Management
  • Self-esteem
  • Trauma
  • Mood Disorders
  • Addiction
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