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Ana Jarzin
Self Pay Rate: $99

Ana Jarzin, LMHC

**Ana offers therapy services in English, Spanish, and Portuguese

Philosophy of Care

Ana Jarzin is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) with several years of experience partnering with teenagers and adults seeking help with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), hoarding disorder, trauma, depression, anxiety, life transitions, stress, academic and work issues, anger management, self-injurious behaviors, self-esteem, parenting, and grief and bereavement. Ana has a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

Ana believes that the most effective counseling relationship employs client-centered and strength-based treatments that are personalized for each client’s personal goals, strengths, barriers, and needs. She thrives in providing a supportive and engaging counseling atmosphere in which clients play an active role in their recovery process and are treated with the utmost dignity and respect.

Education

Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Specialties

  • OCD – including hoarding disorder.
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Life transitions
  • Stress
  • Academic and work issues
  • Anger management
  • Self-injurious behavior
  • Self-esteem
  • Parenting
  • Grief and bereavement
Anton Georgiev
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-ups

Anton Georgiev, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Anton Georgiev, PMHNP-BC Philosophy of Care Anton Georgiev is a culturally diverse, board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, focused on the holistic approach of treatment. Anton’s goal is to treat the whole person, giving each individual a tailored and personalized care, specific to their culture, lifestyle, believe system, and capacity. He is a firm believer in the philosophy of “Sound Mind-Sound Body”, therefore his care explores the connection between the psychiatric and medical aspects. He began his psychiatric career in 2013 working for River Point Behavioral Health and Memorial Hospital, both major inpatient psychiatric facilities in Jacksonville, Florida. Since 2019 Anton has been gaining experience as an out-patient psychiatric resident, while retaining his in-patient nurse duties. His experience includes emergency stabilization psychiatric unit, addiction unit, geriatric psychiatry, adolescence psychiatry. In addition to direct in-patient and out-patient care, Anton has an extensive, five-year experience as a group therapy leader, as part of his registered nurse duties while working in Memorial Hospital of Jacksonville. Anton is a strong supporter of incorporating therapy to the treatment of the client, for its potential to unlock the previously unused or forgotten abilities to self-manage and control feelings, reactions, emotions, and fears. Anton accepts the benefits of alternative and complimentary treatments in the ongoing client’s effort to be a well-balanced person. He is aware of the clients’ personal choice of treatment, cultural and spiritual believes, which have the potential to greatly affect the treatment and the therapeutic relationship between provider and patient. He invests the time to explain, educate, and provide the client with all of the needed information to make the best possible choice. Anton understands that a treatment is never static, it is an ongoing and highly dynamic process, involving honest communication and effort from both, provider and client.

Education

Eastern Kentucky University
Masters of Science in Nursing

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Adjustment disorder
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Panic disorder
  • Mood disorders
  • Stress
  • Sleep disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • ADHD
  • PTSD
  • Gender dysphoria Addiction
Dermary Hernadez-Fuentes
Self Pay Rate: $99

Dermary Hernadez-Fuentes, Resident in Counseling

Philosophy of Care

Dermary Hernadez-Fuentes is a Counselor in-residence (CIR) with over 5 years of experience working with adult clients who are faced with the negative symptoms of anxiety, depression, poor coping skills, grief, relationship difficulties, behavioral issues, eating disorders, life transitions, chronic stress, and women’s issues.

Dermary earned her Master's degree in Social Work from Universidad Ana G. Méndez in Carolina, Puerto Rico. She specializes in offering an eclectic counseling approach, which includes existential, cognitive behavioral (CBT), psychoanalytic, and feminist approaches.

Demary truly understands how difficult life can turn out to be. But as a therapist, she'll be by your side to provide you with the proper tools that will assist and lead on how to manage and solve your problems. Dermary offers you a helping hand—with the purpose of reaching your long-awaited life goal with success.

Education

Masters of Social Work
Universidad Ana G. Méndez

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Coping Skills
  • Grief
  • Health Monitor
Dr.Yveline Jacques
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake
$149: Follow-up

Dr. Yveline Jacques, DNP, APRN, 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
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Personality Disorder
  • Eating Disorder

 

Ivette Medrano
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-ups

Ivette Medrano, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Ivette is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Practitioner with a Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Florida International University. She has over 12 years of experience in healthcare. Ivette sees patients across the lifespan and has experience working with children, adults, and families. She especially enjoys working with adults on issues such as ADHD, depression, anxiety, PTSD, insomnia, and OCD.

Ivette takes a collaborative approach with her patients using an eclectic therapeutic method that combines elements of cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness, trauma-focused therapy, and solution/insight-oriented therapy. She believes in holistic health which includes physical, mental, and emotional well-being to promote a fulfilling and purposeful life.

Ivette seeks to create a warm relationship with you in order to work together towards your identified goals and values.

Education

Florida International University
Doctorate of Nursing Practice

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting, Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Sexual Orientation / Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women’s Issues
Jennifer Richie
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $139: Follow-ups

Jennifer Richie, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Jennifer is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC). She completed her graduate studies at Georgetown University and undergraduate degree at Drexel University. Jennifer is currently working on completing her Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) at Chamberlain University. Her background includes child and adolescent psychiatry, adult psychiatry, and addiction medicine.

She is passionate about providing quality, compassionate, and comprehensive mental health services to adolescents and adults. Jennifer possesses strong clinical skills enhanced by her natural ability to build rapport with patients and families. She follows evidence-based guidelines blended with clinical experience, personal observation, and intuition.

As a PMHNP, Jennifer’s role is multifaceted, including managing care in inpatient and outpatient settings, executive leadership, working as a mental health advocate, and a therapist. She has a deep interest in the prevention of mental illness and promoting mental wellness.

Education

Georgetown University
Master of Nursing

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger
  • ADHD
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Coping Skills
  • Grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Military/Veteran
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
Julouse Etienne
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-ups

Julouse Etienne, APRN, PMHNP, FNP

Philosophy of Care

Julouse Etienne is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) in the state of Florida. She has experience working with individuals who have various mental health concerns including ADHD, depression, anxiety and self-esteem issues. Julouse also provides spiritual support if the patient requires it.

She says that while she wants to be able to provide whatever her patient needs, she cannot do that if the patient does not reach out. It is her job to make every patient feel confident and secure with themselves and their lives, so she wants to be able to help in every way possible — the only way to do so is if the patient reaches out and informs her of their needs.

As a spiritual woman of color, Julouse understands the issues of inequality and finding one's true purpose. She plans to help the patient not only by prescribing but also by providing emotional and spiritual support when needed.

Education

Master of Science in Nursing
South University

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Lauren Barber
Self Pay Rate: $99

Lauren Barber, LMHC

Philosophy of Care

Lauren Barber is a Licensed Mental Health Therapist who graduated from University of Central Florida, Counselor Education program. Lauren has experience working with clients who have experienced trauma, stressful life changes, addiction, and conflicts in their relationships. She works to empower and respect the individual and their communities, construct a platform for one’s voice to be heard, and advocate for the betterment of the voices that have been silenced.

Lauren utilizes a collaborative and eclectic approach to assisting clients. She encourages her clients to live authentically, consciously, and with passion and purpose. Lauren believes in honoring the steps her client’s have taken to seek therapy. While working with her clients through an empathetic lens, she implements strength based approaches to therapy. This includes incorporating CBT, trauma-informed care, attachment style and interpersonal therapy methods.

As a therapist, Lauren believes in providing a space for the exploration of beliefs and their origins, a space for understanding that facilitates compassion, and for change that leads to good.

Education

Masters of Arts
University of Central Florida

Specialties

  • Relationship issues
  • Depression
  • PTSD
  • Addiction
  • Dysfunctional family systems
  • Anxiety
  • Self-esteem
Lolita Carvallo-Taylor
Self Pay Rate: $99

Lolita Carvallo-Taylor, Resident in Counseling

Philosophy of Care

Lolita Carvallo-Taylor is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) Registered Intern who has over 22 years of experience in the mental health field. Lolita has had the opportunity to work in community-based mental health agencies, hospitals, dependency court/child welfare, and substance abuse. She believes that people can develop the courage to change their situations, themselves, and the people around them if given the tools. Lolita has myriad specialties, however life transitions and family and couple dynamics are her areas of concentration.

Lolita completed her bachelor’s degree in Social Work at Atlantic University and her master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling at Argosy University. She is currently a 3rd-year doctorate student in the Doctor of Marriage and Family Therapy (DMFT) program at Nova Southeastern University. Lolita also holds a Level 2 Gottman Couples Certificate.

Lolita utilizes a systems approach to counseling, combining cognitive behavioral/schema therapies, solution-focused, dialectical behavioral therapy, trauma-focused, existential, and emotionally-focused strategies. She feels collaboration is the key to establishing a therapeutic relationship. Lolita gets to know a client as a person by not just identifying the problems they face, but by building on their strengths. The 3 C's are a part of her collaborative effort: Courage (the insight to face the problem), Commitment (staying loyal to yourself no matter how hard it gets) and Confidence (taking skills learned and actively using them).

Education

Masters in Mental Health Counseling
Argosy University

Specialties

  • Divorce
  • Family Conflict
  • Mental Stress
  • Relationships
  • Women’s Issues
Lorna Wooten
Self Pay Rate: $99

Lorna Wooten, LMHC

Philosophy of Care

Lorna Wooten is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) who has over 10 years of experience working with adolescents, adults, families, and couples seeking help with relationship issues, family conflict, anxiety, depression, attention deficit disorder (ADD), stress management, past trauma, and more.

Lorna completed her bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the University of Missouri-St. Louis and her Master of Science (MS) in Clinical Counseling and Psychology at Troy State University.

Lorna’s counseling style is warm, empathetic, nonjudgmental, and interactive. She treats her clients with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. Lorna’s therapeutic approach combines cognitive behavioral, client-centered, solution-focused, and reality-based therapy. She tailors each session and treatment plan to meet the client’s particular needs. Lorna will assist you with gaining insight, finding inner strength, and developing strategies necessary to make a change. If you are willing to take that next step, Lorna is here to support and empower you.

Education

Master of Science in Clinical Counseling and Psychology
Troy State University

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationships
  • Stress
Melissa Nicholas
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149:follow-ups

Melissa Nicholas, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Melissa Nicholas is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) and an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) who specializes in treating adults for depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and other mood disorders, along with a wide range of psychiatric diagnoses. Melissa has worked in various behavioral health settings and has a lot of experience engaging with clients with various mental health disorders. She also has experience working with veterans who have served our great nation.

Melissa completed her Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) and Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degrees at Galen College of Nursing. She went on to complete her Master in Nursing (MSN) and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) degrees at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Melissa will be starting Frontier Nursing University in order to obtain her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and will remain in the forefront to combat the stigma of mental health.

Melissa is a caring and empathetic provider who believes in a holistic, patient-centered, and collaborative approach when providing psychiatric and mental health treatment. She takes the time to get to know her clients in order to build a good rapport and a good therapeutic relationship. Melissa encourages her clients to partake in decision-making pertaining to their treatment goals. She incorporates evidence-based practice and medication management to provide the best quality of care for her clients.

Education

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger
  • ADHD
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Coping Skills
  • Eating Disorders
  • Grief, Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Self Esteem,
  •  Sexual Orientation / Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women’s Issues
Tania Castor
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-ups

Tania Castor, APRN, PMHNP, DNP

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Tania G. Castor is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) with a Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP). She is passionate about providing quality, compassionate, and comprehensive mental health services to adolescents and adults.

Dr. Tania G. Castor possesses strong clinical skills enhanced by the natural ability to build rapport with patients and families. She follows evidence-based guidelines blended with clinical experience, personal observation, and intuition. As a PMHNP, Dr. Tania G. Castor's role is multifaceted, including educator, mental health advocate, and therapist.

"I believe that each and every one of us has the potential to change our story to a happy ending," says Dr. Tania G. Castor. "I look forward to helping you discover a greater you."

Education

Florida International University
Doctorate of Nursing Practice

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger
  • Relationships
  • ADHD
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief, Infidelity
  • Life Transitions
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting, Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women’s Issues
Zishan Majeed
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-ups

Zishan Majeed, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Zishan Majeed is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) in the state of Florida. Zishan has over 5 years of experience working with adults who are experiencing chronic anxiety, depression, behavioral issues, eating disorders, gender identity issues, OCD, parenting difficulties, prenatal or postpartum issues, low self-esteem, and more.

Zishan earned his Master’s degree in Nursing from Walden University. While continuing his education, Zishan began working as a clinician for Jackson Health Systems (JHS) and the University of Miami’s Neuroscience Department. Being part of JHS and Miami's Neurology and Neuro-Science department gave Zishan the foundation and building blocks of what would later guide him into the field of psychiatry. Zishan aims to help break down the barriers created by stigma, providing the help you need without judgment or negative feedback. Zishan’s attentiveness and passion lead him to provide care by using a collaborative and holistic approach to address biological, psychological, and social factors that impact a client’s health.

Zishan believes that one of the most crucial factors in being an effective Advanced Practice Nurse is to promote hope in individuals and families with mental health conditions, instilling self-responsibility and empowerment. With his emphasis on hope, he'll partner together with you to create the life you value and desire. Work with Zishan—you'll receive his professional assistance opening new doors that lead to healthier relationships and life goals.

Education

Walden University
Masters of Science in Nursing

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Trauma & PTSD
Brett Burlone
Self Pay Rate: $99

Brett Burlone, LMHC

Philosophy of Care

Brett Burlone is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida who has 14 years of experience partnering with young adults and adults. Brett has served many people with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and specialized experience in work with the LGBTQIA communities. He completed his Bachelor in Psychology from Florida Atlantic University and received his Masters in Counseling and Psychology from Troy University.

Brett’s counseling style is genuine and direct. He believes in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. His approach is client-centered, with a focus of motivational interviewing to help encourage change. He wants to help work on agreed upon goals, and help bring awareness to you. He is adaptable to assist with your circumstances and specific needs.

Brett thinks it takes courage to come to counseling. He finds that being vulnerable safely with someone helps bring the possibility of improvement, awareness, and a better sense of self.

He looks forward to working with you!

Education

Troy University
Masters in Counseling and Psychology

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress management
  • Self esteem
  • Life transitions
  • LGBTQIA
  • Relationship conflicts

 

Margaret Keig
Self Pay Rate: $99

Margaret Keig, LMFT

Philosophy of Care 

Margaret Keig is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Florida who has 12 years of experience collaborating with adults, teens, couples, and families seeking help with depression, anxiety, life transitions, trauma, addictions, grief and loss, relationship issues, sexuality, and spirituality. She is a Premarital Course Provider in Orange County, FL. She has many years of experience with LGBTQ+ communities, including work in HIV/AIDS and with gender identity following the WPATH Standards of Care.

Margaret completed her Bachelor of Arts at Pomona College and received her Master of Science in Counseling with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from San Diego State University. She is an AAMFT-approved supervisor and a Qualified Supervisor for MHC and MFT Interns in the state of Florida. Margaret is working on a Sex Therapy Certification at Modern Sex Therapy Institutes.

Margaret utilizes solution-focused, motivational interviewing, EMDR, attachment, and Gottman Couples Method approaches to therapy. She tailors her approach to meet the needs of the individual, couple, or family. Margaret will develop a nonjudgmental relationship with you and seeks to collaborate to help you to build on your strengths, reach your goals, and live the life you imagine.

Education

San Diego State University
MS in Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy

Specialties

  • Specialties
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • LGBTQIA
  • Sex Therapy
  • Addiction
  • Trauma
  • Life transitions
  • Relationship issues
  • Grief & Loss
  • Spirituality
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