Licensed Mental Health Counselor
BA, MA, LMHC #MH845
State Certified School Counselor
Licensed therapist since 1983
Linda has been a licensed therapist since 1983. She was the Director of Genesis III Counseling Center in Fort Myers, Florida, a faith-based outpatient clinic, for 3 years. Linda is best known for her role in the Lee County public school system as a guidance counselor since 1979, having been employed at elementary, middle and high school levels and in adult education.
She was awarded “Lee County ‘s Counselor of the Year” in 1994. Her training is in both Psychology and Social Work. She earned her MA in counseling at the University of West Florida in 1978. Over the years, Linda has developed skills in treating families with parenting issues and child development concerns. She has worked extensively with divorce recovery and grieving programs.
She is also a trained Stephen Minister, a church-based caring ministry. Solution-focused, brief therapy has allowed Linda to see many hurting families and individuals over short periods of time with successful results. She will individualize programs to assist in the treatment of AD/HD, O.C.D., O.D.D., anger management and many other diagnosed mental health problems.
Linda sees the urgency to specifically address the need for every one of God’s children to have a personal relationship with Jesus. She is a member of the Lee County Counselors Association, the Gulf Coast Mental Health Counselors Association, the Southwest Florida Marriage and Family Therapists Association and the American Association of Christian Counselors.
B.A. Psychology/Social Work
Western Connecticut State University
M.A. Psychology/Counseling Education
University of West Florida
Licensed Mental Health Counselor #MH845
Certified School Counselor # 452631
Areas of Expertise:
In the areas of Individual, Couple and Family Therapy-
Faith-based Problems, Grief, Pain Management, Depression, Anxiety, Child Development Concerns, Pre-marital Counseling, Divorce, Parenting, School-Age Issues
Focus on the Family Network
American Association of Christian Counselors
National Association of Wedding Professionals
Gulfcoast Mental Health Association
Lee County School Counselors Association
Professional Learning Community