Meet Our Clinicians

Elizabeth M. Longsworth, LCSW

Community Relations Director, Certified Clinical Supervisor

Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Master of Social Work, Graduate of The Developmental Model of Couples Therapy Training Level I & II under Ellyn Bader Ph.D. at The Couples Institute, Trained in EMDR Therapy, Certified Life Coach and Yoga Teacher, active member of National Association of Social Work. (services offered downtown/Escambia and telehealth)

Elizabeth Longsworth walks alongside her clients while they discover their own way. Through her inquisitive interpersonal approach individuals, couples and families find meaning to create positive change. Through the process a deeper understanding of self and other, thoughts and emotions, wants and desires emerges. Ultimately resulting in internal discovery and transitions which guide clients to define themselves with greater clarity personally and interpersonally.

Elizabeth’s therapeutic approach is relational with a focus on interpersonal development, attachment theory, differentiation, and family systems based in neuroscience and mindfulness practices.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Master of Social Work. Life Recovery Coach Certification through Alabama Association of Christian Recovery Ministry. Biblical Counseling Certification through Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Trained in EMDR Therapy. (services offered telehealth only)

Tiffany Leader is a women’s issues, substance abuse, trauma, children and adolescents counselor with a passion for seeing people overcome life’s struggles rather than feeling defeated. She aims to bring hope to what feels like hopeless situations. She partners with her patients on life’s journey in order to live their best lives. Tiffany’s heart’s desire is to come alongside others in order to help facilitate healing and wholeness.

Tiffany Leader, LCSW

April Walker, Ph.D., LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor. Doctorate of Philosophy in Human Services with specialization in Social and Community Services. Certified school counselor for pre K-12. (services offered telehealth only)

April Walker is a child, adolescent, adult and family counselor with extensive professional mental health experience in a variety of settings, including residential, foster care, public and charter schools. She has played an integral role in client advocacy, outreach and counseling, with a background that spans from more than 13 years in behavioral therapy, case management and school counseling. 

Through her work, she has become extremely passionate about working collaboratively with individuals in their efforts of building and maintaining positive health and wellness. April’s treatment approach is eclectic in nature, as she recognizes the differences in individuals and believes that it is critical to incorporate techniques that are personally tailored to each client. As an experienced and compassionate professional with competency in multicultural counseling, April’s goal is to provide a level of support that promotes the psychological well-being of every individual and maintain an environment that is conducive to positive change and growth.

Licensed Mental Health Counselor. Obtained both BA in Psychology and Master’s Degree at the University of West Florida. Certified FOCCUS Pre-Marriage and RE-FOCCUS Marriage Enrichment Facilitator. Certified Hostage Negotiator through the FL Department of Corrections.

Anne Hooton has 20 years of experience as a licensed mental health counselor beginning with community mental health at Catholic Charities and then moving on to correctional mental health on both state and county levels. She joined ACMHC part-time in 2015 and then became full-time January 2017. Her practice involves play therapy/working with children 4 years and older, individuals and couples (married or not), Corrections and Law Enforcement Officers and their families, Active (and Retired) Duty Military and their dependents, teens/tweens, and a variety of LGBT issues. Anne also accepts most Employee Assistance Plans (EAP) as well as most insurances for those 64 years old and under. She is a Pensacola native and her family has lived in this city for generations. In treatment, she utilizes her education and years of experience to develop a plan with you to live a happy, mentally healthy way of life. Anne will assist you to develop good coping skills, positive comfort zones, increased self-worth, anger management skills, and relaxation techniques. 

Anne C. Hooton, LMHC

Hailey Currington, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker of Florida, Master of Social Work from the University of West Florida; Advanced Standing Graduate Program, BSW from the University of West Florida, National Association of Social Worker’s Member. 

Hailey Currington facilitates an environment where individuals can express their life stories and concerns without fear of rejection or judgment. She has experience working with diverse populations in an array of settings and currently maintains a focus on adolescents and adults who may be struggling with anxiety, depression, life adjustments, and/or trauma. She also works heavily with individuals within the Autism Spectrum community who may be looking to gain a better understanding of their diagnosis as well as their mental health needs. This clinician has a passion for helping others through their personal growth and strives on being a support to them through the process.

Ms.Currington uses evidence-based approaches, including but not limited to Cognitive behavior Therapy, ACT - Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, Solution Focused, and Mindfulness while tailoring each treatment to the individual’s needs. 

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Master of Social Work from the University of West Florida and Bachelor of Art in English with a minor in Education from the University of Florida, ACE Group Fitness Instructor, active member of the National Association of Social Work. 

Carly Snyder specializes in working with child, adolescent, and young adult victims of trauma. Carly has experience with crisis intervention, anger management, LGBTQ+ issues, substance abuse, anxiety, and depression. Carly draws on experience as a trail guide for a therapeutic wilderness program, as well as five years counseling juvenile offenders and foster care youth. 

Carly strives to instill confidence and self-efficacy through a person-centered approach. Carly’s therapeutic style is patient, genuine, and free of judgment. She uses cognitive behavioral therapy with an emphasis on mindfulness-based practices to assist her clients in holistic healing through integration of thoughts, emotions, and actions.

Carly Snyder, LCSW

Harlan Wallner, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Goddard College, B.A. in philosophy with a minor in psychology from the University of Central Florida. Trained in EMDR therapy, training in Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS).

Harlan Wallner brings empathy and compassion into his practice and works to ensure the therapeutic environment is as emotionally safe as possible. Harlan is trauma-informed in his practice and offers EMDR, mindfulness-based practices, and also facilitates Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS), an outpatient modality for alleviating suicidal ideation.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Master of Social Work from University of West Florida, BS in psychology with a minor in history. Adoption Competent, Circle of Security Parenting Facilitator, Trained in EMDR Therapy 

Kamin Rhoades has a calling to provide children, adolescents and adults of all ages with evidence-based understanding and helpful therapy in a nonjudgmental and unbiased setting. She received her bachelor’s in psychology from Texas A&M University and master’s in social work from the University of West Florida. Kamin is also a certified Texas educator for grades 7-12 and served as a high school teacher and coach. 

Kamin has a heart for adoption and was deemed 'Adoption Competent' by the Department of Children and Families. 

Kamin has training in play therapy, adoption, relationship based parenting, and EMDR. A member of the Association of Play Therapy, she is currently working towards becoming a Registered Play Therapist and believes therapy should be person centered. To accomplish this, she uses an eclectic approach that can include play, music, art, games, books and more. Kamin strives to tailor treatment around the uniqueness and personal goals of her clients.

Kamin Rhoades, LCSW

Charles Pipkin, LCSW

Training Coordinator

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Masters in Social Work from University of West Florida, Bachelors in Psychology and Criminal Justice from University of West Florida.

Charles Pipkin strives to provide a supportive environment to help each client understand the forces impacting their lives, process the events of their past, and grow towards a healthy future. Charles works with clients of all ages, but specializes in helping those between five and fifteen learn positive coping skills, appropriate social skills, and the use of control so they may have a solid foundation to build on. He utilizes empirically-backed psychotherapy techniques coupled with patience and understanding to provide an individualized treatment for each unique client.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Member of the American Association of Christian Counselors.

Ginger Woods has experience working with diverse populations, such as inpatient adult psychology, children, adolescents, families and couples. She provides services in school, home and office settings. Ginger uses evidence based approaches – including person centered, solution focused and cognitive behavioral therapy – to tailor each treatment based on the individual’s needs and goals. 

Ginger Woods, LCSW

Ashley McDaniel, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, trained EMDR therapist, Certificate Circle of Security Facilitator, and a Master's Degree in Social Work from The University of West Florida. 

Ashley McDaniels provides psychotherapy services to a variety of populations. She has experience working with individuals and families in a multitude of settings such as school, home, remote inpatient. 

Ashely's hope is that clients leave their sessions feeling connected, normalized and hopeful. Ashley's goal is not to be the expert in your life but to help you develop the steps in order for YOU to be the expert of your own life. Creating a safe space for you to do the important work.

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, BA in Elementary Education from the University of Northern Iowa, MA in Special Education from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, California and an MS in Counseling/Psychology from Troy University. She is a certified School Guidance Counselor in Florida, Certified Accredited Practitioner in Emotional Freedom Technique and Certified Practitioner in Matrix Reimprinting.

Julia Hagens uses primarily psychoeducation, Brief Solution Focused Therapy, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), Internal Family Systems Therapy and is Trained in EMDR Therapy. 

Julia specializes in giving her clients a safe place to discover their own power to manage their future, their emotions, and their relationships. She strives to help her clients overcome barriers and access resources to help them lead a healthy, balanced life. 

Julia Hagens, LMHC

Ashley Cool, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Masters in Social Work from University of West Florida, Bachelors in Social Work with minors in psychology and child welfare from University of West Florida.

Ashley Cool works with children, adolescents, and adults. Her goal is to aid children and adolescents in navigating the world, by teaching them healthy ways to express themselves and their emotions, and helping facilitate better communication with their families and peers. She uses play therapy, incorporating games, crafts, and each child’s unique interests, to make therapy fun! She is passionate about creating a safe space for her clients to explore their emotions and learn ways to regulate and communicate those emotions to better conquer the world around them. 

Ashley uses evidenced-base practices to guide her work with her clients. For her children and adults, she creates a unique plan of treatment to best meet their needs. Ashley brings in elements of cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness to aid clients in dealing with anything from work stress to depression. 

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Jesus Nava Pina, MSW

Registered Clinical Social Work Intern. Master of Social Work from the University of West Florida; Advanced Standing Graduate Program, BSW from the University of West Florida, National Association of Social Worker’s Member. Trained to perform ADOS-2 evaluations for children and adolescents.

Jesus Nava-Piña is a bilingual clinician providing services to English and Spanish speaking clients. Jesus conducts Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) testing for both young children and adolescents to assess behavioral concerns as well as social/emotional developmental deficits. He has psychotherapy experience with a wide range of personal difficulties, to include: anxiety, depression, ADHD, and autism.

Registered Clinical Social Work Intern, Masters in Social Work from University of West Florida, Bachelors in Social Work with minors in substance abuse and child welfare from University of West Florida.

Allysa Hamann aims to create a non-judgmental atmosphere for her clients where they feel secure to navigate meaningful positive change in their lives. She works with children, adolescents, and adults. She utilizes evidence-based techniques including cognitive behavioral therapy, play therapy, and mindfulness approaches while working with clients. She is especially passionate about helping those who are on the autism spectrum and making sure to provide a safe space for clients to be able to use their own strengths to become efficient in dealing with all of life’s challenges.

Allysa Hamann, MSW

Muskaan Soni, MSW

Registered Clinical Social Work Intern, Master of Social Work from University of West Florida, Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Strategic Communications 

Muskaan is a compassionate and resourceful clinician who has a trauma-informed approach. Born and raised in India, she draws from multicultural and interdisciplinary practices to create an individualized treatment plan. She provides client-centered interventions & advocacy for underserved children as well as adults with complex needs. She utilizes evidence-based strategies like Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.

Registered Clinical Social Work Intern, Masters in Social Work from Florida State University, Bachelors in Psychology from University of South Florida.

Angela Willis provides a compassionate and supportive space where individuals can freely express themselves without judgment. She loves working with all ages including children, adolescents, and adults. Angela uses an eclectic therapeutic approach tailored to every individual’s needs. She strives to help every individual work through their struggles, build confidence, and meet their personal goals.

Angela Willis, MSW

Katie Betts, MSW

Bio coming soon...

Registered Clinical Social Work Intern. Master of Social Work from the University of West Florida; Advanced Standing Graduate Program, and BSW from the University of West Florida. 

Rachael Nicholls is a positive-oriented clinician dedicated to fostering a safe haven for clients on their journeys. With a warm and non-judgmental demeanor, Rachael utilizes a person-centered approach in her practice with adolescents and adults alike. She has a passion for integrating brain science and development into her practice, as well as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, play therapy, and mindfulness-based modalities to empower her clients to build their personal growth toolkit. 

Racheal Nicholls, MSW

Amanga Haag, MSW

Master of Social Work at Florida State University, Advanced Standing Graduate Program; Bachelor of Social Work at University of Mississippi

Amanda Haag serves children, adolescents, and adults. With her prior experience serving a wide range of individuals with special needs, she employs an approach valuing empathy, acceptance, and authenticity. She is passionate in supporting others' positive self-expression and growth in communication skills. Amanda's approach involves an eclectic blend of evidence-based practices and the individual's unique needs and motivations. Her client-centered therapy often involves concepts from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Play Therapy, and Mindfulness. 

Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern, Masters in Counseling Psychology from the University of West Florida, Bachelors in Sport-Management with a minor in Psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Through his experiences as a former student athlete and student counselor at UWF and University of Missouri-Columbia, Luke developed a strong interest in providing counsel and assistance to kids, young adults, and adults in need. He strives to utilize a number of proven effective psychological approaches from CBT, Humanistic, and Interpersonal perspectives to provide clients with specialized care catered to their specific needs. He is a firm believer that individuals are the experts of their own experience. As such, he desires to work collectively with clients in order to attain desirable and achievable goals while offering a safe and judgement free environment to express themselves.   

Luke Jackson, MS

Bianca Stack, MSW

Registered Clinical Social Work Intern, Masters of Social Work from the University of West Florida.

Bianca Stack uses mindfulness and empathy to work with her clients on issues such as anxiety, stress, depression, relationship problems, anger, family issues, illness, and PTSD. She works with children, teens, and adults. Her goal is to help her clients better understand themselves and the world around them; she provides a supportive, judgment-free environment where clients can feel safe and heard. She utilizes CBT and mindfulness approaches when working with clients.

Dual Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner. 

Jenny born in New York and raised in Pensacola. She has been an RN for over 15 years with a focus in emergency room/trauma medicine. Jenny also has 10+ years of experience as a paramedic and a firefighter. She completed her education at Florida State University and South University, and graduated summa cum laude and magna cum laude, respectively. Jenny believes in a holistic approach to her treatment and encourages her patients to feel actively involved in their journey to mental wellness. She provides psychiatric evaluations and medication management services for pediatric, adult and geriatric populations. Jenny offers expertise in medication management according to each individual's needs, medical concerns, and preferences. Patients can expect a confidential, non-judgmental, and safe environment for treatment. Jenny is currently accepting new patients.

Jenny, Kimbro, ARNP