Meet Our Clinicians

Elizabeth M. Longsworth, LCSW

Community Relations Director

Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Master of Social Work and Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education from The University of West Florida, Trained in EMDR Therapy, Graduate of The Developmental Model of Couples Therapy Training under Ellyn Bader Ph.D. at The Couples Institute, Certified Life Coach and Yoga Teacher, active member of National Association of Social Work.

Elizabeth Longsworth walks alongside her clients while they discover their own way. Through her inquisitive interpersonal approach individuals, families and couples begin to find meaning and create positive change. Through the process a deeper understanding of self and other, thoughts and emotions, wants and desires emerges. Ultimately this work results in internal discovery and transition guiding 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.

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

Kristina M. Himmelberg, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, bachelors degree from the University of Florida in Family, Youth and Community Sciences, Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and Specialist Certification in Education from the University of Florida

Kristina Himmelberg has experience working with infant mental health, trauma, anxiety, anger, and depression. She utilizes a person centered and solution focused approach to therapy. Kristina loves working with infants, teens and families. 

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, MS

Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern, 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

Hailey Sliva, LCSW

Training Coordinator

Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Masters of Social Work from the University of West Florida, and Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Spring Hill College in Mobile, AL. Active Member of the National Association of Social Work (NASW), the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI), and the Northwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Association of Infant Mental Health (FAIMH).

Hailey Sliva uses her naturally enthusiastic, authentic approach with every client that steps into her office. Drawing on backgrounds in social work and psychology to inform her practice- she uses both time-proven therapies and contemporary techniques to meet her clients where they are at on their journey through life. She strives to offer her clients a personalized experience that builds on their own unique strengths and talents.

Hailey enjoys working with children on the autism spectrum and their families. She specializes in ADOS-2 systematic observation to diagnose autism spectrum disorder and also specializes in diagnosing pediatric attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). She is a trained Circle of Security (COS-P) Parenting group facilitator and rostered to provide Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) and infant mental health care services. 

Licensed Mental Health Counselor. Masters of Science in Counseling and Psychology from Troy University with a bachelors in Psychology from The University of West Florida, Trained in EMDR Therapy. 

Christina Sledge’s passion is providing a safe and non-judgemental environment for her clients to explore themselves and their struggles. During visits with Christina, clients are taught coping skills to deal with not only unwanted feelings, but also everyday life. She works with children (ages 6+), adolescents and adults, utilizing an eclectic therapeutic approach and adjusting according to each client's specific needs.

Christina Sledge, LMHC

Jamie Greene, LMHC

Licensed Mental Heath Counselor. Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from Troy University. Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of West Florida. Active member of the American Counseling Association. 

Jamie Greene has experience working with the infant mental health population, children and teens in foster and adoptive care, couples, and teens and adults dealing with issues like depression, anxiety, trauma, etc. Through methods such as cognitive behavioral therapy, play therapy, child parent psychotherapy, trust based relational intervention, and mindfulness based practice, Jamie strives to partner with her clients in achieving their mental health goals and overall wellness.

Registered Clinical Social Work Intern

Bio coming soon...


Maja Herciuk, MSW

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.

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 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.

Charles Pipkin, LCSW

Ginger Woods, LCSW

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. 

Registered clinical social work intern


Bio coming soon...

Allysa Hamann, MSW

Ashley McDaniel, LCSW

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

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

Ashley'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, Bachelors degree in Elementary Education from the University of Northern Iowa, Masters in Special Education from Point Loma Nazarene University, Masters in Counseling/Psychology from Troy University. Certified School Guidance Counselor in Florida, Certified Accredited Practitioner in Emotional Freedom Technique through EFT International

Julia Hagens uses psychoeducation, Brief Solution Focused Therapy, Person Centered Therapy, and Emotional Freedom Technique/EFT. EFT is a practical self-help method that involves accessing the body's acupressure points. The therapeutic effects of this technique are recognized around the world. EFT can be used for anxiety, weight loss, pain, stress, trauma, and any problematic emotions. EFT works by sending calming signals directly to the brain. This modulates the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems, lowering the amount of stress hormones produced by the body, which allows the client to experience shifts in perspective, insights and clarity. The best part is that it can be learned easily and practiced at home, empowering clients to regulate their own emotional experience. 

Julia has experience with adults dealing with poverty, domestic violence, addictions, trauma, homelessness, and legal problems. She 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

Jasmine Broadnax, MSW

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

Jasmine Broadnax works with families, children, adolescents and adults. She enjoys helping families create goals to guide the well-being of the entire family. She has experience working with families and children in foster care, utilizing trauma informed care in working on related anxieties. Jasmine utilizes the primary therapeutic approach of cognitive behavioral therapy and play therapy techniques, she also uses a supportive and solutions approach to encourage individual and families on their journey. Jasmine's passion is assisting families through life's challenges and transitions, while holding and guiding the focus of individual/families needs.

Registered Clinical Social Work Intern, 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. 

Ashley Cool, MSW

Hannah Peterson, MSW

Registered Clinical Social Work Intern, Master of Social Work from the University of West Florida; Bachelor's degree in Psychology with a minor in child welfare and social work from the University of West Florida

Utilizing her background in social work and psychology, Hannah aims to create a therapeutic environment that is catered to each individual client’s specific interests and needs. Hannah Peterson has experience working with infant mental health, trauma, anxiety, depression, autism spectrum and more. Hannah is trained in TF-CBT and EMDR and uses these approaches as well as a multitude of other evidence-based practices in her work to help individuals and families meet their therapeutic goals. Hannah sees clients from infancy through adulthood and has a passion for helping clients of all ages reach their goals by making therapy a safe and engaging experience for everyone.

Registered Clinical Social Work Intern, Masters in Social Work from University of West Florida, Bachelor's Degree in Family & Child Sciences from Florida State University. 

Gigi Marrero strives to guide her clients into improving their skills and abilities to cope with everyday challenges. She provides a safe non-judgmental space while helping others rediscover their authentic self, gain insight and peace of mind. Gigi has experience with anxiety, depression, crisis intervention, LGBTQ+, substance abuse, and complex medical issues. Gigi uses therapeutic methods including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy as well as the development of a strong therapeutic rapport. Gigi can help you focus on solutions and skills to achieve personal development, coping skills and growth.

Gertrudis Marrero, MSW

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.