Meet Our Clinicians

Elizabeth 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, Certified Life Coach and Yoga Teacher, active member of National Association of Social Work.

Elizabeth Longsworth walks with her clients while they discover their own way. Through her inquisitive approach, she assists her clients in creating integration between thoughts, emotions and the body, ultimately resulting in internal discovery and transition.

Elizabeth has a passion for connecting, guiding and serving her clients, who consist primarily of adolescents, adults and couples. She enjoys working with a wide range of individuals and families to achieve goals related to thought patterns and belief systems that may have been previously elusive, an awareness that promotes healing and personal growth. Elizabeth’s therapeutic approach is primarily cognitive behavioral with an additional focus on mindfulness practices.

Training Coordinator

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.

Tiffany Chen 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 Chen, LCSW

Kristina M. Himmelberg, MA

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

Kristina has experience working with infant mental health, trauma, anxiety, anger, and depression. She has a person centered and solution focused approach to counseling. 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 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, 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. 

Hailey Currington facilitates an environment where individuals and families can express their life stories without fear of rejection or judgment. She has experience working with diverse populations in an array of settings, which has included working with the Autism Spectrum community, school aged children, young adults, and families. She has a passion for helping others through their personal growth and strives on being a support to them through the process.

Hailey uses evidence-based approaches, including Person Centered, Solution Focused, Cognitive Behavioral, and Play Therapy, while tailoring each treatment to the individual’s needs. 

Registered Clinical Social Work Intern. Master of Social Work from the University of West Florida, BS from Florida State University in psychology family and child science. 

Mariah Marshall is very passionate about her work with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. Her goal is to assist in improving overall functioning and quality of life through the practice of counseling and psychology. Mariah is driven by assisting individuals and families to reach their goals and overcome the obstacles that life tends to place in our paths. She believes every person is unique, and her therapeutic methods emphasize the individuals and the unique nature of each person's needs, abilities and preferences while working towards a happier and wholesome life experience. 

Mariah has years of experience working with others through all walks and stages of life. She has worked in a diverse variety of settings, providing mental and behavioral health care to both individuals as well as family units. Many times we find ourselves lost and feeling hopeless, but the help to find your way is available and Mariah truly cannot wait to play a role in your self-discovery and work towards discovering a better tomorrow.

Mariah Marshall, MSW

Dominique Maywald, MSW

Registered Clinical Social Work Intern. Obtained both BSW and MSW at the University of West Florida. Current Doctoral (DSW) student at Tulane University. Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Trained. Getting Ahead in Just Getting by World Facilitator. Financial Literacy Facilitator. CITI: Social and Behavioral Research Investigator.

Dominique Maywald specializes in working with school age children, young adults, families and victims of trauma. Dominique utilizes the knowledge of evidence supported treatments and interventions to facilitate a change that is client directed. She takes pride in working with clients to help them achieve personal success. Dominique understands the intrinsic value of the therapeutic relationship. She treats others with respect while helping clients develop the tools to maintain their emotional hygiene. Dominque works authentically to create a space where clients can express their emotions in a judgement free environment. She takes pride in helping clients develop a healthy balance between life’s challenges and transitions.

Registered Clinical Social Work Intern. Master of Social Work from University of West Florida, BS in psychology with a minor in history. 

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 cheerleading coach. 

A member of the Association of Play Therapy, she is currently working towards becoming a Registered Play Therapist and believes therapy should be fun while beneficial. 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, MSW

Hailey Sliva, MSW

Registered Clinical Social Work Intern, 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) and Member of American Psychological Association’s (APA) Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI).

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, adolescents, and families. She uses directive and non-directive play therapy approaches for children of all ages and draws on knowledge from varied perspectives to aid parents in redirecting problematic behaviors and to aid in overcoming troublesome emotions. Hailey additionally enjoys working with clients of all ages that struggle with anxiety by introducing them to concepts of mindfulness and the power that being in the present moment can hold. 

Licensed Mental Health Counselor. Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Troy University with a bachelors in Psychology from The University of West Florida. 

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

Lina Stephens, MS

Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern. Master of Counseling and Psychology, Clinical Mental Health. Certified Life Coach.

Lina Stephens is a native to Central European Hungary who was recruited to attend the University of West Florida (UWF) on a tennis scholarship. She spent her youth playing professional tennis in Europe, finishing her athletic career as a proud member of UWF’s nationally ranked team. Having been a professional athlete and tennis coach for many years, Lina became aware of the mind-body connection that has transformed into her passion. She now lives this passion through counseling and life coaching. 

With years of experience working with various populations, as part of an integrative counseling approach, she believes that self-awareness is the cornerstone of future healing. She sees determination as the key to having the courage to remove the bandage that is keeping emotional and psychological injuries at bay and unable to heal. Lina offers a welcoming, safe and judgement-free environment for any client, including children, adolescents, adults, parents, couples and families who are seeking restoration of their inner sense of balance.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Master of Social Work from the University of West Florida with a Bachelor of Science in youth ministry and counseling, and a member of the National Association of Social Workers.

As a therapist and licensed clinical social worker, Kenneth Todd receives the greatest reward when he sees his clients challenge themselves in ways that demonstrate a motivation for radical change in their lives, allowing them to find hope for a better future. Kenneth is a child and adolescent counselor who uses his experience and compassion to provide his clients’ with a foundation of lifelong mental health and wellbeing.

Kenneth has experience with nonviolent crisis intervention, suicide prevention, role play, and directive and non-directive play therapy techniques.  

Kenneth Todd, LCSW

April Walker, MS, PhD

Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern. 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.

Registered Clinical Social Work Intern, 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, MSW

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. Master of Social Work degree from the University of West Florida. Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Social Work, Minors in Psychology and Child Welfare. Active member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and National Association for Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselors (NAADAC) 

When human beings experience trauma or severe life stressors, it is not uncommon for their lives to unravel. Linda’s passion is to help individuals who have experienced trauma or are going through stressful experiences, to regain their center. Her clients, who include children, adolescents, adults and families, are able to gain appropriate coping skills and regain a healthy perception of themselves. Healing brings a sense of peace and the ability to embrace and enjoy life. Over the years, Linda has worked with a variety of evidence-based therapies to facilitate and promote healing and balance via individual and group therapy sessions. While practiced with all age groups, Linda does have a passion for working with ad

Linda Tierney, MSW