Dr. Everette Coffman is a licensed marriage and family therapist and mental health counselor. He received his bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of South Florida. He then received his master's degree in marriage and family therapy with a professional counseling certification from Southeastern University. He earned his doctorate degree at the University of Florida in counseling and counselor education. He is currently a professor at the University of South Florida, teaching and doing research for the Department of Child and Family Studies Marriage and Family Therapy program. Dr. Coffman has a unique ability to connect with people and has a natural gift for providing hope to his clients. He is a certified Emotionally Focused Therapist and supervisor in training. His passion is serving couples and families in our local community. Additionally, he is our office's clinical director and enjoys providing supervision and training to his clinical team.
Tommy is a business consultant, certified life/recovery coach, and intervention professional. He enjoys helping and supporting those who struggle with the negative impact of substance abuse and other life issues. Dr. Tommy brings a Christ-centered perspective to treatment. He believes people can apply the twelve steps to all the problems in life. He thrives when working with clients ready to put effort into taking the steps needed for positive and productive change. He enjoys working with people and coaching them to focus on their well-being. His specialty entails coming alongside people and being part of their support team. He is the ministry leader of Celebrate Recovery and has seen hundreds of lives changed through accountability and developing important SMART goals for healthy living. He always has the client’s best interests in mind.
Natali Uribe is a Licensed mental health counselor with experience providing substance abuse and mental health treatment. Natali graduated with a Bachelor in Arts in Psychology from her country of origin, Colombia. Then, after moving to Florida she received her Master’s in Art in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Webster University . Natali has multicultural skills to help individuals learn to adjust to a new culture. Natali uses Motivational Interviewing, CBT and REBT approaches and mindfulness techniques based on clients needs of treatment. One of her purposes is helping clients to develop skills to improve their life balance and to learn how to overcome negative thinking and manage stress. She also teaches clients to practice unconditional self-acceptance, assertive communication and resilience coping skills. Natali speaks fluent spanish.
Kelley is a Registered Marriage and Family Therapist Intern. Kelley received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Southeastern University and her master’s degree in Marriage and Family Counseling. Kelley has experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families. Kelley specializes in trauma, grief, life transitions, and anxiety. She uses a client-centered approach to best connect with the client and meet them where they are at. Kelley also uses cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and other trauma-informed approaches. Kelley’s goal is to walk alongside the client and help support whatever season of life the client is in.
Debbye Lopez, Board certified License Marriage and Family Therapist with the State of Florida. She received her bachelor’s degree in Ministerial Leadership with a minor in psychology from Southeastern University. She then pursued her Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy at Southeastern University. Mrs. Lopez is pursuing her doctorate in Counselor Education and Family Studies at Liberty University. She is a professor at Florida Christian University for the Department of Marriage and Family Therapy.
Mrs. Lopez has over 20 years of experience in community services and ministry with children, adolescents, couples, and families. She is gifted with her calm demeanor and ability to build rapport, creating a safe and nonjudgmental space for growth. She believes a person has the innate ability and potential to thrive. Mrs. Lopez is known for her competencies with multicultural dynamics and inner-city populations. She utilizes an eclectic clinical and holistic intervention approach. Mrs. Lopez specializes in crisis, trauma, life transition, depression, anxiety, and couples and family dynamics. She is fully fluent in English and Spanish. She is passionate about walking life's journey with people by empowering them to overcome their weaknesses and discover their strengths from within.
Andrea Bouvier is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Rollins College. With expertise in couples therapy and trauma counseling, Andrea is dedicated to assisting individuals in establishing a profound connection with their higher selves and healing journey. Her commitment lies in fostering intentional and fulfilling lives filled with purpose and direction. Specializing in relationship repair and trauma recovery for individuals and couples, Andrea seamlessly integrates conventional therapeutic methods with holistic practices, harmonizing the alignment of the body and mind. Andrea creates a secure and non-judgmental space for individuals navigating challenges such as marital issues, trauma, depression, anxiety, life transitions, and spiritual journeys.
Veronica Lightsey Archer is a registered mental health counseling Intern. She received her bachelor's of arts degree from Webster University in Business and continued her education with a master of arts degree from Webster University in Mental Health Counseling. She has a certification in Trauma. Veronica is a US Army Veteran. She has made her life mission to help those that need help so that they may get back on track with handling their everyday life. Veronica has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults and has treated these populations with a group and individual therapy. She uses cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), reality therapy, and motivational interviewing. She has learned that putting self first and learning to love thyself will help to create a positive mind.
If you are experiencing feelings of rejection, abandonment, inadequacy, or insecurity, our services may be an ideal fit for you. It's not uncommon for these negative emotions to stem from past experiences or self-limiting beliefs, but the good news is that with the right approach, individuals can rewrite their stories and heal from their past hurts. Katelyn's approach to therapy is rooted in strength-based and solution-focused techniques that are designed to help individuals overcome emotional challenges. She specializes in fostering self-awareness and self-compassion, which are essential components of the healing process.
By working with Katelyn, you'll learn how to identify and challenge negative thought patterns, develop healthy coping mechanisms, and cultivate a more positive self-image. Through a combination of narrative therapy, mindfulness practices, and other evidence-based techniques, Katelyn will help you navigate your emotions and gain the tools you need to live a more fulfilling life. Whether you're struggling with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, or any other mental health concern, Katelyn can support you in your journey toward healing and growth.
Amber Long is a Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern seeing individual adults experiencing depression, anxiety, grief, ptsd, and overall looking for a change in the way things are. Her approach to counseling is a combination of creating a safe space for clients to be their authentic selves free of judgement, and implementing helpful coping strategies that honor their goals. By using person-centered and psychodynamic strategies, therapy will look like working through the past, honoring the present, and looking towards goals for the future. It will also incorporate emotions, coping strategies, and feeling safe in the client’s experiences.
Morgan is a Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern. She received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Florida Gulf Coast University and her master’s in Counselor Education from Florida Atlantic University. Morgan has experience working with children, teens, adolescents and adults with anxiety, depression, school related stress, self-esteem and self confidence concerns. Morgan is excited to extend her services to parents and siblings of individuals with disabilities. She throughly enjoys working with individuals with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder and other learning disabilities because she's able share her personal experiences when appropriate in addition to her professional experiences.
Amy Thompson is a current Professional Counseling master’s student at Southeastern University where she also received her bachelor’s degree in Children, Youth, and Family Ministries with a minor in Psychology. She is passionate about sitting with people and supporting them in the ups and downs of life. She aims to provide you with the support you need to confront difficulties, gain insight, and implement positive changes. Her goal is to guide you towards greater self-awareness, improved emotional regulation, and a renewed sense of purpose.
Justin Nelson is a current Professional Counseling master’s student at Southeastern University. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in writing and linguistics before starting professional counseling. He is passionate about making healing connections with others in their time of need. He believes change occurs when we have corrective emotional experiences through the powerful bonds we form to ourselves and others. His therapeutic orientation is person-centered, emotionally focused, using attachment theory and internal family systems as a working framework for healing. As a counselor, he wants to build a safe and collaborative space for you to pursue your goals, develop coping skills, and reach authentic wholeness.