Angie is a Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern, IMH 17961, in the state of Florida. She earned a Master's of Science in Mental Health Counseling and a Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Palm Beach Atlantic University. She has specialized training in Grief and Loss Therapy, Dialectical-Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and is certified through Prepare-Enrich for marital and premarital counseling. She is a member of the Florida Mental Health Counselor Association (FMHCA) and the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC).
Angie's life experience combined with professional training have equipped and fueled her passion to help her clients live healthy and balanced lives. She believes therapy is a process that provides the guidance and tools necessary for change; change which can have a significant and lasting impact. As a therapist, her approach is to create an environment that is filled with acceptance, empathy, and support in order to help clients discover their strengths, solve problems, and transform their lives. Because each client's journey is unique, she utilizes treatment modalities that are tailored for each client (Gestalt, Emotions Focused (EFT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and DBT). Angie approaches counseling through a Christian worldview to provide support, hope and facilitate change, but is respectful of those who do not share her beliefs.
Having transitioned through many stages of life, some that have been very difficult, Angie has experienced life as both a parent and a caregiver of aging parents. She has also served in ministry for 14 years and knows both the rewards and stressors that can result. Gaining wisdom from her experiences, she understands the importance of having someone to walk with through the pain. She believes everyday life and relationships can be enriched as one learns ways to cope more easily with conflict and difficulty.
Angie has been married for 35 years. She and her husband have raised three sons, all of which are married with families of their own. She enjoys adventure through travel, new cuisine, and treasures time spent with family; however she also cherishes quiet times to walk on the beach and curl up with a good book.
Angie counsels adults, couples and teens going through a wide range of emotional and relationship difficulties including but not limited to:
You may contact Angie at firstname.lastname@example.org or 407-973-9919 to schedule an appointment.