Our Counselors

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

Christina Davis, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Ms. Christina Davis is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner that specializes in treating psychiatric disorders in children, adolescents, and adults. She has over 12 years of experience in the mental health field, ranging from leadership positions such as managing a large urban community mental health facility as a charge nurse in the Crisis Stabilization Unit, to medication management in residential, detox, and outpatient settings.

Christina completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Florida State University, then her Master of Science degree at the University of South Alabama. She holds national board certification with the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a Psychiatric Family Nurse Practitioner.

As a first generation Asian American, she understands the significance of how cultural influences and religious beliefs may have on the stigma of mental illness. She has seen countless individuals and families suffer as a result of ambivalence, fear, shame, and guilt on receiving mental health care, and is passionate about helping others overcome this. As a mother herself, she also understands the challenges and emotions that come along with parenting and postpartum issues. Christina seeks to establish a warm and caring relationship with you in order to assist in building on your strengths, and better collaborate with you towards meeting your goals and living the meaningful life you value and desire. She utilizes holistic therapy, solution focused, and evidence based medicine to meet the needs of every individual.

Education

Master of Science in Nursing
University of South Alabama

Specialties

  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric disorders

 

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

Marion Codling, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Marion is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C) that treats clients across the lifespan. Marion has extensive experience working with and treating patients with a variety of behavioral, emotional, and mental health disorders. In addition to medication management, Marion incorporates an innovative approach of treatment that focuses on treating the “Mind, Body and Spirit,” to meet her client's mental, physical, and spiritual needs. Marion has extensive training in crisis stabilization of acutely ill clients requiring hospitalization, as well as those in an outpatient clinical setting. Marion’s expertise includes but is not limited to diagnosing, treating, and prescribing medication for Depression, Anxiety, Mood Disorders, ADD/ADHD, Psychotic Disorders, Cognitive Disorders, and Substance Use Disorders.

Marion has over 20 years of working as a Mental Health Registered nurse and now as PMHNP/FNP and she prides herself on having the ability to build a genuine rapport with her patients while providing outstanding patient-centered care. Marion incorporates the holistic approach by educating her clients on making lifestyle changes to improve self-care and promote wellness. When combined with psychotherapy and psychotropic medication, her clients can lead a healthier and more productive life. Rest assured that Marion will provide outstanding, individualized, and quality patient-centered care while adhering to clinical practice guidelines.

Education

Chamberlain University
Master's in Nursing

Maryville University
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certification

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • PTSD
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Schizoaffective disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Conversion disorder
  • ADD/ADHD
  • Personality disorder
  • Grief and loss
  • Eating Disorders
Patty Dumont
Accepting:
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Florida Blue
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Patty Dumont, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

It isn’t easy to ask for help and/or trust a stranger with intimidate details of whatever problem(s) that they are facing. There is no one approach that will be effective with everyone, as therapy is tailored to your specific need. Whether you are facing depression, anxiety, loss, or any of the many stressors that one may go through, my purpose is to walk with you in reaching your goals. Therapy can be challenging, but my goal is to work in collaboration with you utilizing solution focused approach so that your goals are met and you have the tools to continue to grow.

I have worked in a variety with a variety of clients in various settings both inpatient and out patient as well as crisis intervention. My experiences have focused on ages 12 and up, with many years working with adolescents and understand the unique challenges they face as well as others across our life span.

We are facing unique challenges that have arisen with COVID-19, in addition to the many experiences life can place in our path. The first step is reaching out, from there we can work together to address whatever you may be facing. I look forward to having the privilege to assist you in achieving wellness, in all aspects of whole person.

Education

Florida Gulf Coast University
Master of Social Work

Specialties

  • Couples/Relationship Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Depression,
  • Anxiety
  • Grief/Loss
Rachel Block-Stewart
Accepting:
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield of FL/New Directions
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Rachel Block-Stewart, LMHC

Philosophy of Care 

Rachel Block-Stewart is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida who has over 10 years  experience with adults and adolescents seeking help with life transitions and adjustments, trauma,  depression, anxiety and difficulty coping. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Community Health at  University of Maryland and received her Master of Science Degree in Applied Psychology with a  Counseling emphasis from Eastern Washington University.  

Rachel utilizes client-centered, collaborative, insight-oriented, trauma-informed, mindful, somatic and  expressive approaches to help clients meet their unique needs and goals. Rachel works closely with  each individual and family to provide the support they need to reach their goals. 

Rachel builds a warm, supportive and collaborative relationship focused on your unique goals. She works  closely with you to provide support and to help you overcome your current struggles, reach your goals  and a live a life of meaning, value and joy.  

Education

Master of Science in Applied Psychology
Eastern Washington University

Specialties

  • Life Transitions 
  • Trauma and Stress Related Disorders (PTSD) 
  • Stress Management 
  • Grief and Loss 
  • Mindfulness 
  • EMDR 
  • Yoga Therapy 
  • Academic/Work/Career Issues 
  • Depression  
  • Anxiety 
  • Self Injurious Behavior/Self-harm 
  • Family Therapy

 

Sara Hunt
Accepting:
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Florida Blue
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Sara Hunt, LMFT

Philosophy of Care

Helping couples, families & individuals work through life's challenges. I am dedicated to working with clients to discover and reach their goals. The cornerstone of my practice is my belief in that each individual has the strengths and ability for change.

I am passionate about helping couples, families & individuals handle transitions and developmental changes. At times, we become stuck and not sure what direction to take to alleviate our stress. I am eager to help clients assess aspects in their life that may need change by guiding them in creating goals to resolve
their struggles.

Life throws everyone curve balls; I am here to be supportive through this process and will work with you to understand connections, bridge gaps, and ultimately reach your goals. My desire is to help clients distinguish the problem and refocus on positive life changes.

Education

Capella University
Masters of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy

Specialties

  • Couples/Relationship Counseling
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Personality Disorders
  • Trauma and Stress Related Disorders (PTSD)
  • Christian Counseling
  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Academic/Occupational/Work Issues/Career
  • LBGTQIA
  • Self-Harm
Yveline Jacques
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Florida Blue
  • Tricare
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

 

Desarae Jennings-Osgard
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • New Directions
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Desarae Jennings-Osgard, LMHC

A big believer in taking back control of one’s life, Desarae focuses on offering useful feedback and support to help address various life challenges. She uses a compassionate and empathic approach in meeting clients where they are and delivering appropriate interventions and strategies throughout the counseling process. Desarae strives to teach clients to develop and use skills to cope with their individual setbacks in order to live healthy and fulfilling lives. 

A transplant from the northeast, Desarae moved to Jacksonville, Fl in 2002 for undergraduate studies. She obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Jacksonville University in 2006 and a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Capella University in 2011. Desarae is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, National Certified Counselor, and Qualified Supervisor in Florida. 

Desarae has worked in a multitude of environments and with clients in various stages of their lives. She is well experienced in dealing with crisis situations as well as day to day life issues. Her main goal is to help clients achieve positive personal growth and ultimately reach their full potentials.

Edna PetitHomme
Accepting:
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Florida Blue
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
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:
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Florida Blue
  • Tricare
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
Jessica Carter O'Brien
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Florida Blue
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Jessica Carter O’Brien, LMHC

Philosophy of Care

Jessica C. O'Brien is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Qualified Supervisor in the state of Florida who has over ten years of experience working with clients of all ages seeking assistance with a variety of challenges and concerns. She earned her Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology degree from the University of North Florida and has worked in a variety of settings, including a college counseling center, community mental health agencies, private practice settings, and an elementary school setting for children with emotional and behavioral disabilities. 

When participating in therapy, it’s important to find a counselor with whom you feel comfortable and can openly share the challenges you are facing. Jessica is committed to fostering a respectful and safe therapeutic environment where you can be your authentic self as you work towards making changes in your life. She views the counseling relationship as a partnership in which the client is the expert on themselves and the best outcomes occur when both she and the client bring their respective knowledge and expertise to the therapeutic relationship. 

Jessica uses a combination of cognitive-behavioral, person-centered, strengths-based, and solution focused therapies to work together with clients to create personalized goals and treatment plans aimed at helping them make the changes they’d like to see, including living a healthier, more satisfying, and self-directed life. She also has experience working with clients who would like to include their spiritual, religious, and faith beliefs in counseling.

Education

University of North Florida
Masters in Counseling Psychology

Specialties

  • Academic, occupational, career, and work issues
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief and loss
  • Life stress and transitions
  • Self-esteem
  • Spiritual/religious/faith beliefs 
  • Stress management
Julienne Calixte
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Florida Blue
  • ComPsych
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $150: Intake
$100: Follow-up

Julienne Calixte, PMHNP

**Julienne offers mental health services in Haitian-Creole

Philosophy of Care

Julienne Calixte is a board certified Psychiatric Mental health Nurse Practitioner in the state of Florida. Her education includes Medical Doctor in Haiti and a Master’s in psychiatric nursing from Florida International University.

She has training in treating and monitoring patient with Psychiatric disorders. She has worked as a psychiatric nurse inpatient unit for 5 years. She sees patients through life span for psychiatric evaluation and medications management. Julienne enjoys helping individual in their life recovery.

Education

Florida International University
MSN

Specialties

  • Specialties
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Panic Disorder
  • Eating Disorder
Leonie Sistrat
Accepting:
  • Multiplan
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Florida Blue
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • 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
Ricky Thompson
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • BlueCross BlueShield of FL/New Directions
  • ComPsych
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Ricky Thompson, MA, LMHC, NCC

Philosophy of Care

Congratulations on taking this important first action toward making the changes you desire in your life. Ricky Thompson’s focus is to help individuals, couples, and families take back control of their lives. His therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help you address life's challenges. Ricky will use proven interventions to offer a personalized approach for each client. With compassion and acceptance, Ricky will work with you to help build on your strengths to attain the personal growth you are committed to accomplishing.

In addition to having earned a Master of Art Degree in Mental Health Counseling, Ricky has specialized concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy. This includes additional education in theories of family process and development, and couples and family counseling. Ricky has also received training in the Gottman Method for Couples. Ricky’s goal is to help you achieve more deeply rewarding relationships that will sustain you for life.

Ricky is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional (CCATP) as well as a Certified Grief Counselor Specialist (CGCS). Ricky helped develop a substance abuse program that is approved by the state of Florida. He has received training for sleep issues from the University of Pennsylvania for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia.

A strong therapeutic relationship is the foundation to make lasting change. While we can not change the past, together you will make the changes necessary to give you the life you desire and deserve.

Specialties

  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Couples Counseling
  • Depression
  • Family Counseling
  • Grief & Loss
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Sleeping Disorders / Insomnia
  • Stress Management
  • Substance Abuse / Addiction and Recovery
Sonia Choute
Accepting:
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Florida Blue
  • ComPsych
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $150: Intake
$100: Follow-up

Sonia Choute, PMHNP

**Sonia offers services in English and Creole.

Philosophy of Care

Sonia is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner licensed in the state of Florida who has 8 years experience as a registered nurse. She also has over a year experience in the mental health field partnering with adults, and adolescents seeking help with depression, anxiety, life transitions, and many other mental health issues.

She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Nova Southeastern University in 2012 and received her Master of Science in Nursing specializing in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner track from Florida International University in 2020.

Sonia utilizes holistic, relational, collaborative, research and evidenced based guideline approaches to treatment always maintaining cultural diversity, creativity, flexibility and awareness necessary to best meet the needs of every unique individual.

Sonia seeks to establish a compassionate, and caring relationship with you in order to assisting you in becoming well, and whole in building on your strengths and better collaborate with you towards meeting your goals and living the meaningful life you value and desire.

Life is hard and it’s okay to not be okay. Mental health is Sonia’s passion. She’s here to help and see you thrive.

Education

Florida International University
MSN

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • PTSD & Stress disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorder & Psychosis
  • Life transitions and Adjustment Disorders
  • Impulse Control and Conduct Disorders
  • Disorders of Children and Adolescents
  • Eating disorders
  • Grief & Loss
Karen Hanson
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • BlueCross BlueShield of FL/New Directions
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Karen Hanson, LMHC

Welcome to Thriveworks! Awareness is always the first step to making any desired change. You have that feeling that there is something off balance that needs to change in order for you to function better in your personal life, professional life, and/or in your relationships. Let’s get to it.

Karen is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Florida who has experience partnering with children (ages 6-17) and adults (18-64+) seeking help with a wide range of difficulties. Karen received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology/Sociology from the University of Minnesota-Duluth and her Masters of Science in Community Counseling from the University of Wisconsin-Superior. Karen has additional certification training in the area of Grief/Loss/Trauma.

As your therapeutic partner, Karen draws upon evidence-based therapy approaches such as, client-centered, strength-based, emotionally- and solution-focused, cognitive- behavioral, and mindfulness skills. Karen is dedicated to meeting you where you are and together co-creating the therapeutic goals to get you where you want and are committed to go.

You can expect compassion, acceptance, and respect as well as, that firm gentle nudge (and a little humor) from Karen as you focus on exploring greater self-insight, clarity, and strategies for you to find that correct balance in your life again.

Karen's Specialties:

  • Anxiety
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Academic/Occupational Issues
  • Career/Life Transitions
  • Grief/Loss/Trauma
  • Self-Esteem

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