Elizabeth McLanahan, MSW, LCSW graduated with a Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work from Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida and her Bachelors Degree in Sociology, Human Service from the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, Oklahoma. Elizabeth has versatile experiences in mental health, substance abuse, rehabilitative services, inpatient and outpatient services and crisis interventions in mental health programs and schools.
Elizabeth provides individual, group, and family counseling to adults, children and adolescents. She has worked with issues such as: Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Domestic Violence, Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Mood Disorders, Trauma, Grief and Loss, Eating Disorders, Chronic Pain, ADHD, Behavioral Problems and Stress Management.
Elizabeth uses a variety of approaches to help clients, depending on individual needs. Elizabeth utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy and psychoeducation extensively. Her experience includes working with clients dealing with divorce and single-parenting, addictions, grief, women’s issues, and mood disorders, among other challenges.
Ellen Watson, MS, LPC, LMHC received her Master’s degree in Community Counseling and her Bachelor’s degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of South Alabama. She has over 20 years of counseling experience in inpatient, outpatient, group home, shelter, and crisis settings.
Ellen provides individual, couples, and family therapy. She has received specialized training and certification in chemical dependency. Other areas of specialization include: trauma /crisis, suicide, depression, anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, communication skills, stress management, relationship issues, adolescent behavioral issues, coping skills, parenting, and grief/loss.
Carlise Downie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a Certified Addiction Professional, and a Substance Abuse Professional who holds a Master’s degree in clinical social work from Florida State University, and an undergraduate degree in psychology from The University of West Florida.
Ms. Downie enjoys providing confidential services in a safe, therapeutic environment to those who desire positive changes for a variety of issues. Active duty military, veterans, and their families are her passion; as a United States Navy veteran and military spouse, she offers a unique perspective on military issues including pre/post-deployment, marriage, trauma, secondary trauma, and family issues.
Ms. Downie specializes in couples’ relationships helping them to learn communication skills, infidelity survival skills, or helps them to consciously couple by reframing the traditional concept of divorce; from one of failure, to one of recognized limits, healthy associations, and self-care.
In her role as Certified Addiction Professional (CAP), and Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) Ms. Downie has the ability to provide the most effective treatment with the highest standards of practice for the best possible outcomes to individuals who abuse or are addicted to alcohol and/or drugs by focusing on skills-building, reducing the resultant guilt and shame, and coping with associated life issues by utilizing evidenced-based, cognitive-behavioral therapy.
Ms. Downie’s other specialties are LGBTQ relationships, and mood, anxiety, and personality disorders with adolescents and adults in individual, couple, and family settings.
Emily Sparks, MSW, LCSW received her Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work and her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Florida State University. She has experience in a variety of clinical settings to include geriatric counseling and military life issues.
Emily provides services to children ages 5-17 as well as adults. She provides individual, couples, and family therapy. She has received specialized training in child and youth behavior as well as grief and bereavement counseling. Other areas of specialization include: trauma /crisis, depression, anxiety, military deployment/redeployment transitions, children coping with military lifestyle, communication skills, stress management, relationship issues, child and adolescent behavioral issues, coping skills, parenting, and grief/loss.
Ann Imburgio, MA, LMHC, NCC graduated with a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Lesley College and her Bachelors Degree in Psychology from State University of New York/Old Westbury. Ann has over 20 years of counseling experience.
Ann provides individual, couples, group and family therapy for adults and adolescents. Ann has worked with individuals confronted with such issues as: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Unresolved Childhood Issues, Domestic Abuse, Anger Management, Anxiety Disorders, Mood Disorders, Adjustment Disorder, Trauma and Loss, Phobias Substance Abuse and Stress Disorders.
Ann’s primary therapy approaches are Cognitive, Cognitive Behavioral, Person Centered/Rogerian, and Adlerian, though she is eclectic, tailoring the best approach for each person. She can provide therapy in a Christian and/or secular fashion.
Regina Bright, MS, LMHC, BCST, graduated with a Master’s Degree in Clinical Counseling and Psychology from Troy University and is also the first Board Certified Sex Therapist from the International Institute of Clinical Sexology. She has over 17 years of counseling experience.
Regina provides both individual and couples counseling. Some of Regina’s specialties include: relationship counseling, sexual addictions, sexual dysfunctions, infidelity issues, PTSD, depression, anxiety disorders, ADHD, parenting, stress management, and anger management. Regina also specializes in working with gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex individuals.
Regina received her Bachelors of Science degree at the University of West Florida in Psychology.