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Christine Pontes, LCSW

Christine Pontes, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Christine has been in the mental health field for nearly twelve years, supporting children, adolescents, and adults in improving their mental health and overall quality of life. Christine has supported individuals by treating various mental health conditions, including anxiety, depression, mood disorders, substance use disorders, ADHD, and more. Christine has frequently supported individuals who are…

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Mina Mikhail, MA, LPC

Mina Mikhail, Licensed Professional Counselor

Mina utilizes an approach that focuses on ensuring the client feels heard first and then focuses on thoughts and cognitions. He follows a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy approach that looks at how thinking affects behaviors and emotions. Mina has found success with this strategy and personally believes in its success. He also understands the limitations of…

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Nonata Calcines, RMHCI

Nonata Calcines, Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern

Nonata A. Calcines is a registered mental health counselor intern with the State of Florida, fulfilling her clinical hours in psychological and mental health disorders/conditions. Under the guidance of wonderful professionals, she is gaining valuable experience in forming therapeutic alliances with individuals, couples, families, and groups, integrating a diverse range of cultural backgrounds and life stages.  She…

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Sanjeeta Khalid, RMHCI

Sanjeeta Khalid, Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern

As a dedicated mental health therapist, Sanjeeta brings a wealth of professional experience and a compassionate approach to every therapeutic encounter. With 9 years of practice in the field, she has honed expertise in various modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness-based interventions, Trauma Informed Care, Solution-Focused therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Crisis intervention, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Gottman Method…

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Bridget Merrill, LCSW

Bridget Merrill, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Drawing from a diverse background in the mental health field, Bridget brings a wealth of experience and a compassionate approach to her practice. With a firm belief in patient-centered care, she prioritizes building strong relationships with her clients, fostering an environment of trust and collaboration. Bridget’s treatment approach integrates evidence-based methods with the use of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)…

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Jason Juxon-Smith, LAC

Jason Juxon-Smith, Licensed Associate Counselor

Jason Juxon-Smith is a counselor with experience working with families, youth, people suffering from addiction, and mindfulness as a whole. Specializing in reality and Solution-oriented therapy, Jason has an eclectic style of counseling that caters to every individual client. He believes that “You are your own expert.” Together, you can learn how to navigate your thoughts and…

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Elijah Jackson, LCSW

Elijah Jackson, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Elijah has been practicing as a Therapist/Counselor for 4 years, focusing primarily on identity-related challenges, including Gender/Sexuality exploration, Race/Ethnic identity concerns, Religious/Cultural trauma, and Sex/Intimacy issues. Elijah also has experience helping clients navigate issues related to depression, anxiety, and ADHD/Neurodivergent disorders. Clients who work with Elijah will benefit from compassion-focused treatment that is rooted in Elijah’s Trauma-informed, Anti-Racist background.

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Claire Rysavy, LMSW

Claire Rysavy, Licensed Masters Social Worker

Claire graduated Suma Cum Laude from Temple University in 2022 with her master’s in social work, where she discovered her passion for mental healthcare. After graduation, she began working as a licensed therapist. Claire specializes in working with parenting challenges, postpartum depression/anxiety, adulthood ADHD, adjustment disorder, grief, and anxiety and depression. She believes in taking…

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Francelise Kacy-Cornwall, LMFT

Francelise Kacy-Cornwall, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Francelise is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She worked with different mental health centers here in Florida but also abroad in Paris France. She helps clients navigate difficult emotions or significant life changes. She considers all aspects of her client’s life and how they are affected by their mental health issues. She looks at each…

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Marisa Bentley, LMSW

Marisa Bentley, Licensed Masters Social Worker

Marisa is a driven individual who has experience working in settings like schools and community agencies before becoming a remote clinical therapist. She has worked with children, teens, and adults which has opened the door to understanding the complex challenges that can arise during those different phases of life.  Reaching out for help in any way, shape, or form…

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