Dr. Everette Coffman is a licensed marriage and family therapist and mental health counselor. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of South Florida in psychology. 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 and works as an instructor at the University of Florida. Everette has a unique ability to connect with people and has a natural gift for providing hope to his clients. He has been trained in EMDR for trauma therapy and also has been trained in EFT for couples. His passion also lies in helping those affected by addiction, whether the addict or the family. Through his own journey through addiction and coming from a family of addiction, he has an uncanny ability to provide a unique dimension to understanding these dynamics.
Tommy is a business consultant and 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 issues 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 on how 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 clients’ 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.
Debbye Lopez, Licensed 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 in Southeastern University. Mrs. Lopez is currently pursuing her doctorate at North Central University in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is a professor at Florida Christian University for the department of Marriage and Family Therapy.
Mrs. Lopez has over 15 years of experience in community services and ministry with children, adolescents, couples, and families. She is known for her competencies with multicultural dynamics and inner cities population utilizing an eclectic clinical and holistic approach. Mrs. Lopez specializes in crisis, trauma, life transition, depression, anxiety, couples and families dynamics. She is fully fluent in English and Spanish. Ms. Lopez is gifted with her calm demeanor and ability to build rapport with children and adolescents creating a safe and nonjudgmental space for growth. She believes a person has the innate ability and potential to thrive. Mrs. Lopez is passionate about walking the journey of life with clients empowering them to discover their strengths from within.
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.
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.
James Rujimora is both a registered mental health counseling intern and registered marriage and family therapy intern in Florida. He received his Bachelors in Science (Psychology & Sociology) from Florida State University and has a Master in Arts (Developmental Psychology) and Master in Education/Education Specialist (Mental Health Counseling) from Columbia University and the University of Florida, respectively. He is currently earning his PhD in Education (Counselor Education) from the University of Central Florida. James is a trauma-informed and multiculturally competent therapist with experience in Emotionally Focused Individual and Couples Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and Progressive Counting. James is dedicated to working with children and families with a focus on couples, populations with serious and chronic illnesses, and trauma, loss, and grief. James believes that no significant learning can occur without a significant relationship and grounds his work in the therapeutic alliance
Ashley is a Christian Mental Health Counselor Intern that celebrates diversity. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology with a minor in Business at the University of Central Florida and went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Counseling at Southeastern University. She believes everyone should be able to receive help no matter the race, age, gender or sexual orientation. She strives to build a trusting relationship with her clients by connecting. In this partnership, she helps her clients identify root issues and helps the clients develop coping skills to handle a multitude of stressors in everyday life. Ashley uses a variety of therapeutic techniques such as CBT, NLP, DBT, and mindfulness techniques, to meet the therapeutic needs of her clients. Ashley has experience working with Couples, Single Parent Families, Individuals, Teens, and Adolescents. Ashley integrates her faith throughout sessions when appropriate as this is at the heart of why she became a counselor.
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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.
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