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Welcome to the Counseling and Psychological Services Website!

Here you will find information about our services and staff, as well as information about our training program, campus resources, and crisis management. There are also links to self-help tools for students and general mental health information.

The college years can be filled with new and enriching experiences but can also present challenges which may interfere with your academic progress and emotional well-being. Counseling & Psychological Services is here to help you overcome challenges, attain your life goals and enhance your personal growth. Our goal is to help you make the most of your years here at FSU.

We invite you to explore this website and take advantage of the many services and resources of your Counseling & Psychological Services. Thank you for visiting!

Carlos J. Gómez, Ph.D.
Director of Counseling & Psychological Services

 

 

 

Leadership Team

Carlos J. Gómez, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist

DIRECTOR

Areas of Interest: Interpersonal and Relational Development, Group Theory and Process, Training and Supervision, Personality Development, Psychopathology, and Diversity Concerns
Education: Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology and M.S.Ed. in Mental Health Counseling, University of Miami
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with an emphasis on Existential and General Systems Theories
Professional Affiliation: American Psychological Association, Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors

 


Yvonne Langdon-Maduekwe, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR CLINICAL OPERATIONS

LIAISON TO UHS, C.A.R.E. &  FSUPD

Areas of Interest: Relationship issues, Trauma and Recovery, Life Transitions, Self-esteem, LGBT, Family of Origin, Diversity Concerns, and Supervision and Training
Education: Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Howard University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative w/ a focus on Psychodynamic, Interpersonal, Multiculturalism, Family Systems, and CBT


Rebecca Whitfield, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR TREATMENT COORDINATION AND OUTREACH

Areas of Interest: Trauma and Recovery, Anxiety, Stress Management, Interpersonal Relationships, Self-esteem, Education and Awareness of Mental Wellness, and Supervision and Training
Education: MSW in Clinical Social Work, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with a focus on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Interpersonal, Client Centered, and Trauma Focused CBT
Professional Affiliation: National Association of Social Workers, National Association of Forensic Counselors


Lindsay Barbee, LMHC, ATR, MCAP
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR CLINICAL OPERATIONS

LIAISON TO FRATERNITY AND SORORITY LIFE

Areas of Interest: Stress management and self-care, adjustment issues and anxiety, interpersonal relationships, mindfulness, self-esteem and identity, substance abuse concerns, anger management
Education: Master of Science in Art Therapy, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Humanistic and integrative, focusing on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Client-Centered and Solution-Focused approaches


Katy Fabian, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR TECHNOLOGY

Areas of Interest: Anger management, anxiety and depression, stress management, interpersonal relationships, LGBTQ+, trauma and recovery, mental health awareness and education
Education: Master of Science in Counseling and Human Systems, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with a focus on cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing and client-centered and existential therapy


Annette Peters, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR GRADUATE TRAINING (TRAINING DIRECTOR)

Areas of Interest: Interpersonal Relationships, Identity Development, Multiculturalism and Diversity, Sleep, Trauma, Anxiety, and Depression
Education: Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, University of Northern Colorado
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with a focus on Interpersonal, Narrative, Multiculturalism, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Also informed by Cognitive-Behavioral and Acceptance Commitment Therapy.
Professional Affiliation: American Psychological Association and American Group Psychotherapy Association
Interests: Annette enjoys running, hiking, biking and spending time outdoors. She loves traveling and spending time with family and friends.


Anghela Kane

BUSINESS MANAGER

Education: B.S. in Business Management; working on 2nd degree in Religion and Social Work
Interests: Anghela enjoys reading and hanging out with her family. 

Clinical Staff


Charlotte Austin LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Areas of Interest: Women's  and gender issues, strengths based and recovery-oriented practices, community mental health, and healthcare. 
Education: MSW, Clinical Social Work, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive behavioral therapy and related trauma informed approaches, including motivational interviewing, mindfulness, and exposure-based treatments. 
Professional Affiliation: National Association of Social Workers
Interests: Relaxing with family & friends, reading, yoga, travel, social justice, and anything creative


Kimberly Bechtel, LMHC, ATR
Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Registered Art Therapist

CLINICAL AND DATA SPECIALIST

REACH COMMITTEE CHAIR

LIAISON TO INTERFAITH COUNCIL

Areas of Interest: Multicultural counseling; Interpersonal skills and Relational Development, Identity and Self-Esteem; Depression, Anxiety, OCD; Adjustment and Family of Origin issues, and the interaction of personal beliefs and values with mental health. 
Education: Master of Science in Art Therapy, Florida State University. Licensed Mental Health Counselor. Registered Art Therapist
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative using Cognitive Behavioral, Systems Theory, EMDR, Interpersonal, Narrative and Art Therapy techniques to provide solution focused care that is both trauma informed and strengths-based
Interests: Interests include painting, photography, reading, travel, being outdoors and spending time with family and friends (board games are a plus).

Brittany Benton, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

NOLES C.A.R.E. COMMITTEE CHAIR

Areas of Interest: grief and loss, suicide and maladaptive coping behaviors, LGBTQIA+ populations, life transitions, young adulthood, stress management, emotional regulation, mindfulness, interpersonal relationships and family conflict concerns, self-esteem and self-compassion building, trauma and attachment, perfectionism and relational distress.
Education: MSW in Clinical Social Work, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Dialectical and Behavior Therapy, Solution-Focused, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Trauma-Informed Care 
Interests: Crocheting, reading, traveling, and trying a different variety of foods and restaurants, spending time with friends, family, and one sweet, spoiled pup.


Luke Brocco, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Areas of Interest: Interpersonal and relational development, family of origin issues, social health & boundaries, effects of modern living, wellness & healthy living, anxiety, depression, transitions & adjustment issues
Education: MSW in Clinical Social Work, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Systems Theory, Narrative Therapy, Solution-focused therapy, Problem-solving model, Strengths-based therapy, Cognitive-behavioral therapy
Interests: Luke enjoys traveling, camping, practicing fitness, and reading.


Caitlyn

Caitlyn Brown, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist

Areas of Interest: Adjustment/Life transitions; Neurodivergence; Interpersonal Relationships; Identity Exploration; working with LGBTQ+ students; Attachment and Boundary work
Education: Ph.D in Counseling and Human Services, Florida State University; M.S. in Clinical-Counseling Psychology, Valdosta State University; B.A. in Psychology & Philosophy and Religious Studies, Valdosta State University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative approach using strength and skills-based frameworks including, Solution-Focused, Existentialism, Interpersonal Process, and Trauma-Informed Care.
Professional Affiliation: American Psychological Association and American Group Psychotherapy Association
Interests: Caitlyn enjoys spending time with her partner and her friends. She can often be found discussing or engaging in her current hyperfixations such as: Harry Potter, Marvel, Legos, Star Wars, Puzzles, videogames, and various crafts.


Caitlyn

Holley Cook MSW
Registered Clinical Social Worker Intern

Areas of Interest: Adjustment and life stage transitions; building resiliency, interpersonal relationships, family of origin issues, grief and loss, first responders and military populations, trauma and PTSD, chronic illness, chronic pain, anxiety and depression.
Education: Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Florida State University; MSW in Clinical Social Work, Florida State University.
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with a focus on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), Trauma-Focused therapy, and Polyvagal Theory
Professional Affiliation: National Association of Social Work: Equine-assisted Growth and Learning Association
Interests: Holley enjoys spending time with family and friends, doing all of the outdoor activities, enjoying good food and concerts, horseback riding (FSU Equestrian Club alum!) and hanging out with her husband and their four dogs: Bonnie, Freya, Ellie and Rose.


Caitlyn

Kari Chin LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Areas of Interest: Self-esteem and identity, building resilience, trauma and recovery, diversity concerns, LGBTQ+, social justice advocacy, mindfulness, and self-regulation
Education: MSW in Clinical Social Work, University of South Florida
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative approach including elements of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Systems Theory, and Trauma-Informed Care
Interests: Quality time with loved ones, delicious food from all cuisines, dark chocolate, quality literature, and time exploring nature


Julia Coelho, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

MASTERS TRAINING COORDINATOR

Areas of Interest: Trauma and Recovery, Sexual and Domestic Violence, Family of Origin issues, Grief and Loss, Attachment, Anxiety, Depression
Education: M.S. and Ed.S. in Mental Health Counseling, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative approach using aspects of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused Therapy, Interpersonal, and Narrative Therapy


Terri K. Duck, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist

PRACTICUM COORDINATOR

Areas of Interest: Group Therapy, Gender and Sexual Minority Concerns, Mindfulness, Perfectionism, Anxiety, and Interpersonal/Identity Development
Education: Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, Louisiana Tech University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Positive Psychology, and Strengths-Based approaches, through a feminist lens, to focus on increasing acceptance, self-compassion, and valued living
Interests: In her free time, Terri loves to spend time with family, experiment with baking, and spoiling her dog


Rebekah Elliott, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Areas of Interest: Adjustment issues, anxiety, depression, substance use, stress management, coping, self-esteem and identity, interpersonal relationships, and boundaries
Education: MSW, Clinical Social Work, Florida State University, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative strengths-based approach utilizing Solution-Focused, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, and Trauma-Informed Care
Interests: Hiking, camping, traveling, being outdoors, and spending time with family


Donald L. English, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist

CLINICAL SUPERVISOR

Areas of Interest: Student-athletes, Psychological Assessment, Psycho-Education, Clinical Systems, Men’s issues, Depression and Anxiety
Education: Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, University of Memphis, M.S. Clinical Psychology, Loyola University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, General Systems and Constructivist Approaches
Professional Affiliation: American Psychological Association,


""Ridrina

Ridrina Ford, M.S.
Treatment Coordinator

Areas of Interest: Case Management, Community Resources, Education and Awareness of Mental Wellness.
Education: MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Walden University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with a focus on Humanistic and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Professional Affiliation: American Psychological Association, Florida State University Professor, and Tallahassee Community College Professor.
Interests: Being Teaching, traveling, cooking, and spending time with family.


Erin Gallivan, Ph.D., CGP
Licensed Psychologist

GROUP COORDINATOR

Areas of Interest: Interpersonal Relationships, Adjustment concerns, Identity Development, Family of Origin issues, Attachment, Anxiety/Stress, Group Therapy, and Supervision. 
Education: Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, University of Georgia
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with a focus on interpersonal process approach and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)
Professional Affiliation: American Psychological Association, Florida Psychological Association, and American Group Psychotherapy Association


Robyn Gast, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

CLINICIAN FOR THE COLLEGE OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS

Areas of Interest: Adjustment and life transitions, coping/emotional regulation skills, self-compassion, depression, anxiety, relationships, multiculturalism and diversity, LGBTQ+ issues and working with adoptees
Education: MSW in Clinical Social Work, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative approach including elements of strengths-based, client-centered, solution-focused, cognitive-behavioral therapy and systems theory
Interests:: Robyn enjoys traveling and exploring new cultures, listening to music, participating in fitness classes, watching movies/tv and attending sporting events. 


Magnolia Hood, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

RENEW SUPERVISOR

Areas of Interest: Anger and Stress Management, Grief work, Training and Supervision, Trauma-Informed Therapy, Women’s issues in mental health, and Integration of faith-based modalities.
Education: M.S.Ed., Counselor Education with a Specialization in Marriage, Couple, and Family Therapy, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Theoretical Orientation:  Integrative approach with a foundation of Strengths-Based and Client-Centered techniques, CBT, Family Systems, and multicultural/faith-based frameworks
Professional Affiliation: Florida Counseling Association, Mental Health Counselors of Central Florida
Interests: Magnolia’s greatest honor is being the mother of two exceptional daughters.  She enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, serving in ministry, watching movies and karaoke.


Rozlynn Horton, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Areas of Interest: Interpersonal and Relational Development; Family of Origin Issues; Attachment and Boundary Work; Depression and Anxiety; Transitions and Adjustment Issues; Self-Esteem.
Education: MSW in Clinical Social Work, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation:  Integrative approach with a foundation of Strengths-Based and Client-Centered techniques, Solution-focused therapy, Problem-solving model, Cognitive-behavioral Therapy
Interests: Rozlynn enjoys trying new foods, traveling to new places, listening to audio books and has a love for all animals.


Jessica Johnston-York, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist

Areas of Interest: Anxiety, depression, gender and sexuality concerns, disordered eating and body image concerns, sexual trauma, self-compassion, relationship counseling, outreach, supervision, and group therapy
Education: Ph.D. Counseling Psychology, Texas Tech University
Theoretical Orientation:Integrative with an emphasis on person-centered therapy and emotion-focused therapy within a multicultural framework
Professional Affiliation: American Psychological Association, American Group Psychotherapy Association
Interests: Jessica enjoys reading, playing games (board, video, and roleplaying), hiking, cooking and baking, traveling, spending time with friends and family, and playing with her dog and cat


""Taylor

Taylor Nance, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

CLINICIAN FOR THE COLLEGE OF LAW

Areas of Interest: Crisis management, identity exploration and development, interpersonal relationships, working with the LGBTQ+ community, trauma-informed care, and attachment
Education: M.S. and Ed.S. in Mental Health Counseling, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Client Centered and Solution Focused, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy  
Interests: Spending time in nature, backpacking, going to the beach, playing cards, spending time with friends and family, singly loudly to the music in my car, all the cats and dogs.


""Mary

Mary Norman, LMFT, NCC
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Areas of Interest: Anxiety, Self-Esteem, Stress Management, Relationship Concerns, Attachment Issues, LGBTQ+, Whole Body Wellness
Education: M.A. in Marriage, Couple, and Family Therapy, University of Central Florida
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative including elements of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, expressive arts, mindfulness, and mind-body exercise
Professional Affiliation: National Board for Certified Counselors, International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors
Interests: Mary enjoys doing POP Pilates or yoga, trying new vegetarian food, drinking local coffee, crafting, exploring nature, and enjoying live music


Katie Shade

Katie Shade, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Areas of Interest: Trauma and Recovery, Attachment, Anxiety and Depression, Women’s Issues, Interpersonal/Identity Development, Parts of Self
Education: M.S. and Ed. S. in Mental Health Counseling, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative approach using EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), Internal Family Systems, Ego State Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with an emphasis on mindfulness and attachment theory
Interests: Music and art, traveling, reading historical fiction, social justice and a lover of all animals especially giant dogs that think they are lap dogs.


Jessie Spraggins Rochford, MS, ATR-BC, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Registered & Board Certified Art Therapist

EATING DISORDER TREATMENT TEAM CHAIR

Areas of Interest: Women’s and Gender Issues, Eating Disorders, Body Image, and LGBTQ students
Education: M.S., Art Therapy, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Humanistic and Existential Theory with an integration of Solution-Focused and Cognitive-Behavioral Approaches
Professional Affiliation: American Art Therapy Association and Florida Art Therapy Association


Sara Staley, Psy.D.
Licensed Psychologist

Areas of Interest: Anxiety; Depression; Adjustment and Transitional Issues; Identity and Self-Esteem; Gender and Diversity Issues; LGBTQ+; Interpersonal Relationships
Education: Doctoral Candidate in Clinical Psychology, NOVA Southeastern University, M.S. in Clinical Psychology, Nova Southeastern University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative approach pulling from a variety of frameworks including Interpersonal Process Therapy (IPT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and psychodynamic approaches
Professional Affiliation: Florida Psychological Association
Interests: Sara enjoys having quality time with friends, listening to music, playing videogames and spending time with her three cats. She also enjoys watching TV/movies, spending time in nature (when it’s not too hot outside!) and attempting to befriend wildlife.


Julia Storace

Julia Storace, M.A., LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Areas of Interest: Adjustment issues, anxiety, stages of development and change, multicultural counseling, working with international students, substance abuse treatment and recovery, empowerment and stress management
Education: M.A. in Community Counseling, University of Saint Joseph
Theoretical Orientation: Existential paradigm drawing from evidence-based Cognitive Behavioral interventions and Narrative Therapy
Interests: Spending time with family and friends, learning about different cultures, trying new foods, traveling to new places and raising my children


Allie Stowers, MSW
Treatment Coordinator

Areas of Interest:  Working with LGBTQ+ students, health inequity and barriers to care, promoting self-advocacy
Education: MSW in Clinical Social Work, Florida State University
Interests: Learning to crochet, playing with my two dogs, and listening to podcasts.


Katherine Strauss, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Areas of Interest: Anxiety, Depression, Stress Management, Self-Care, Mindfulness, Adjustment issues, Interpersonal Relationships, Crisis Management, Empowerment
Education: MSW in Clinical Social Work, East Tennessee State University
Theoretical Orientation: Trauma Informed Integrative Care, Strengths Based, Client Centered and Solution Focused
Interests: Spending time with family and friends, Traveling, Cooking, Walking my dog


Sarah Sturges, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

LIAISON TO PRIDE STUDENT UNION

Areas of Interest: Gender and Diversity Issues, working with students who are Trans and LGBTQ+, Family of Origin work, identity exploration and development, Communication (having difficult conversations, and Social Justice Advocacy
Education: MSW, Clinical and Social Policy Administration, Minor in Women’s Studies, Florida State University, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Theoretical Orientation: Strengths-Based with aspects of Solution-Focused and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems, Trauma-Informed Care, Narrative Therapy approaches, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Professional Affiliation: National Association of Social Workers
Interests: Being outdoors, hiking, biking and kayaking, along with reading a good book and practicing yoga


Brittany Thorn, Ed.S., LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Areas of Interest: Adjustment & life transitions, family of origin concerns, sleep issues, interpersonal relationships, stress management and trauma
Education: Ed.S. & M.S. in Mental Health Counseling, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative approach including aspects of Solution-Focused Brief  Therapy (SFBT), Strengths-Based, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Internal Family Systems & Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).
Interests: Brittany enjoys traveling, DIY projects, interior decorating, baking, spending time with family and friends, shopping, concerts, and playing with her dog. 


Kotrish Wright, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Areas of Interest: Trauma Informed: Stress management and self-care, anxiety and depression, trauma and anger management, self-esteem, and family conflict as well as faith-based and multiculturalism
Education: MSW in Clinical Social Work, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative using Strengths-based, Systems Theory, and Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Interests: Kotrish enjoys serving in ministry, working out, laughing endlessly, trying new dishes/cuisines, listening to live music, reading, traveling, spending time with loved ones, encouraging others to reach their goals, cooking for friends/loved ones, and watching mindless television to relax.

Graduate Trainees


Samantha Jacobson, MSW
Registered Clinical Social Work Intern and Triage Specialist

Areas of Interest: Adjustment issues, anxiety, depression, identity exploration, trauma and recovery, and working with LGBTQ+ students.
Education: MSW in Clinical Social Work, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative strengths-based approach, incorporating elements of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems and Trauma Informed Care.
Professional Affiliation: National Association of Social Workers
Interests: Watching scary movies with friends, spending time at the beach, reading and kayaking.


Hannah

Hannah Kinnon, MSW
Registered Clinical Social Work Intern and Triage Specialist

Areas of Interest: Attachment and boundaries, adjustment and life transitions, emotional regulation skills, trauma and recovery, family of origin, spirituality
Education: MSW in Clinical Social Work, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative trauma informed approach focused on client-centered and strengths-based therapy using Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques
Interests: Hannah enjoys camping with her family, reading, serving in ministry, and playing board games with friends


Keilani

Keilani Melendez, M.S., Ed.S.
Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern and Triage Specialist

Areas of Interest: Identity exploration, anxiety, depression, emotional regulation, attacgment, and boundaries
Education: M.S., Ed.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with an emphasis on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Client-Centered apparoaches.
Interests: Keilani enjoys reading, drinking coffee and tea,spending time with her family, friends, and three cats.


Erykah

Erykah Murray, M.S., Ed.S.
Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern and Triage Specialist

Areas of Interest: Attachment styles, interpersonal relationships, family of origin, identity development, coping
Education: M.S., Ed.S, in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with an emphasis on strengths-based Cognitive-Behavioral therapy, Narrative, and Trauma-Informed Care
Interests: Erykah enjoys cooking, spending quality time with loved-ones, exercising, traveling, and spontaneous adventures.


""Krystin

Krystin Guirey, MSW.
Registered Clinical Social Worker Intern and Triage Specialist

Areas of Interest: Adjustment issues, Substance Use, Eating Disorders, Student-Athletes, Self-Care
Education: MSW Florida State University, BSW Troy University 
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative trauma informed approach with an emphasis on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing
Interests: Krystin enjoys exercise, supporting local businesses, cooking, anime, and spending time with her dog Freya 


""Krystin

Shernira Hurtault B.S.
Masters Practicum Counselor in Mental Health

Areas of Interest
Education
Theoretical Orientation
Interests


""Kelsey

Kelsey Kinnamon, M.S., CMPC
Doctoral Practicum Counselor

Areas of Interest: General, social, and performance anxiety, eating and body image concerns, identity exploration and development, stress, assessment
Education: Doctoral Student in Counseling Psychology and School Psychology, Florida State University; M.S. in Sport and Exercise Psychology, Georgia Southern University; B.S. in Sport and Exercise Psychology, West Virginia University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative strengths-based approach grounded in systems theory and existential principles with an emphasis on third-wave cognitive behavioral therapies
Professional Affiliation: American Psychological Association, APA Division 47 Society for Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology, Association for Applied Sport Psychology
Interests: Kelsey enjoys playing golf, teaching and doing yoga, baking, and spending time with loved ones (including her two cats).


""Jilian

Jillian Konopa, M.S.
Doctoral Practicum Counselor

Areas of Interest: Anxiety and Adjustment Disorders, Depression, Student Athletes, Self-esteem and Self-compassion, Interpersonal Relationships, and Eating and Body Image Concerns
Education: Doctoral Student in Combined Counseling Psychology and School Psychology at Florida State University; M.S. in Sport Psychology, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative, person-centered, strengths-based approach with an emphasis on the interpersonal process approach in therapy, integrating primarily Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy, and Interpersonal Psychotherapy
Professional Affiliation: American Psychological Association, APA Division 17 Society of Counseling Psychology, APA Division 47 Society for Sport, Exercise, & Performance Psychology, Association for Applied Sport Psychology
Interests: Jillian enjoys running and participating in high intensity interval training (HIIT), spending time with her family (including her multitude of pets!), watching college and NFL football! #GoDawgs #GoSteelers She also enjoys watching comedies such as Bob’s Burgers and Friends to unwind.


Brooke

Brooke Collins, M.S.
Doctoral Intern

Areas of Interest: Stress and Anxiety, Student Athletes, Psychological Assessment, Performance Psychology, Outreach, Mind-Body Wellness
Education: Doctoral Candidate in Clinical Psychology, Nova Southeastern University; M.S. in Clinical Psychology, Nova Southeastern University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative, person-centered approach, with an emphasis in Positive Psychology and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Brooke conceptualizes clients holistically, while taking a skills-based, solution-focused approach that capitalizes on client strengths.
Professional Affiliation: American Psychological Association
Interests: Brooke treasures moments spent with loved ones and is passionate about spending time outdoors, boating, exploring new destinations through travel, practicing yoga, and maintaining a balanced lifestyle.


""Michael

Michael Di Martino, M.S.
Doctoral Intern

Areas of Interest: Anxiety; Depression; Trauma; Attachment; Meaning in Life; Spirituality; Mindfulness; Neurofeedback
Education: Doctoral Candidate in Clinical Psychology, University of Hartford; M. A. in Counseling, Santa Clara University; Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Michigan State University.
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with an emphasis on Client-Centered, Interpersonal Process, Psychodynamic, and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy approaches.
Interests: Michael enjoys traveling, hiking, riding his motorcycle, and experiencing the natural beauty of the region.


Andrea

Andrea Lacayo, M.S.
Doctoral Intern

Areas of Interest: Anxiety, depression, stress management, mindfulness, adjusting unhelpful thinking patterns, coping skills development, interpersonal relationships and skills, trauma and recovery
Education: Doctoral Candidate in Clinical Psychology, Nova Southeastern University; M.S. in Clinical Psychology, Nova Southeastern University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative approaches using Cognitive Behavioral therapy, strengths-based therapy, and solutions focused therapy.
Interests: Spending time with family, watching and attending sports games for her Miami teams, trying new restaurants, and babying her Schnauzer and Dachshund.


Melanie

Melanie Williams, M.Psy.
Doctoral Intern

Areas of Interest: Interpersonal Relationships, Identity Development, Grief and Loss, Emotions and Attachment, Family of Origin Issues, Trauma, Religion and Spirituality, Existential Issues, Holistic Self-Care and Coping
Education: Doctoral Candidate in Clinical Psychology, Institute for the Psychological Sciences at Divine Mercy University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with a focus on Emotion Focused and Interpersonal Process Therapies, utilizing CBT and DBT skills, self-compassion, and trauma-informed care.
Professional Affiliation: American Psychological Association; APA Division 10 Society for the Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts; APA Division 36 Society for the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality; APA Division 49 Group Psychotherapy; APA Division 58 Trauma Psychology
Interests: Running outside, weightlifting, baking, nature photography, playing guitar and singing, watching Notre Dame football, and spending time with family, friends, and dog.


Kelly Dillon, Ph.D.
Psychology Resident

Areas of Interest: Stress and anxiety; identity and self-compassion; relationships and attachment concerns; LGBTQIA+ populations; trauma recovery; maladaptive coping, including disordered eating and self-harm; suicide prevention
Education: Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology and Human Systems, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with an emphasis on interpersonal process and trauma-informed approaches, including Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
Professional Affiliation: American Psychological Association, Florida Psychological Association
Interests: Kelly enjoys visiting the beach and Orlando theme parks, cheering on Villanova basketball, watching Survivor, and playing board games with friends

 


""Madison

Madison Estrada, Ph.D.
Psychology Resident

Areas of Interest: Stress and Anxiety, Student Athletes, Panic, OCD, Psychological Assessment, Sleep Difficulties, Health Psychology, Depression, Outreach, Grief and Loss
Education: Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, University of Southern Mississippi; M.S. in Clinical Psychology, Pittsburg State University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative, person-centered approach, with an emphasis on Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), as well as third-wave CBT, such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Madison conceptualizes clients holistically, considering all domains of health, while taking a skills-based, solution-focused approach.
Professional Affiliation: American Psychological Association (Division 47 – Society for Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology & Division 17 – Society of Counseling Psychology), American College Counseling Association, Florida Psychological Association, National Career Development Association, and Therapeutic Assessment Institute
Interests: Madison enjoys serving in ministry, spending time with loved ones (including her beloved Yorkie-Poo), participating in daily weightlifting and high intensity interval training (HIIT), crocheting, watching college basketball (go Duke!) and NFL football (go Chiefs!), and exploring the beautiful Tallahassee parks.

 


Clinton

Clinton Greene, Ph.D.
Psychology Resident

Areas of Interest: Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Personality Disorders, Grief & Loss, Interpersonal Development, and Psychological Assessment
Education: Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Florida State University; M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Florida Gulf Coast University; B.A. in Psychology from Transylvania University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative approach that incorporates a variety of modalities, such as Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), Prolonged Exposure (PE), and Existential Psychotherapy
Professional Affiliation: American Psychological Association
Interests: In his free time, Clinton enjoys spending time outdoors, playing a variety of sports, playing guitar, and spending time with his friends/family.


Erin Morpeth-Provost, Ph.D.
Psychology Resident

Areas of Interest: Anxiety, depression, and trauma; relationships and attachment issues; mindfulness and self-compassion; existential concerns and meaning in life; family of origin issues; suicide prevention and outreach; neurodivergence; identity development
Education: Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin; Combined M.S./Ed.S. in Mental Health Counseling, Florida State University; B.S. in Psychology and Religion, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with an emphasis on psychodynamic, interpersonal, and cognitive behavioral therapies (CBT, DBT, ACT); Adaptive Information Processing and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Professional Affiliation: Florida Psychological Association, National Board for Certified Counselors, American College Health Association, National Register of Health Psychologists
Interests: Erin enjoys horseback riding and all-things animal related, especially spending time with her dogs, Landis and Tally. Erin also loves attending concerts, college football, HIIT workouts, sailing/boating, and rewatching Parks & Rec.

Support Staff

 

Janine Mitchell

CLERICAL ASSISTANT

 


 

Debbie Robinson

Administrative Specialist

 


Bernica Rollinson

CLERICAL ASSISTANT


Latoya Devane

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSOCIATE

 

Graduate Assistants


Jacob Perez

RENEW GRADUATE ASSISTANT


 

To be filled

RESEARCH GRADUATE ASSISTANT

 

Federal Work Study Students

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Diamond Scrivens

SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST

 

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